K1JT is Amateur of the Year

Joe Taylor, K1JT has been named as 2016 Dayton Hamvention Amateur of the Year.

He won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1993 for the discovery of the first orbiting pulsar, leading to observations that established the existence of gravitational waves.

Joe was first licensed in 1954 as KN2ITP. Since his retirement, he has been developing and enhancing digital protocols for weak-signal amateur radio communication, including JT65 and WSPR.