Wednesday, March 21, 2012

1912 - Titanic Centenary - 2012

From our friend Tom Rosner and the UDXF newsgroup (thanks for sharing Tom):

A special broadcast on longwave 147,3 kHz & amateur crossband event will be held in memoriam of the sinking of RMS "Titanic"

on 14th April 22:30 GMT until 15th April 02:00 GMT with NWS transmitter DDH47 on 147,3 kHz in Morsecode only During 'silence periods' (red sectors of radio clock) of former maritime radio service the names of radio officers will be sent in qrss3 ( 1 dot in 3 seconds !)

Calls from amateur radio on hf will be answered by DL0SWA & DDH47

Event hosted by Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD) & employees of TI33, Pinneberg & amateur radio group Seewetteramt & friends of Prof. Braun Day