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)

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.

GB2GW – 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)

4U0R Austrian Special Event Call

Members of the International Amateur Radio Contest DX Club are active with 4U0R for the ‘World Radio Day’ (Feb13th 2018) between 13 to 20 Feb 2018.

ES100-Prefix Special Event Stations Mark Estonia’s Centennial

The ES100 Project invites hams around the world to chase 15 different ES100-prefix call signs to celebrate Estonia’s centennial. The activity runs from February 1 until March 31.

For awards, each contact counts two points for European stations and four points for non-European stations per mode and per band, with three award levels: Bronze for 50 points, silver for 75 points and gold for 100 poin…

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RST-Suffix Stations on the Air

For the third year, the North Country DX Association will field RST-suffix stations in Alaska, Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Greenland, for the entire month of March. Listen for VY1RST/VY0 and VE8RST/VY0 from Ellesmere Island, as well as KL7RST, VY1RST, VE8RST, VY0RST, and OX7RST in Greenland.

Exchange signal report and state/province. (NCDXA RST stations will send town …

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GB1FWW – 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)

AX Australia

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) allows all radio amateurs to substitute the VK prefix with AX on Australia Day.

Southern California Linux Expo, Special Event N6S Set for March 8-11 2018

The 16th annual Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE) will take place March 8-11 2018 at the Pasadena Convention Center. SCaLE began hosting Amateur Radio presentations in 2015, and this year’s SCaLE will include Special Event statin N6S, staffed by members of the Ventura County Amateur Radio Society (VCARS), who will answer questions about Amateur Radio and how it relates to Linux and the open-sou…

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EI50AOM Irish Special Event Call

Special event station EI5ØAOM – fifty years after the crash of EI-AOM – has been licensed to operate January through March 2018 to remember this tragic event. The station will devote one day beginning 22 January to remember each of the four crew and 57 passengers who died, with operations culminating on the fiftieth anniversary of the crash, 24 March 2018.

4U0R, Austria

Members of the International Amateur Radio Contest DX Club (ARCDXC) [4U1A] will be active with special callsign 4U0R from the Vienna International Center, Austria, for the ‘World Radio Day’ (February 13th) between February 13-20th
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AX prefix on Australia’s national day

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) automatically allows all radio amateurs to substitute their normal VK callsign prefix with the letters AX, every Australia Day. Their national day this year falls on Friday 26th of January 2018

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Calls to Look Out For 11 Jan 2018

EA8/HB9FIH El Hierro Island

December 12, 2017 – March 31, 2018 Find out more »

DT23WOP XXIII Olympic Winter Games

December 13, 2017 – February 28, 2018 Find out more »

JW4JSA Bear Island

December 13, 2017 – June 1, 2018 Find out more »

9Z4/DL9OBQ Trinidad Island

December 19, 2017 – February 7, 2018 Find out more »

6W1, 6W6 & 6W7/WA3DX Senegal

December 25, 2017 – January 12, 2018 Find out more »

RI1ANA Molodyozhnaya Station Antarctica

December 26, 2017 – February 28, 2018 Find out more »

GB0, GB1, GB2, GB5, GB8, GB9 HNY Special Event Calls

December 28, 2017 – January 24, 2018 Find out more »

C5/SP3PS Gambia

December 30, 2017 – January 12, 2018 Find out more »

J5/SP7VC Bubaque Island, Guinea Bissau

December 30, 2017 – January 31, 2018 Find out more »

3D2JS Taveuni Island

January 1 – March 31 Find out more »

GB1GW – UK Special Event Call

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C56VC The Gambia

January 1 – January 31 Find out more »

A7/F6BFH Qatar

January 1 – January 12 Find out more »

DM90AIW Special Event Call

January 1 – June 30 Find out more »

DA200FWR Special Event Call

January 1 – December 31 Find out more »

DJ70WAE Special Event Call

January 1 – December 31 Find out more »

DK200MARX Special Event Call

January 1 – December 31 Find out more »

HH70A Haiti

January 1 – June 30 Find out more »

EI100MCV Special Event Call

January 1 – December 31 Find out more »

A52PD Bhutan

January 2 – January 14 Find out more »

3W9T Vietnam

January 2 – January 11 Find out more »

6O6O Somalia

January 3 – January 16 Find out more »

YJ0CA Vanuatu

January 9 – January 17 Find out more »
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