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Belgian Radio amateurs commemorate landing in Normandy
Submitted by: ON3FDS
This year major commemorations are planned to commemorate the landing of the Allies in Normandy. On June 6th, it will have been 75 years ago that the impetus was given for the destruction of the totalitarian Nazi regime.
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary commemoration in 1994, members of the NNV and GBN departments of the UBA, Royal Belgian Amateur Radio Union, started out with an annual expedition to Ranville on the historic Pegasus bridge. Corporal Tappenden landed there with the paratroopers of the British 6th Airborne on the night of 5 to 6 June 1944 near two bridges.

Job offer at Médicins Sans Frontières
Submitted by: ON7YD
Médecins Sans Frontières is looking for a TELECOM MOBILE IMPLEMENTATION OFFICER (MIO) (M/F), to setup Telecommunication networks for MSF teams in order to run and coordinate operations (mainly VHF-HF-radio's and Satphone). Training is provided by the Telecom-team (radioamateurs) https://www.qrz.com/db/ON4msf.
More information can be found on the Médicins Sans Frontières website.


OP prefix for all Belgian radio-amateurs for the month of November
Submitted by: ON7YD
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War 1, the UBA received authority from the BIPT for all Belgian Radio-amateurs to use the special OP prefix instead of the usual ON prefix, during the month of November 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018.

IARU speaks for the Region’s amateur radio community
Submitted by: ON7YD
The past three months have been a busy time for IARU’s Region 1 team involved in spectrum issues of interest to the Amateur Radio service, as we work towards the ITU World Radio Conference 2019.
In April, discussions continued in CEPT SE24 about the impact of Wireless Power Transmission for electric vehicles (WPT-EV) on radio services in the residential environment. IARU continues to argue that tighter emission limits are needed to protect radiocommunications services from harmful interference, and submitted a study supporting its concerns.

Securitas is recruiting
Submitted by: ON7YD