Author: Alan 5B4AHJ


Immediately after the end of WWII, members of the Allied Central Mediterranean Forces in the European side of the Mediterranean were issued with temporary callsigns comprising four letters, commencing XA. A few XA stations were qrv from North Africa.

The XA callsigns were soon replaced by 'normal' callsigns. For example, XAFD became MB9AM and XAGA  became SV0AC .

The following Summary by DXCC list is taken from the Fall 1947 and Winter 1947-48 editions of the Radio Amateur Call Book Magazine, and from the Dokufunk page XA - Amateur Radio Allied Forces of 1944-48, from G2MI's "The Month on the Air" column in the RSGB Bulletin, and from documents supplied by G4UZN. The latest activity that I have come acros by an XA call is by XAMC on 1948-01-17 (tnx M0XBF)..



Summary By DXCC
QSLs required for all callsigns
without a blue link, please.


AUSTRIA
XABG (also Italy)
XAEU
XAFD
XAFW

CORSICA
XAAX

DODECANESE
XABU (also Egypt)

EGYPT

XABU (also Dodecanese)

GREECE
XAAP
XABK
XABR
XABW
XABX
XABY
XACD
XACR
XACV
XACW
XAFK (also Italy)
XAFO
XAFP
XAGA 

ITALY
XAAA
XAAC
XAAE
XAAJ
XAAL
XAAM
XAAN
XAAQ
XAAR
XAAT
XAAU
XAAV
XAAW
XAAZ
XABB
XABC
XABG (also Austria)
XABO
XABZ
XACA
XACJ
XACK
XACO (also Libya)
XACT
XACY (also Trieste)
XACZ
XADB
XADC
XADJ
XADO
XADR
XADT
XADU
XADW
XADZ
XAEA
XAEB
XAEF
XAEH
XAEJ
XAEK (also Trieste)
XAEL
XAEM
XAEN
XAEO
XAEP
XAET
XAEU
XAEV
XAEX
XAEY
XAFA
XAFE
XAFF
XAFG (also Trieste)
XAFH
XAFK (also Greece)
XAFL
XAFM
XAFS
XAFT
XAFU
XAFX
XAFY
XAGC
XAGD
XAGE
XAGF
XAGG
XAGI
XAGL
XAGM
XAGN
XAGW

XAHV

XAKM (also Trieste)
XAMB
XAMC
XAMT
XAPQ
XARM
XAYM
XAZO

LIBYA

XACO (also Italy)


SARDINIA
XAAY
XACP 

TRIESTE

XACY (also Italy)

XADD
XAEG
XAEK (also Italy)
XAFG (also Italy)
XAFQ
XAGB

XAKM (also Italy)

XAMC

UNKNOWN
XAFJ
XAFN
Later callsign
















MB9AM



























SV0AC



























































































G6ZO














MF2AA 
Radio Amateur Call Book FALL 1947


Radio Amateur Call Book WINTER 1947-48




Related articles:

Authorisation of amateur operation by military personnel of British and United States Armed Forces January 1946


Acknowledgments
Dokufunk

Eric Lund, SM6JSM - SSA Archivist

Gérard Debelle, F2VX

Radio Amateur Call Book Magazine

RSGB Bulletin

Mick M0XBF, Petr OK2WED, and Tony G4UZN who provided much assistance.

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