2013: Hams mark 100 years since VLA opening

From 18 Dec 2013 to 18 Feb 2014 inclusive, Far North Branch 78 of the New Zealand Association of Radio Transmitters has been granted use of the special callsign ZL100VLA to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the opening of New Zealand’s first maritime coast station VLA/ZLA at Awanui.

The group will be active on CW and SSB on all amateur radio bands 80 to 10m, and on FM on 2m and 70cm (National System). Times will vary, depending on availability of operators.

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