Jul 24

This week in Radio Sports: (July 25 thru July 31)

This week in Radio Sports: (July 25 thru July 31)

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

  ·  07/25/2016 | North of 50/CQ Zone 2

Jul 25-Aug 1, 2100Z-1600Z, VC2Q, Manic 5, QC. North of 50 Group. 3.520 7.020 14.020 21.020 1.980 3.850 7.150 14.210 18.145 21.400 24.960 5.3570. QSL. VA2QA Gabriel, 5221 Blv Maricourt, St Hubert, QC J3Y 7B5, CANADA. All WARC bands and at least one 60M channel will be used

  • 07/25/2016 | Utah Days of ’47 Parade

Jul 25, 1500Z-2359Z, K7U, Salt Lake City, UT. Utah DX Association Radio Club and Davis County Amateur Radio Club. SSB CW RTTY 20 17 15 meters; 2 meters. QSL. Bob Carter, WR7Q, 5478 Brandonwood Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84123. Ham Radio Demonstrations. From Downtown Library Square, 210 E 400 S. udxa.org

  • 07/29/2016 | Swiss Days

Jul 29-Jul 30, 1300Z-2000Z, W9A, Berne, IN. Adams County Amateur Radio Club. 14.270 14.040 7.270 7.040. QSL. W9A c/o Wayne Steury, N9EGT, 817 W Main, Berne, IN 46711. This is our annual community Swiss Days celebration. Berne was founded from people in Switzerland in 1850. wb9kqo.com

  • 07/30/2016 | Apollo XV 45th Anniversary Special Event

Jul 30-Aug 3, 1400Z-0300Z, NN4SA, Huntsville, AL. NASA Marshall Space Flight Center ARC. 14.225. QSL. NN4SA, c/o Donald Hediger ES35, Huntsville, AL 35812. Will self spot on the DX cluster. Most activity will be on Saturday and Sunday on active bands. Some lunchtime and evening ops on Monday and Tuesday. For a QSL card send SASE to NN4SA c/o Don Hediger ES35, MSFC AL 35812 https://nn4sa.wordpress.com

Contesting:

+ SKCC Sprint 0000Z-0200Z, Jul 27
+ Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Jul 27
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Jul 27 and   1900Z-2000Z, Jul 27 and   0300Z-0400Z, Jul 28
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0100Z-0230Z, Jul 29
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Jul 29
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, Jul 29
+ Feld Hell Sprint 0000Z-2359Z, Jul 30
+ RSGB IOTA Contest 1200Z, Jul 30 to 1200Z, Jul 31

 

NPOTA Activations:

Santa Fe NHT + Bent’s Old Fort NHS Other TR11,NS04 W0KEV, KC0ITF, W0ZZS 2016-07-25 00:00:00 2016-07-25 00:00:00
Yellowstone National Park NP57 KE0BRZ 2016-07-25 02:00:00 2016-07-30 03:00:00 I will be in the park for most if not all the time. Occasionally from time to time will be QRP SSB on 20/40M.
Petersburg National Battlefield BF08 KF4QFJ 2016-07-25 13:00:00 2016-07-25 16:30:00 100 W, Buddipole, 40m & 20m and SSB
Badlands National Park NP03 KB8CMW 2016-07-25 15:00:00 2016-07-25 17:00:00 Going to be mobile in SD at Badlands National Park. 20 or 40 Meters
Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience Affiliated Area AA25 K7WA 2016-07-26 17:00:00 2016-07-27 23:00:00 Will start on 20 CW, alternating with K7MCX on 20 SSB. Both may switch to 40 SSB and CW later, or on 07/27. Please send you call only once. And please spot on clusters. Museum hours are 17:00 to 23:00
Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience Affiliated Area AA25 K7MCX 2016-07-26 17:00:00 2016-07-27 23:00:00 Will start on 20 SSB, alternating with K7WA on 20 CW. Both may switch to 40 SSB and CW later, or on 07/27. Please send you call only once. And please spot on clusters. Museum hours are 17:00 to 23:00
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area RC03 NE1RD/1 2016-07-28 16:00:00 2016-07-31 12:00:00 Please call NE1RD/1. Lovells Island has no power or water, so QRP operation. www.bsandersen.com
George Washington Memorial Parkway National Parkway PK02 KO3F 2016-07-29 13:00:00 2016-07-29 16:00:00 QRP 40M SSB & CW, 20M SSB, CW, PSK31 & JT65/9. Will also monitor 146.52 for locals. This is a 3-fer with TR 21 and 22.
Channel Islands National Park NP11 KA6U 2016-07-29 20:00:00 2016-07-30 16:00:00 I plan to activate Channel Islands from the East End of Anacapa Island near the lighthouse starting at about 20:00Z on 7/29. Will operate mostly on 20M with full size vertical and up to 100W if required. Plan to operate with reduced power for longer battery life. Will switch to 40M when 20M fades.
Cape Lookout National Seashore SS05 K4C 2016-07-29 20:00:00 2016-07-31 12:00:00 Primary focus the first day will be NPOTA but feel free to work us for credit during the IOTA contest from the Core Banks of NC (NA067). QSL via LOTW or direct to N4YDU. Operation is by N4YDU and W4KAZ. We will be active on SSB and CW.
Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR10 WR4CC 2016-07-30 13:00:00 2016-07-30 21:00:00 CCARA will be active from Sycamore Shoals located in Elizabethton, TN on July 30 from 9 AM until 5 PM with NPOTA; OVERMOUNTAIN VICTORY TRAIL. Sycamore Shoals is located on the Trail.
Trail of Tears National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR12 W9MAP, N9OQT 2016-07-30 13:00:00 2016-07-31 17:00:00 Saturday 7/30 alternating modes and operators every two hours. Voice (8-10 am, 2-4 pm, and 8-10 pm), PSK (10 am-noon and 4-6 pm),and CW (noon-2 pm and 6-8 pm)from Trail of Tears State Park campground at the Mississippi River near Jackson, MO. Mostly on 20m during day, may do 40m in evening. Sunday
Dinosaur National Monument MN24 N7MDS 2016-07-30 14:00:00 2016-07-30 18:00:00 planning on staying until 18:00 but may be able to stay longer
Blue Ridge Parkway National Parkway PK01 KB4KFT 2016-07-30 18:00:00 2016-07-30 22:00:00 Somewhere between Asheville and Waynesboro, NC. 40m starting at 7254 minus 3kc as needed for QRM. I will go down in steps of 3kc till I find a quiet spot to call CQ. Times are 2pm till 6pm eastern. 6pm eastern (2200) is hard cut off as I need to relocate to Marshall, NC, by 9pm for a sked that
Denali National Park National Park NP16 N6JMK 2016-07-31 00:00:00 2016-07-31 00:00:00 NP16, PV06 – 20 meters SSB Barefoot to 400 watts Timing July 30-August 3 range. Most likely July 31.
George Rogers Clark National Historical Park HP13 KC9OUT 2016-07-31 15:30:00 2016-07-31 21:00:00 We will be on the air at the pit stop for the American Solar Challenge Formula Sun Gran Prix. Both individual members and our TARS club (W9OG) call signs will be used on SSB and digital. We will start on 40 meters but frequencies used will depend on band conditions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jul 18

This week in Radio Sports: (July 18 thru July 24)

This week in Radio Sports: (July 18 thru July 24)

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

  • 07/14/2016 | Boeing 100th Anniversary (Seattle)

Jul 14-Jul 18, 0000Z-2359Z, N7B, Maple Valley, WA. Boeing Employees Amateur Radio Society (Seattle). 14.250. QSL. Greg Magone, KB7QPS, 27492 254th Pl SE, Maple Valley, WA 98038. Celebration of Boeing 100th anniversary. Station will be operating from Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington, near the original site of The Boeing Company’s headquarters.

  • 07/15/2016 | Oblivion ‘2016 – art inspired by Burning Man

Jul 15-Jul 18, 1000Z-1400Z, K5E, Depew, OK. KI5DQ. 14.265 7.265 146.520. QSL. James Hunt, 1026 Valentine Dr, Sherman, OK 75090. A smaller Art Inspired by Burning Man event of 500+ participants. Amateur Radio will be demonstrated as a public service, off-the-grid (no public utilities). www.qrz.com/db/k5e

  • 07/16/2016 | MH17 Memorial Event

Jul 16-Jul 18, 0800Z-1200Z, PD17MH, Alphen aan den Rijn, NETHERLANDS. M. Voskuilen. 28.400 14.200 7.095. QSL. M. Voskuilen, Krabbescheer 13, 2408 LH, Alphen aan den Rijn, NETHERLANDS. I hope that the propagations are good , god bless open heaven for RF signals !!! qrz.com/db/pd17mh

  • 07/17/2016 | National Speleological Society (NSS) 75th Anniversary Convention

Jul 17-Jul 23, 1500Z-1900Z, N5S, Ely, NV. National Speleological Society. 3.9350 (LSB) 7.1950 (LSB) 14.2850 (USB) 28.3850 (USB). QSL. Steve L. Deveny, 9032 Black Elk Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89143. The Special Event Station N5S will be celebrating the National Speleological Society (NSS) 75th Anniversary Convention, the National Park Service Centennial, and the Great Basin National Park 30th Anniversary in Ely, Nevada. Operation Times will be daily from 15:00 Hours to 23:59 Hours UTC, last day 15:00 to 19:00. nss2016.caves.org/projects/n5s.php

  • 07/17/2016 | Winnebago Grand National Rally

Jul 17-Jul 18, 1423Z-1423Z, W0WIT, Forest City, IA. WIT Radio (WITCARS). 147.27+ 14.268 7.263. QSL. David Marlowe, AF7G, 12648 170th St, Linwood, KS 66052. www.orgsites.com/ia/witcars

  • 07/18/2016 | Brickyard 400

Jul 18-Jul 24, 1400Z-2359Z, W9IMS, Indianapolis, IN. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Amateur Radio Club. 18.140 14.245 7.240 3.840. Certificate & QSL. Indianapolis Motor Speedway ARC, PO Box 30954, Indianapolis, IN 46230. See URL for all the details! www.qrz.com/db/w9ims

  • 07/18/2016 | Catalina Council BSA Pimaree

Jul 18-Jul 22, 1600Z-1900Z, WN7BSA, Tucson, AZ. Catalina Council BSA. 146.520 21.360 14.260 7.260. QSL. Joe Statkevicus, WN7BSA, 11538 East Golf Links Rd, Tucson, AZ 85730. The Catalina Council serves southeastern Arizona. The annual Pimaree event brings in 200 scouts from Mexico, Canada, and the USA for a unique scouting experience in the cool mountains of SE Arizona. k3tye@arrl.net

  • 07/20/2016 | 50th Anniversary Wisconsin State Waterski Tournament

Jul 20-Jul 25, 1100Z-2359Z, W9W, Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Mid-State Repeater Association. 21.350 14.250 7.250 3.850. QSL. Mid-State Repeater Association, Attn: W9W Event, PO Box 1001, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495. ALSO using the KC9VUP Echolink Node This is the first to two water ski show tournaments to be held in 2016 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. QSL’s available with SASE. Work both special events and get a certificate as well.

  • 07/20/2016 | 50th Anniversary Wisconsin State Waterski Tournament

Jul 20-Jul 25, 1100Z-2359Z, W9W, Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Mid-State Repeater Association. 21.350 14.250 7.250 3.850. Certificate. W9W Event, PO Box 1001, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495. Also using the KC9VUP Echolink Node. This is the first of two water ski show tournaments to be held in 2016 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. QSL’s available with SASE. Work both special events and get a certificate as well.

  • 07/22/2016 | ARCA/Williams Hamfest

Jul 22-Jul 24, 1600Z-1600Z, W7W, Williams, AZ. Amateur Radio Council of Arizona. 28.400 14.240 7.240. QSL. ARCA – KC7TMA, 16845 N 29th Ave #312, Phoenix, AZ 85053. www.arca-az.org

  • 07/22/2016 | Baseball’s Field of Dreams

Jul 22-Jul 23, 0810Z-0810Z, W0DBQ, Dubuque, IA. Great River Amateur Radio Club. Mid 75 meters; Mid 40 Meters; Upper 20 meters; Mid 17 Meters;. Certificate. Great River Amateur Radio Club, POB 1384, Dubuque, IA 52004. W0DQ and the Great River Amateur Radio Club will be operating directly from the original Field of Dreams site in Dyersville, Iowa: the site where be movie was filmed and where visitors from all over the county come grab a bat and glove and play baseball all through the summer. Join Field of Dreams on the air. w0dbq.com

  • 07/22/2016 | Hudson Valley Chalk Festival

Jul 22, 1400Z-2300Z, W2HO, New Paltz, NY. Orange County Amateur Radio Club. 14.260 7.240. Certificate. W2HO, PO Box 624, Cornwall, NY 12518. www.hudsonvalleychalkfestival.com or www.ocarc-ny.org

  • 07/23/2016 | 91st Annual Chincoteague Pony Swim

Jul 23-Jul 31, 1200Z-2359Z, K4P, Chincoteague Island, VA. Wallops Amateur Radio Club. 14.270 14.078 7.215 7.078. QSL. C. J. Shelton, N3JS, 5252 Pine Tree Way, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336. All operations will be from Chincoteague Island, IOTA # NA-083. Modes will include SSB and JT9. K4P will be active in the 2016 IOTA Contest. k4p.moonfruit.com

  • 07/23/2016 | NPS 100th Anniversary at Crater Lake

Jul 23-Jul 24, 1500Z-1500Z, W7C, Crater Lake, OR. Oregon Tualatin Valley Amateur Radio Club. 28.440 14.230. QSL. OTVARC, PO Box 5471, Beaverton, OR 97006. We will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service with a full day, and maybe two day, event with three operating locations around Oregon’s only National Park. Listen in for W7C. www.otvarc.org

Contesting:

QRP Fox Hunt 0100Z-0230Z, Jul 15
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Jul 15
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, Jul 15
+ Russian Radio Team Championship 0700Z-1459Z, Jul 16
+ Trans-Tasman Low-Bands Challenge 0800Z-1400Z, Jul 16
+ DMC RTTY Contest 1200Z, Jul 16 to 1200Z, Jul 17
+ Feld Hell Sprint 1400Z-1759Z, Jul 16
+ CQ Worldwide VHF Contest 1800Z, Jul 16 to 2100Z, Jul 17
+ North American QSO Party, RTTY 1800Z, Jul 16 to 0559Z, Jul 17
+ RSGB Low Power Contest 0900Z-1200Z and 1300Z-1600Z, Jul 17
+ Run for the Bacon QRP Contest 0100Z-0300Z, Jul 18
+ Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Jul 20
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Jul 20 and   1900Z-2000Z, Jul 20 and   0300Z-0400Z, Jul 21
+ NAQCC CW Sprint 0030Z-0230Z, Jul 21
+ RSGB 80m Club Championship, Data 1900Z-2030Z, Jul 21
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0100Z-0230Z, Jul 22
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Jul 22
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, Jul 22
+ SA Sprint Contest 2100Z-2300Z, Jul 23

NPOTA Activations:

Pipe Spring National Monument MN60 KN7D 2016-07-18 02:00:00 2016-07-18 04:00:00 Times approximate. 40m,30m,20m,17m depending on solar condx. CW/SSB. Make your special operation requests via email address on QRZ.com.
Yellowstone National Park NP57 K7EA 2016-07-18 03:00:00 2016-07-22 18:00:00 CW and digital
Zion National Park NP59 NA6L 2016-07-18 17:00:00 2016-07-18 19:00:00 Zion/Virgin river chasers, I’ll look for a good spot with elevation to the NE — not the “black hole” canyon this time. All times are Approximate – duration QRV at each unit is based on caller demand, heat and battery life. Will be on 20m SSB and try to be around 14.260 pending nets and QRM. Wil
Guadalupe Mountains National Park NP27 N5KWD 2016-07-18 17:00:00 2016-07-18 23:59:00 Please see my QRZ page for more details.
Fort Necessity National Battlefield BF05 W3ATB 2016-07-18 19:00:00 2016-07-18 21:30:00 CW and phone. Plan to start on 14.060 +/- 2 and then go to 14.285 +/- 2. Will then QSY to 40M QRP CW and phone freqs. Slower CW 12 WPM Be gentle.
Virgin National Wild and Scenic River National Wild and Scenic River WR36 NA6L 2016-07-18 20:00:00 2016-07-18 21:00:00 Zion/Virgin river chasers, I’ll look for a good spot with elevation to the NE — not the “black hole” canyon this time. All times are Approximate – duration QRV at each unit is based on caller demand, heat and battery life. Will be on 20m SSB and try to be around 14.260 pending nets and QRM. Wil
Grand Canyon National Park NP22 KN7D 2016-07-18 22:00:00 2016-07-19 02:00:00 Times approximate. 40m,30m,20m,17m depending on solar condx. CW/SSB. Make your special operation requests via email address on QRZ.com. North Rim.
Kings Canyon National Park NP35 NI0C/6 2016-07-18 23:00:00 2016-07-21 23:00:00 QRP CW operation with wire antenna, 20m, perhaps 30m. Spots appreciated. LoTW uploads using portable call sign (NI0C/6). Photo QSL will be designed and printed if enough QSO’s are made.
Flight 93 National Memorial NM07 W3ATB 2016-07-19 13:00:00 2016-07-19 14:30:00 CW and phone. Plan to start on 14.060 +/- 2 and then go to 14.285 +/- 2. Will then QSY to 40M QRP CW and phone freqs. Slower CW 12 WPM Be gentle.
Old Spanish National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR19 NA6L 2016-07-19 16:00:00 2016-07-19 17:00:00 All times are Approximate – duration QRV at each unit is based on caller demand, heat and battery life. Will be on 20m SSB and try to be around 14.260 pending nets and QRM. Will try 40m LSB if needed for close-in stations – ask a 20m station to relay your needs to me and I’ll QSY to 40m at the end o
Chamizal National Memorial NM03 N5KWD 2016-07-19 17:00:00 2016-07-19 19:30:00 Please see my QRZ page for more details.
Lake Mead National Recreation Area RC13 NA6L 2016-07-19 17:30:00 2016-07-19 18:30:00 All times are Approximate – duration QRV at each unit is based on caller demand, heat and battery life. Will be on 20m SSB and try to be around 14.260 pending nets and QRM. Will try 40m LSB if needed for close-in stations – ask a 20m station to relay your needs to me and I’ll QSY to 40m at the end o
Pinnacles National Park NP46 K6UF 2016-07-19 20:00:00 2016-07-21 18:00:00 40m-10m, SSB & CW.
Mojave National Preserve PV13 NA6L 2016-07-19 20:00:00 2016-07-19 21:00:00 All times are Approximate – duration QRV at each unit is based on caller demand, heat and battery life. Will be on 20m SSB and try to be around 14.260 pending nets and QRM. Will try 40m LSB if needed for close-in stations – ask a 20m station to relay your needs to me and I’ll QSY to 40m at the end o
El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR17 N5KWD 2016-07-19 21:30:00 2016-07-19 23:30:00 Please see my QRZ page for more details.
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area RC10 KN7D 2016-07-19 22:00:00 2016-07-20 02:00:00 Times approximate. 40m,30m,20m,17m depending on solar condx. CW/SSB. Make your special operation requests via email address on QRZ.com.
Rainbow Bridge National Monument MN63 KN7D 2016-07-20 16:30:00 2016-07-20 19:00:00 Pending approval from NPS Park Superintendent and Navajo Nation Tribal Council. UPDATE 01JUL16: OPERATION CANCELLED. Ham radio is a prohibited activity. Rainbow Bridge is “held sacred by local, regional Native Tribes” see below…
Rainbow Bridge National Monument MN63 KN7D 2016-07-20 16:45:00 2016-07-20 23:59:00 NPS: “The General Management Plan for Rainbow Bridge National Monument does not allow for special events to occur under a Special Use Permit; your activity has been determined to be a special event. Rainbow Bridge National Monument is considered a ‘sensitive’ location”
Pecos National Historical Park HP35 N5KWD 2016-07-20 17:00:00 2016-07-20 20:00:00 Please see my QRZ page for more details. Two-fer with Santa Fe Trail.
Bryce Canyon National Park NP07 KN7D 2016-07-20 17:00:00 2016-07-20 19:00:00 Times approximate. 40m,30m,20m,17m depending on solar condx. CW/SSB. Make your special operation requests via email address on QRZ.com.
Santa Fe National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR11 N5KWD 2016-07-20 17:00:00 2016-07-20 20:00:00 Please see my QRZ page for more details. Two-fer with Pecos NHP,
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area RC14 N5KWD 2016-07-21 00:00:00 2016-07-22 23:59:00 Please see my QRZ page for more details.
Isle Royale National Park NP31 AA0AW 2016-07-21 13:00:00 2016-07-24 23:59:00 We will be crossing to the island on Wednesday July 20 so might be operating that evening for awhile. Will have 3 stations active doing SSB, CW, PSK31 and possible RTTY.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park NP26 KK4TUX 2016-07-22 00:00:00 2016-07-29 00:00:00 Camping at Deep Creek and activating hopefully at least 3 consecutive days within this window. Also planning multiple SOTA activations if possible.
Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument MN03 N5KWD 2016-07-22 00:00:00 2016-07-22 23:59:00 Please see my QRZ page for more details.
Cuyahoga Valley National Park NP14 NO8N 2016-07-22 13:00:00 2016-07-23 16:00:00 SSB & Digital
Yellowstone National Park NP57 KB7AWG 2016-07-22 23:00:00 2016-07-26 19:00:00 Will be lodging outside the park at night. Operation will probably be mobile and during daytime hours only so mostly 20m & 40m SSB at 100w output. Depending on time and conditions, may try for some CW and PSK31.
Mississippi National River and Recreation Areas National River RV04 W0W 2016-07-23 14:00:00 2016-07-24 02:00:00 Our station will be in the Mississippi National River & Recreational Area in Ramsey, Minnesota. We will be operating one station primarily on 20 meter ssb on Saturday July 23 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. Our operating frequency will be around 14.250.
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site NS71 W4AP 2016-07-23 14:30:00 2016-07-23 20:00:00 20m SSB ~14.260
Manhattan Project National Historical Park HP50 KY4L 2016-07-23 17:00:00 2016-07-23 21:00:00 NPOTA operation on 20-m CW from the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge, a Manhattan Project structure located within the boundary of the original Clinton Engineering Works in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Waco Mammoth National Monument MN81 N5KWD 2016-07-23 19:00:00 2016-07-23 21:00:00 Please see my QRZ page for more details.
Catoctin Mountain Park Other DZ01 W3DWJ 2016-07-24 14:00:00 2016-07-24 18:00:00 Will operate mainly on 20M but may operate on 40M depending on band conditions
Farmington National Wild and Scenic River National Wild and Scenic River WR16 WB1DJU 2016-07-24 17:00:00 2016-07-24 21:00:00 The Wireless Operators of Winsted club in Winsted, CT will be activating this site. We’ll likely be on 20m and 40m in SSB mode most often. But, if propagation is good, we’ll also try 80m later in the day so that northeast US chasers can more easily work this site. We’ll be using the club call.

Jul 10

This week in Radio Sports: (July 11 thru July 17)

This week in Radio Sports: (July 11 thru July 17)

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

  • 07/14/2016 | Boeing 100th Anniversary (Seattle)

Jul 14-Jul 18, 0000Z-2359Z, N7B, Maple Valley, WA. Boeing Employees Amateur Radio Society (Seattle). 14.250. QSL. Greg Magone, KB7QPS, 27492 254th Pl SE, Maple Valley, WA 98038. Celebration of Boeing 100th anniversary. Station will be operating from Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington, near the original site of The Boeing Company’s headquarters.

  • 07/14/2016 | Corvette Homecoming

Jul 14-Jul 17, 1600Z-2300Z, KY4BG, Bowling Green, KY. Kentucky Colonels Amatuer Radiio Club. 28.465 14.265 7.265 3.865. Certificate & QSL. Heny Cantrell, 905 Wrenwood Dr, Bowling Green, KY 42103. See website for information on printing your own certificate; $2 to mail certificate. kcarconline.com

  • 07/15/2016 | Oblivion ‘2016 – art inspired by Burning Man

Jul 15-Jul 18, 1000Z-1400Z, K5E, Depew, OK. KI5DQ. 14.265 7.265 146.520. QSL. James Hunt, 1026 Valentine Dr, Sherman, OK 75090. A smaller Art Inspired by Burning Man event of 500+ participants. Amateur Radio will be demonstrated as a public service, off-the-grid (no public utilities). www.qrz.com/db/k5e

  • 07/16/2016 | 100th Anniversary of the San Francisco Radio Club

Jul 16, 1600Z-2300Z, W6PW/100, San Francisco, CA. San Francisco Radio Club. 28.300 24,945 21.275 18.150 14.225 7.178. QSL. Tony Dowler, K6BV, PO Box 1749, Pacifica, CA 94044. www.qrz.com/db/w6pw or www.sfarc.org

  • 07/16/2016 | Candor NC Peach Festival

Jul 16, 1400Z-1800Z, NC4MC, Candor, NC. Montgomery Amateur Radio Society (MARS). 14.250 USB 14.030 CW 7.250 7.030. Certificate. Don Grady, KG4ZRH, 120 Woodline Dr, Troy, NC 27371. Annual Peach Festival and Parade

  • 07/16/2016 | MH17 Memorial Event

Jul 16-Jul 18, 0800Z-1200Z, PD17MH, Alphen aan den Rijn, NETHERLANDS. M. Voskuilen. 28.400 14.200 7.095. QSL. M. Voskuilen, Krabbescheer 13, 2408 LH, Alphen aan den Rijn, NETHERLANDS. I hope that the propagations are good , god bless open heaven for RF signals !!! qrz.com/db/pd17mh

  • 07/16/2016 | Mt Davis, the Highest Spot in PA SOTA and Special Event Celebrating Club’s 70th Year

Jul 16, 1400Z-1800Z, W3UU/70, Etters, PA. Harrisburg Radio Amateurs’ Club. 14.265 7.265. QSL. Terry Snyder WB3BKN, PO Box 355, Halifax, PA 17032. Celebrating Harrisburg Radio Amateurs’ Club’s 70th year with this, the first special event station of the season at Mt Davis. SOTA W3/PT-001 (FM09JS) Mt Davis is the highest point in Pennsylvania. Latitude: 39.786 , Longitude: -79.1767 . QSL info on QRZ at W3UU and www.w3uu.org Send SASE www.w3uu.org

  • 07/16/2016 | Operation Red Sleigh

Jul 16, 1000Z-2010Z, K4NWJ, Asheboro, NC. Guilford ARES – AUXCOMM. 14.265 3.950 7.232. QSL. W4S / Operation Red Sleigh, 5186 Farlowe Davis Dr, Sophia, NC 27350. www.operationredsleigh.com

  • 07/16/2016 | Red River Bridge War

Jul 16-Jul 24, 0000Z-2359Z, W5I, Denison, TX. Grayson County Amateur Radio Club. 142.50 140.70 7.250 7.070. QSL. Grayson County Amateur Radio Club, PO Box 642, Sherman, TX 75091. www.graysoncountyarc.com

  • 07/17/2016 | National Speleological Society (NSS) 75th Anniversary Convention

Jul 17-Jul 23, 1500Z-1900Z, N5S, Ely, NV. National Speleological Society. 3.9350 (LSB) 7.1950 (LSB) 14.2850 (USB) 28.3850 (USB). QSL. Steve L. Deveny, 9032 Black Elk Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89143. The Special Event Station N5S will be celebrating the National Speleological Society (NSS) 75th Anniversary Convention, the National Park Service Centennial, and the Great Basin National Park 30th Anniversary in Ely, Nevada. Operation Times will be daily from 15:00 Hours to 23:59 Hours UTC, last day 15:00 to 19:00. nss2016.caves.org/projects/n5s.php

  • 07/17/2016 | Winnebago Grand National Rally

Jul 17-Jul 18, 1423Z-1423Z, W0WIT, Forest City, IA. WIT Radio (WITCARS). 147.27+ 14.268 7.263. QSL. David Marlowe, AF7G, 12648 170th St, Linwood, KS 66052. www.orgsites.com/ia/witcars

Contesting:

Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Jul 13
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Jul 13 and   1900Z-2000Z, Jul 13 and   0300Z-0400Z, Jul 14
+ RSGB 80m Club Championship, SSB 1900Z-2030Z, Jul 13
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0100Z-0230Z, Jul 15
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Jul 15
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, Jul 15
+ Russian Radio Team Championship 0700Z-1459Z, Jul 16
+ Trans-Tasman Low-Bands Challenge 0800Z-1400Z, Jul 16
+ DMC RTTY Contest 1200Z, Jul 16 to 1200Z, Jul 17
+ Feld Hell Sprint 1400Z-1759Z, Jul 16
+ CQ Worldwide VHF Contest 1800Z, Jul 16 to 2100Z, Jul 17
+ North American QSO Party, RTTY 1800Z, Jul 16 to 0559Z, Jul 17
+ RSGB Low Power Contest 0900Z-1200Z and 1300Z-1600Z, Jul 17

NPOTA Activations:

Yellowstone National Park NP57 K6REA 2016-07-11 01:00:00 2016-07-18 09:00:00 Will be operating on 20m SSB and 15m SSB late afternoons and evenings.
North Country National Scenic Trail National Scenic Trail TR04 W0JEC 2016-07-11 15:00:00 2016-07-11 21:00:00 Minnesota Section of the Trail, Single station, 100 watts SSB, on 80 thru 10 meters as propagation permits.
Gulf Islands National Seashore SS08 NI5DX 2016-07-11 15:00:00 2016-07-14 20:00:00 I will be activating SS08 while on family vacation. Times will be dependent on other activities, but I will try to be on each day. Mainly SSB, but may be able to do some CW. Will operate mostly 20, but some 17 and 40 meters. Will be using IC-7000, 90 watts, to my Buddipole Deluxe. I will upload
Glacier Bay National Park National Park NP20 K4WA/KL7 2016-07-11 16:00:00 2016-07-11 23:00:00 Granted permission to operate from the cruise ship while in the Park. Topography and operating constraints for antenna and power make this challenging. Hope to start with CW 14.040 and up, depending on QRM. May switch to other bands or modes if conditions permit. Please spot if heard.
Gettysburg National Military Park MP03 W3ATB 2016-07-11 21:00:00 2016-07-11 22:30:00 Late day activation after driving 8.5 hours from NH. QRP starting with CW around 14.060 +/- 2 then switch to phone 14.285 +/- 2.
Flight 93 National Memorial NM07 W3ATB 2016-07-12 14:00:00 2016-07-12 15:30:00 QRP starting with CW around 14.060 +/- 2 then switch to phone 14.285 +/- 2.
Sequoia National Park NP50 KC4DV 2016-07-12 20:00:00 2016-07-12 23:59:00
Cape Cod National Seashore SS03 KD8MQ 2016-07-14 00:00:00 2016-07-17 00:00:00 I’ll be doing 100 watts & a buddipole/buddistick. Operation will be holiday style, will be taking antennas for 40, 20, 15. Modes will be SSB, and perhaps some slow CW.
Saint Paul’s Church National Historic Site NS61 KD2IRA 2016-07-14 18:00:00 2016-07-14 21:00:00 Approved for Thursday activation 14:00 – 17:00 local time at this NPOTA prize. Check QRZ for details. 40 m SSB and 20 m SSB, 100 watts. Shooting for our usual quota of 100 QSOs, but mid-week may be tough. Spot us!
Lewis and Clark National Historical Park HP23 K7ZX 2016-07-15 15:00:00 2016-07-15 17:00:00 I plan to activate HP23 from Cape Disappointment State Park, WA using QRP CW. Look for me around 7045 and 14045 KHz.
Glacier Bay National Park National Park NP20 KL7XK 2016-07-15 18:00:00 2016-07-16 23:00:00 we will be operating from the visitors center in barlett cove ak, the national park head Quarters. 2 stations will operate on 10 ,15,20, meters will try to run one station on solar power/batteries at 100 watts. one station may run ORP. NAME/Sig report/STATE/COUNTRY REQUESTED
Glacier Bay National Park National Park NP20 KL7XK 2016-07-15 18:00:00 2016-07-16 23:00:00 we will be operating from the visitors center in barlett cove ak, the national park head Quarters. 2 stations will operate on 10 ,15,20, meters will try to run one station on solar power/batteries at 100 watts. one station may run ORP. NAME/Sig report/STATE/COUNTRY REQUESTED
Glacier Bay National Park National Park NP20 KL7XK 2016-07-15 18:00:00 2016-07-16 23:00:00 we will be operating from the visitors center in barlett cove ak, the national park head Quarters. 2 stations will operate on 10 ,15,20, meters will try to run one station on solar power/batteries at 100 watts. one station may run ORP. NAME/Sig report/STATE/COUNTRY REQUESTED
Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR09 K7ZX 2016-07-15 20:30:00 2016-07-15 22:30:00 Planning to operate from TR09 and HP23 from the Dismal Nitch rest stop on WA hwy 401 just east of the Astoria-Megler bridge. Look for me on 20 meter SSB around 14.340 plus or minus. Operation approved by the Wash. State Dept. of Transportation.
Bryce Canyon National Park NP07 KN7D 2016-07-15 22:00:00 2016-07-16 06:00:00 Times approximate. 40m,30m,20m,17m depending on solar condx. CW/SSB. Make your special operation requests via email address on QRZ.com.
Sequoia National Park NP50 NI0C/6 2016-07-15 23:00:00 2016-07-18 15:00:00 QRP CW operation with wire antenna, 20m, perhaps 30m. Spots appreciated. LoTW uploads using portable call sign (NI0C/6). Photo QSL will be designed and printed if enough QSO’s are made.
Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreation River National Wild and Scenic River WR10 N3Z 2016-07-16 13:00:00 2016-07-16 20:00:00 NPS Zane Grey Festival Special Event station N3Z and WR10 Activation. Two stations, SSB & PSK31. – CW 40 kHz up from bottom of band, 17M 18075 – SSB 7227, 14275, 18125, 21350, 28350 – PSK31 7070, 14070, 18100, 21070, 28120 Propagation and QRN/QRM permitting.
Yellowstone National Park NP57 KA9IVY 2016-07-16 14:00:00 2016-07-22 04:00:00 Will probably work SSB 8:00am (UTC 1400) around 14.260; 8:00pm (UTC 0200) around 7.260
San Juan National Historic Site NS63 KP3RE 2016-07-16 14:00:00 2016-07-16 21:00:00 We had the permission Granted to operate from Fort San Cristobal in San Juan, Puerto Rico as a National Historic Site. Running on battery Power and Vertical Antenna following special restrictions on that location.
San Juan National Historic Site NS63 KP4AW 2016-07-16 14:00:00 2016-07-16 21:00:00 3rd activation of San Juan Historic, San Juan de la Cruz Fort in Isla de Cabras by Puerto Rico Amateur Radio League. Will activate 10-20m during daylight. 73 Otis NP4G
Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR21 W4HZL 2016-07-16 14:00:00 2016-07-16 21:00:00 The Middle Peninsula ARC will hold a special event to activate TR21 on July 16th. We will be operating from shore of East River near Mobjack Bay in Matthews County, VA. Look for us on 7.265, or 14.265 or 21.265 SSB +/- QRM.
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park MP05 K4DSO 2016-07-16 14:00:00 2016-07-16 21:00:00 CW on 7045 and on 14045. SSB on 7190 and on 14295. Operation will be primarily SSB with some CW. Also may move to other bands as band conditions dictate. Activation by the Birmingham Amateur Radio Club and the QCWA Vulcan Chapter.
Cedar Breaks National Monument MN16 KN7D 2016-07-16 20:00:00 2016-07-16 22:30:00 Times approximate. 40m,30m,20m,17m depending on solar condx. CW/SSB. Make your special operation requests via email address on QRZ.com. Follow up on my 1st activation in April when bad weather at 10,500′ forced me to shut down.
Appalachian National Scenic Trail National Scenic Trail TR01 KB4KFT 2016-07-17 18:00:00 2016-07-17 22:00:00 40 meters around 7254kc, down in steps of 3kc till I find a quiet spot. Check Yahoo group LxPeditionsAtlanta for late details or changes. 2pm to 6pm eastern time.

 

Jul 05

This week in Radio Sports: (July 4 thru July 10)

his week in Radio Sports: (July 4 thru July 10)

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

  • 07/04/2016 | Carranza Memorial Service

Jul 4-Jul 10, 0000Z-2359Z, N2M, Vincentown, NJ. Burlington County Radio Club. 14.25 7.200; 147.15 pl127.3. Certificate & QSL. Burlington County Radio Club N2M, PO Box 307, Moorestown, NJ 08057. The Burlington County Radio Club (www.k2td-bcrc.org) will operate N2M from July 4, 2015 to July 10, 2016. We will operate from the memorial service, at the crash site, on Saturday July 9, 2016. More information about Carranza and the memorial service can be found at www.post11.org. Every year the Mt. Holly Post No. 11 of the American Legion celebrates a service for Captain Emilio Carranza whose plane crashed in the New Jersey Pines in July, 1928 while on a goodwill flight commissioned by the government of Mexico. k2td-bcrc.org

  • 07/07/2016 | 44th Annual Iola Car Show

Jul 7-Jul 9, 1500Z-2200Z, W9WAP, Iola, WI. Waupaca County ARES. 14.275 14.240 7.280 7.250. Certificate. Chuck Fritz, AC9F, 360 Pleasant St, Iola, WI 54945. Send QSL card with contact info along with a business size self addressed stamped envelope. Each day operating from 1500Z to 2200Z. www.waupacacountyares.org

  • 07/09/2016 | 160th anniversary of Nikola Tesla birth

Jul 9-Aug 21, 0000Z-2359Z, TM160NT, Montigny le Bretonneux, FRANCE. Union des RadioClubs, radioamateurs et écouteurs . 28.460 21.360 14.260 7.160. Certificate & QSL. U.R.C Union des Radio-Clubs F8URC, 3 Rue Saint Lugle , LILLERS 62190, FRANCE. Contact n5td@arrl.net on related subjects. QSL Via F8URC. www.urc.asso.fr

  • 07/09/2016 | 2016 Geneseo Air Show

Jul 9, 1300Z-2000Z, N2AAR, Geneseo, NY. Keuka Lake Amateur Radio Association. 14.185. Certificate & QSL. N2AAR-Nancy Bob, KS2YL, 3305 Aikens Rd, Watkins Glen, NY 14891. http://www.nationalwarplane.org/CurrentNews.aspx; www.klara.us

  • 07/09/2016 | Hurst Amateur Radio Club 50th Anniversary

Jul 9-Jul 12, 1430Z-0000Z, W5H, Hurst, TX. Hurst Amateur Radio Club. 14.280 7.270. QSL. David Holiman, 809 Wade Dr, Bedford, TX 76022. Celebrating HARC’s 50th anniversary of service to the community of Hurst, Texas and surrounding communities. Club call sign is W5HRC. www.w5hrc.org

  • 07/09/2016 | USS Midway Museum Ship; Independence Day Special Event

Jul 9, 1600Z-2300Z, NI6IW, San Diego, CA. USS Midway (CV-41) Museum Ship. 14.320 7.250; PSK31 on 14.070; D-STAR on REF001C. QSL. USS Midway Museum Ship Radio Room, 910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101.

Contesting:

10-10 Int. Spirit of 76 QSO Party 0001Z, Jul 4 to 2400Z, Jul 10
+ RSGB 80m Club Championship, CW 1900Z-2030Z, Jul 4
+ ARS Spartan Sprint 0100Z-0300Z, Jul 5
+ Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Jul 6
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Jul 6 and   1900Z-2000Z, Jul 6 and   0300Z-0400Z, Jul 7
+ NRAU 10m Activity Contest 1700Z-1800Z, Jul 7 (CW) and   1800Z-1900Z, Jul 7 (SSB) and   1900Z-2000Z, Jul 7 (FM) and   2000Z-2100Z, Jul 7 (Dig)
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Jul 8
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, Jul 8
+ FISTS Summer Sprint 0000Z-0400Z, Jul 9
+ SKCC Weekend Sprintathon 1200Z, Jul 9 to 2400Z, Jul 10
+ IARU HF World Championship 1200Z, Jul 9 to 1200Z, Jul 10
+ CQC Great Colorado Gold Rush 2000Z-2159Z, Jul 10

NPOTA Activations:

Yellowstone National Park NP57 K6REA 2016-07-06 01:00:00 2016-07-12 09:00:00 Will be operating on 20m SSB and 15m SSB late afternoons and evenings.
Devils Postpile National Monument MN22 KF6ILA/M 2016-07-06 21:00:00 2016-07-10 04:00:00 Camping in the Devil’s Postpile campground. 100 watts, 20 & 40 Mtrs, SSB & SSTV using inverted “V” antenna, solar power with Batteries. Will be working with NA6L for additional bands and modes. KF6JVF assisting. No internet access – Please Spot! 7.265/14.330 +- QRM 14.230 SSTV
International Peace Garden Affiliated Area AA12 WA0CSL 2016-07-07 15:00:00 2016-07-10 03:00:00 Operating with a TS-570 and all band off center fed dipole from campsite. Will try to cover as many HF bands as possible in time allotted.
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument MN51 W7QDM 2016-07-07 16:00:00 2016-07-07 21:30:00 Little Bighorn Battlefield in SE Montana. 20m/17M SSB if productive, otherwise CW. I’ll target 18.084, 18.114, 14.244, 14.044 QRM permitting. Please spot.
Saint Paul’s Church National Historic Site NS61 KD2IRA 2016-07-07 19:00:00 2016-07-07 23:00:00 Approved for Thursday activation 15:00 – 19:00 local time at this NPOTA prize. Check QRZ for details. 40 m SSB and 20 m SSB, 100 watts. Shooting for our usual quota of 100 QSOs, but mid-week may be tough. Spot us!
International Peace Garden Affiliated Area AA12 N0D 2016-07-08 14:00:00 2016-07-10 07:00:00 The Souris Valley Amateur Radio Club in conjunction with the 53rd International Ham Fest www.internationalhamfest.com will be activating AA12. I will be posting the bands/frequencies during the operation on my blog at www.kk3mm.com. 73 Dan
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area RC02 W7QDM 2016-07-08 16:00:00 2016-07-08 21:00:00 Bighorn Canyon Nat. Rec. Area in SE Montana. 20m/17m SSB if productive, otherwise CW. Target 18.084, 18.114, 14.244, 14.044 QRM permitting. Please spot.
Fallen Timbers Battlefield and Fort Miamis National Historic Site Affiliated Area AA06 N8RLH 2016-07-09 12:00:00 2016-07-09 17:00:00 we will try to be on the high end of 40 & 20.
Padre Island National Seashore SS09 N5CRP 2016-07-09 12:00:00 2016-07-09 23:59:00 The South Texas Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the NPS Centennial Sea Turtle Celebration from Malaquite Beach on Padre Island. We will be on 10-20 and 40m depending on propagation. http://binged.it/28RIHdK https://www.facebook.com/events/1013989312018132/
Herbert Hoover National Historic Site NS35 WN0BSA 2016-07-09 15:00:00 2016-07-09 23:59:00 Mount Vernon Iowa Boy Scout Troop 40 will operate WN0BSA from the Hoover national Historic Site. Anticipated activity at the low end of 40M and 20M SSB
Appalachian National Scenic Trail National Scenic Trail TR01 k2qs 2016-07-10 00:00:00 2016-07-30 00:00:00 will be portable from the trail located in Pawling NY
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site NS74 k2qs 2016-07-10 00:00:00 2016-07-30 00:00:00 6m-80m ssb,cw, and digital (rtty and psk)
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site NS36 k2qs 2016-07-10 00:00:00 2016-07-30 00:00:00 6m-80m ssd,cw,and digital..(rtty and psk)
Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site NS14 k2qs 2016-07-10 00:00:00 2016-07-30 00:00:00 6m-80m ssd,cw,and digital..(rtty and psk)
Women’s Rights National Historical Park HP48 K2BWK 2016-07-10 09:00:00 2016-07-10 14:00:00 Squaw Island Radio Club will activate on the date and time listed. We will activate on 40 meter, 20 meter and 10 meter bands. If time and conditions allow other bands may be activated.
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park HP14 W3DWJ 2016-07-10 14:00:00 2016-07-10 19:00:00 Will mainly operate on 20 meters. May try 40 meters depending on conditions
Springfield Armory National Historic Site NS66 POTA*413 2016-07-10 16:00:00 2016-07-10 20:00:00 W1AST NO4MM KB1VWQ Look for NS66 from this group every 2nd Sunday of each month. depending on station per month. Special Use Permit Was Issued… Group offering paper QSL for contact, while supplies last. See KB1VWQ QRZ page for more details about NS66.
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park HP21 K4WA/KL7 2016-07-10 23:30:00 2016-07-11 03:00:00 Small window of opportunity to activate from the yard of the Moore Homestead in the historic downtown district. Very low power and surrounding mountains present a challenge, so I’ll probably start with CW, 14.040 or up, depending on QRM. Will switch to SSB if conditions are favorable. Please spot

 

 

 

Jun 28

This week in Radio Sports: (June 27 thru July 3)

This week in Radio Sports: (June 27 thru July 3)

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

  • 06/28/2016 | Narragansett Bay Lights and Islands

Jun 28-Oct 23, 1400Z-2100Z, W1SYE, Newport, RI. Newport County Radio Club. 21.285 14.260 7.240. QSL. Chuck Kesson, PO Box 3103, Newport, RI 02840. Roger Williams and Miantonomi Bay Islands. Multiple island and light activations, many firsts, throughout the summer. www.w1sye.org

  • 06/29/2016 | 153rd Anniversary of the Battle of Hanover and Gettysburg

Jun 29-Jul 10, 1000Z-0300Z, W1G, East Berlin, PA. WO4L. 18.150 14.275 7.200 3.850. Certificate & QSL. Bob Hess, 74 Curtis Dr, East Berlin, PA 17316. Beautiful full color Certificate & QSL card available. www.qrz.com/db/w1g

  • 06/30/2016 | Chisholm Trail Amateur Radio Club 60th Anniversary

Jun 30-Jul 2, 2300Z-0200Z, W6A, Duncan, OK. Chisholm Trail Amateur Radio Club. 21.360 14.260. QSL. Chisholm Trail Amateur Radio Club, 1219 North 10th St, Duncan, OK 73533. dweak21443@sbclobal.net

  • 06/30/2016 | Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial

Jun 30-Jul 1, 1500Z-0100Z, N7GMH, Prescott, AZ. Yavapai Amateur Radio Club. 18.119 14.319 14.119 7.219. Certificate. Don Bauer, 7150 E Acre Way, Prescott Valley, AZ 86315. QSL via WB7TPH w7yrc.org

  • 07/01/2016 | Boeing’s 100th Anniversary

Jul 1-Jul 31, 0000Z-2359Z, various calls, multiple cities. Boeing Employees Amateur Radio Society (BEARS) and Boeing Auxiallary Communications Service BACS). HF VHF UHF. Certificate & QSL. see information, on, website. Multiple Boeing affiliated amateur radio stations across the country will operate throughout the month of July in celebration of Boeing’s 100th Anniversary. All stations will “self-spot” on the DX clusters when operating, so that you will be able to find a Boeing related “BEARS or BACS” station on the bands. Special “100th Anniversary” QSLs will be available with aircraft photos as well as a special certificate for working multiple stations. Complete information will be available at the time of the event on the BEARS- St Louis website listed above. QSL information will be available on the website as well. www.w0ma.org

  • 07/01/2016 | K2B 13colonies

Jul 1-Jul 6, 1300Z-0400Z, K2B, Cedar Bluff, VA. 13 Colonies Special Event. 7.213 14.313. Certificate & QSL. Dan Starling, 2262 Bandy Rd, Cedar Bluff, VA 24609. blew396@yahoo.com

  • 07/02/2016 | 45th Annual Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree and Crafts Festival

Jul 2, 1400Z-2200Z, K4F, Smithville, TN. DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club. 14.280 14.045 7.275 7.045. QSL. DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club – AB4ZB, 288 Dogwood Cir, Smithville, TN 37166. Commemorate the 45th Annual Smithville Tennessee Fiddlers’ Jamboree & Craft Festival. www.dccarc.org

  • 07/02/2016 | City of Laurel July 4th Celebration

Jul 2, 1600Z-2359Z, W3LRC, Laurel, MD. Laurel Amateur Radio Club. 28.350 21.400 14.325 7.200 147.54. Certificate & QSL. Laurel Amateur Radio Club, PO Box 146, Laurel, MD 20725. www.larcmd.org

  • 07/02/2016 | Colonial Williamsburg Special Event

Jul 2, 1400Z-2000Z, K4RC, Williamsburg, VA. Williamsburg Area Amateur Radio Club. 14.262 7.262. QSL. Steve Flester, 100 Percussion Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185. 240th anniversary of America’s independence from England. www.k4rc.net

  • 07/02/2016 | Independence Day Observance

Jul 2, 1500Z-2100Z, W5KID, Baton Rouge, LA. Baton Rouge Amateur Radio Club. 14.240 14.060 7.240 7.060. QSL. USS KIDD Amateur Radio Club, 305 S River Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70802.

  • 07/02/2016 | Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant

Jul 2-Jul 3, 1600Z-2359Z, W0NOZ, DeSmet, SD. Huron Amateur Radio Association. 18.155 14.265 7.265. Certificate & QSL. Huron ARA, Inc, PO Box 205, Huron, SD 57350. Send $2 with QSO info to call book address. We will provide 9×12 envelope, postage, and send certificate and QSL card. www.huronarc.info

  • 07/02/2016 | Open House on 40th birthday of Bellbrook Amateur Radio Club

Jul 2, 1500Z-2100Z, W8DGN, Bellbrook, OH. Bellbrook Amateur Radio Club (BARC). 28.400 21.400 7.240; 14.070 PSK-31. Certificate. Bellbrook Amateur Radio Club, PO Box 73, Bellbrook, OH 45305. www.qrz.com/db/w8dgn or www.bellbrookarc.org

  • 07/02/2016 | The Refugee Tract

Jul 2-Jul 3, 1400Z-1900Z, WE8DX, Hebron, OH. Central Ohio Contest Association. 14.240 7.240. QSL. Central Ohio Contest Association, 1010 Blacks Rd SE, Hebron, OH 43025. More Refugee Tract info can be seen at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Refugee_Tract www.qrz.com/db/we8dx

  • 07/03/2016 | Whiskey Rebellion Festival

Jul 3-Jul 15, 1600Z-1600Z, W3R , Washington, PA. WACOM Washington Amateur Communications . 14.240 7.210 3.810. Certificate & QSL. Bill Steffey, NY9H/3, 401 Bells Lake Rd, Prosperity, PA 15329. See website for information about QSL & Certificate wacomarc.org

Contesting:

+ Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Jun 29
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Jun 29 and   1900Z-2000Z, Jun 29 and   0300Z-0400Z, Jun 30
+ RAC Canada Day Contest 0000Z-2359Z, Jul 1
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Jul 1
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, Jul 1
+ Venezuelan Ind. Day Contest 0000Z, Jul 2 to 2359Z, Jul 3
+ FISTS Summer Slow Speed Sprint 0000Z-0400Z, Jul 2
+ DL-DX RTTY Contest 1100Z, Jul 2 to 1059Z, Jul 3
+ Marconi Memorial HF Contest 1400Z, Jul 2 to 1400Z, Jul 3
+ Original QRP Contest 1500Z, Jul 2 to 1500Z, Jul 3
+ PODXS 070 Club 40m Firecracker Sprint 2000Z, Jul 2 to 2000Z, Jul 3
+ DARC 10-Meter Digital Contest 1100Z-1700Z, Jul 3

NPOTA Activations:

Yellowstone National Park NP57 W2HYW 2016-06-27 00:00:00 2016-06-27 00:00:00 Intending to operate SSB on 40 & 20 meters sometime during these days. More details about time posted the closer we get.
Crater Lake National Park NP13 K6DBS 2016-06-27 00:00:00 2016-06-28 00:00:00 Will be operating on 20 and 40 meters
Minuteman Missile National Historic Site NS53 K0E 2016-06-28 15:00:00 2016-06-29 23:59:00 I’ll be operating phone on 20, 40 and maybe 80. Logs will be uploaded to LOTW after I return home. My home call is KE9N.
Glacier National Park National Park NP21 KZ7O 2016-06-29 00:00:00 2016-07-01 00:00:00 I will be operating casually June 29 and July 1. Hopefully July 1 will for a couple of hours in the middle of the day. I will be mobile on 20 meters.
Arches National Park NP02 W2HYW 2016-06-30 00:00:00 2016-06-30 00:00:00 Intending to operate SSB on 40 & 20 meters sometime during these days. More details about time posted the closer we get.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore SS04 N9AKZ 2016-07-01 12:00:00 2016-07-03 15:00:00 I’ll be operating from Ocracoke Campround on 20 meters, on 14.200 MHz or nearby, SSB. Also 2 meters on 146.52 MHz, simplex.
Lava Beds National Monument MN50 AG6CI 2016-07-01 18:00:00 2016-07-01 23:00:00 Solo activation attempt. May extend time or return on 2-July-2016 if I need more QSOs for a valid activation. SSB on 40(7.28) and 20 (14.28). Higher bands if the conditions are good. May also try PSK31 on 20 (14.070) if equipment cooperates.
Canaveral National Seashore SS02 NK1L 2016-07-02 13:00:00 2016-07-03 20:00:00 I will be operating 20m SSB for as long as my deep cycle battery last.
Gettysburg National Military Park MP03 W3KGN 2016-07-02 15:00:00 2016-07-02 22:30:00 153rd anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. 20m (14.275) and 40m (7.200) phone activation with NPS special use permit. Will also monitor 146.52 for contacts. Hosted by Adams County Amateur Radio Society, Gettysburg PA.
Mount Rainier National Park NP41 K7JSG 2016-07-02 18:00:00 2016-07-02 23:59:00 Planning to be transmitting from the higher elevations so more people can hear me. I will start on 20m around 14.280. Later in the day I will try 40M around 7.220. Please spot me if you make contact. I will update frequency on NPOTA Facebook page if I have cell service.
First State National Historical Park HP12 k2hvn/m 2016-07-02 22:00:00 2016-07-02 23:00:00 SORRY but bands dead today. Will try July 2 (SAT.) but 1 hr. later.2200-2300 utc +/- 14.322 after 20 will go to 7.054CW
Independence National Historical Park HP16 K0BAK 2016-07-03 14:00:00 2016-07-03 18:00:00 Start time approximate; fair weather only. Operate till 1900z at most, probably earlier stop when chasers run out or battery runs down. Part of activation will also be 13 Colonies bonus station WM3PEN. Two-fer with TR23. 20m and 40m hamstick dipoles at 15′; 400w.
Acadia National Park NP01 AC8XI 2016-07-03 23:00:00 2016-07-05 05:00:00 SSB, JT and maybe CW on 20m and 40m.

 

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