[CQ-Contest] WRTC, 1990 to 2018

Sterling Coffey kawfey at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 12:39:27 EDT 2018

Awesome to hear about the livestreaming and scoreboard. That's one of those
next gen things that I hope we see a lot more of in the coming years. Can't
wait to watch!

-Sterling N0SSC

On Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 9:22 AM David Siddall <hhamwv at gmail.com> wrote:

> TBT!  As several hundred contesters around the world prepare to depart for
> this year's WRTC in Germany, and several thousand more prepare to
> participate from their home stations by contacting the special stations,
> here's a link to the movie about the first WRTC held in Seattle in 1990.
> The movie captures the international goodwill, optimism, and energy of the
> early 1990's.  Movie: 1990 WRTC in Seattle <https://tinyurl.com/yc6opsf5>.
> Three weeks from today the opening ceremony of the eighth World Radiosport
> Team Championship (WRTC2018) will be held in historic Lutherstadt
> Wittenberg, Germany.  It will be streamed live, beginning at about 1700 UTC
> on Thursday, July 12.   A live WRTC competitors' scoreboard will be
> streamed throughout the weekend's contest (1200 UTC Saturday to 1200 UTC
> Sunday).  WRTC2018 will conclude with live streaming of the closing
> ceremony on Monday (July 16), beginning at approximately 1700 UTC.  Go to
> http://wrtc2018.de for the live video link, scoreboard, information on
> special awards for contacting WRTC stations, and all related information.
> One of the unique features of WRTCs is that operators around the world also
> can join in from home and become part of the event.  Indeed, this is
> necessary for there to be an event!
> WRTC2018 offers unique awards and prizes to operators who get on the air,
> contact the WRTC stations, and submit their log within six hours of the
> contest end (by 1800 UTC Sunday).  Complete information is (or will be) at
> the above link, or for awards information, go directly to
> https://tinyurl.com/y9q8tkwn.
> 73, Dave K3ZJ
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