Monday, May 13, 2013


HAMFEST is one of the biggest event usually hosted once a year. This year, the first time Gwalior is getting the opportunity to host .
Hamfests are events organized by amateur radio enthusiasts for social gathering and promotion of amateur radio hobby. Typically semi-annual events are held on weekends which last from several hours to several days which feature buying and selling of radio and related equipment. For HAMs in India, Hamfest India hosted in different parts of the country,  studded with technical lectures on latest topics like satellite communication, software design radio, antennas, etc. It also includes live demonstrations of HAM Radio Operation, workshops on different topics and stalls offering wireless communication equipment.

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Monday, September 24, 2012

JOTA 2012

Malabar Amateur Radio Scouting Society (MARSS) and Kerala State Bharat Scout and Guides (KSBSG)  Jointly Organising JOTA 2012  on  20&21 October 2012 at various part of KERALA.

Following are the stations/Qth expected to be on air :

QTH                                                  OPERATORS
    1. PAYYANNUR (KANNUR)                      VU2OGO  
    2. ANTHIKKAD (THRISSUR)                    VU3KBN  
    3. VADAKARA                                              VU2EPR  
    4. CALICUT                                                  VU2ATB 
    5. IRATTUPETTA(KOTTAYAM)             VU3PMY 
    6. MUTHAKUNNAM(PARAVUR)             VU2ACC
    7. ALAPPUZHA                                            VU2JYU
    8. IDUKKI                                                     VU2DHA
    9. ADOOR                                                      VU2FA 
   10.KOLLAM                                                   VU2SYT       
   11.THIRUVANANTHAPURAM                  VU2DPE

Maharashtra State Bharat Scout and Guides Association Organising Jota jointly with Thane District Bharat Scout and Guide Association, Raigargh District Bharat Scout and Guide Association and Dombivli Bharat Scout and Guides Association at Various places.

               QTH                                                   OPERATORS
1. BSG District HQ - Thane                          VU2IZO/VU3DOT
2. Holi Angels School - Dombivli                  VU2PCT/VU2WSM
3. V.K.High School - Panvel                          VU2TCE/VU2TCA
4.  M.G.M. School - Nerul                             VU2TQC/VU2CXV

All stations are expected on HF/VHF and Echolink.

Monday, August 6, 2012



Hamfest India 2012, the annual Amateur Radio Operators' and enthusiastic's meet,  scheduled to be held at Chennai on 15-16 December 2012 with a promises to be very exciting and rewarding for Ham community and the public. 

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Saturday, May 26, 2012

First time from VU Land : 8T1M

A very special 8T Prefix call allotted for the first time in India by WPC

On the inaugural occasion of MALABAR AMATEUR RADIO & SCOUTING SOCIETY (MARSS)-(VU2MLQ), India’s first Amateur Radio Head Quarters for the INTERNATIONAL RADIO SCOUTING MOVEMENT & DISASTER COMMUNICATIONS, approved to operate 8T1M, a very special 8T Prefix call allotted for the first time in India by WPC Ministry of Communication & IT.

Initially this special event station will be active from the field location KAPPAD Beach (Historical place in Calicut, Kerala State South West Cost of India) for a period of 4 days starts from 27th to 30th May 2012, later the event station will be moved to HQ.

The station will be QRV from 10 through 160 meters on CW, SSB and RTTY with 2 stations simultaneously on different bands/modes.

LoTW will be available after the event.

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