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  • Saturday, November 26, 2011

    SX100A Battleship G.Averof


    Celebrating 100 years  since Battleship " Georgios Averof " joined the Greek navy fleet - 1911 - 2011.


    The Radio Amateur Association of Greece (R.A.A.G.) will activate the special call sign "SX100A" participating in the celebrations for 100 years since the Historic Battleship "Georgios Averof" joined the "Hellenic Navy".


    The operation will take place from the Radio Room of "Georgios Averof" starting at 00:00 Friday the 2nd till Sunday 24:00, December 4th 2011.


     


    Georgios Averof is the world's only surviving heavily armored cruiser of the early 20th century. During the Balkan Wars in 1912 and 1913, it was the Hellenic Navy fleet flagship during the campaigns in the North and Central Aegean islands, as well as the coastal cities of East Macedonia and Thrace.


     


    more at:


    http://www.raag.org/news.asp?ITMID=428&LANG=EN


    http://www.qrz.com/db/SX100A and at http://www.bsaverof.com/


    Via IARU - Read the full Article