UBARoyal Belgian Amateur Radio Union

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Securitas is recruiting
Submitted by: ON7YD
UBA 70 Hits The Airwaves: three new awards
Submitted by: ON4CAS
OT70 new awards

 Due to the immense success of the "UBA 70 Hits The Airwaves" project, we are happy to announce that three new awards have been added the already existing ones.

UBA 70 Hits The Airwaves
Submitted by: ON4CAS
UBA 70 Hits The Airwaves
The UBA celebrates its 70th anniversary. During the entire month of May, over 50 special event stations using the OT70 prefix will be active to commemorate this anniversary.

HMS Vendictive
Submitted by: ON4AVJ
VindinctiveSpecial event station OS100V - HMS Vindictive Commemoration
The Ostend Section of the Royal Belgian Amateur Radio Union (UBA) in collaboration with the Belgian Sea Cadet Corps – Ostend Unit (BRSCC) will commemorate the second raid on the port of Ostend of the first World war on Thursday 10 and Friday 11th of May 2018.
The special event radio station OS100V will be operated by radio amateurs and by Sea Cadets between 08.00 UTC and 20.00 UTC and is located at the Belgian Sea Cadet Base in Ostend (Belgium).
A special QSL card and Award can be obtained.
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.