13 February is the day UNESCO
devotes to Radio, with the aim to enhance this mass media, simple and low cost, specifically suited to reach remote communities and
The motto of this year, "Evolution, Innovation, Connection", is also significant for
EURAO and radio amateurs, a subcategory within the Radio,
who have the opportunity to carry around the world these values, all of them included in our "ham spirit".
Several members of EURAO organize special activities
around this day:
the following stations on air: AO1WRD, AO2WRD, AO3WRD, AO4WRD, AO5WRD, AO6WRD, AO7WRD, AO8WRD
and AO9WRD; from Friday 12 to Sunday 14.
Also other amateur radio stations from other countries will celebrate this day. Stay tuned and join this event. You're still on time.
Check the website:
Amateur Radio News...
Giorgio Pagan, IW3IBG, has just been elected unanimously new Vice-president of EURAO by its
Board of Directors, after the resignation of CT1BAT some months ago.
To tell the truth, Giorgio already participated in the first foundational conversations of EURAO, even before
the effective constitution of the Promoters Committee.
Giorgio, who is a great technician, has an extensive experience in the field of amateur radio and associationism, having held various positions
in his association: Centro Italiano di Sperimentazione ed Attività Radiantistiche (CISAR), and has many projects
Hope he has success and good luck!
Designed and organized by the European DX Contest Club (EUDXCC), the aim of this
'EuropeanUnion Dx Contest' is to be a world-wide competition which gives a relevant role to the European Union countries
To be held on February 6-7, starting at 18.00Z Saturday and ending at 18.00Z Sunday (24 hours),
this contest has caught the attention of EURAO who decided to sponsor it, paying for the plaques to the winners
in the categories of SOAB-MIX-HP, SOAB-CW-HP and SOAB-SSB-HP.