1923 and 1924 marked the zenith of long distance communication records culminating on the 18th of October 1924. Between 0615 to 0730 UTC on 80 meters with the First Trans-World contact between Frank Bell (A sheep farmer) Z4AA (ZL4AA) in Shag Valley NZ and Cecil Goyder (A 18 yr. Student) at Mill Hill School using the callsign G2SZ in London.
New Zealand Dxers are proud of the many ZL DXing milestones over the years. The Kiwi DX Group an informal group of ZL Dxers and contesters are commemorating this event and many other ZL firsts, which occurred during this period.
Join us in celebrating 90 years of DX in ZL. The Special Callsign ZM90DX will be in use between October 1, 2013 to October 31, 2014.