Special callsign YR5GEO
FOSS4G stands for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial.
It is the flagship event of OSGeo We live amazing times! Our world, our day-to-day lives, how we communicate and interact have dramatically changed within the last decades. Access to an almost surreal amount of information is at a swipe of a finger. And all of it is possible because of mind blowing technological and informational progress, at the heart of which stands DATA. And because everything happens somewhere or in a spatial relation with something, the geospatial dimension opens anew analysis and visualization opportunities. Schuyler Erle said years ago “You are awesome, your software is awesome, (but) your software is useless, …without data”. Our great challenge today lies in our capability of extracting meaningful information from all the (geo)data resources flooding our world.
We will be using the special callsign YR5GEO between 15 August and 15 September 2019.
YR5GEO operators are : YO5BMT, YO5CRI, YO5EI, YO5IP, YO5NY, YO5PWB, YO5TH, YO5TP, YO5YP.
The free electronic award is open to two way.
You need to make 2 QSO's only on HF bands. Repeats are allowed on different bands and/or different modes and days. In the same day are allowed more QSO's but on different band or modes.
QSL are available via eQSL and LoTW.
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