Event Updates for April 2, 2020

These events have been affected by the ongoing COVID-19 situation:

International Marconi Day 2020 has been Canceled

The annual International Marconi Day (IMD) ham radio operating event that was set to take place on April 25 has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The 24-hour amateur radio event celebrates the birth of Marconi on April 25, 1874. Sponsored by the Cornish Radio Amateur Club, which operates as GB4IMD, International Marconi Day features participating stations operating at sites having a personal connection to Marconi, including places where he set up transmitting and receiving stations. 1

USA Amateur Radio Direction Finding Championships Canceled

The ARRL ARDF Committee has made the difficult decision to cancel the 20th USA ARDF Championships, which were set to be held this summer. Contact the ARRL ARDF Committee for more information on ARDF and on attending, participating in, or hosting ARDF competitions. ARDF participants do not need an amateur radio license. For more information on Amateur Radio Direction Finding, visit the Homing In website of Joe Moell, K0OV. 2

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  1. “International Marconi Day 2020 has been Canceled”, ARRL The national association for Amateur Radio, retrieved April 2 2020, http://www.arrl.org/news/international-marconi-day-2020-has-been-canceled. ↩︎

  2. “USA Amateur Radio Direction Finding Championships Canceled”, ARRL The national association for Amateur Radio, retrieved April 2 2020, http://www.arrl.org/news/usa-amateur-radio-direction-finding-championships-canceled. ↩︎