Frederick H. "Fritz"
Raab, W1FR, received the
DeForest Audion Gold Medal "honoring his
technical achievements in thirty five years of radio engineering."
He is Chief Engineer and Owner
of Green Mountain Radio Research, a consulting firm
which he founded in 1980. He received B.S., M.S., and Ph.D.
degrees in electrical engineering from Iowa
State University. Dr. Raab is coauthor
of Solid State Radio Engineering and over a
hundred technical papers and has been
issued twelve patents.