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OM100MRS - Milan Rastislav Stefanik - Martin - Slovak

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    OM100MRS - Milan Rastislav Stefanik - Martin - Slovak

    Special event callsign OM100MRS was issued with the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of death of Milan Rastislav Štefánik (21 July 1880 – 4 May 1919), who was a Slovak politician, diplomat, pilot and astronomer. During World War I, he served as a general in the French Army and as Minister of War for Czechoslovakia. As one of the leading members of the Czechoslovak National Council (the resistance government), he contributed to the Czechoslovakian sovereignty and self-determination of Slovak nation after the disintegration of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, in 1918. He died tragically due to the air accident, when returning from Italy, his Caproni aircraft crashed of unexplained reasons before landing near Vajnory – Bratislava airport. He is buried in Bradlo – monument near Myjava. His personal motto was "To Believe, To Love, To Work" . (Veriť, milovať, pracovať).

    Members of OM3KHT radioclub will activate and work this special event callsign OM100MRS (100th anniversary of death of gen. Milan Rastislav Štefánik) from 15th April to 31st December 2019 on various bands.
    We will send the QSL-cards to all contacted stations, no return QSL needed.
    QTH - Martin, Slovak Republic.

    OM100MRS Milan Rastislav Stefanik, Martin, Slovak Republic
    73 Al 4L5A