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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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WWROF announces improvements for contest web sites

The World Wide Radio Operators Foundation (“WWROF”), a non-profit donor-supported organization, is pleased to announce the completion of a major redesign project for the contest web sites that it maintains and operates on behalf of the contest community. These sites … Continue reading

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Thank You to FRC from WWROF

I am pleased to announce that the Frankford Radio Club (FRC) has made a *second*  donation of $1,000 to the World Wide Radio Operators Foundation (WWROF). In a unanimous decision by the FRC’s Board of Directors, this contribution supports WWROF’s mission … Continue reading

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WWROF Provides Grant for Log Checking Server

The WWROF has provided a $4,500 grant for the acquisition of a new server for use by the CQ family of contests.  The server is the critical infrastructure for hosting the CQ contest web sites, the log receiving robot, and … Continue reading

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