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Remembrance Day 2011

Date : 11 / 08 / 2011
Author : Peter Harding - VK4OD - RD Contest Manager

Each year since the conclusion of World War Two the WIA pays homage to those Australian Radio Amateurs who paid the Supreme Sacrifice during those tumultuous years. We do that in the form of the Remembrance Day Contest, this year August 13-14.

Prior to the commencement of the RD contest at 0800UTC Saturday (6pm AEST) An opening address is given by Australian Dignitaries and the WIA. This address , 2011, runs for some 39 minutes prior to the 6pm contest start. It is heard on the vast WIA News Network, check out the weekly news link on this site under "where to hear us".

Right now the RD Contest Opening Speech file is available for download by clicking either the following links:

RD Contest Opening Address 64k Link
RD Contest Opening Address 128k Link

It is also on the WIAQ backup site:

The whole file runs for 39Min 26Secs If you are a rebroadcaster, PLEASE be sure to start running the whole file at EXACTLY 07:20.34 UTC, in order to finish at 08:00 precisely.

73 and "Good Luck In The Contest", Peter Harding.


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