Richard King, K5NA


It is with heavy hearts that we must announce the passing of Richard King K5NA, who had been selected as a referee for the World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC) 2022. Richard was a well-known and respected member of the amateur radio community, and his contributions to the sport will be greatly missed.

Richard was an avid amateur radio operator and had been actively involved in contesting. He was a skilled operator, and his commitment to the sport was apparent through his participation in numerous contests and events, as well as his involvement in various organizations dedicated to advancing the field of amateur radio.

Richard's selection as a referee for WRTC 2022 was a testament to his knowledge and expertise in the field of contesting. As a referee, he would have been responsible for ensuring fair play and adherence to the rules and regulations of the competition. His passing is a loss not only to the WRTC community but to the entire amateur radio community.

We extend our deepest sympathies to Richard's family, friends, and fellow amateur radio operators during this difficult time. Richard's contributions to the sport of amateur radio will not be forgotten, and his legacy will continue to inspire and guide us in the years to come.

Rest in peace, Richard King K5NA.