years of Amateur Radio in the city of Lviv
[Amateur Radio History (1924 -1939)].
Similar Society or Clubs as they were called,
were formed in Warsaw, Kracow, Wilno and other
principal cities in Poland. It should be stated,
that the Amateur radio at the time was very expensive
pastime in Poland, cost of the single tube was
same as cost of man's suite!
Mr. S. Kozlowski became the first Chairman of
LKK and Mr. J. Ziembicki Secretary.
June 1927, LKK organized first ever Exhibition of
Amateur radio equipment Membership of LKK and other
Society's started to increase, as the benefits of
being a member became apparent. QSL cards became
important and in December 1928, LKK devised a system
of QSL Managers for different areas of the country.
In 1929 LKK has occupied a fifth place in Europe
(after USSR, England, France and Belgium) on the
number of Radio Amateur Stations and second place
in Europe (after England) on the number of DX -
men. In 1929 Poland legalized prefix SP for Amateur
Stations and TP was no longer used. LKK applied
for Membership of IARU and this was grantedin 1930.
In the meantime, steps were taken to organize Polish
Radio Society (PZK), to cover areas outside LKK
and in February 1930, PZK came into being. IARU
granted membership to PZK in 1933 and this information
was published in QST - April 1933.
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