From ARRL News: Amateur Radio Being Showcased at 2019 EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Amateur Radio Special Event information for the 2019 EAA AirVenture week at Oshkosh, WI from ARRL News: ARRL member-volunteers will be part of the excitement as the 2019 International Experimental Aircraft Association annual AirVenture show gets under way this week in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The show runs from July 22 until July 29. This year marks … Continue reading From ARRL News: Amateur Radio Being Showcased at 2019 EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

History Related Amateur Radio Special Event Stations for August 2019

A recurring theme of History related special events for August seems to be Manifest Destiny, the 19th Century American belief that the American people were destined to expand westward across the North American continent (and for some, southward into Central America and the Caribbean as well). The special event stations related to the telegraph, railroad, … Continue reading History Related Amateur Radio Special Event Stations for August 2019

Getting My History Related Amateur Radio Special Event Post Project Back off of the Ground

I've sporadically written blog posts about History related Amateur Radio Special Event stations, but I haven't been consistent or regular with them. This is a project that I really want to get off of the ground and I'm feeling enthusiastic about doing just that. The plan is to put together a blog post with selected … Continue reading Getting My History Related Amateur Radio Special Event Post Project Back off of the Ground

WWV Centennial Special Event Will Use WW0WWV

This new story from the ARRL is about a special event celebrating the centennial of WWV that will take place at the end of September and beginning of October. WWV, the oldest continuously operating radio station in the world, was in danger of losing funding, but the new federal retained funding for it. WWV operates … Continue reading WWV Centennial Special Event Will Use WW0WWV

An Interesting Early Morning QSO with SN1918WAR, a History Related Special Event Station in Poland

Brunswick - Yesterday morning after breakfast I fired up the mobile HF station to try for some Skywarn Recognition Day contacts. I saw AB4UG tweet that WX4CHS at NWS Charleston, SC was active on 40 Meters, but propagation was too long for me to hear them. I did, however, manage to work two other NWS … Continue reading An Interesting Early Morning QSO with SN1918WAR, a History Related Special Event Station in Poland

History Related Amateur Radio Special Event Stations for October 2018

Four history-related Amateur Radio special event stations during October stand out to me. Two o the special event stations honor important figures from US History: Dwight D. Eisenhower and Roger Williams. A third commemorates the birth of one of our armed forces: the US Navy. The fourth commemorates a key battle of the American Revolution … Continue reading History Related Amateur Radio Special Event Stations for October 2018

History Related Amateur Radio Special Event Stations for September 2018

The month of September has a number of History related amateur radio special event stations, but four stood out to me. The first is N0HWJ, which is commemorating the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The second is a set of special event stations, K3B, N3B, and W3B, which commemorate the Battle of Brandywine during the American … Continue reading History Related Amateur Radio Special Event Stations for September 2018

History Related Amateur Radio Special Events Stations for August 2018

Each month, there are always some History related Amateur Radio Special Event Stations; I picked three to write about for August 2018. To be more accurate, two of them are organizations which are being commemorated by multiple stations: the US Coast Guard's (USCG) Anniversary and the Citizens Conservation Corps (CCC). Many are familiar with the … Continue reading History Related Amateur Radio Special Events Stations for August 2018

History Related Amateur Radio Special Event Stations for July 2018

The month of July sees a lot of Independence Day special event stations as well as the 13 Colonies Special Event (to be honest, it's almost become more of a contest than a special event), but there are three History related amateur radio special event stations this July that stand out. The first commemorates the … Continue reading History Related Amateur Radio Special Event Stations for July 2018

Amateur Radio and History for March 2018

History related special event station for March 2018 include EI50AOM, which continues from January and February along with several Military History special event stations and a station commemorating the founding of one of the original 13 US Colonies. N4H will commemorate the Creek War/War of 1812 Battle of Horseshoe Bend and K7T will commemorate the … Continue reading Amateur Radio and History for March 2018