not only a world-class contester, but has not hesitated to share his
knowledge and skills with others. He has built or helped to build
several championship contest stations, is a founding member of the
Yankee Clipper Contest Club, a founding director of the World Wide Radio
Operators Foundation, is a regular instructor at Contest University and
has run the Contest Forum at the Dayton Hamvention® for the past 20
years. In addition, Doug has competed in five World Radiosport Team
Championships (WRTCs), and has medaled three times.
has been a contester for over four decades and has operated from some
of the world's top contest stations, spanning four continents. A founder
of the World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC) competitions in 1990,
Ward is currently Secretary of the WRTC Sanctioning Committee. He is
also president of the YASME Foundation, which supports DXpeditions and
contest operations around the world, QST contesting editor and author of
Ham Radio for Dummies and Circuitbuilding Do-It-Yourself for Dummies.
I know Ward really well, went to High School with him
I know Doug as well, went on the Ti5N contest expedition with him
Congrats to both of them !