[wrtc2014] WRTC2014 News #14 - Times Microwave Systems is Coax Supplier for WRTC2014

Randy Thompson K5ZD k5zd at charter.net
Mon Aug 20 21:23:25 EDT 2012


WRTC-2014 NEWS RELEASE #14

(http://www.wrtc2014.org/times-microwave-systems-is-coax-supplier-for-wrtc20
14/)

 

Windham, NH

August 21, 2012

 

TIMES MICROWAVE SYSTEMS IS COAX SUPPLIER FOR WRTC2014

 

WRTC2014, Inc., host of the 2014 World Radiosport Team Championship
competition is pleased to announce that Times Microwave Systems, a leading
manufacturer of high quality coaxial cable, custom coaxial cables and high
performance cable assemblies for military and commercial applications, is
providing all the coaxial cables required for the WRTC2014 event at no
charge.

 

Each WRTC station requires three coax cables. Times LMRR-400 cable will be
used for the low-loss feedline to the Cycle 24 model TX38 tribander.
LMRR-240 cable will be used for the 80 meter and 40 meter dipoles. 

 

According to Mark Pride, K1RX, leader of the WRTC2014 station committee, "It
is mind boggling to realize that the 59 WRTC stations will need almost 6
miles of coax cable. The support of Times Microwave is a tremendous help in
our efforts to equip each station with first-rate materials and stay within
our budget."

 

Robert Perelman, Director, Commercial Sales and Marketing at Times Microwave
Systems, headquartered in Wallingford, CT, explained the decision to be
involved with WRTC2014, "This is a great opportunity to demonstrate the
quality and value of our products to the amateur radio community in such a
prestigious event."

 

"We are very pleased to have the support of a New England company for this
critical station component," said WRTC Chairman, Doug Grant, K1DG. "It is a
great example of companies in the local community coming together to help
make WRTC2014 successful."

 

For information about WRTC2014, contact WRTC Chairman, Doug Grant, K1DG, via
e-mail at k1dg at wrtc2014.org. 

 

 

About WRTC2014

 

The World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC) is held every four years and
consists of approximately 50 two-person teams of amateur radio operators
from around the world competing in a test of operating skill. Unlike most
on-the-air competitions, all stations are required to use identical antennas
from the same geographic region, eliminating all variables except operating
ability. Previous WRTCs have been held in Seattle (1990), San Francisco
(1996), Slovenia (2000), Finland (2002), Brazil (2006), and Russia (2010).
More information is available at www.wrtc2014.org or contact WRTC Chairman,
Doug Grant, K1DG, via e-mail at k1dg at wrtc2014.org.

 

About Times Microwave Systems

 

Times Microwave Systems has over 60 years of experience in designing
innovative, high-reliability, coaxial cables and assemblies for demanding
interconnection problems. An engineering oriented organization, the company
specializes in the design and manufacture of high performance flexible and
semi-rigid coaxial cable, connectors, and cable assemblies for RF
transmission from HF through microwave frequencies as well as surge
arrestors for the protection of RF equipment.

 

For further information contact:

Joe Lanoue

jlanoue at timesmicrowave.com

203 949-8424

 

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