Special Callsign to celebrate the opening of the Red Star Line Museum in Antwerp, Belgium.
Between 1873 and 1934, over two million Europeans emigrated Via Antwerp, Europe’s second largest port city. Crossing on the Red Star Line, these emigrants brought a fresh infusion of drive and creativity to America, where their influence on contemporary culture is undeniable.
On September 28, 2013, the Red Star Line Museum will open in the historical warehouses of the Red Star Line shipping company in Antwerp.
The Red Star Line Museum tells the story of those millions of Europeanswho had the courage to leave everything behind and go away, in search of happiness and a better life. It is a story of high expectations and huge disappointments, a story about adrenaline and sleepless nights. In the old buildings of the shipping company all these emotions and stories are tangible and visible.
For more information, visit the website of the new museum at :http://www.redstarline.org/
Work OQ2MRS on 2 different bands and donate 4$ to ON4RCN and you will receive an AWARD.
( IBAN BE96 3631 2081 0005 ) (BIC BBRU BE BB)
The callsign was active from september 2nd until 29th of September 2013, used by three Operators, ON7IVO ( Ivo), OR4U ( Jean ) and OP4K ( Joe/ cw)
Frank (AA2DR) andDave aka The Grid (N2TRX)making contact from Liberty State Park as W2E Liberty State Park Special Event Station with OQ2MRS Red Star Line Museum special event station in Belgium. The operators in Belgium are Jean (OR4U) and Ivo (ON7IVO).
The Eagle One Vertical Antenna in action from Liberty State Park
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