This page lists blog and news items about WWROF activities.

  • N2NC New Director of CQ WW VHF Contest

    (Cleveland, OH) – June 11, 2024 – The World Wide Radio Operators Foundation (WWROF) is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, John Golomb, N2NC, will be assuming the Director role for the CQ WW VHF Contest (

  • WWROF Announces New Director, Philipp Springer, DK6SP; Long-Time Director, Dennis Motschenbacher, K7BV Steps Down

    Fredricksburg, TX – August 21, 2020 – The World Wide Radio Operators Foundation, Inc. (WWROF) is pleased to announce the election of Philipp Springer, DK6SP, to its board of directors, effective immediately. WWROF Chairman Tim Duffy, K3LR, says, “We’re excited … Continue reading →


    Fredricksburg, TX – November 14, 2019 – The World Wide Radio Operators Foundation, Inc. (WWROF) has issued a grant to the organizers of Youth on the Air (YOTA) in IARU region 2, to support a summer camp for licensed amateur … Continue reading →

  • A Curmudgeon Goes to the Webinar

    Okay, so I helped with my first WWROF webinar over the weekend, and it was all about the new WW-Digi contest coming to life at lightning speed. Webinar Master Emeritus Ken K4ZV ran his usual very smooth event where Ed … Continue reading →

  • WWROF Receives Major Donation

    Contribution Earmarked for Youth Contesting Initiatives Fredericksburg, TX – August 8, 2019 – The World Wide Radio Operators Foundation, Inc. (“WWROF”) is pleased to announce that it has received a donation of $25,000 from Chick Allen, NW3Y. Chick’s contribution is … Continue reading →

  • Why WWROF?

    Reflecting on Dayton 2019 and the best Worldwide Radio Operator Foundation Board meeting ever. In 2009 a handful of old hams thought things could be better: WWROF is dedicated to improving the skills of amateur radio operators around the world, … Continue reading →

  • Announcing the World Wide Digi DX Contest

    For immediate release. June 29, 2019. The World Wide Radio Operators Foundation (“WWROF”), in collaboration with the Slovenia Contest Club (“SCC”), is pleased to announce the first annual World Wide Digi DX Contest (“WW Digi”). The new contest taps into … Continue reading →

  • KP4 Generator Final Update

    The generators ready for shipment to Puerto Rico. The generator recipients were: Pedro NP4A Juan   WP4OV Jose.   NP4ET George. NP4EP Leo         WP4NWE Miritza.   WP4YL

  • KP4 Generator Project Update

    On behalf of the World Wide Radio Operators Foundation, I would like to extend a huge THANK-YOU to the contest community for stepping up to support the WWROF KP4 Generator Project. As you may recall, WWROF recently authorized a matching … Continue reading →

  • WWROF Announces Major Support for Hams and Contesters in Puerto Rico

    Windham, NH — Dec. 2, 2017 — As we all know, the island of Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Recovery efforts are proceeding but a lot of work remains to be done with a significant period … Continue reading →