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OZ9ØIARU – Special call celebrating 90 years with IARU PDF Print Email
  
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 13:54

oz90iaruOn the occasion of the 90th anniversary of IARU, Danish radio amateurs will be QRV with a special event call, OZ9ØIARU, in the period from January 1st until December 31st, 2015.

All bands inclusive WARC-bands and all modes may be used. Exceptions are cross-mode, cross-band contacts and contacts via repeater and echo-link.

QSLs OZ9ØIARU
PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR QSL CARD TO US VIA BURO.

All QSOs will be verified via LoTW and eQSL.

  • Paper QSL may be requested via http://www.clublog.org/logsearch/OZ90IARU - Please click on "Request QSL card" after you have searched our log. You may have QSL via Bureau for free or you can pay to get it direct via postal mail.
  • Paper QSL-request via postal mail. Please send a SAE and include 1 IRC or 3 USD to cover return postage. Please inform us with Call, date, UTC, band and mode and send your request to our QSL manager OZ0J.

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2015 PDF Print Email
  
Monday, 22 December 2014 00:00

CARS 2014 Christmas CardThe Cyprus Amateur Radio Society

wishes all radio amateurs and your families

a Merry Christmas, and a Happy and creative New Year 2015.

Last Updated ( Monday, 22 December 2014 10:50 )
 
Invitation: "New opportunities for Cyprus in Space Exploration" PDF Print Email
  
Monday, 15 December 2014 07:57

CSEO 2014The Cyprus Space Exploration Organization will be hosting a presentation titled:

"New Opportunities for Cyprus in Space Exploration"

The presentation will feature two main chapters. One of the speakers will concentrate on the future of space travel, while the other speaker will concentrate on Cube Sats. Clearly, as we all know, CubeSats mainly use ham radio for their communications back to earth (and beyond).

More specifically, the subject of CubeSats will be presented by Dr. Periklis Papadopoulos, who is the head of the team of young scientists who have constructed the first Greek cubesat, known as "Lambda Sat".

The event will take place at the Cyta main offices amphitheater on Wednesday, 17 December 2014, between 18:30-20:00.

All CARS members are welcome to attend.

Links:

Listening in to Lambda Sat - Technical details

The first Greek microsatellite is a fact!

Last Updated ( Monday, 15 December 2014 08:08 )
 
DXCC QSL card checking for Cyprus PDF Print Email
  
Friday, 12 December 2014 06:29

Joseph Obstfeld, 4X6KJ is Israel ARRL Field Checker for the DXCC award. Joseph informs me that he is happy to check QSLs for Cyprus amateurs. The cost of mailing cards to Israel is much cheaper than sending them to ARRL HQ. Joseph's details can be found here. However, his correct email address is josepho -at- actcom.net.il

Enter "Israel" in the Country: dialogue box.

You will need to send Joseph funds to return your cards to you, as well as funds for him to mail your application to ARRL HQ (less cards).

 

Last Updated ( Friday, 12 December 2014 14:26 )
 
SK: Andreas Mavrides 5B4LP PDF Print Email
  
Thursday, 20 November 2014 00:00

silent keyIt is with great sadness and deep shock that we announce the unexpected passing of Andreas, 5B4LP a little while ago.

More details about this sad news and the funeral will be made available as soon as possible.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 20 November 2014 12:25 )
 
SK: Andreas Mavrides 5B4LP - funeral details PDF Print Email
  
Thursday, 20 November 2014 18:00

SK: Andreas 5B4LPIt is with great sadness and deep shock that we learned of the unexpected passing of Andreas, 5B4LP on Wednesday evening, 19 November 2014, after suffering a heart attack at the age of 46. Andrea’s funeral will be held at Agia Sophia church (Strovolos, Nicosia), on Friday 21 November 2014, at 15:00. The family will be accepting condolences at the church from 14:00.

Andreas was initiated to amateur radio while he was a student at the English School, where he joined the English School Radio Club, 5B4ES. Later on he served on the 5B4ES committee.

Andreas served CARS from various positions. Most notable was the period 1998 – 2002 during which time he served as President of the Society. Both during his time serving on the committee, and

Last Updated ( Thursday, 20 November 2014 18:31 )
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Scouts game: “Rock to the 2014 JOTA/JOTI Rythm” PDF Print Email
  
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 23:19

The Cyprus Amateur Radio Society (CARS) in cooperation with the Nicosia Regional Scouts Commissioner and the Cyprus Scouts Association JOTI Organizer, have this year joined forces and prepared a fun, interactive game, known as “Rock to the 2014 JOTA/JOTI Rythm”. The game can be played by Scouts of all ages throughout Cyprus through their Scout groups, and will be played during the forthcoming Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) & Jamboree on the Internet (JOTI) weekend.

The idea behind the game is simple. Participating Scout groups will be issued with a unique code, known as the JOTA Puzzle Identifier (JPI). The game commences on Saturday, 18/10/2014 @ 00:00, and closes on Sunday, 19/10/2014 @ 23:59 local time. During the game,

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 08 October 2014 23:33 )
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