World Amateur Radio Day 2019 Marks International Amateur Radio Union Founding

World Amateur Radio Day 2019 Marks International Amateur Radio Union Founding

Thursday 18th April 2019 is World Amateur Radio Day (WARD), this year marking the 94th anniversary of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU), founded in Paris in 1925. Each year, WARD celebrates Amateur Radio’s contribution to society. Groups in the US and around the world will celebrate WARD 2019 with on-the-air activities.

“I am pleased to extend my greetings for World Amateur Radio Day,” IARU President Tim Ellam, VE6SH, said. “April 18 is the day for all of Amateur Radio to celebrate and tell the world about the science we can help teach, the community service we can provide, and the fun we have. I would encourage all radio amateurs to join in the celebrations and promote Amateur Radio on the air or in your community.”

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Special Amateur Radio Callsigns 4Z1MOON and 4X1SPACE

Israeli radio amateurs salute to the 'Beresheet' unmanned spacecraft that will be launched to the Moon on Friday morning.

2 special callsign will be used for this event - 4Z1MOON and 4X1SPACE

The activity will be from 7 April to 12 of April 2019

More information - https://www.space.gov.il/en/node/131517

GB2DAY at Bletchley Park

GB2DAY at Bletchley Park

GB2DAY is a special event station to celebrate and promote the opening of the Teleprinter Building at Bletchley Park, which houses a fantastic D-Day exhibition entitled Interception/Intelligence/Invasion.

The new exhibition is open from Wednesday 11 April 2019 as part of the general admission to Bletchley Park museum, located near Milton Keynes.

Operating from the RSGB’s National Radio Centre at Bletchley Park, GB2DAY will be on the air from Wednesday until Sunday, with activity in CW and SSB on the 80 and 40m bands.

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