W.A.P. – W.A.D.A. (Worldwide Antarctic Program – Worked All Directory Award) is one of the most famous Antarctic Awards actually present worldwide.
It is issued by A.R.I. (Italian Amateur Radio Association), through the A.R.I. division of Mondovì (Cuneo) and supported by W.A.P. Staff.
Being Top Honor Roll, Bob K4MZU is, among the 194 owners of WAP-WADA Antarctic Award, the Ham Radio operator who has made 2 ways contacts with the highest number of Research Stations in the Icy Continent.
A good amount of will and determination, years of hard work, always beaming South, hours and hours of patient listening to find out a signal coming from the Pole of to achieve results like that.
Today, Bob Hines K4MZU is at the top of WAP-WADA worldwide ranking; Antarctic chasers are happy and proud to congratulate him. Gathering 196 of Stations, Huts, Refuges, Camps in Antarctica, is not an easy task, it takes years and years!
But this is not enough … another 50 New entries from Bob on WAP-WACA Award; that makes Bob jumping over 465 different callsigns been worked in the Icy Continent including Sub & Peri-Antarctic Territories; believe it or not, that means a life of hard work.
Congrats Bob, you’re Great, a real DXer, a real Old Timer!