100 year ITU PREFIX
100 year ITU Prefix
Commemoration of 100 year ITU Prefix with
the call PB100PREFIX
After the tragic loss of the Titanic (Callsign MGY, the, "M", is from the Marconi company) in April 1912, there was a knowledge that there should be international standards for radiocommunications.
Therefore the leading colonial countries planned several meetings in the aftermath off the tragic loss of the Titanic.
According several documents there is stated that the Prefixes where planned during a conference in Bern Switzerland, that's not the case, in Bern was located the International bureau of the ITU until 1948, now in Geneva, the International Bureau only publiced the drafts.