A Million Watts of RF!
Speaker: Lauren Libby, WØLD, President and CEO, Trans World Radio
Abstract: What does a million watt transmitter look like? We’ll get an inside look at one of the largest shortwave broadcasters in the world as Trans World Radio International President Lauren Libby, WØLD, takes us on a global tour of their transmitters and broadcast and media operation that speaks to 175 countries in 230 languages daily.
About our speaker: Lauren has been a licensed Radio Amateur since age 12. He has held the amateur call signs WNØLSH, WAØLSH, KXØO, V31JO, CO2/KXØO, PJ4V, and WØLD. He has been to over 90 countries, visiting many international amateur radio operators.
Lauren has been an active VHF/UHF amateur since he has been licensed and holds WAS/WAC on 2 meters and WAS on 6 meters. He has served twice as president of the Central States VHF Society. He was awarded the Mel Wilson award for service to the VHF/UHF community. He was elected to membership in the Radio Club of America. Lauren chaired the VUAC (VHF/UHF Advisory Committee) of the ARRL in the 1990s and 2000s. Some of Lauren’s current interests include EME, highpower tropo experiments, contesting, and digital communication on the amateur bands.