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 radio operators ages 15 through 25. YOTA 2020 Camp will take place June 21 through June 26, 2020 at the National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting in West Chester Township (North Cincinnati), Ohio, according to an announcement yesterday on Ham Nation.
WWROF Chairman Tim Duffy, K3LR, explains, “We’re glad for this opportunity to support a pilot project that will become the first of a series of much needed camps held at various sites throughout the Americas. Supporting YOTA 2020 Camp is consistent with WWROF’s mission, by helping to improve the operating skills of those who are new to ham radio.”
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. WWROF sponsors radiosport events, provides the infrastructure for log submission, log checking, and other services in support of many popular radio contests.