Call Letters Meaning on Wikipedia
Fri Jun 14 08:23:47 EDT 2019
On Fri, 14 Jun 2019, Bob DeMattia wrote:
> Just like commericial like the commercial callsigns WBZ, WGY, WLS, many
> amateur callsigns of today still have the 1920's callsign system legacy.
> University stations like MIT (W1XM), WPI (W1YK), and Yale (W1YU),
> began as 1XM, 1YK, and 1YU respectively.
I think MIT is actually W1MX. Call sign suffixes beginning with X used to
be reserved for "experimental" radio stations.
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