ALMOST ALL MARAC AWARDS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ON LINE
Most MARAC awards can now be submitted directly to MARAC on line using the applications found in the tabs above.
Specifically, you can submit Last County Awards, most Worked All Counties Awards (like Second Time, Bingo, Digital, Master's Gold,
Call Sign Combo, etc.) and the Ran All State Award where you transmitted from all counties in a state, or all counties in the US.
Using these applications wil make it easier to submit, reduce the work required by the Awards Secretary, and speed
your receiving electronic acknownledgement for the award. Certificates and plaques can be ordered using these
applications. Remember that certificates and plaques generally cost money.
AS OF OCTOBER 1, 2015, MARAC LC-1
PAPERLESS AWARDS ARE NOW FREE
County in a State (LC-1) awards are recorded in the MARAC database and
posted on the MARAC web site. MARAC members are also notified by email.
paper certificate is issued for the first LC-1. All subsequent LC-1
awards are paperless, but a certificate can be ordered from the Awards
Manager for $3.00.
2017 Award Results
CW County Hunter of the Year - NM2L
SSB County Hunter of the Year - K0DEQ
CW Net Control of the Year - W0GXQ
SSB Net Control of the Year - NF0N
CW Mobile of the Year - W4SIG
SSB Mobile of the Year - AB7NK
Mobile Team of the Year - K7SEN/AB7NK
N5MLP, Ron Clift, is the MARAC Awards Manager.
AB7RW, Phil Yasson, is the Awards Secretary, who processes all the awards for us.
If you have specific questions or comments about an award please send an e-mail to the Awards Manager.
If you have specific questions or comments about an your award submission please contact the Awards Secretary.
The CQ Magazine USA-CA Award and MARAC Awards
The first achievement in county hunting is usually to work and
confirm all 3077 United States counties. The initial award for working
all US Counties ( USA-CA ) is sponsored by CQ Magazine.
In addition to sponsoring awards for working all USA Counties a 2nd,
3rd (or even a 12th time or more!), there are many awards that MARAC
offers that do not require a USA-CA award as a prerequisite. Many of
the more popular MARAC awards include Bingo, Master Gold, the Big Rig
Award, awards for working YL's or YL-OM teams, and many awards for
mobile county hunters who give out contacts from counties around the
The MARAC Awards CommitteeThe Awards Manager also heads the Awards Committee.
The Award Committee is responsible for making sure the rules for each
award remain current. The Committee may also modify the requirements
from time to time as required. The Awards Committee is also responsible
for creating the rules for any new awards that might be proposed. The
recommendations of the Awards Committee are forwarded to the MARAC
Board of Directors, which makes all final decisions on new awards or
modification of existing awards or general Awards Rules.