May 01

This week in Radio Sports: (May 2 thru May 8)

This week in Radio Sports: (May 2 thru May 8)

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

·         05/07/2016 | 12th Anniversary of the 72 Rag Chew Group

May 7-May 8, 1319Z-1319Z, WA2AXZ, Brooklyn, NY. 72 Rag Chew Group. 7.272. Certificate. Robert W. Lobenstein, WA2AXZ, 1958 E 36th St, Brooklyn, NY 11234. Work an NCS and send an SASE to WA2AXZ to receive your special Certificate. wa2axz@arrl.net or 72chew.net

  • 05/07/2016 | 1869 Transcontinental Rail Road Golden Spike Commemorative

May 7-May 10, 1200Z-1200Z, W7G, Ogden, UT. Ogden Amateur Radio Club. 21.285 14.255 14.040 7.235. QSL. Ogden ARC, W7G, PO Box 3353 , Ogden, UT 84409. The 1869 Transcontinental Rail Road Golden Spike Commemorative will actually be on May 10th. Because of this, we will be operating, in earnest, on Saturday, May 7th, and Tuesday, May 10th. If you are interested in National Parks On The Air, this location will count. w7g.org

  • 05/07/2016 | Grover Cleveland Birthplace

May 7, 1400Z-2000Z, W2EF, Caldwell, NJ. West Essex Amateur Radio Club. 7.178 14.278 21.278 146.55. Certificate. West Essex ARC, 34 Eastern Pkwy, Caldwell, NJ 07006. West Essex ARC members will operate from the Grover Cleveland Birthplace New Jersey historic site. www.wearc.org

  • 05/07/2016 | NPOTA Special Event Station W7G – Golden Spike National Historic Site

May 7-May 10, 0900Z-0400Z, W7G, Ogden, UT. Ogden Amateur Radio Club (W7SU). 21.285 14.255 14.040 7.235. QSL. Dave Mamanakis, 4287 Harrison Blvd, PMB412, Ogden, UT 84403. Join us for an official NPOTA contact, and to celebrate the Anniversary of the Golden Spike (Dual Special Event Station)… w7g.org

  • 05/07/2016 | Russell Elementary’s 18th Annual 27-hour Space Shuttle Mission Simulation

May 7-May 13, 1500Z-1600Z, KM4RE, Smyrna, GA. Russell Elementary Amateur Radio Club. 28.440 14.266 7.245. QSL. Russell Elementary, KM4RE Special Event, 3920 South Hurt Rd, Smyrna, GA 30082. This special event recognizes the Russell Elementary School’s 18th annual Space Shuttle Mission Simulation. Russell Elementary is located in Smyrna, GA 11 miles northwest of downtown Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Students train all year for different positions in Mission Control or the Space Shuttle Simulator Intrepid and then put their skills to the test during a 27-hour simulated mission. You can learn much more about our school’s space program at our program’s website: http://russellroadrunners.typepad.com/space/ All radio operation, QSO logging, and QSL card design and processing for this special event is done by the elementary school students. We will operate intermittently to work around student schedules. https://www.qrz.com/db/km4re

  • 05/07/2016 | The Radio Club of America Spring 2016 QSO Party

May 7-May 8, 1600Z-0400Z, W2RCA, Minneapolis, MN. The Radio Club of America, Inc. 21.307: 1600Z-2200Z; 14.267: 1600Z-2200Z; 7.207: 2200Z-0100Z; 3.867: 0100Z-0400Z. QSL. W2RCA, c/o Eric Stoll Trustee, 117 Hillside Ave, Teaneck, NJ 07666. To maximize contacts with club members, the operators of W2RCA will concentrate their operation at 15 and 45 minutes past each hour. A casual gathering of operators sharing a common interest in the Radio Club of America and radio history. This is not a contest and there is no formal exchange between operators and no log submission. radioclubofamerica.org

  • 05/07/2016 | Titan Missile Museum Special Event

May 7, 1600Z-2000Z, WE7GV, Sahuarita, AZ. Green Valley Amateur Radio Club. 14.246 14.244 14.242. Certificate & QSL. Green Valley Amateur Radio Club, 601 N La Canada (SAV), Green Valley, AZ 85614. The GVARC will be using the big 53 year old Collins Discone antenna. gvarc.us

  • 05/08/2016 | Grand Prix of Indianapolis

May 8-May 14, 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 detailed information! www.qrz.com/db/w9ims

Contesting:

RSGB 80m Club Championship, SSB 1900Z-2030Z, May 2
+ ARS Spartan Sprint 0100Z-0300Z, May 3
+ Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, May 4
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, May 4 and   1900Z-2000Z, May 4 and   0300Z-0400Z, May 5
+ MIE 33 Contest 2300Z, May 4 to 0300Z, May 5
+ NRAU 10m Activity Contest 1700Z-1800Z, May 5 (CW) and   1800Z-1900Z, May 5 (SSB) and   1900Z-2000Z, May 5 (FM) and   2000Z-2100Z, May 5 (Dig)
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, May 6
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, May 6
+ 10-10 Int. Spring Contest, CW 0001Z, May 7 to 2359Z, May 8
+ Microwave Spring Sprint 0800-1400 local, May 7
+ SKCC Weekend Sprintathon 1200Z, May 7 to 2400Z, May 8
+ ARI International DX Contest 1200Z, May 7 to 1159Z, May 8
+ F9AA Cup, PSK 1200Z, May 7 to 1200Z, May 8
+ 7th Call Area QSO Party 1300Z, May 7 to 0700Z, May 8
+ Indiana QSO Party 1500Z, May 7 to 0300Z, May 8
+ FISTS Spring Slow Speed Sprint 1700Z-2100Z, May 7
+ Delaware QSO Party 1700Z, May 7 to 2359Z, May 8
+ New England QSO Party 2000Z, May 7 to 0500Z, May 8 and

Dxpeditions From Afar:

XT2AW Burkina Faso

Harald, DF2WO will be active again from Burkina Faso 25 April – 15 May 2016 as XT2AW.

JD1BLY Chichi Jima Island Ogasawara Islands

JI5RPT will be active again from Chichi Jima Island, (IOTA AS-031), Ogasawara Islands 30 April – 6 May 2016 as JD1BLY.

CE0Y/LU9EFO Easter Island

Martin, LU9EFO will be active from Easter Island (IOTA SA-001) 6 – 13 May 2016 as CE0Y/LU9EFO.

XT2IVU XT2AEF Burkina Faso

JA3IVU and JH3AEF will be active from Burkina Faso 28 April – 4 May 2016 as XV2IVU and XT2AEF.

V3V V31DL V31IM V31BX Belize

By invitation of the Belize Amateur Radio Club, DL1AS, DM4IM, DK4BX will be active from Belize 20 April – 20 May 2016 as V31DL, V31IM V31BX and they will use also Radio Club Call V3V.

PJ7BH Sint Maarten

Laurent, FM5BH will be active from Sint Maarten 1 – 8 May 2016 as PJ7BH.

9Q0HQ/1 9Q0HQ Democratic Republic of the Congo

9Q0HQ/1, 9Q0HQ. Elvira, IV3FSG will be active from Democratic Republic of the Congo 22 April – 30 April 2016 as 9Q0HQ/1 and 1 May – 22 May 2016 as 9Q0HQ.

 

V31OK Ambergris Cay Island Belize

Mike Newton, VO1OK will be active from Belize city 24 – 27 April 2016 and from Ambergris Caye Island (IOTA NA-073) 28 April – 3 May 2016 as V31OK.

JD1BMH Chichi Jima Island Bonin Islands Ogasawara Islands

Hiroyuki, JG7PSJ will be active again from Chichi Jima Island (IOTA AS-031), Ogasawara Islands (Bonin Islands ) 27 April – 6 May 2016 as JD1BMH.

E51DLD Rarotonga Island South Cook

Doug, W6HB will be active again from Rarotonga Island (IOTA OC-013) 24 April – 10 May 2016 as E51DLD.

K4T Dry Tortugas Island

K4T Dry Tortugas: K4JTT, WK4U, K4NHW, W0QH, KD0DTS will be active from Dry Tortugas Island (IOTA NA-079) 6 – 9 May 2016 as K4T.

FM/DL7VOG Martinique

Gerd, DL7VOG will be active again from Martinique (IOTA NA-107) 6 May – 6 June 2016 as FM/DL7VOG.

JD1BOI Chichijima Island

JI1LET will be active from Chichijima Island (IOTA AS-031), Ogasawara Islands 26 April – 6 May 2016 as JD1BOI.

YJ0CS Vanuatu

Christian, HB9LCA will be active from Vanuatu 1 – 27 May 2016 as YJ0CS.

JG8NQJ/JD1 Marcus Island Minami Tori Shima Islands

JG8NQJ will be active again from Marcus Island (IOTA OC-073), Minami Tori-Shima Islands 15 March – 15 May 2016 as JG8NQJ/JD1.

T88RF Palau

JJ2RCJ will be active again from Palau 1 – 5 May 2016 as T88RF.

 

NPOT A Activations:

War in the Pacific National Historical Park HP47 ND9M/KH2 2016-05-02 08:00:00 2016-05-02 12:00:00 I will use a Yaesu FT817ND (QRP, 5W out) powered by a UPS battery to a multiband dipole for 17, 20, 30, and 40 meters at 25 feet. Start time may be 0600Z. When QRV, I expect be logged into the SKCC chat page (http://www.obriensweb.com/sked/index.php?board=skcc). This will likely be my last operation
Mammoth Cave National Park NP39 KY4BG 2016-05-02 13:00:00 2016-05-02 23:00:00 20 m and 40 m others if bands open all ssb will self spot dx cluster will upload to lotw soon as possible
Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR09 N0UR 2016-05-02 14:30:00 2016-05-02 23:59:00 Not sure of date and times, side trip on my way home
North Country National Scenic Trail National Scenic Trail TR04 N0UR 2016-05-02 14:30:00 2016-05-02 23:59:00 Not sure of date and times, side trip on my way home
Saguaro National Park NP49 KD7RCJ 2016-05-02 16:00:00 2016-05-03 03:00:00 Bob Wertz, NF7E and Jack Lunsford, KD7RCJ of the Northern AZ DX Assoc.(NADXA} are on a quest to activate all 24 NPS units in AZ. We will use both call signs on 40, 20, 17, 15, 12, 10 SSB. This activation is a part of our Expedition No 1.
Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site NS04 W5IL 2016-05-02 20:00:00 2016-05-02 22:00:00 THIS WILL BE A SHORT STOP ON A LONG TRIP. WILL ALSO INCLUDE OLD SANTA FE NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL (TR11). 20m SSB ONLY, 14.296 +/-
Santa Fe National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR11 W5IL 2016-05-02 20:00:00 2016-05-02 22:00:00 THIS WILL BE A SHORT STOP ON A LONG TRIP. WILL ALSO INCLUDE OLD SANTA FE NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL (TR11). 20m SSB ONLY, 14.296 +/-
Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site NS64 W5IL 2016-05-02 20:00:00 2016-05-02 23:59:00 THIS WILL BE A SHORT STOP ON A LONG TRIP. WILL BE THERE ABOUT AN HOUR AFTER CLOSING DOWN AT BENT’S OLD FORT (NS04). 20m SSB ONLY, 14.296 +/-
Oregon National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR07 W5IL 2016-05-03 15:00:00 2016-05-03 17:00:00 THIS WILL BE A SHORT STOP ON A LONG TRIP – A “FIVER”: CHIMNEY ROCK (AA05), OREGON NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL (TR07), MORMON PIONEER TRAIL (TR08), CALIFORNIA TRAIL (TR14), AND PONY EXPRESS TRAIL (TR15). 20m SSB ONLY, 14.296 +/-
California National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR14 W5IL 2016-05-03 15:00:00 2016-05-03 17:00:00 THIS WILL BE A SHORT STOP ON A LONG TRIP – A “FIVER”: CHIMNEY ROCK (AA05), OREGON NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL (TR07), MORMON PIONEER TRAIL (TR08), CALIFORNIA TRAIL (TR14), AND PONY EXPRESS TRAIL (TR15). 20m SSB ONLY, 14.296 +/-
Chimney Rock National Historic Site Affiliated Area AA05 W5IL 2016-05-03 15:00:00 2016-05-03 17:00:00 THIS WILL BE A SHORT STOP ON A LONG TRIP – A “FIVER”: CHIMNEY ROCK (AA05), OREGON NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL (TR07), MORMON PIONEER TRAIL (TR08), CALIFORNIA TRAIL (TR14), AND PONY EXPRESS TRAIL (TR15). 20m SSB ONLY, 14.296 +/-
Pony Express National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR15 W5IL 2016-05-03 15:00:00 2016-05-03 17:00:00 THIS WILL BE A SHORT STOP ON A LONG TRIP – A “FIVER”: CHIMNEY ROCK (AA05), OREGON NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL (TR07), MORMON PIONEER TRAIL (TR08), CALIFORNIA TRAIL (TR14), AND PONY EXPRESS TRAIL (TR15). 20m SSB ONLY, 14.296 +/-
Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR08 W5IL 2016-05-03 15:00:00 2016-05-03 17:00:00 THIS WILL BE A SHORT STOP ON A LONG TRIP – A “FIVER”: CHIMNEY ROCK (AA05), OREGON NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL (TR07), MORMON PIONEER TRAIL (TR08), CALIFORNIA TRAIL (TR14), AND PONY EXPRESS TRAIL (TR15). 20m SSB ONLY, 14.296 +/-
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument MN13 KD7RCJ & NF7E 2016-05-03 16:00:00 2016-05-04 20:00:00 Bob Wertz, NF7E and Jack Lunsford, KD7RCJ of the Northern AZ DX Assoc.(NADXA} are on a quest to activate all 24 NPS units in AZ. We will use both call signs on 40, 20, 17, 15, 12, 10 SSB. This activation is a part of our Expedition No 1.
Hohokam Pima National Monument MN45 KD7RCJ & NF7E 2016-05-03 21:30:00 2016-05-04 00:00:00 Bob Wertz, NF7E and Jack Lunsford, KD7RCJ of the Northern AZ DX Assoc.(NADXA} are on a quest to activate all 24 NPS units in AZ. We will use both call signs on 40, 20, 17, 15, 12, 10 SSB. This activation is a part of our Expedition No 1.
Hohokam Pima National Monument MN45 KD7RCJ & NF7E 2016-05-03 21:30:00 2016-05-04 00:00:00 Bob Wertz, NF7E and Jack Lunsford, KD7RCJ of the Northern AZ DX Assoc.(NADXA} are on a quest to activate all 24 NPS units in AZ. We will use both call signs on 40, 20, 17, 15, 12, 10 SSB. This activation is a part of our Expedition No 1.
Blue Ridge Parkway National Parkway PK01 WG3K 2016-05-05 00:00:00 2016-05-08 00:00:00 Stopping along the way to the Appalachian Trail. Likely QRP CW but maybe some SSB as well.
Big Bend National Park NP04 KD8MRL 2016-05-06 00:00:00 2016-05-07 23:59:00 20 and 40 meters SSB and possibly CW and PSK31. Also 2 meters. Two operators: KD8MRL and AA8IK. Please spot us.
Appalachian National Scenic Trail National Scenic Trail TR01 WG3K 2016-05-06 00:00:00 2016-05-08 00:00:00 Operating CW QRP from near Reed’s Gap near Love, Virginia.
Piscataway Park Other DZ07 KO3F 2016-05-06 13:00:00 2016-05-06 17:00:00 QRP 40m SSB, 20m SSB, PSK31, JT 65/9. Will also monitor 146.52
Prince William Forest Park Other DZ08 N4P 2016-05-06 18:00:00 2016-05-08 10:00:00 Woodbridge Amateur Radio club W4IY in support of the 24 hour Adventure Trail run will activate Prince William Forest under the call sign N4P (KA3EHL). Other stations supporting the run will be calling. 40/20 SSB primary. Check spotting pages for activity.
Dry Tortugas National Park NP17 K4L 2016-05-06 23:00:00 2016-05-09 16:00:00 Titusville DX Association will be QRV using Call sign K4T to the Dry Tortuga Island. NA-079, US Island FL013S, Grid EL84, ARRL National Park NP17, ARLHS Lighthouse, USA-316 and USA-236. A Team of Operators will be on the island camping and operating as band conditions permit. Visit QRZ.com to view u
Manzanar National Historic Site NS48 AC6EE 2016-05-07 10:00:00 2016-05-08 23:00:00 We will be operating from 10am to 4pm PDT both Saturday and Sunday per Park Officials. We will be working 28.360, 21.360, 18.160, 14.260, 7,260 and 3.860.. + /- One band at a time.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park NP10 K5GLT 2016-05-07 11:00:00 2016-05-07 20:00:00 I will again Activate NP10 Carlsbad Caverns National Park Saturday May 7, 2016, from 8am to 5pm Park entrance hours. SSB on 40M to start, then going 20M till closing. k5glt@arrl.net
Fallen Timbers Battlefield and Fort Miamis National Historic Site Affiliated Area AA06 N8RLH 2016-05-07 12:00:00 2016-05-07 21:00:00 we will be on the high ends of 40 & 20 meters
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area RC04 W4GR 2016-05-07 15:00:00 2016-05-07 21:00:00 The Gwinnett Amateur Radio Society (GARS) is planning on activating the Abbotts Bridge unit on multiple bands and modes. Look for spots on the cluster. Rain date is May 14.
Fort Monroe National Monument MN32 WQ4CWA 2016-05-07 15:00:00 2016-05-08 02:00:00 Activation by QCWA Chapter 119. Park permit has been obtained. Operating 20M/40M cw & phone.
Golden Spike National Historic Site NS31 W7SU 2016-05-07 15:00:00 2016-05-07 23:00:00 The Ogden Amateur Radio Club is commemorating the anniversary of the 1869 Transcontinental Railroad completion. Please log both W7G (special event call) and W7SU (NPOTA/LoTW call). Frequencies: 21.285, 14.255, 14.040, 7.235. Our logs will go to LoTW. QSL card info: w7g.org
Golden Spike National Historic Site NS31 W7SU 2016-05-07 15:00:00 2016-05-07 23:00:00 The Ogden Amateur Radio Club is commemorating the anniversary of the 1869 Transcontinental Railroad completion. Please log both W7G (special event call) and W7SU (NPOTA/LoTW call). Frequencies: 21.285, 14.255, 14.040, 7.235. Our logs will go to LoTW. QSL card info: w7g.org
Springfield Armory National Historic Site NS66 POTA*413 2016-05-08 15:00:00 2016-05-08 21:00:00 TBA, N1QKO, 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.
Great Sand Dunes National Park National Park NP25 W5IL 2016-05-08 16:00:00 2016-05-08 18:00:00 THIS WILL BE A SHORT STOP ON A LONG TRIP – WILL ALSO INCLUDE GREAT SAND DUNES NATIONAL PRESERVE (PV09). 20m SSB ONLY, 14.296 +/-
Great Sand Dunes National Preserve National Preserve PV09 W5IL 2016-05-08 16:00:00 2016-05-08 18:00:00 THIS WILL BE A SHORT STOP ON A LONG TRIP – WILL ALSO INCLUDE GREAT SAND DUNES NATIONAL PARK (NP25). 20m SSB ONLY, 14.296 +/-
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area RC04 W4P 2016-05-08 16:00:00 2016-05-08 22:00:00 Atlanta Radio Club Activation at Cochran Shoals – Powers Island CW, SSB and Digital ops planned.

 

Apr 19

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

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

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

  • 04/17/2016 | 95th Anniversary of RCA Coast Station WCC

Apr 17-Apr 18, 1400Z-2359Z, WA1WCC, Chatham, MA. WCC Amateur Radio Association. 21.050 14.050 7.050 3.550. Certificate & QSL. WCC ARA, 67 Seymour Rd, Harwich, MA 02645. Event commemorates RCA marine station WCC, opened for business April 18, 1921. In mid-20th century WCC was the largest US coastal station in the marine service. Countless hams learned CW copying WCC transmissions to shipping on the high seas. Special commemorative CW bulletin at 1730Z Apr 18. SSB and other bands, and more details on QRZ. www.qrz.com/db/wa1wcc

  • 04/22/2016 | Boy Scouts’ Lincoln Trail Hike

Apr 22-Apr 23, 2100Z-2200Z, W9SPI, New Salem, IL. Capital Area Amateur Radio Emergency Response Team (CAARERT). SSB 14.250 7.200; CW 14.045 7.045. Certificate. John Anderson, W9TRC, 1508 W Lake Shore Dr, Springfield, IL 62712. In 1831, 22-year old Abraham Lincoln moved to New Salem to work as a store clerk and mill hand. While living in New Salem, Lincoln taught himself grammar, literature, mathematics, surveying and law. Law books were not available in New Salem, so Lincoln borrowed books from John Stuart in Springfield. Because Lincoln could not afford the stagecoach fare to Springfield, he walked to Springfield or borrowed a horse, often hiking to Springfield and back in a single day. In 1837, Lincoln became a law partner to John Stuart in Springfield. Each year, approximately, 1000 Scouts (including some Girl Scouts) participate in this event. w9trc@arrl.net

  • 04/22/2016 | We’re 4 Vets

Apr 22-Apr 23, 0500Z-0049Z, W4V, Sevierville, TN. 470 Amateur Radio Group. 7.235. QSL. Rick Sawaya Sr, 2005 Spence Mountain Lp, Sevierville, TN 37876. A special event to honor our veterans and those in the military. Participating stations: W4V W4N W4F W4A W4D W4C. https://www.facebook.com/groups/212139715483282/ & https://www.facebook.com/tennessees.hearts. All contacts will be on HF only 10 meter, 12 meter, 15 meter, 20 meter, 40 meter and 80 meter band, modes will be phone and CW and possible digital mode, there will not be any on the VHF or UHF band at this point. A special QSL has been made for this event. Each station will also give their own call sign, along with the event call sign at their location, so if you wish to send them a personal QSL card you can. It will start at Friday 22 at 0500 UTC and end on Sunday 0049 UTC, stations will be on random and can be found on the DX Cluster ,through out the event. After the event a log will be turned in to the QSL Manager, and the Special Event QSL card will be sent to the station worked showing all Special Event Stations Worked! http://www.dxwatch.com/. For the special event QSL card please send a SASE # 10 envelope to N4JTQ address shown on QRZ. amateurradiogroup470.webs.com

  • 04/22/2016 | We’re All 4 Vets (Air Force)

Apr 22-Apr 23, 0500Z-0049Z, W4F, Sevierville, TN. 470 Amateur Radio Group. 7.235. QSL. Rick Sawaya St, 2005 Spence Mountain Lp, Sevierville, TN 37876. A special event to honor our veterans and those in the military. Participating stations: W4V W4N W4F W4A W4D W4C. https://www.facebook.com/groups/212139715483282/ & https://www.facebook.com/tennessees.hearts. All contacts will be on HF only 10 meter, 12 meter, 15 meter, 20 meter, 40 meter and 80 meter band, modes will be phone and CW and possible digital mode, there will not be any on the VHF or UHF band at this point. A special QSL has been made for this event. Each station will also give their own call sign, along with the event call sign at their location, so if you wish to send them a personal QSL card you can. It will start at Friday 22 at 0500 UTC and end on Sunday 0049 UTC, stations will be on random and can be found on the DX Cluster throughout the event. After the event a log will be turned in to the QSL Manager, and the Special Event QSL card will be sent to the station worked showing all Special Event Stations Worked! http://www.dxwatch.com/. For the special event QSL card please send a SASE # 10 envelope to N4JTQ address shown on QRZ. amateurradiogroup470.webs.com

  • 04/22/2016 | We’re All 4 Vets (Army)

Apr 22-Apr 23, 0500Z-0049Z, W4A, Sevierville, TN. 470 Amateur Radio Group. 7.235. QSL. Rick Sawaya St, 2005 Spence Mountain Lp, Sevierville, TN 37876. A special event to honor our veterans and those in the military. Participating stations: W4V W4N W4F W4A W4D W4C. https://www.facebook.com/groups/212139715483282/ & https://www.facebook.com/tennessees.hearts. All contacts will be on HF only 10 meter, 12 meter, 15 meter, 20 meter, 40 meter and 80 meter band, modes will be phone and CW and possible digital mode, there will not be any on the VHF or UHF band at this point. A special QSL has been made for this event. Each station will also give their own call sign, along with the event call sign at their location, so if you wish to send them a personal QSL card you can. It will start at Friday 22 at 0500 UTC and end on Sunday 0049 UTC, stations will be on random and can be found on the DX Cluster throughout the event. After the event a log will be turned in to the QSL Manager, and the Special Event QSL card will be sent to the station worked showing all Special Event Stations Worked! http://www.dxwatch.com/. For the special event QSL card please send a SASE # 10 envelope to N4JTQ address shown on QRZ. amateurradiogroup470.webs.com

  • 04/22/2016 | We’re All 4 Vets (Coast Guard)

Apr 22-Apr 23, 0500Z-0049Z, W4C, Sevierville, TN. 470 Amateur Radio Group. 7.235. QSL. Rick Sawaya St, 2005 Spence Mountain Lp, Sevierville, TN 37876. A special event to honor our veterans and those in the military. Participating stations: W4V W4N W4F W4A W4D W4C. https://www.facebook.com/groups/212139715483282/ & https://www.facebook.com/tennessees.hearts. All contacts will be on HF only 10 meter, 12 meter, 15 meter, 20 meter, 40 meter and 80 meter band, modes will be phone and CW and possible digital mode, there will not be any on the VHF or UHF band at this point. A special QSL has been made for this event. Each station will also give their own call sign, along with the event call sign at their location, so if you wish to send them a personal QSL card you can. It will start at Friday 22 at 0500 UTC and end on Sunday 0049 UTC, stations will be on random and can be found on the DX Cluster throughout the event. After the event a log will be turned in to the QSL Manager, and the Special Event QSL card will be sent to the station worked showing all Special Event Stations Worked! http://www.dxwatch.com/. For the special event QSL card please send a SASE # 10 envelope to N4JTQ address shown on QRZ. amateurradiogroup470.webs.com

  • 04/22/2016 | We’re All 4 Vets (Marines)

Apr 22-Apr 23, 0500Z-0049Z, W4N, Sevierville, TN. 470 Amateur Radio Group. 7.235. QSL. Rick Sawaya St, 2005 Spence Mountain Lp, Sevierville, TN 37876. A special event to honor our veterans and those in the military. Participating stations: W4V W4N W4F W4A W4D W4C. https://www.facebook.com/groups/212139715483282/ & https://www.facebook.com/tennessees.hearts. All contacts will be on HF only 10 meter, 12 meter, 15 meter, 20 meter, 40 meter and 80 meter band, modes will be phone and CW and possible digital mode, there will not be any on the VHF or UHF band at this point. A special QSL has been made for this event. Each station will also give their own call sign, along with the event call sign at their location, so if you wish to send them a personal QSL card you can. It will start at Friday 22 at 0500 UTC and end on Sunday 0049 UTC, stations will be on random and can be found on the DX Cluster throughout the event. After the event a log will be turned in to the QSL Manager, and the Special Event QSL card will be sent to the station worked showing all Special Event Stations Worked! http://www.dxwatch.com/. For the special event QSL card please send a SASE # 10 envelope to N4JTQ address shown on QRZ. amateurradiogroup470.webs.com

  • 04/22/2016 | We’re All 4 Vets (Navy)

Apr 22-Apr 23, 0500Z-0049Z, W4N, Sevierville, TN. 470 Amateur Radio Group. 7.235. QSL. Rick Sawaya St, 2005 Spence Mountain Lp, Sevierville, TN 37876. A special event to honor our veterans and those in the military. Participating stations: W4V W4N W4F W4A W4D W4C. https://www.facebook.com/groups/212139715483282/ & https://www.facebook.com/tennessees.hearts. All contacts will be on HF only 10 meter, 12 meter, 15 meter, 20 meter, 40 meter and 80 meter band, modes will be phone and CW and possible digital mode, there will not be any on the VHF or UHF band at this point. A special QSL has been made for this event. Each station will also give their own call sign, along with the event call sign at their location, so if you wish to send them a personal QSL card you can. It will start at Friday 22 at 0500 UTC and end on Sunday 0049 UTC, stations will be on random and can be found on the DX Cluster throughout the event. After the event a log will be turned in to the QSL Manager, and the Special Event QSL card will be sent to the station worked showing all Special Event Stations Worked! http://www.dxwatch.com/. For the special event QSL card please send a SASE # 10 envelope to N4JTQ address shown on QRZ. amateurradiogroup470.webs.com

  • 04/23/2016 | 121st Anniversary of Covington Women’s Club / 1st Annual Cherokee Rose Festival

Apr 23, 1400Z-2000Z, K4NCR, Covington, GA. Newton County Radio Club/ARES. 21.265 14.265 7.265; PSK 14.070. QSL. Vickie Henry, PO Box 761, Covington, GA 30015. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. 2/19/2016 www.ncrcga.org

  • 04/23/2016 | 4th Annual Celebration of Earth Day

Apr 23, 1400Z-2000Z, W8PRC, Cleveland, OH. Parma Radio Club. 14.250 7.200. QSL. Parma Radio Club, 7811 Dogwood Ln, Cleveland, OH 44130. Our 4th annual Earth Day event to remind everyone of the fragility of our planet and it’s valuable resources. We will be operating entirely of energy from the sun. www.parmaradioclub.com

  • 04/23/2016 | Bluebird & Bluegrass Festival

Apr 23, 0930Z-1630Z, WX4BCA, Jackson, GA. Butts County Emergency Communications Auxiliary. 18.150 14.200. QSL. WX4BCA, 348 Patrick Cir, Jenkinsburg, GA 30234. Dauset Trails Nature Center Butts County Georgia www.bcgaares.org

  • 04/23/2016 | Ohio ARES NVIS Antenna Day

Apr 23, 1000Z-1800Z, Varies, Varies, OH. Ohio ARES. 7.244 7.240 3.910 3.850. Certificate. Marion County OH ARES, c/o W8MRN, 655 Richland Rd, Marion, OH 43302. A day to compare and test NVIS antennas with anchor stations located around Ohio. No contest scores, but we compile documentation of which NVIS antenna worked the best for you. Not limited to any frequencies, make as many contacts with other stations in Ohio and surrounding states as possible to test your antenna ideas! This year’s sponsor: Marion County ARES. www.arrl-ohio.org

  • 04/23/2016 | Portage County (Ohio) ARS 10 Year ARRL Affiliation

Apr 23-Apr 24, 1500Z-0100Z, K8BF, Ravenna, OH. Portage County Amateur Radio Service. 28.310 14.310 7.210 3.810. Certificate. Tom Parkinson, KB8UUZ, 9992 State Route 700, Mantua, OH 44255. Send QSL card with large SASE for certificate. www.portcars.org

  • 04/23/2016 | W1BSA on the USS Massachusetts

Apr 23, 1300Z-2000Z, W1BSA, Fall River, MA. Massasoit Amateur Radio Association. 147.180 14.259 7.259. QSL. Rick Emord, W1BSA, 135 Wareham St , Middleboro, MA 02346. We will be doing our second on the ship event for the Boy Scouts of America Birthday. The Birthday of Scouting is in February but it is a little chilly on the ship in February. The Massasoit Amateur Radio Association and other area clubs will be serving as Radiomen (operators) on the ship from 0900EST to 1600EST we hope to have 6 stations on the air for this event on 2M, 10M, 20M, 40M, and CW on 80M using the ships original equipment for 80M.

Contesting:

+ Run for the Bacon QRP Contest 0100Z-0300Z, Apr 18
+ 222 MHz Spring Sprint 1900 local – 2300 local, Apr 19
+ Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Apr 20
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Apr 20 and   1900Z-2000Z, Apr 20 and   0300Z-0400Z, Apr 21
+ RSGB 80m Club Championship, Data 1900Z-2030Z, Apr 21
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Apr 22
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, Apr 22
+ 10-10 Int. Spring Contest, Digital 0001Z, Apr 23 to 2359Z, Apr 24
+ SP DX RTTY Contest 1200Z, Apr 23 to 1200Z, Apr 24
+ Helvetia Contest 1300Z, Apr 23 to 1259Z, Apr 24
+ BARTG Sprint 75 1700Z-2100Z, Apr 24

Dxpeditions From Afar:

3D2SE Viti Levu Island

Wes, ZL3TE will be active again from Viti Levu Island, (IOTA OC-016), Fiji 8 – 13 April 2016 as 3D2SE.

S21ZBA Bangladesh

Yuki, JH1NBN will be active from Bangladesh 11 – 15 April 2016 as S21ZBA.

XW4XR Laos

Bruce, 3W3B will be active again from Laos 12 – 26 April 2016 as XW4XR.

HR5/F2JD Honduras

F2JD will be active again from Honduras 16 April – 13 July 2016 as HR5/F2JD.

E51MRC Rarotonga Island

Mike, ZL1MRC will be active from Muri, Rarotonga Island (IOTA OC-013) 13 – 22 April 2016 as E51MRC.

ET7L Ethiopia

Radio Amateurs from Ukraine will be active from until 1 May 2016 Ethiopia as ET7L.

CE0Y/LU4DXU Easter Island

E0Y/LU4DXU. Henry, LU4DXU will be active from Easter Island 16 – 29 April 2016 as CE0Y/LU4DXU.

YB9K Satonda Island

YB9K. YB9KA, YB9IPY, YC9HF, YC9JAJ, YB9GV will be active from Satonda Island (IOTA OC-150) 12 – 16 April 2016 as YB9K.

8Q7NT Embudu Island Maldives

Ben, DL1RNT will be active again from Embudu Island, Maldives (IOTA AS-013) 5 – 17 April 2016 as 8Q7NT.

P5/KA3CNC Turks and Caicos Islands

VP5/KA3CNC. Joe, KA3CNC will be active again from Turks and Caicos Islands 16 – 24 April 2016 as VP5/KA3CNC.

HH2/VA3MPG Haiti

HH2/VA3MPG. James, VA3MPG will be active from Haiti until 17 November 2016 as HH2/VA3MPG.

EP2A Iran

EP2A Iran: YL2GM, YL3CW, YL2KA, UT7UJ, US7UX, UT7UV, UX0LL, EP3MIR, EP2LMA, K7GEX will be active from Iran 16 – 25 April 2016 as EP2A.

9Y/K2HVN Tobago Island

Bill, K2HVN will be active from Tobago Island (IOTA SA-009) 14 – 26 April 2016 as 9Y/K2HVN.

 

NPOTA Activations:

Pu’uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park HP36 N8VY 2016-04-18 00:00:00 2016-04-18 23:59:00 3 man team: KH6/N8VY, KH6/KB8TXZ, and KH6/N8GAS
Pu’uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park HP36 N8GAS 2016-04-18 00:00:00 2016-04-18 00:00:00 80-10 meters depending on propagation; three operators, three radios each 100 watts; CW, phone and digital. We will be activating other Hawaii Big Island NPOA sites during Apr. 16-24. Please see http://N8GAS.com for details.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park NP10 KM4ECP 2016-04-18 02:00:00 2016-04-18 21:00:00 Passing through the park Sunday evening through Monday afternoon. 14.265+\-
Sequoia National Park NP50 W6WF 2016-04-18 14:00:00 2016-04-20 22:00:00 Will operate SSB on 20m at the same time WR19 Kern River Please post when you work me
Kern National Wild and Scenic River National Wild and Scenic River WR19 W6WF 2016-04-18 14:00:00 2016-04-20 22:00:00 Will operate SSB 20M and at the same time NP 50 Sequoia NP Please post when you work me
Moores Creek National Battlefield BF07 KD5OSN 2016-04-18 16:00:00 2016-04-22 19:00:00 In support of National Park Week, the Hampstead Hams will be operating PSK-31 on 20M or 40M around 14.070 or 7.070MHz. Updates will be on our FB page.
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial National Military Park MP02 W4MPS 2016-04-18 16:30:00 2016-04-18 17:00:00 30CW/40SSB/20CW-SSB Traveling from NJ to NC, time dependent on Rte 95 traffic. I’ll post to cluster when QRV
Joshua Tree National Park NP32 KS6Z 2016-04-18 17:00:00 2016-04-18 21:00:00 Operating on 18144 and 7214
Fort Davis National Historic Site NS19 NM5RC and NM5AE 2016-04-18 18:00:00 2016-04-18 20:00:00 Please see White Sands National Monument (MN74) 4/21/2016 plans re possible date/time/band changes.
Whiskeytown Unit National Recreation Area RC18 W6PNG 2016-04-18 18:00:00 2016-04-18 23:00:00 Joint activation with W6PZA using 2 x 100 watt stations. 40m-10m. DXSummit.fi for details
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park NP29 N8VY 2016-04-19 00:00:00 2016-04-21 00:00:00 3 man team: KH6/N8VY, KH6/KB8TXZ, and KH6/N8GAS
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park NP29 N8GAS 2016-04-19 00:00:00 2016-04-21 00:00:00 80-10 meters depending on propagation; three operators, three radios each 100 watts; CW, phone and digital. We will be activating other Hawaii Big Island NPOA sites during Apr. 16-24. Please see http://N8GAS.com for details.
Mojave National Preserve PV13 KS6Z 2016-04-19 17:00:00 2016-04-19 21:00:00 Operating on 18144 and 7214
Yosemite National Park NP58 W6WF 2016-04-20 14:00:00 2016-04-22 22:00:00 Will be operating 20M USB other bands conditions permitting. Please post when you work me
Chamizal National Memorial NM03 NM5RC and NM5AE 2016-04-20 15:00:00 2016-04-20 17:00:00 REVISED NOTE: Two-fer with TR17. Special use permit application has been submitted – hope to receive approval soon. Please see White Sands National Monument (MN74) 4/21/2016 plans re possible date/time/band changes.
El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR17 NM5RC and NM5AE 2016-04-20 15:00:00 2016-04-20 17:00:00 Two-fer with NM03. Please see White Sands National Monument (MN74) 4/21/2016 plans re possible date/time/band changes.
Appalachian National Scenic Trail National Scenic Trail TR01 N6JFD 2016-04-20 17:00:00 2016-04-20 19:00:00 Going for a Two-Fer on the AT/GSMNP(TR01,NP26) AND Mt Guyot SOTA same day.
White Sands National Monument MN74 NM5RC and NM5AE 2016-04-21 15:00:00 2016-04-21 17:00:00 Notes applicable to NM5RC and NM5AE activations starting 4/15/2016: Dates and times are projected. Permission for 12 year old NM5AE to participate came with provision he complete and submit challenging home school assignments every day and thus his education will be priority over radio ops. Unpre
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site NS27 WA7MLD 2016-04-21 16:00:00 2016-04-22 21:00:00 Operating 16:00 UTC to 21:00 UTC on both days. Bands used 40, 20, 17, 10, and 6.
Russell Cave National Monument MN64 KX4X 2016-04-21 17:00:00 2016-04-25 17:00:00 At least 2 stations operating 80-10 meters (possibly 160 meters). SSB & CW. Plan is for a serious effort to put a lot of folks in the log for a new one. Team of 4 operators: KX4X KF4DGS KG4MPU KV4T.
Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR18 N8GAS 2016-04-22 00:00:00 2016-04-22 00:00:00 80-10 meters depending on propagation; three operators, three radios each 100 watts; CW, phone and digital. We will be activating other Hawaii Big Island NPOA sites during Apr. 16-24. Please see http://N8GAS.com for details.
Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR18 N8VY 2016-04-22 00:00:00 2016-04-22 23:59:00 3 man team: KH6/N8VY, KH6/KB8TXZ, and KH6/N8GAS
Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park HP34 W2NPT 2016-04-22 13:00:00 2016-04-23 21:00:00 Fair Lawn (NJ) ARC will operate W2NPT with 100 watts on 7.045, 7.245, 14.045, 14.245, 21.045, 21.245 and 146.550 MHz +/- QRM. 9 AM – 5 PM Local Time. Special Event QSL card is available.
Fort Washington Park Other DZ03 KO3F 2016-04-22 13:00:00 2016-04-22 17:00:00 QRP 40M SSB, 20M SSB, PSK31 and JT65/9. Will also monitor 146.52 for locals.
Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreation River National Wild and Scenic River WR10 W3ARO 2016-04-22 19:00:00 2016-04-23 22:00:00 Two stations 100W, one vertical, one OCFD. Planned modes / freqs are – CW 40 kHz up from bottom of band, 17M 18075 – SSB 3925, 7225, 14275, 18125, 21350, 28350 (all above freqs are +/- QRN/QRM & propagation allows – PSK31 7070, 14070, 18100, 21070, 28120 Plan to operate entire period. Will an
Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park HP19 N8VY 2016-04-23 00:00:00 2016-04-23 23:59:00 3 man team: KH6/N8VY, KH6/KB8TXZ, and KH6/N8GAS
Cape Cod National Seashore SS03 KM1CC 2016-04-23 00:00:00 2016-04-23 20:00:00 NPOTA SS03 and an official International Marconi Day Station
North Country National Scenic Trail National Scenic Trail TR04 W8ZX 2016-04-23 12:00:00 2016-04-23 20:00:00 Tusco Amateur Radio Club W8ZX operating from Camp Tuscozoar near Zoar Ohio on 20M and 40M, CW and phone. We will be working with the Boy Scouts at the camp, so please be patient with the first time hams earning contacts for their Merit badge. Duplicates welcome if it slows down. KE8BKP
Cuyahoga Valley National Park NP14 KS8M 2016-04-23 13:00:00 2016-04-23 21:00:00 Northern Ohio QRP Club KS8M will activate Cuyahoga Valley National Park planned operations on 40 & 20 meters, other bands possible depending on conditions.
San Juan National Historic Site NS63 KP3RE 2016-04-23 14:00:00 2016-04-23 19:00:00 RADIO OPERADORES DEL ESTE, INC (R.O.D.E) KP3RE
California National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR14 K7GMX 2016-04-23 15:00:00 2016-04-23 18:00:00 We will set up near the bottom of Echo Canyon, 20 miles west of Wyoming, in Summit County, UT. The trail overlaps with the Mormon Pioneer and Pony Express Trails (TR08,TR15). We will work 20m SSB running 100w to an inverted-V dipole about 20 feet off the ground. See QRZ page.
Trail of Tears National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR12 N4T 2016-04-23 16:00:00 2016-04-30 22:00:00 Trail of Tears Commemorative Park Hopkinsville, KY. Primary date is 4/23/2016. Alternate date is 4/30/2016. Will have multiple operators. 10-40m based on conditions.
Big Bend National Park NP04 K2JPV/5 2016-04-24 15:00:00 2016-04-30 15:00:00

 

 

Apr 10

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

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

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

  • 04/14/2016 | Titanic Anniversary

Apr 14-Apr 15, 2100Z-2059Z, N4MGY, West Palm Beach, FL. West Palm Beach Amateur Radio Club. 14.250 7.225. Certificate. John D. Van Sickle, 4082 Chestnut Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33410. w4haw@arrl.net

  • 04/15/2016 | 175th Anniversary of Texas Independence

Apr 15-Apr 25, 0000Z-0000Z, W5T, Cleburne, TX. Menasco Amateur Radio Club. 21.305 18.305 14.255. QSL. Club KC5NX, 9200 Summit Ct W, Cleburne, TX 76033. We will have several operators helping to celebrate the 175th Anniversary of the Independence of Texas the week of April 21. Will try to cover most bands and modes from 444 MHz to 40 meters. CW to Fusion. Please join in to help celebrate. kc5nx.radio.club@gmail.com or www.qrz.com/db/kc5nx

  • 04/15/2016 | Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon

Apr 15-Apr 24, 0000Z-1900Z, N5M, Oklahoma City, OK. Oklahoma City Autopatch Association. 14.266. QSL. K2GKK/KA5BJS, PO Box 15462, Oklahoma City, OK 73155. The Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon, better know as the ‘Run To Remember’, was established to remember ‘those who were killed, those who survived, and those changed forever’ by the Murrah Federal Building bombing on 19 April, 1995. The amateur radio community supports the Marathon with over 90 radio operators providing public safety and logistics communication. The special event stations will be on the air during the eight days leading up to the Marathon. Stations within the State of Oklahoma will be allowed to identify as Marathon Special Event stations. On race day, a station will be on the air at Mile Marker 13 (halfway point) to close out the event. Suggested operating frequencies may be found at: www.okclunchbunch.com/2016N5M/Operating20Guidelines.html. www.qsl.net/ocapa

  • 04/16/2016 | 2nd Maligned Swine Special Event

Apr 16, 1300Z-1800Z, W4UG, Virginia Beach, VA. Virginia Beach Amateur Radio Club. 14.260 7.260. Certificate. Ed Gibbs, KW4GF, 4404 Lakeville Ct, Virginia Beach, VA 23456. Send QSL and SASE for certificate; electronic certificate available at malignswine@gmail.com. www.w4ug.com

  • 04/16/2016 | Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival

Apr 16, 1500Z-2100Z, W5BMC, Franklin, LA. Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service. 14.265 7.265. QSL. Jackie Price, 708 Front St, Morgan City, LA 70380. Held on the banks of Bayou Teche in Franklin, LA.

  • 04/16/2016 | GHARC Birthday Event

Apr 16-Apr 17, 1900Z-1900Z, W7ZA, Aberdeen, WA. Grays Harbor Amateur Radio Club. 14.255 14.050. QSL. GHARC Birthday Event, PO Box 2250, Aberdeen, WA 98520. gharc.org

  • 04/17/2016 | 95th Anniversary of RCA Coast Station WCC

Apr 17-Apr 18, 1400Z-2359Z, WA1WCC, Chatham, MA. WCC Amateur Radio Association. 21.050 14.050 7.050 3.550. Certificate & QSL. WCC ARA, 67 Seymour Rd, Harwich, MA 02645. Event commemorates RCA marine station WCC, opened for business April 18, 1921. In mid-20th century WCC was the largest US coastal station in the marine service. Countless hams learned CW copying WCC transmissions to shipping on the high seas. Special commemorative CW bulletin at 1730Z Apr 18. SSB and other bands, and more details on QRZ. www.qrz.com/db/wa1wcc

  • 04/17/2016 | Anderson Radio Club’s 50th Anniversary

Apr 17-Apr 25, 0001Z-2359Z, N4AW, Central, SC. Anderson Radio Club. 14.225 7.175; 20 40 meters. QSL. Margie Spangenberg, 200 Lacustrian Ln, Central, SC 29630. 50th Anniversary QSL card. www.andersonradioclub.com

  • 04/17/2016 | Valley Forge National Park Revolutionary Run

Apr 17, 1200Z-1700Z, K3DN, King of Prussia, PA. Warminster Amateur Radio Club. 14.240. QSL. Warminster Amateur Radio Club, PO Box 113, Warminster, PA 18974. NPOTA HP46 activation in conjunction with the Valley Forge National Park Revolutionary Run. QSL only through LoTW. More information can be found on www.k3dn.org

Contesting:

144 MHz Spring Sprint 1900 local – 2300 local, Apr 11
+ NAQCC CW Sprint 0030Z-0230Z, Apr 13
+ Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Apr 13
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Apr 13 and   1900Z-2000Z, Apr 13 and   0300Z-0400Z, Apr 14
+ RSGB 80m Club Championship, SSB 1900Z-2030Z, Apr 13
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Apr 15
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, Apr 15
+ Holyland DX Contest 2100Z, Apr 15 to 2100Z, Apr 16
+ TARA Skirmish Digital Prefix Contest 0000Z-2359Z, Apr 16
+ ES Open HF Championship 0500Z-0559Z, Apr 16 and   0600Z-0659Z, Apr 16 and   0700Z-0759Z, Apr 16 and   0800Z-0859Z, Apr 16
+ Worked All Provinces of China DX Contest 0600Z, Apr 16 to 0559Z, Apr 17
+ CQ Manchester Mineira DX Contest 1200Z, Apr 16 to 2359Z, Apr 17
+ Nebraska QSO Party 1400Z, Apr 16 to 0200Z, Apr 17 and   1400Z-2300Z, Apr 17
+ Michigan QSO Party 1600Z, Apr 16 to 0400Z, Apr 17
+ RSGB International Sprint Contest, SSB 1700Z-2100Z, Apr 16
+ EA-QRP CW Contest 1700Z-2000Z, Apr 16 (20-10m) and   2000Z-2300Z, Apr 16 (80m) and   0700Z-1100Z, Apr 17 (40m) and   1100Z-1300Z, Apr 17 (20-10m)
+ Ontario QSO Party 1800Z, Apr 16 to 0500Z, Apr 17 and   1200Z-1800Z, Apr 17
+ North Dakota QSO Party 1800Z, Apr 16 to 1800Z, Apr 17
+ Feld Hell Sprint 1700Z-1859Z, Apr 16
+ YU DX Contest 2100Z, Apr 16 to 0500Z, Apr 17 and   0900Z-1700Z, Apr 17
+ WAB 3.5/7/14 MHz Data Modes 1200Z-1400Z, Apr 17 and   1800Z-2000Z, Apr 17
+ ARRL Rookie Roundup, SSB 1800Z-2359Z, Apr 17

Dxpeditions From Afar:

E51MRC Rarotonga Island

Mike, ZL1MRC will be active from Muri, Rarotonga Island (IOTA OC-013) 13 – 22 April 2016 as E51MRC.

ET7L Ethiopia

Radio Amateurs from Ukraine will be active from until 1 May 2016 Ethiopia as ET7L.

CE0Y/LU4DXU Easter Island

CE0Y/LU4DXU. Henry, LU4DXU will be active from Easter Island 16 – 29 April 2016 as CE0Y/LU4DXU.

YB9K Satonda Island

YB9K. YB9KA, YB9IPY, YC9HF, YC9JAJ, YB9GV will be active from Satonda Island (IOTA OC-150) 12 – 16 April 2016 as YB9K.

8Q7NT Embudu Island Maldives

Ben, DL1RNT will be active again from Embudu Island, Maldives (IOTA AS-013) 5 – 17 April 2016 as 8Q7NT.

VP5/KA3CNC Turks and Caicos Islands

VP5/KA3CNC. Joe, KA3CNC will be active again from Turks and Caicos Islands 16 – 24 April 2016 as VP5/KA3CNC.

HH2/VA3MPG Haiti

HH2/VA3MPG. James, VA3MPG will be active from Haiti until 17 November 2016 as HH2/VA3MPG.

EP2A Iran

EP2A Iran: YL2GM, YL3CW, YL2KA, UT7UJ, US7UX, UT7UV, UX0LL, EP3MIR, EP2LMA, K7GEX will be active from Iran 16 – 25 April 2016 as EP2A.

9Y/K2HVN Tobago Island

Bill, K2HVN will be active from Tobago Island (IOTA SA-009) 14 – 26 April 2016 as 9Y/K2HVN.

ZV2CO Comprida Island

ZV2CO Comprida Island: PY2DS, PU2XIZ, PU2KKE, PU2LJH, PU2KFL and PU2LEW will be active from Comprida Island (IOTA SA-024) 15 – 17 April 2016 as ZV2CO.

F4ELJ/P Re Island

Didier, F4ELJ will be active from Re Island (IOTA EU – 032) 9 – 16 April 2016 as F4ELJ/P.

8Q7CA 8Q7FU Maldive Islands

Helen, RC5A and Yuri, RM0F will be active from Maldive Islands 17 – 30 April 2016 (IOTA AS-013) as 8Q7CA and 8Q7FU.

8P6DR Barbados

Dick, G3RWL will be active again from Barbados (IOTA NA-021) March – April 2016 as 8P6DR.

KH8/KC0W Tutuila Island American Samoa

Tom, KC0W will be active from Tutuila Island (IOTA OC-045), American Samoa starting 11 April 2016 as KH8/KC0W.

 

NPOT A Activations:

Death Valley National Park NP15 KS6M 2016-04-11 18:00:00 2016-04-11 21:00:00 I hope to operate from a high-elevation location during this period. Look for me on voice on 40 meters early in the period and on 20 meters later. I may be able to self-spot but will appreciate spots from you.
Cabrillo National Monument MN09 N6JFD 2016-04-13 17:00:00 2016-04-13 19:00:00 early morning NPOTA in SD
Channel Islands National Park NP11 KS6Z 2016-04-14 17:00:00 2016-04-14 21:00:00 I will be operating on 18144, 7214 and 146.475 from the Ventura Visitors Center parking lot mobile.
Grand Canyon National Park NP22 NF7E 2016-04-15 00:00:00 2016-04-18 20:00:00 I will be operating with a group of other Hams including KQ1S & the Coconino Amateur radio club during this weekend at the Grand Canyon National Park.
Grand Canyon National Park NP22 NF7E 2016-04-15 00:00:00 2016-04-18 19:00:00 Will operate side by side with KQ1S 10M thru 40 whatever has best openings.
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area RC17 KS6Z 2016-04-15 17:00:00 2016-04-15 21:00:00 Operating on 18144, 7214 and 146.475.
Coronado National Memorial NM04 K7ZOO 2016-04-15 19:00:00 2016-04-16 23:59:00 SSB / CW. 40m, 20m, 17m, 15m as conditions warrant. Will operate from noon to 4pm local time (AZ is the same as CA time). Operating from high ridge with good exposure. 100w, 135 ft doublet inverted V at 30 ft. Look for spots on DXWatch.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park NP10 NM5RC and NM5AE 2016-04-15 20:00:00 2016-04-15 22:00:00 Please see White Sands National Monument (MN74) 4/21/2016 plans re possible date/time/band changes.
Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park HP19 N8GAS 2016-04-16 00:00:00 2016-04-16 00:00:00 80-10 meters depending on propagation; three operators, three radios each 100 watts; CW, phone and digital. We will be activating other Hawaii Big Island NPOA sites during Apr. 16-24. Please see http://N8GAS.com for details.
Pea Ridge National Military Park MP07 W5ANR 2016-04-16 12:00:00 2016-04-16 23:00:00
Trail of Tears National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR12 W5ANR 2016-04-16 12:00:00 2016-04-16 23:00:00
Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield BF11 W0PP 2016-04-16 13:00:00 2016-04-16 22:00:00 W0KRB was asked by the BF11 director if we would activate the park on 16 April. W0PP and K0WB plan on using digital modes with call W0PP while W0KRB and N7IXL will be using voice and call W0KRB.
Buffalo National River National River RV02 KX5AR 2016-04-16 13:00:00 2016-04-16 23:00:00 Activation by club station of ARKAN – The Amateur Radio Klub of the Arkansas Northwest. SSB: 7.180, 14.250, 21.350 CW: 7.040, 14.040, 21.040. PSK/RTTY: 7.080, 14.07015, 21.080. +/-.
Kings Mountain National Military Park MP06 N4GAS 2016-04-16 14:00:00 2016-04-17 20:00:00 Gaston County Amateur Radio Society activation. 2 days, Saturday and Sunday: 1400 to 20:00 UTC, each day. 80-10 meters depending on propagation; three operators, three radios each 100 watts; CW, phone and digital Please see http://www.gcars.org for details.
Lincoln Home National Historic Site NS44 W9MAP, N9OQT, KC9YFL 2016-04-16 14:00:00 2016-04-16 22:00:00 PSK from 9 to 10:30 a.m. local (14:00 to 15:30 UTC) with W9MAP, Phone 20/40 from 10:30 to 4 p.m. (15:30-21:00 UTC) to with N9OQT and KC9YFL, and CW from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Please spot, no WiFi. Onsite visitors welcome; Field Day style set-up with tent in park across the street from the Lincoln Home
California NHT + Oregon NHT + Pony Express NHT Other TR07,TR14,TR15 K0USA 2016-04-16 15:00:00 2016-04-16 18:00:00 Exact times not known… plan is to get there by 10:00 am CDT Might make a stop by MN46 as well.
Waco Mammoth National Monument MN81 AF5MR 2016-04-16 16:00:00 2016-04-16 23:00:00 20m phone operating at various times during the day.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore LK03 AC8XI 2016-04-16 16:00:00 2016-04-17 04:00:00 Michigan QSO Party. 100 Watts SSB on 20m and 40m.
Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR13 W7AI 2016-04-16 16:00:00 2016-04-16 23:00:00 Oro Valley (AZ) ARC will be operating CW (7055 and 14055 khz), SSB (7255 and 14255 khz) and PSK31 from the De Anza Trail in Tucson.
Guadalupe Mountains National Park NP27 NM5RC and NM5AE 2016-04-16 16:00:00 2016-04-16 18:00:00 Please see White Sands National Monument (MN74) 4/21/2016 plans re possible date/time/band changes.
Petrified Forest National Park NP45 AD1E 2016-04-16 17:00:00 2016-04-16 23:00:00 1×1 callsign is in hand N7P (National 7 area Park) and will be active in the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona on 4/16/2016. We will be operating at least 3 radios wtih 4 operators with one possible digital running either PSK,RTTY or JT65 if the bands are crappy. More info on freq and modes
Kings Canyon National Park NP35 W6WF 2016-04-16 18:00:00 2016-04-17 22:00:00 Will operate SSB on 20m other bands conditions permitting. Please post when you work me.
Appalachian National Scenic Trail National Scenic Trail TR01 N6JFD 2016-04-16 19:00:00 2016-04-16 20:00:00 Going for a Two-Fer on the AT/OVT Yellow Mountain Gap junction as well as a SOTA on Grassy High Knob a couple hours before
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park NP29 K6WDE/KH6 2016-04-16 19:00:00 2016-04-17 01:00:00 We will be activating HVNP on Saturday, April 16 on 10, 20 and 40 meters at the 6,600 foot Mauna Loa Lookout, weather permitting. We are 100 watts, be gentle! QSLs via LoTW will be posted within 48 hours. Search K6WDE/KH6 on QRZ.com for more info!

(MN74) 4/21/2016 plans re possible date/time/band changes.
Petrified Forest National Park
NP45 AD1E 2016-04-16 17:00:00 2016-04-16 23:00:00 1×1 callsign is in hand N7P (National 7 area Park) and will be active in the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona on 4/16/2016. We will be operating at least 3 radios wtih 4 operators with one possible digital running either PSK,RTTY or JT65 if the bands are crappy. More info on freq and modes
Kings Canyon National Park
NP35 W6WF 2016-04-16 18:00:00 2016-04-17 22:00:00 Will operate SSB on 20m other bands conditions permitting. Please post when you work me.
Appalachian National Scenic Trail National Scenic Trail
TR01 N6JFD 2016-04-16 19:00:00 2016-04-16 20:00:00 Going for a Two-Fer on the AT/OVT Yellow Mountain Gap junction as well as a SOTA on Grassy High Knob a couple hours before
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
NP29 K6WDE/KH6 2016-04-16 19:00:00 2016-04-17 01:00:00 We will be activating HVNP on Saturday, April 16 on 10, 20 and 40 meters at the 6,600 foot Mauna Loa Lookout, weather permitting. We are 100 watts, be gentle! QSLs via LoTW will be posted within 48 hours. Search K6WDE/KH6 on QRZ.com for more info!

 

Apr 04

2016 April Emergency Services Calendar

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The 2016 April Emergency Services Calendar is now available for download.  Please click below:

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Apr 03

This week in Radio Sports: (April 4 thru April 10

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

ARRL Affiliated Special Events :

  • 04/05/2016 | Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In &Expo

Apr 5-Apr 10, 1300Z-2000Z, W4S, Lakeland, FL. Sun ‘n Fun Amateur Radio Station. 28.325 21.240 14.,245. QSL. Bob Flynn, WA4OAB, 1281 Forrest Hill Dr, Clearwater, FL 33756. wa4oab@gmail.com

  • 04/08/2016 | 69th North Carolina Azalea Festival Special Event

Apr 8-Apr 10, 0059Z-2359Z, AC4RC, Wilmington, NC. Azalea Coast Amateur Radio Club. 14.230. Certificate & QSL. ACARC, PO Box 4044, Wilmington, NC 28406. Special Event stations may be found up from the bottom end of the general portion of each band. Confirmation Via LoTW (preferred). Contacts confirmed via QSL cards require SASE. Stations wanting a certificate via USPS $4. Certificates may also be received via email in PDF format. www.ac4rc.org

  • 04/08/2016 | Venice Sharks Tooth Festival

Apr 8-Apr 10, 1300Z-2300Z, K4S, Venice, FL. Tamiami Amateur Radio Club. 21.313 18.153 14.236 14.080. QSL. John R. Sproat, W4JS, 1419 E Manasota Beach Rd, Englewood, FL 34223. tamiamiarc.org

  • 04/09/2016 | USS Midway Museum Ship; Doolittle Raid Commemoration Special Event

Apr 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 or XRF041A. QSL. USS Midway Museum Ship Radio Room, 910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101.

  • 04/09/2016 | Wavelength: the Story of Signals At Sea

Apr 9-Apr 10, 1419Z-1419Z, K1M, Bath, ME. Maine Maritime Museum. 7 MHz (40 meters). QSL. Chris Hall, Curator of Exhibits, Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St, Bath, ME 04530. In conjunction with our current exhibition WAVELENGTH: the Story of Signals At Sea, open through May 15, 2016. www.mainemaritimemuseum.org/exhibits/wavelength-story-signals-sea

Contesting:

RSGB 80m Club Championship, CW 1900Z-2030Z, Apr 4
+ ARS Spartan Sprint 0100Z-0300Z, Apr 5
+ Phone Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Apr 6
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Apr 6 and   1900Z-2000Z, Apr 6 and   0300Z-0400Z, Apr 7
+ UKEICC 80m Contest 2000Z-2100Z, Apr 6
+ SARL 80m QSO Party 1700Z-2000Z, Apr 7
+ NRAU 10m Activity Contest 1800Z-1900Z, Apr 7 (CW) and   1900Z-2000Z, Apr 7 (SSB) and   2000Z-2100Z, Apr 7 (FM) and   2100Z-2200Z, Apr 7 (Dig)
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Apr 8
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, Apr 8
+ JIDX CW Contest 0700Z, Apr 9 to 1300Z, Apr 10
+ PODXS 070 Club PSK 31 Flavors Contest 1000Z, Apr 9 to 0400Z, Apr 10
+ QRP ARCI Spring QSO Party 1200Z, Apr 9 to 2359Z, Apr 10
+ SKCC Weekend Sprintathon 1200Z, Apr 9 to 2400Z, Apr 10
+ OK/OM DX Contest, SSB 1200Z, Apr 9 to 1200Z, Apr 10
+ New Mexico QSO Party 1400Z, Apr 9 to 0200Z, Apr 10
+ Georgia QSO Party 1800Z, Apr 9 to 0359Z, Apr 10 and   1400Z-2359Z, Apr 10
+ Yuri Gagarin International DX Contest 2100Z, Apr 9 to 2100Z, Apr 10
+ International Vintage Contest HF 1200Z-1800Z, Apr 10
+ Hungarian Straight Key Contest 1500Z-1700Z, Apr 10

Dxpeditions From Afar:

VK0EK Heard Island

AE0EE, HB9BXE, K2ARB, K3EL, KK6EK, KM4MXD, N6TQ, NG2H, NP4IW, UT6UD, VK2BAX, VK6CQ, W7XU, WJ2O will be active from Heard Island 21 March – 10 April 2016 as VK0EK.

FT4JA Juan de Nova Island

FT4JA Juan de Nova – F5UFX, F5CWU, F4BKV, F4FET, F6BEE, F1NGP, F2DX, F5PTM, F4HAU, EA3NT will be active from Juan de Nova Island (IOTA AF-012) 29 March – 11 April 2016 as FT4JA.

TA0/DL7UCX Marmara Island

TA0/DL7UCX. Ben, DL7UCX and Bernd, DL7VBJ will be active from Marmara Island (IOTA AS-201) 1 – 11 April 2016 as TA0/DL7UCX.

HH2/VA3MPG Haiti

HH2/VA3MPG. James, VA3MPG will be active from Haiti until 17 November 2016 as HH2/VA3MPG.

E44YL Bethlehem Palestine

E44YL Palestine: Elvira IV3FSG inform dxnews.com that she will be active from Bethlehem, Palestine with Angelo IK2CKR 23 March – 7 April 2016 as E44YL.

5V7D Togo

5V7D Togo: DL9MBI, DL6MFK, DF1AI, DL5MEV will be active from Togo 24 March – 11 April 2016 as 5V7D.

F4ELJ/P Re Island

Didier, F4ELJ will be active from Re Island (IOTA EU – 032) 9 – 16 April 2016 as F4ELJ/P.

8P6DR Barbados

Dick, G3RWL will be active again from Barbados (IOTA NA-021) March – April 2016 as 8P6DR.

OJ0W Market Reef Märket Island

Pasi, OH3WS will be active again from Market Reef (IOTA EU-053) 9 – 10 April 2016 as OJ0W.

H44MS Solomon Islands

Bernhard, DL2GAC will be active again from Solomon Islands 18 January – 14 April 2016 as H44MS.

DU1WQY DU1WQY/1 DU1WQY/8 Philippines

Bodo, DF8DX will be active from three IOTA Groups, Philippines in April 2016.

FH/F4FET Mayotte Island

Gil, F4FET will be active again from Mayotte Island (IOTA AF-027) 24 March – 21 April 2016 as FH/F4FET.

6Y5/JA0RQV Jamaica

Masato Tamura, JA0RQV will be active from Jamaica from 18 February 2016 for 2 month as 6Y5/JA0RQV.

JG8NQJ/JD1 Marcus Island Minami Tori Shima Islands

JG8NQJ will be active again from Marcus Island (IOTA OC-073), Minami Tori-Shima Islands 15 March – 15 May 2016 as JG8NQJ/JD1.

HC1WDT Ecuador

Bill, W0OR will be active again from Ecuador 2 March – 29 April 2016 as HC1WDT.

 NPOT A Activations:

Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park HP49 W1CVC 2016-04-04 14:00:00 2016-04-08 20:00:00 Will activate mid-mornings and late afternoons on 40 and 20 meters.
Cuyahoga Valley National Park NP14 N3VEM 2016-04-05 16:00:00 2016-04-06 04:00:00 Check my blog at www.n3vem.com for details and current frequencies on the day of the activation. I will be operating on 20m ssb starting at 14.240 and up till I find a quiet spot. Time and conditions permitting will also attempt psk31 and/or 40m/17m/15m/12m/10m
Fort Necessity National Battlefield BF05 WD8RIF 2016-04-05 16:00:00 2016-04-05 17:00:00 Time approximate based on travel; QRP CW on 7030 & 14060. See http://qrz.com/db/WD8RIF for updates.
Point Reyes National Seashore SS10 KS6Z 2016-04-05 17:00:00 2016-04-05 21:00:00 I will be operating on 18144,7214 and 146.475 from South Beach parking area mobile.
Pony Express National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR15 WQ7G 2016-04-05 20:00:00 2016-04-06 02:00:00 I have made a special QSL card for this event. To see a sample, please see my web page on QRZ.com.
Independence National Historical Park HP16 N7EIE/3 2016-04-06 14:00:00 2016-04-06 14:15:00 146.55 MHZ FM simplex primary frequency, 146.49 MHZ FM simplex secondary frequency, using a 6W handi-talkie. Up to the minute updates on Twitter @N7EIE. Talk to me, Philly!
Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial NM23 N7EIE/3 2016-04-06 15:00:00 2016-04-06 15:15:00 146.55 MHZ FM simplex primary frequency, 146.49 MHZ FM simplex secondary frequency, using a 6W handi-talkie. Up to the minute updates on Twitter @N7EIE. Talk to me, Philly!
Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church National Historic Site Affiliated Area AA08 N7EIE/3 2016-04-06 16:00:00 2016-04-06 16:15:00 146.55 MHZ FM simplex primary frequency, 146.49 MHZ FM simplex secondary frequency, using a 6W handi-talkie. Up to the minute updates on Twitter @N7EIE. Talk to me, Philly!
Golden Gate National Recreation Area RC11 KS6Z 2016-04-06 17:00:00 2016-04-06 21:00:00 Operating on 18144, 7214 and 146.475.
Fort Point National Historic Site NS22 KS6Z 2016-04-06 17:00:00 2016-04-06 21:00:00 Operating on 18144, 7214 and 146.475.
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park HP14 WD8RIF 2016-04-07 14:00:00 2016-04-07 15:00:00 Harpers Ferry + AT two-fer; time approx; QRP CW 7030 & 14060; see http://qrz.com/db/WD8RIF for updates
Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail National Scenic Trail TR03 WD8RIF 2016-04-07 16:00:00 2016-04-07 17:00:00 Potomac Heritage + C&O Canal + AT three-fer; time approx; QRP CW 7030 & 14060; see http://qrz.com/db/WD8RIF for updates
Montezuma Castle National Monument MN52 W7BBQ 2016-04-07 16:00:00 2016-04-10 16:00:00 Other ops possibly involved: N5DI, W7BQ, W7ER, N7DZI, KF7TLL
Blue Ridge Parkway National Parkway PK01 N1MCY 2016-04-07 16:00:00 2016-04-07 19:00:00 Will try to operate SSB on 40M or 20M. Look for spots.
Antietam National Battlefield BF01 WD8RIF 2016-04-07 20:00:00 2016-04-07 21:00:00 Time approximate based on travel; QRP CW on 7030 & 14060. See http://qrz.com/db/WD8RIF for updates.
Thomas Stone National Historic Site NS70 KO3F 2016-04-08 13:00:00 2016-04-08 17:00:00 QRP 40m SSB, 20m SSB, PSK31 and JT65/9. Will also monitor 146.520 for locals
Fort Necessity National Battlefield BF05 WD8RIF 2016-04-08 16:00:00 2016-04-08 17:00:00 Time approximate based on travel; QRP CW on 7030 & 14060. See http://qrz.com/db/WD8RIF for updates.
Pinnacles National Park NP46 KS6Z 2016-04-08 17:00:00 2016-04-08 21:00:00 I will be operating on 18144,7214 and 146.475 from Pinnacles Campground Sp. 114 mobile.
Friendship Hill National Historic Site NS30 WD8RIF 2016-04-08 18:00:00 2016-04-08 19:00:00 Time approximate based on travel; QRP CW on 7030 & 14060. See http://qrz.com/db/WD8RIF for updates.
Death Valley National Park NP15 KS6M 2016-04-08 18:00:00 2016-04-10 23:59:00 Hours will vary by day; better estimates to follow. Activation during SETI’s Celestial Centennial and MarsFest Symposium located there http://tinyurl.com/zosmj6o and International Dark Sky Week 2016 http://darksky.org/dark-sky-week-2016/ I expect to use JT65 and SSB and hope to demonstrate them.
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument MN58 KF6ILA/M 2016-04-08 19:00:00 2016-04-10 06:30:00 First time park activation. SSB, 100 watts using inverted “V” antenna on 36ft mast. focus is on 20m and 15m, but may go down to 40m for locals. Working from RV in campground using solar power during daylight hours and generator evenings. XYL assisting. Please spot.
President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site NS57 KX5AR 2016-04-09 13:00:00 2016-04-09 22:00:00 Activation by club station of ARKAN – The Amateur Radio Klub of the Arkansas Northwest. SSB: 7.180, 14.250, 21.350 CW: 7.040, 14.040, 21.040. PSK/RTTY: 7.080, 14.07015, 21.080. +/-.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park NP10 K5GLT 2016-04-09 14:00:00 2016-04-09 23:00:00 NM QSO Party, ssb 40/20M contact k5glt@arrl.net
Trail of Tears National Historic Trail National Historic Trail TR12 W4T 2016-04-09 16:00:00 2016-04-09 23:59:00 Operating SSB on 20 and 40m from the Blythe Ferry Removal Memorial Park. Possible CW activation as well. Confirmed operators so far: W4JUU, KK4YEM

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