Special Event Stations to Look For, 16-17 June 2012

5-24 June 2012 – Multiple Callsigns – F1 Valencia 2012: ED5DY, ED5FL, ED5KB, ED5DM, ED5DWS, ED5HAB, ED5ATK, ED5JC, ED3CW, ED6QY, and ED8DD are operating with special callsigns until 24 June for the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe in Valencia, Spain on 24 June 2012.  There is a also an award associated with this operation.  For more information, see:  http://ea5foxlima.wix.com/f1valencia2012#!

9 &16 June 2012, 1600-0000Z – WY7U – Commemorate Fort Bridger and the Pony Express Re-Ride: The Sweetwater Amateur Radio Club will be operating around 28.325, 21.355, 14.272, and 3.920. Certificate & QSL to Sweetwater ARC, 1000 South Dakota, Green River, WY 82935.  Website:  wy7u.angelfire.com

15 June – 15 July, 0000-2359Z – CG7CWPC – 100th Anniversary of the C.W. Parker Carousel at the Burnaby Village Museum: The Burnaby Amateur Radio Club in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada is commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the C.W. Parker Carousel at the Burnaby Village Museum.  They’ll be operating around 21.250, 14.175, 7.225, and 3.775.  QSL direct or via buro to Eric Stapleton, VE7EES, 128 – 4111 Hastings St, Burnaby, BC V5C 6T7, CANADA.  Website:  www.ve7bar.org

16-17 June 2012, 0800-2000Z – GB0BON – 367th Anniversary of the Battle of Naseby:  The Welland Valley Amateur Radio Radio Society is operating a special event commemorating this decisive battle of the English Civil War in 1645.  They’ll be operating around 14.285, 10.140, and 7.140.  QSL to Peter D. Rivers, 34 Coales Gardens, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7NY, ENGLAND.  Website:  www.wvars.com

16-17 June 2012, 1800-1900Z – W3FT – The War of 1812 Kickoff:  The Baltimore Amateur Radio Club will be operating to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and as run-up to a celebration of the Battle of Baltimore which occurred in 1814.  They’ll be opearating on 21.360, 14.285, 7.181,  and 3.840.  They plan to run as many bands as they safely can depending upon conditions;  as they work they’ll announce if they are on 10, 6 or 2 Meters.  QSL to Baltimore Amateur Radio Club, C/O W3FT, 12360 Owings Mills Blvd, Reisterstown, MD 21136.  Website:  www.w3ft.com

16-17 June 2012, IQ1SV – Memorial Day of British S.S. Transylvania torpedoed in front of the Isle of Bergeggi: The A.R.M.I. (Italian Radio Amateur Association) and I.N.O.R.C. (Italian Naval Old Rhythmers Club) will participate to this radio memorial as operators along with the A.R.I. Section of Savona.  They will be operating on on 10, 15, 20, 40, 80, and 160 meters with CW, phone and digital PSK31 emissions from two locations: a fixed station on shore and maritime mobile from the coordinates of the 1917 sinking.  QSL to QSL manager IQ1SV via Association or direct with IRC c/o P.O. box 133 – 17100 SV – Italy. For more information see their QRZ.com thread.

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