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The use of the AX prefix for World Telecommunications Day, May 17

Date : 08 / 05 / 2006
Author : Glen Dunstan - VK4DU

The International Telecommunications Union, or ITU is an international organization established to standardise radio and telecommunications. The ITU was founded as the International Telegraph Union in Paris on May 17, 1865 and is the world's oldest international organization.

May 17 is celebrated annually as World Telecommunication Day.

Following application by the WIA, the ACMA has approved the use of the AX prefix by all Australian Amateur stations for the period 0001-2359 hours Local time on May 17 to mark World Telecommunication Day.



 

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