SGARS 50th Aniversary - Special Event Call Sign  
Wednesday 19 May 2021      

50 years ago the inaugural meeting of The St George Amateur Radio Society was held on 19th May 1971 at South Hurstville, in the home of John VK2AKQ (SK).

During 2021 SGARS members and friends will be celebrating this momentous achievement.

SGARS have now obtained a licence to operate VI50SG as a special event callsign for the rest of the calendar year.  Operation will commence immediately on an ‘ad-hoc’ basis.  The artwork for a special event QSL card is currently being finalised and will be available for all contacts made.

So listen out to the upcoming ANZAC QSO Party, the society’s 2m nets on Thursday evenings and on the society’s repeaters for the callsign on air. Keep an eye on the society’s Facebook page and website for announcements of when operations are taking place. We look forward to your QSO.

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