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The WRTC 2018 Organizing Committee, host of the 2018 World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC) in Germany is pleased to announce that the application process for individuals that would like to participate in WRTC 2018 as a Team Leader is now open. Team Leader applications must be submitted no later than August 15, 2017.

WRTC 2018 is pleased to announce that the Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA) supports the World Radiosport Team Championship in Germany as a platinum level club Sponsor with a significant financial contribution.

Christian, DL1MGB, hands over the plaque for the Platinum Sponsorship to Michael, W8CI, representative of DARA, accompanied by Tim, K3LR, Director of the Dayton Contest University

WRTC 2018 is pleased to announce that FlexRadio Systems will support the World Radiosport Team Championship in Germany as a Gold Sponsor.

Lfexradio WRTC 2018 Visalia

FlexRadio Systems provides a new approach in radio design. With its line of top notch software defined radios (SDR) FlexRadio Systems brings new features to radio contesting. Using direct sampling the simultaneous observation of different bands through the use of spectrum scope views and intelligent audio switching is available. Hence operating is not limited by having just two ears. These features offer new opportunities which could change contesting over the next decade.

Christian Janssen, DL1MGB, president of the WRTC 2018 Organizing Committee, emphasized the importance of teaming with innovative partners: “We highly welcome the support of FlexRadio Systems because one aspect of the WRTC is the development and evaluation of new technology.”

Flexradio WRTC Plaque

Christian, DL1MGB, hands over the plaque for the Gold Sponsorship to Gerald Youngblood,  K5SDR, President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of FlexRadio System during IDXC 2017 in Visalia

About WRTC 2018

WRTC 2018 e.V. is the organizer of the World Radiosport Team Championship in Germany in 2018. The event will be held from the 12th to the 16th of July in 2018 in the Jessen/Wittenberg region, south of Berlin. About 60 teams will fight for the title of a World Champion supported by about 300 volunteers, who set up the antennas and infrastructure. Quite different from usual contesting, the participants must use identical equipment in the same geographical region which eliminates all variables except their personal contesting skills.

The WRTC is held every four years.Previous WRTCs were held in Seattle/USA (1990), San Francisco/USA (1996), Slovenia (2000), Finland (2002) Brazil (2006) Russia (2010) and New England/USA (2014).

The Organizing Committee of the World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC) 2018 in Germany is opening the application process for qualified individuals that would like to serve as referees. WRTC is unique among amateur radio competitions in that it places an on-site Referee with every operating team. Application may be sent until October 31, 2017.

DL2OBF at WRTC2014 - Author DL6MHW.
Heinrich Langkopf, DL2OBF, as referee in Boston 2014 (Autor DL6MHW)

Often the WRTC is rightly referred to as the Olympic Games of Radio Sport. “Olympiad” originally meant the the period between the actual Olympic Games. There are now just 500 days in our “Olympiad” until the opening ceremony. A lot has already happened - but there is still a lot left to be done and time flies.

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