The RSGB is pleased to invite all radio amateurs across the world to join us in celebrating the Cricket World Cup which is being held in England and Wales in 2019. We are organising an International Amateur Radio Marathon for the duration of the competition.
Overview and Objectives
- The marathon will run from 30 May 2019 to 14 July 2019
- UK and International callsigns will be activated on 9 HF bands using SSB, CW and Digital modes.
- A series of award certificates will be offered based on the number of QSOs made with the special UK and International stations.
- RSGB will be using the excellent Hamlogs system that was used so successfully for the Football World Cup marathon in 2018.
- RSGB is inviting other countries to take part and to activate special call signs with the suffix 19CWC or similar.
Full details of the Marathon including the Rules for Awards and a list of International callsigns can be found on the RSGB website at rsgb.org/cricket.
You can follow your progress in the Marathon on the Hamlogs Website atcricket2019.hamlogs.net.
For further information relating to the marathon please email ContestClub@rsgbcc.org.
There was no talk this month, so the committee members were the main “actors”. There were quite a few new happenings on the ham scene and the various members took the floor to inform the others.
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Celebrating Amateur Radio’s Contribution to Society.
Every April 18, radio amateurs worldwide take to the airwaves in celebration of World Amateur Radio Day. It 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. On this day in 1925 that the International Amateur Radio Union was formed in Paris. Today, Amateur Radio is more popular than ever, with more than 3,000,000 licensed operators!
9M4CMN (Malaysia) will be on the air from Segamat, Southern Malaysia and 9M4CKK will be active from Tumpat, East Coast of Malaysia from 02:30 to 15:30 UTC.
Annual General Meeting 2019 with election.
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The frequency bands 2300-2400 MHz and 3300-3500 MHz are no longer available for amateur radio in Singapore, and will be removed from the IMDA Radio Amateur Handbook.
Grace period: 6 month (until 13 Aug 2019)
From July 28th to 29th SARTS members activated Pulau Ubin, IOTA AS-019.
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