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YOTA 2018 camp in South Africa
Submitted by: ON7YD
UBA is looking for 3 participants and a team leader to join the YOTA 2019 camp in South Africa.
The camp is held from 8 till 15 August 2018

Team leader - Age 18-30 years
Team member - Age 15-25 years

OR4ESA on air from Redu Ground station
Submitted by: ON6TI

  OR4ESA is the temporary special callsign for the activation at the  European Space Agency (ESA) - Redu Site and Satellite Tracking Station in Redu, Belgium.  (Grid locator: JO20na)


We will be on the air only from the 17th of January until the 6th of February 2018.


Morsezeichen und Morsetelepgraphie annerkannt als immaterielles Kulturerbe durch die Deutschprachige Gemeinschaft Belgiens
Submitted by: ON6TI
offizielle Urkunde

Isabelle Weykmans, Ministerin für Kultur, Beschäftigung und Tourismus der Deutschsprachigen Gemeinschaft Belgiens, hat gestern der UBA die offizielle Urkunde überreicht zur Aufnahme der Morsezeichen und der Morsetelegraphie in das Register des immateriellen Kulturerbes der DG.

Morsecode and telegraphy now also recognised by the german-speaking government of Belgium
Submitted by: ON6TI
Cerificate of recognition

Isabelle Weykmans, Minister for culture, employment and tourism for the german-speaking government of Belgium, has presented to the UBA the official cerificate for the recognition of Morseocde and Morsetelegraphy as immaterial cultural heritage by the DG.

BAFARA Activity Week-end 2017
Submitted by: ON7YD
The Belgian Air Force Amateur Radio Association invites all members of the amateur radio community to take part in this event.

Date: 21, 22 & 23 July 2017.
Target : Promoting the BAFARA to the radio-amateur community world-wide.
Operation : Activation in all modes on all frequency bands.
BAFARA stations will call : CQ Belgian Air Force activity Week-end.
Information to be exchanged - BAFARA stations :RPRT & BAFARA number.
- Other stations : RPRT

First World War- Visit the city of Mesen/Messines
Submitted by: ON7YD
We invite all Amateur Radio operators and their families to visit the city of Mesen/Messines beginning of July 2017. Mesen/Messines is the place in whose surroundings the Battle of the Mines took place one hundred years ago, on 7 June 1917, a battle that marked a turning point in the war.

ON6WU Silent Key
Submitted by: ON7TK
Roger ON6WU SKON6WU, Roger Vermet, passed away unexpectedly on May 8th. He was 69. 
Roger was "a professional antenna man", he worked for a "major cable network in Belgium" and after retiring was always available for lectures or technical help.