My First Award

Received my first ever Ham Radio award last week for scoring 1,135 point by working 136 stations in 2014 during the ARRL Centennial QSO Party. I now feel that I should have taken the extra effort to get the W1AW WAS award but my station was not working at its full potential.

My ARRL Centennial QSO Party Score
Points QSOs Call Signs Code Title
400 4 4 PSM Past Section Manager
175 1 1 SM Section Manager
125 25 25 VE Volunteer Examiner
70 2 2 ASM Assistant Section Manager
62 62 61 MEM ARRL Member
60 3 3 CM Contest Managers/Log Checkers
40 1 1 AC CAC/DXAC/ECAC Advisory Committee Member
36 3 3 EC Emergency Coordinator
34 17 17 LM ARRL Life Member
30 1 1 DEC District Emergency Coordinator
15 3 3 CC ARRL DXCC Card Checker
12 1 1 PIO Public Information Officer
12 1 1 OO Official Observer
10 2 1 MI W1AW/8 operation from Michigan
10 2 1 ID W1AW/7 operation from Idaho
6 3 3 AFF ARRL Affiliated Club Call Sign
5 1 1 VT W1AW/1 operation from Vermont
5 1 1 TN W1AW/4 operation from Tennessee
5 1 1 OR W1AW/7 operation from Oregon
5 1 1 NM W1AW/5 operation from New Mexico
5 1 1 FL W1AW/4 operation from Florida
5 1 1 CA W1AW/6 operation from California
5 1 1 AZ W1AW/7 operation from Arizona
3 1 1 QSL Incoming QSL Bureau Sorters
1135 139 136 - Total