The Edgar F. Johnson Pioneer Citation

Established in 1975, this award recognizes long-time RCA members who have either made noteworthy contributions to the success of RCA or to the radio industry. Originally known as the Pioneer Citation, this award was later named in honor of Edgar F. Johnson, the founder of radio manufacturer E.F. Johnson.

Recipients:

1975 – Richard W. Konter
1976 – Harold H. Beverage, D.Sc.
1977 – William E.D. Stokes, Jr.
1978 – Lewis M. Clement
1979 – Clair L. Farrand
1980 – Frank King
1981 – James J. Lamb
1982 – J. Keith Henney
1983 – F.X. Rettenmeyer
1984 – Harold A. Weeler
1985 – George C. Connor
1986 – O. James Morelock
1978 – Edward Sieminski
1988 – Francis H. Shepard, Jr.
1989 – Capt. W.G.H. Finch
1990 – Alexander A. McKenzie
1991 – William G. Russell
1992 – George J. Apfel
1994 – Chandos A. Rypinski
1997 – Norman L. Chalfin
1998 – John E. Balint
2014 – John S. Belrose, Ph.D
2015 – Gerald L. Agliata
2016 – John S. Oblak