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Amateur Radio "Remembrance Day Contest" Opening Address

Date : 13 / 08 / 2016
Author : Peter Ellis VK1PE

The Amateur Radio "Remembrance Day Contest" for 2016 now has an opening speech, of 15 minutes.

The contest is on 13th & 14th August 2016 0300z to 0300z

This contest commemorates the Amateurs who died during World War II and is designed to encourage friendly participation and help improve the operating skills of participants. It is held on the weekend closest to the 15th August, the date on which hostilities ceased in the southwest Pacific area.

It is preceded by a short opening address by a Guest Speaker transmitted on various WIA frequencies during the few minutes prior to the contest. During this ceremony, a roll call of amateurs who paid the supreme sacrifice during WWII is read.

Here are the links to the opening address.

HIFI Link
MEDIUM-FI Link
LOFI Link



Cheers,
Peter
VK1PE


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