World Radio Network/World Friendship Net Announces “World Amateur Radio Day 2019”
For the 5th straight year.
Rochester, NY., March 11, 2019: THE WORLD RADIO NETWORK and THE WORLD FRIENDSHIP NET today announced that for the 5th straight year, we will be participating in WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY 2019 on VOIP/ECHOLINK on the “WORLD” CONFERENCE SERVER/IRLP 9251 and for the first time on Allstar Node #47620 – World Conference Hub on APRIL 18TH, 2019. We are part of NARRI/Nevada amateur radio repeaters, inc..IRLP 9251 on the Western Reflector, Kent Johnson/W7AOR is the primary trustee of this organization.
Join us as we celebrate the 94th year of the formation of the I.A.R.U in Paris, France in 1925, Since 1925, the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) has been the watchdog and spokesman for the world Amateur Radio community. All licensed radio amateurs benefit from the work of the IARU, whether or not they are members of their national IARU member-society. But every licensed radio amateur should be a member. “Only by combining our efforts in this way can we ensure the future health of Amateur Radio, for ourselves and for future generations”.
In 2019 we are proud to announce for the second time in a row, we will have a special event call sign “W2W” has been secured for this event. As well as we will have a commemorative special event “WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY 2019” QSL Card. We will have a 12 hour net with 10 different net controllers from all over the world.
The 2018 event, We recorded over 500 check ins, 37 International stations, 20 countries, 139 new check ins. The net lasted 12 hours and 15 minutes, with 8 net controllers doing 2 hour shifts. We had over 225 QSL card request. We also had a special event QSL card that was available upon request. We were happy to announce that last year’s net was the LARGEST event on VOIP/ECHOLINK.
As Special event coordinator for THE WORLD RADIO NETWORK and THE WORLD FRIENDSHIP NET none of this could have possible if not for the over 500 check ins and the 8 great net controllers who took time out of their day and contributed time for this event.
W2JLD -John, Special Event Coordinator for The World Radio Network and The World Friendship Net. KD8TBC -Lee, Net Manager and KC8CMQ – John, Asst Net Manager for The World Radio Network and The World Friendship Net. WH6DWF – Todd, System admin for the western reflector.
So please join us again as we celebrate amateur radio all around the world on APRIL 18TH at 16:00 UTC (12 NOON EST, 9AM PST) via ECHOLINK on the “World” Conference server (IRLP 9251) and for the first time on Allstar Node #47620 – World Conference Hub for the 5th annual “WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY 2019″ as we celebrate this special event.
Be part of something that’s bigger than all of us ,Let’s make WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY 2019 one of the largest special event nets on ECHOLINK ever!!!
BELOW IS MORE INFO:
World Radio Network: Special WARD IRLP/ECHOLINK Net
16:00 -17:30 (12 NOON EST, 9AM PST) UTC via the World Conference server (IRLP 9251) W2JLD, KD8TBC, KM4OOC, KC8CMQ, WH6DWF Net Controllers. All stations from around the world are encouraged to check in.
World Friendship Net: Special WARD IRLP/ECHOLINK Net
00:00 – 01:30 (8PM EST, 5 PM PST) UTC via the World Conference Server (IRLP 9251)
W2JLD, KD8TBC,KM4OOC, KC8CMQ, WH6DWF Net Controllers. All stations from around the world are encouraged to check in.
EMAIL ANY QUESTIONS TO: JOHN DERYCKE – W2JLD – W2JLD2@GMAIL.COM
LEE DEROSA – KD8TBC – KD8TBC@GMAIL.COM
JOHN SHEARER – KC8CMQ – KC8CMQ@LEWISTONCOMM.COM