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Special Event Radio Station S55T

from S55T on November 8, 2002
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Slovenian Diabetes Association, together with Slovenian Radio Club announces for the fourth time the Special Events Amateur Radio sign S55T on a country basis to celebrate World Diabetes Day and to arise public awareness of diabetes

S55T will be transmitting world wide from

Saturday, November 9, 12.00 GMT till Sunday, November 10, 12.00 GMT 2002

on all KV bands and on UKV bands 144 and 432 MHz

Foreseen KV frequency bands are:


10 m 28.025 28.525

15 m 21.025 21.225

20 m 14.025 14.225

40 m 7.025 7.075

80 m 3.525 3.725

Last year we made contacts with 1500 radioamateurs in 80 countries.

Special Event Radio Station S55T - together with the Slovenian Diabetes Association - SLODA

Fourth time - world wide

Cebration of the World Diabetes Day November 14th

Birthday of Frederic Banting who discovered Insulin in 1921

Slovenia has 2 million population and 100.000 diabetics

At least 150 million persons suffer from diabetes worldwide

This year's theme is 'Your Eyes and Diabetes'

Slovenian Diabetes Association - SLODA is a Member of the International Diabetes Association - IDF ( comprises over 141 countries in over 181 organisations in seven regions)

November 2002

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by s52zg on November 9, 2002 Mail this to a friend!
Special Event Radio Station S55T Reply
by s52zg on November 11, 2002 Mail this to a friend!
A lot of radioamateurs are diabetics. This year Slovenian Radioamateurs made about 1500 contacts!

We hope to go next year with two special signs S55T and S50G, so that the hams could have two contacts and more time to ask about the WOrld DIabetes Day 14th of November!
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