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 to be used at the discretion of the WWROF board of directors to promote and enhance youth involvement in radio sport contesting. “On behalf of the WWROF I want to express our gratitude for Chick’s donation and am excited about what it will mean for the future of contesting,” says WWROF Chairman, Tim Duffy, K3LR. This significant contribution is especially meaningful as it is well-aligned with WWROF’s mission of improving the operating skills of amateurs around the world, including those that are new to ham radio. “It is truly an honor to work with WWROF by providing support for one of amateur radio’s greatest needs – encouraging youth to discover and enjoy radio sport in new and creative ways,” says Chick Allen, NW3Y.
Inquiries regarding youth projects should be directed to the WWROF Web site Contact Us page at http://wwrof.org/contact/.
The World Wide Radio Operators Foundation is dedicated to improving the skills and fun of amateur radio operators around the world by utilizing education, competition, advancement of technology and scientific research, promoting international friendship and goodwill.
The World Wide Radio Operators Foundation is a non-profit, donor-supported organization dedicated to improving the skills and fun of amateur radio operators around the world by utilizing education, competition, advancement of technology and scientific research, promoting international friendship and goodwill. The WWROF sponsors radiosport events, provides the infrastructure for log submission, log checking, and other services in support of many popular radio contests. Please visit wwrof.org for more information.
Please visit https://www.qrz.com/lookup/nw3y to learn more about Chick Allen, NW3Y.