Twitter facebook Email. Also like the Olympics, WRTC had significant cultural aspects, emphasizing camaraderie and social events. Together, they made 4, contacts: 3, by Morse code, by voice. Fifty-two teams of two operators each represented twenty-eight countries. Emily Sweeney can be reached at esweeney globe. Start display at page:. Note: calls issued do not reflect the actual number of amateurs in a call area — some amateur operators have more than one call sign, and due to lag in reporting changes some might currently be issued to an operator living in another call sign area.
The United States takes Gold in ham radio ‘Olympics’
Some special event call signs have been issued with more than one numeral. There had been no sunspots for a month and wind caused antenna problems. FCARC apparel now can be ordered any time from our on-demand on-line store. Officers with contact information are listed on the website at www. Fifty-two teams of two operators each represented twenty-four countries and all six inhabited continents. It goes from 4 pm Saturday until 1 am Sunday, then 9 am Sunday until 8 pm Sunday. Scholey , QST , September , page
The championship was an opportunity for them to mingle in person. Most competitors arriving in Slovenia were greeted by ceremonial military escort and the nation's top political figures were in attendance at the opening and closing ceremonies. Each county within the district or region has an Emergency Coordinator EC to supervise the activities in that county. The competitors traveled from all over the world and arrived last week at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Westborough, which served as headquarters of the event. Contests remind him of why those very precious bits of bandwidth have survived the ever-increasing pressure for commercial use. Our Club Year runs from September 1st until August 31st.