Doug answers questions about the history of WRTC, how the stations are equal, the qualification process, building 65 stations, fund raising, judging the results, the thrill of winning, PR efforts, and lots more.
The contest is last full weekend of December for 24 hours starting Saturday 12:00 UTC and
ending Sunday 11:59 UTC. Entrants are required to operate no more than 8 hours each of RTTY, CW, and SSB.
See the contest rules for full details.
All competitors and referees will have guaranteed reservations at the DoubleTree. Other visitors and guests should plan to stay at one of the nearby hotels.
Information at http://www.wrtc2014.org/visitors/hotels/
Competitors will be arriving to WRTC2014 on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 8-9, 2014. The awards dinner and closing ceremony is Monday, July 14, 2014.
The meeting begins at noon and should conclude by 1:30pm. We will be meeting in a room adjacent to HRO. The agenda includes a review of the 2013 Station Test, comments and discussions around possible improvements, and awarding of Silver medals to everyone who participated in the test setup or operation.
Everyone with an interest in WRTC is welcome to attend.
The WRTC Gear Store now offers shirts with the WRTC logo customized to include your call sign. Both t-shirts and polo shirts are available with logo and call sign.
The WRTC2014 online store is operated by Wicked Designz of Sudbury, MA. Every purchase will help raise funds for WRTC2014.
WRTC2014 will be represented at the Friedrichshafen International Exhibition for Radio Amateurs June 28-30 by Chairman, Doug Grant, K1DG.
Look for Doug in the back of the Array Solutions/RF Power Solutions booth, Hall A1 stand 840. Doug will also be speaking at the Contest Forum Saturday 1300 – 1330 CET.
This is a great opportunity for European contesters to get any questions answered about WRTC 2014.