In the world of amateur radio enthusiasts, obtaining a special event call sign is a coveted opportunity. These unique call signs allow operators to commemorate, celebrate, or honor specific events, anniversaries, or causes. In India, the process of acquiring a special event call sign has become remarkably straightforward thanks to the Wireless Planning & Coordination Wing (WPC) under the Ministry of Communications of the Government of India.
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Traditionally, securing a special event call sign involved navigating a somewhat intricate procedure. However, as of recent developments, this process has been streamlined into a single window, making it more accessible than ever before. To obtain your special event call sign, all you need to do is send a request to [email protected] which all the relevant materials and information for the celebration of the event.
This single-window approach simplifies and expedites the entire process, eliminating much of the previous red tape. It is a testament to the Indian government’s commitment to making amateur radio more accessible and inclusive for radio enthusiasts across the country.