W1AW to Commemorate 98th Anniversary of First Amateur Radio Signals to Span the Atlantic

Discussion in 'ARRL News Feeds' started by American Radio Relay, Nov 6, 2019.

  1. December 11 marks the 98th anniversary of the success of ARRL’s Transatlantic Tests in 1921, organized to see if low-power amateur radio stations could be heard across the Atlantic using shortwave frequencies (i.e., above 200 meters). On that day, a message transmitted by a group of Radio Club of America members at 1BCG in Greenwich, Connecticut, was copied by Paul Godley, 2ZE, in Scotland.

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