The World Radio Team Championship 2010 being held in Russia is going online big time this year. The WRTC pits equally qualified teams of two against other equally qualified teams working from pre-setup contest stations all in the same region of the same country. This year there are 48 teams.
The event begins on Thursday, July 8th with contestants arriving in Russia. On Friday there are competitors’s and judges’s meetings with the contest starting on Saturday, July 10 at 1600 Zulu and ending at 1600 Sunday, July 11.
You’ll know the contestants by their special call signs that start R31…R32…R33…R34,,,R36…R37…R38…R39…with each of the prefixes followed by a single letter (R31A, R31D…etc.).
All amateurs worldwide are encouraged to get on and work the contestants who will be on CW and SSB.
This year from Canada Yuri, VE3DZ and Yuri, VE3XB are competing as are Lee, VE7CC and Dale, VE7SV who will be joined by John, VE3EJ and Jim, VE7ZO who are defending their world championship 2006 win.