This article traces the history of Cyprus callsigns since the end of the second World War. The August, issue questions the need for the new MD7 prefix for British Forces personnel, given that Cyprus was administered by Britain, and already had the ZC4 prefix. Prior to independence inwhilst administered by Britain, stations thoughout Cyprus used the ZC4 prefix.
Some five years ago I visited the Republic of Cyprus. Spent a few days driving around the coastline from Pafos to Larnaca, rambling and climbing the Trodos Mountains. I tried to visit some local Amateur Radio operators, but none of them was willing to show me the antennas nor radio installations.
Pupils of the English School in Nicosia had on Wednesday the unique opportunity to talk to an astronaut who is in orbit aboard the International Space Station, kilometers above the Earth. The event was organized at the premises of the school in the presence of Minister of Communication, Transport and Works, Marios Demetriades. He talked about the ways the ISS can be protected from space debris, the emergency plans in case of a problem on the ISS, his free time, the food they eat, and their working programme.
Forgot Password? As a backup plan I had my Internet remote station set up at home so if the licensing paperwork did not go smoothly, I would still be able to do some operating remotely, so long as I had an Internet connection. On the way to ZC4 land I had a 17 hour layover in England. I stayed at a nice hotel near Heathrow with Internet service.
The aim is for the examination to be held in February More information will be made available in due course. All those interested to take part in the examination are urged to express their interest towards CARS by filling out the following form.
Back inham radio amateurs got the opportunity to obtain a vanity callsign. The things I like most in ham radio is working DX, contesting, building antennas and Dxpeditioning. I also like to experiment with vertical antennas near the seacoast.
When the article below was written, nautical tourism consisted of those with yachts travelling up the Red Sea and through the Suez canal on their way to Europe and beyond. Cyprus was a popular stopping point and some would stay for quite a while and there was a vibrant community in Larnaca Marina. Glafkos was the best director the Marina has seen imo.
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Arranging a Wikipedia selection for schools in the developing world without internet was an initiative by SOS Children. The bases were retained by the British, under the treaty of independence, agreed and signed by the United Kingdom, GreeceTurkey and representatives from the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities, which granted independence to the Crown colony of Cyprus. The importance of the bases to the British is based on the strategic location of Cyprus, at the eastern edge of the Mediterranean, close to the Suez Canal and the Middle East ; the ability to use the RAF base as staging post for military aircraft; and for general training purposes.
The station commander has a dual role and is also the officer commanding the Akrotiri or Western Sovereign Base Areareporting to the commander of British Forces Cyprus who is also the Administrator. After the ending of the League of Nations mandate over Palestine inthe only other British territory in the eastern Mediterranean was Cyprus. Consequently, the withdrawal from Egypt resulted in an enormous build-up of forces in Cyprus.