Monday, April 25, 2011

Amateur radio special event calendar

Today's amateur radio post, represent a portion of ongoing and upcoming special event broadcast for amateur radio. Special event station QSLing are available for ham and shortwave listener's.

April 25-30
9A - Leo, S50R will be active as 9A/S50R from Lastovo Island (EU-016)on 25-30 April. QSL via home call, direct or bureau, and LoTW.[TNX]

April 25-May 3
4J - YL2GM will be active as 4K3AC from Azerbaijan from 25 April to 3 May. He will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on all bands with 100 watts.QSL via YL2GM. [TNX NG3K]

April 26 - May 5
YV - Celebrating the birthdays of Samuel F. B. Morse and Guglielmo Marconi, special event stations 4M5CW and 4M5M will be active on 27 and 30 April respectively. QSL both calls via W4SO (maildrop). ZA - Mitko, LZ1UQ and Andy, LZ2HM will be active as ZA/LZ1UQ and ZA/LZ2HM from Albania from 26 April to 5 May. They will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on the HF bands and 6 metres. QSL via home call.[TNX NG3K]

April 27 - May 6
VR, YB - Vincent, F4BKV will be "casually active" as VR2/F4BKV from mainland Hong Kong from 27 April to 6 May, and as YB9/F4BKV from Bali Island (OC-022) on 7-9 May. His preferred modes are SSB and PSK. QSL via home call, direct or bureau, and LoTW. Logsearch and Online QSL Request System for bureau cards can be found at [TNX DX World]

April 28 - May 6
9G - Kees, PE1KL and Lisa, PA2LS will be active as 9G5LK from Ghana from 28 April to 6 May. They will operate SSB, digital modes and CW on 80-10 metres. QSL via PA2LS, direct or bureau, and LoTW.They have a website at [TNX NG3K]

April 29 - May 1
LA - Bjorn, LA5UKA and Trond, LA9VDA will be active as LA6Q from IOTA group EU-079 from 29 April to 1 May. They will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 80-10 metres. QSL via LA9VDA, direct or bureau (email requests for bureau cards can be sent to la9vda[at]

OE - The Amateur Radio Section of ORF (the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation) and the Documentary Archives Radio Communications/QSL Collection will operate special event station OE11M from 29 April to 1 May. This is an official "International Marconi Day" station and contacts made on 30 April will be valid for the IMD Award. QSL via the OE bureau or direct to OE1WHC. [TNX OE1WHC]

April 30
EI - The Cork Radio Club will be active as EI5IMD on 30 April from the original Marconi site at Brow Head. The station will be active on all bands CW and SSB. QSL via EI9FBB, bureau or direct. [TNX Southgate ARC]

GW - Phil, MW0DHF and Ken, GW1FKY will be active as GB4MBC (Marconi's Birthday Celebration) from Flat Holm Island (EU-124) on 30 April. They plan to operate on many of the HF bands and amateur satellites when access is possible. QSL via MW0DHF. [TNX Southgate ARC]

April 30 - May 7
F - Didier, F4ELJ will be active as F4ELJ/p from Noirmoutier Island(EU-064) from 30 April to 7 May. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [TNX]
(DX News # 1042)