A license has been granted to an Italian team and the period of their first activity will be from January 1 to January 11, 2009. The callsign released is E44M and it covers from 160 meters to 2 meters SSB, CW, RTTY and all digital modes with a maximum power of 1KW. They will have 3 stations active with beams, verticals and wire antennas.
The team includes the following 6 members: IK2CIO-IZ0BTV-IZ0EGM-IZ4AKS-IZ4DPV-IZ8IYX-SP3DOI.
They will focus their activity to RTTY and other digital modes, low and WARC bands, giving attention to stations outside Europe, when the propagation will allow it.
Pilot stations will be announced later. More news in the next few weeks.