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Australian Military Radio Operators weekend

Date : 19 / 04 / 2019
Author : WIA / AMRO Organisers

2019 is the second year of Australian Military Radio Operators weekend. It occurs on the weekend after Anzac Day. ANZAC DAY Thursday 25th April is also a WW2 radio promotion day and is 2 days before this event. This year the Australian Military Radio Operators weekend is in honour of WINNIE-THE-WAR-WINNER wireless of WW2.

Information on Winnie the War Winner can be found at the following Link

Frequencies and Modes for operation include:
AM and CW on ANZAC Day, 25th April 2019.
NO SET HF FREQUENCIES for this event, but a good freq to start on:
 3530 khz, cw MORSE CODE
 7006 khz cw MORSE CODE
 7060 khz AM DOUBLE SIDEBAND AND CARRIER or SSB and CARRIER
 7125 khz. AM DOUBLE SIDEBAND AND CARRIER or SSB and CARRIER

Flag bearer for 2019 is Andrew VK5WT: tosty@internode.on.net

If you participate you could win a prize:

MYSTERY RADIO INTERCEPT PRIZE WINNER;

PRIZE WINNER MUST LOCATE AN "AXIS STATION" , RE-ENACTING, THE STATION WILL MENTION AMRO DURING ITS TRANSMISSIONS, YOU WILL NEED TO FILL IN THE DETAILS AS FOLLOWS:

The mystery Intercept band is the 40 CH, 27 Mhz band. 26.965----27.405 MHz
Attention: If you can only receive, you will be able to pick up the info to win the competition.
You will be competing against Short Wave listeners also.

This competition is to test initiative, and so the prize will be well earned.
A printscreen of the emails incoming will be saved in case anyone disputes at a later date.
You will not need to pay for postage etc.if you are the winner.
This year the prize is a donation from Andrew VK5WT.

For more information take a look at: Link

Picture used in the story is of Winnie the War Winner and is sourced to the Australian War Memorial website.



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