Via Daily DX
New Vatican callsign HV9SMG is from the Vatican Radio
Broadcasting Center in Santa Maria di Galeria (note the "SMG").
It will be on the air for six hours April 24, International
Marconi Day, 06-12Z. The short schedule is to work around Vatican
Radio's high power regular shortwave broadcasts. HV9SMG will be
on SSB, CW and digital modes, 1500 watts, dipoles for 40, 20 and
10 and a vertical. QSL bureau or direct via IK0CNA or use eQSL.
Operating will be hams from ARI Civitavecchia and the YOTA Club
Italy. On the radio at 1030Z will be Guglielmo Marconi's daughter
Elettra, who has the personal callsign IY0EM. Organizers are
working up a website. ARIcivitavecchia has a Facebook page, says
Jose Jacob, VU2JOS
National Institute of Amateur Radio