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WRTC2014 Announces Medal Winners

USA Teams finish 1st and 4th, Slovakia and Germany get medals WESTBOROUGH, MA Issued July 15, 2014…The award winners for the 2014 World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC2014) were announced at a ceremony July 14 at the conclusion of the event. A team from the USA earned the gold medal, with teams from Slovakia and Germany…

Orange man hams it up for championship

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Chagrin Valley Times by Sali McSherry CQ. That is jargon amateur radio operators use to let other “hams” know they’re on the air. Jim Stahl of Orange has said it countless times followed by his “call sign” K8MR. The retired television engineer is the leader of one of the 59 two-person teams from around the…

WRTC2014 Announces Live Scoreboard to Track Team Standings

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WINDHAM, NH Issued July 1, 2014…WRTC 2014, Inc., host of the 2014 World Radiosport Team Championship competition, announced today that there will be a live scoreboard for tracking the team standings during the event July 12-13, 2014. The Live Scoreboard will be directly accessible on the web at http://sb.wrtc2014.org or from a link on the WRTC2014…

Italian Princess Visits Historic Cape Cod Wireless Site, Honors Upcoming World Radiosport Team Championship

Princess Elettra Marconi, daughter of the inventor of radio.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Michelle McGrath, PR | Media Relations, michellemcgrathpr@yahoo.com, 339-832-0820, mcgrathpr.com Italian Princess Visits Historic Cape Cod Wireless Site, Honors Upcoming World Radiosport Team Championship WELLFLEET and WESTBOROUGH, MA, Issued June 24, 2014…Italy’s Princess Elettra Marconi visited the historic Marconi wireless site at Cape Cod National Seashore last week, honoring the memory and accomplishments of her father, inventor of…

WRTC2014 Receives Grant from ARRL Foundation

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WINDHAM, NH Issued June 22, 2014… WRTC 2014, Inc., host of the 2014 World Radiosport Team Championship competition, is pleased to announce that it has received a significant financial grant from the ARRL Foundation. The ARRL Foundation was created in 1973 to provide grants supporting Amateur Radio activities and programs, and currently awards 75-80 scholarships per…

Callsigns for WRTC2014 Competition Announced

WINDHAM, NH Issued June 13, 2014… WRTC 2014, Inc., host of the 2014 World Radiosport Team Championship competition, is pleased to announce the callsigns that will be used by the 59 teams competing in the event. The WRTC competitors will use 1×1 callsigns from the USA first call area. Sixteen of the available 75 callsigns…

WRTC2014 Receives Donation from WWROF, Dayton Contest Dinner

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WINDHAM, NH Issued May 26, 2014… WRTC 2014, Inc., host of the 2014 World Radiosport Team Championship competition, is pleased to announce that it has received a significant financial contribution from the World Wide Radio Operators Foundation (WWROF). The donation was in the form of a match challenge for donations made during the Dayton Contest…

Participation Awards for WRTC2014 Announced

WINDHAM, NH Issued May 8, 2014… WRTC 2014, Inc., host of the 2014 World Radiosport Team Championship competition, is pleased to announce the awards that will be available for stations that work the WRTC teams during the competition. The “WRTC2014 Chase” will run concurrently with the IARU HF Championship beginning on July 12 at 1200Z.…

16 New England Communities to Host International Radiosport Competition

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Michelle McGrath, PR | Media Relations, michellemcgrathpr@yahoo.com, 339-832-0820, mcgrathpr.com   16 New England Communities to Host International Radiosport Competition WESTBOROUGH, MA Issued April 15, 2014… The World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC) organizers have selected 16 New England communities as operating sites to host its 7th quadrennial radiosport competition, the first held in…

WRTC2014 Receives Colvin Award Grant

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WINDHAM, NH Issued March 31, 2014… WRTC 2014, Inc., host of the 2014 World Radiosport Team Championship competition, is pleased to announce that it has received a significant financial contribution in the form of a Colvin Award Grant. The Colvin Award is managed by ARRL and funded by an endowment established by Lloyd D. Colvin, W6KG…