South African Radio League Celebrates 90 years

From 1 January 2015, the special call sign ZS90SARL will be celebrating the 90th anniversary of the South African Radio League.


The South African Radio Relay League was formed in May 1925.

The name was later changed to the South African Radio League.

From January until the culminations of the celebration at the annual Convention in Bloemfontein in April 2015, Amateur Radio Today will transmit a weekly highlighting the amazing events of the past 90 years.

In addition, the South African Radio League has been given a special call sign by ICASA to celebrate the anniversary. The call sign is ZS90SARL.

It is available to all affiliated clubs on a rotation bases for period on one week (Monday to Sunday). Applications for use of the call sign will be open from Monday and should be sent by email to Rassie Erasmus, ZS1YT, will coordinate the allocation and from time to time, a schedule will be published on the South African Radio League web.

Clubs applying for the use of the call sign must clearly indicate times and frequency of operation. Logs must be kept electronically, preferably in the N1MM format and forwarded at the end of the week to for uploading to Logbook of the World.

Special QSL card are being designed and soon be available.