Saturday, December 15, 2007

Longest ham radio special event callsign in history?

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has issued what might be the longest special event callsign in the history of amateur radio. The Blue Mountains Amateur Radio Club has been granted the callsign VI 2 B M A R C 50, to commemorate the club's 50th anniversary. VI2BMARC50 will be on-air from 18 to 28 January 2008.

Details of the operating schedule and QSL information will be posted on the club's website at Information above courtesy of RSGB News on their website at