Boston University Amateur Radio Club operated amateur radio station W1BUR on Sunday, March 25, 2012 for one of the world’s largest amateur radio competition, CQ World-Wide WPX Contest
CQ WPX Contest is one of the world’s largest amateur radio competition for 1.8 to 28MHz also known as the “High Frequency” bands. Last year, more than 5143 radio stations participated this contest, with participant increasing every year since 1975.
Previously, W1BUR operated on March 3rd, 2012. Contacts were made with 31 countries and regions; furthest contact was with Pakistan, 6800 miles away from Boston. That is 6800 miles of free voice communication on pure radio wave.