Tag: special event callsign

GB0AD – UK Special Event Call

The Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society will host a series of special event stations in 2018 to mark the end of World War I, and in remembrance of the millions who were killed or wounded. A total of twelve special call signs have been applied for and will be put on air during the year: GB1GW (January), GB1FWW (February), GB2GW
(March), GB2FWW (April), GB4GW (May), GB4FWW (June), GB5GW (July), GB5FWW (August), GB6GW (September), GB6FWW (October) and GB8GW (November), plus GB0AD on 10-11 November to mark Armistice Day.

See http://www.qrz.com/db/GB1GW for QSLling options and details about the certificates available for contacting the special callsigns. (Source: 425 DX News)

GB6GW – UK Special Event Call

The Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society will host a series of special event stations in 2018 to mark the end of World War I, and in remembrance of the millions who were killed or wounded. A total of twelve special call signs have been applied for and will be put on air during the year: GB1GW (January), GB1FWW (February), GB2GW
(March), GB2FWW (April), GB4GW (May), GB4FWW (June), GB5GW (July), GB5FWW (August), GB6GW (September), GB6FWW (October) and GB8GW (November), plus GB0AD on 10-11 November to mark Armistice Day.

See http://www.qrz.com/db/GB1GW for QSLling options and details about the certificates available for contacting the special callsigns. (Source: 425 DX News)

GB5BL Blackhead Lighthouse 2018

Jim (GI0BJH) is active during ILLW 2018 as GB5BL from Blackhead Lighthouse, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK-0032 18 to 19 Aug 2018.

GB5FWW – UK Special Event Call

The Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society will host a series of special event stations in 2018 to mark the end of World War I, and in remembrance of the millions who were killed or wounded. A total of twelve special call signs have been applied for and will be put on air during the year: GB1GW (January), GB1FWW (February), GB2GW
(March), GB2FWW (April), GB4GW (May), GB4FWW (June), GB5GW (July), GB5FWW (August), GB6GW (September), GB6FWW (October) and GB8GW (November), plus GB0AD on 10-11 November to mark Armistice Day.

See http://www.qrz.com/db/GB1GW for QSLling options and details about the certificates available for contacting the special callsigns. (Source: 425 DX News)

Special Event News – 8 July 2018

FIFA Football World Cup marathon station MB18FIFA will be on the air on Thursday from the Aberwystwyth and District Radio Society. The station will be on the HF, 6m, 4m and 2m bands, and also working via satellites. On Saturday, the 300th anniversary of the Founding of New Orleans will be marked by N30, operating […]  Read the Original Article

Lithuanian and Polish special event

Members of the Vytautas Magnus University Radio Club in Kaunas, Lithuania, and Mysliborz Radio Club in Mysliborz, Poland, will commemorate the 85th anniversary of Lithuanian pilots Steponas Darius and Stasys Girenas flight across the Atlantic Ocean
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GB5GW – UK Special Event Call

The Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society will host a series of special event stations in 2018 to mark the end of World War I, and in remembrance of the millions who were killed or wounded. A total of twelve special call signs have been applied for and will be put on air during the year: GB1GW (January), GB1FWW (February), GB2GW
(March), GB2FWW (April), GB4GW (May), GB4FWW (June), GB5GW (July), GB5FWW (August), GB6GW (September), GB6FWW (October) and GB8GW (November), plus GB0AD on 10-11 November to mark Armistice Day.

See http://www.qrz.com/db/GB1GW for QSLling options and details about the certificates available for contacting the special callsigns. (Source: 425 DX News)

TM2GGR, French special event

Members of the Radio Club Vendeen RCV (F6KUF) will be active with the special callsign TM2GGR for the 50th Golden Globe Race (a second race will start on the July 1st, from Les Sables d’Olonne) between June 21st and July 5th
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Details of FIFA World Cup stations

The Russian National Society, RRC, has organised an amateur radio marathon to commemorate the FIFA World Cup finals. It runs from 1 June to 15 July 2018. Five awards are available, some of which are achievable at several different levels. Most bands from Top Band to 70cm can be used, on all modes. A full […]  Read the Original Article

Special Events News – 3 June 2018

Special event station YB50AR will be active throughout June to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Organisasi Amatir Radio Indonesia, (ORARI)—Indonesia’s IARU Member Society. In addition to the HQ station, another 32 special call signs will be active from the ORARI subdivisions over the same period. All will have the YB50 prefix. Information on the ORARI Golden Anniversary Awards will […]  Read the Original Article