Hiram Percy Maxim Birthday Celebration….

Happy 150th – Hiram Percy Maxim Birthday Celebration

The ARRL is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of ARRL’s first president and co-founder Hiram Percy Maxim (HPM), W1AW, born on September 2nd, 1869.

The ARRL will hold an operating event this summer to celebrate HPM’s legacy from 0000 UTC on August 31st, and continue until 2359 UTC on September 8th. It is open to all radio amateurs.

W1AW and all ARRL members will append “/150” to their callsigns during this event (DX operators who are ARRL members may operate as <call sign>/150, if permitted by their country of license.)

For more details, see the ARRL Web page at: