Victory in Europe Day

The UBA Radio Club of Durnal in Belgium will air thisspecial callsign to remember the end of WW2. Theoperation will be active until the 7th of June. The following operators will be on the air for the duration of the event:ON3AT, ON3NR, ON3ZZT, ON4ANV, ON4BEN,ON4DG, ON4EM, ON4LB, ON5GB, ON5KDX, ON5OO,ON7BH, ON7ET, ON7ZB and ON8MG. They will be active on CW, SSB and digital modes. ThereRead More…

Finnish Amateur Radio League Initiative

IARU Region 1 reports the Finnish Amateur RadioLeague (SRAL) cordially invites radio amateursaround the world you to join them in a global specialevent featuring their STAYHOME campaign andits radio activity that will be held June 6th June 7th. The United Nations Amateur Club 4U1UN, as well as its sisterstations 4U1GSC (operated as 4U9STAYHOME) and4U1A (operated as 4U2STAYHOME) will participatRead More…

New 2M Transatlantic Record

A new transatlantic record on 144MHz has been reported which now brings the top distance to nearly 4,760 kilometers (2,951 miles). John Desmond, EI7GL in a recent post said “The incredible tropo conditions between Cape Verde Islands and the Caribbean continue to amaze with transatlantic contacts on 144 MHz and 432 MHz being made”. This contact was established between D4VHF in the Cape Verde IRead More…

Biathlon World Championships 2020

Amateur Radio activity is underway in order to celebrate the Biathlon World Championships which are to take place in Antholz/South Tyrol, Italy this year. Members of the A.R.I. Sezione Brunico/Sektion Bruneck will be using the special event callsign II3BIA on the air between 12th and 23rd February 2020. Bands will use will be 160m, 80m, 60m, 40m, 30m, 20m, 17m, 15m, 12m, 10m, 6m, 2m and 70cm. ModeRead More…

St Patricks Day 2020

Once again St Patricks Day is nearly upon us. In celebration of Saint Patricks Day, amateur radio event organisers plan to turn the bands green for two days. They are asking all amateurs to join in on the air and participate in the St Patrick Day Award. This annual award runs over 48 hours from 12 noon on 16th March until 12 noon on 18th. Stations worldwide will be on air for the celebrations andRead More…

BARTG Diamond Jubilee

Founded in the early 1960’s members of the British Amateur Radio Teledata Group (BARTG) will be celebrating the club’s ‘Diamond Jubilee’ using special event callsign GB60ATG until June 30th 2020. The club will be using a variety of different data modes and operating across a wide range of HF and VHF bands. Special awards are available for contact with GB60ATG. Each contact with GB60ATG on a new baRead More…