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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.

QB-50 will be deployed on May 16th, 2017
Submitted by: ON7TK
[ To be translated ] Le premier lot de satellites de la constellation QB-50 sera, si tout va bien, déployé depuis l'ISS du 16 au 18 mai 2017.
Il y aura 11 satellites de différents pays qui étudiront entre autre la basse thermosphère entre 100 et 350 km.
Les transpondeurs seront activés 30 minutes après le déploiement.
Vous pourrez suivre ces satellites dans la bande de 70 cm.

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.