Paul Danzer Wins Bill Orr Technical Writing Award

Posted on March 20, 2005

The ARRL ("National Association of Amateur Radio") Foundation Board of Directors has selected Paul Danzer as the 2004 recipient of the Bill Orr Technical Writing Award.

Mr. Danzer won for his article titled "Open Wire Feed Line--A Second Look, published in QST magazine. First licensed in 1953, Danzer says Amateur radio played a large part in his 30-plus year career as an engineer. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering and is a Life Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).

Danzer authored one of the first children's books on computers in 1981, A Young Person's Guide to Computers. He has also written more than 200 magazine articles about computers sand amateur radio. The holder of 11 patents, he is currently a professor of computer science at Housatonic Community College in Connecticut.

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