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  • Saturday, April 7, 2012

    Titanic Special Event station VX9MRC

    To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster, theMarconi Radio Club of Newfoundland will be transmitting a special bulletin near 500 kHz, the distress frequency used by the radio officers of the Titanic to send their CQD call to Cape Race, Newfoundland.

    Please listen on 507.77 kHz CW for VX9MRC between 0001 and 0400 UTC on 15 April 2012. Please note this corresponds to Saturday night, 14 April, for listeners in the western hemisphere.

    For further information, please see the MRCN web page by searching for VO1MRC on the internet.

    Charles Marsh, VO1VZ
    NL Section manager
    Radio Amateurs of Canada