Louis J. Meyer of Andrew Corp. will be honored for contributions to the field of RF communications.
Meyer will receive a Radio Club of America award for outstanding achievement in designing quality electronic components and equipment. He will receive the 2007 Alfred H. Grebe Memorial Award next week during the 98th Anniversary RCA Awards Banquet in New York.
The award’s namesake Alfred Grebe made broadcast receivers in the early days of commercial radio and founded what is now WCBS(AM) in New York.
Meyer has spent most of his career at Decibel Products, a firm specializing in antenna design and manufacturing for the cellular marketplace, which Andrew acquired in 2003.
He’s in notable company; also being honored this year is Walter Cronkite, who will receive the Armstrong Medal for important achievement in radio art and science. Andy Rooney will present the keynote address at RCA’s awards banquet.