Team Exuberance Operators

Each operator listed below has either operated as part of a Team Exuberance operation in the past, or will do so in the near future.


Toimi operating in WRTC 2018

Tomi Varro, HA8RT

Tomi was licensed in mid-2012. Tomi’s first love is CW contesting, and operating, and has been fortunate to have the chance to operate from many large contest stations in Europe. Tomi is an HST (High-Speed Telegraphy) competitor, and competitor in WRTC 2018, where he was a member of Youth Team #3 along with DK6SP and finished in the middle of the pack. Tomi loves mixed mode contesting, and has done multi-operator contests many times. Outside of radio, Tomi is a university student and programming engineer at a software company. Tomi frequents HG8DX, LX7I, and has operated from 9A1A.

Bryant, KG5HVO operating in WRTC 2018

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Bryant Rascoll, KG5HVO

Bryant is a 15-year-old ham that was the reigning winner of the Bill Pasternak, WA6ITF memorial Amateur Radio Newsline Youth Ham of the Year award. Bryant is a member of the Montgomery, Alabama Amateur Radio Club, the Alabama Contest Group, the Georgia Contest Group, and CWOps just to name a few. He was a participant in the World Radiosport Team Championships last summer in Germany. He also was a member of the 2017 Dave Kalter Youth DX Adventure to Costa Rica. Bryant is a frequent operator at WW4LL.

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David Samu, VE7DZO

David, age 15, is an avid CW contester and DXer. Most active in CW, David is often found in major contests and pileups trying to work a rare DX entity. Licensed in December 2017, he has already managed to work over 185 DXCC entities and has logged over 15,000 QSOs. Collecting QSL cards from all over the world is another aspect of amateur radio that David really enjoys. His future plans and goals for amateur radio include contesting, DXpeditions, and participating in WRTC.

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Levi Jefferies, K6JO

Levi was licensed at age 14 as KK6NON, due to the generosity of his Elmer, W6MFJ. After learning the ropes at W6MFJ, Levi has become a frequent operator at the NX6T superstation in Southern California. Levi has been fortunate to operate outside of the US, most recently as ZF1A, with N6MJ and K6AM and crew in the CQWW SSB and ARRL DX SSB contests.

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Violetta “Kat” Latham, KM4ATT – Team Leader

Violetta was introduced to the hobby at age 9 by her dad, Shannon, KA8JRQ and within a year, Violetta had earned her Extra class license. Violetta’s radio related passions include DXing, contesting, and hands-on science. Violetta has been privileged to operate with the W3LPL M/M team, and is engrossed in HF contesting!

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Marty Sullaway, NN1C – Team Leader

Marty Sullaway, NN1C (formerly KC1CWF) is a 17-year-old Extra Class radiosport aficionado living in Eastern Massachusetts. He is active in most major US and domestic radiosport events. While he has a modest station at home consisting of various wire antennas, he has had the opportunity to pilot many larger contests stations. Marty enjoys SO2R as well as multi-op contest entries. In recent years, Marty has found himself operating at stations such as K1LZ, K1VR, K1IR, 4X6TT, HH2AA, K6ND, K3LR, and K1TTT in some of the major DX contests.

Marty has been fortunate to be a member of winning teams, having won both modes of CQ WW and ARRL DX contests in M/S and M/2 categories, and was deeply honored to be selected as the 2017 Bill Pasternak, WA6ITF memorial Amateur Radio Newsline Youth Ham of the Year award.