[CCF] WRTC2002 Press release #6

Ari Korhonen ari.korhonen@kolumbus.fi
Thu, 16 Aug 2001 15:21:03 +0300



WRTC2002 ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCES CO-CHAIRMEN OF THE
JUDGING COMMITTEE FOR THE EVENT

The WRTC2002 Radio Olympics are attracting major attention in the amateur radio world as the event gets closer - being now only some 12 months away.
The very best of two-man teams, totally fifty (50)of them, representing more than thirty (30) countries will be participating in the 24-hour on-the-air event, using similar amateur radio stations,  and targeting the highest number of contacts with maximum geographical coverage. 
The event  will ultimately award championship titles plus gold, silver and bronze medals to the most successful teams.

The WRTC2002 organization is now pleased to announce two co-chairmen of the judging committee:  Mr. Pekka Lšnsman of Finland and Mr. David Sumner of the United States will oversee this key function at WRTC2002.
Mr. Lšnsman is Chairman of the CEPT Project Team that is responsible for preparing European Common Proposals on key agenda items for the 2003 World Radiocommunication Conference, including amateur and amateur-satellite regulatory issues and HF allocations. 
Mr. Sumner is the Chief Executive Officer of the American Radio Relay League and Secretary of the International Amateur Radio Union.







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