Special Events News – 28 December 2014

| December 23, 2014

The Santa Claus stations, OH9SCL for Santa Claus Land and OF9X for Old Father Nine Xmas are on the air. Principal radio activity will be over the weekends after Christmas around 25kHz from the band edges and the SSB pole position is at 14.225MHz. The My DX Summit website will feature OH9SCL and OF9X on its Santa menu selection. Occasionally Santa will be available on video, mostly when on 20m SSB. Tap the video and audio button on the OF9X page and you may not only see Santa but hear how your own signal sounds in the Land of Christmas.

WW1USA will be on the air on the 28 December to commemorate the Christmas Truce of 1914. Details are on QRZ.com.

Bredhurst Receiving and Transmitting Society is running a special event station, GB8HMC, commemorating 800 years of the Magna Carta from 1 January to 5 January inclusive. They will be using data and SSB on 80m through to 10m plus 2m. QSL details are on QRZ.com.

TC5OCK will be on the air between the 1 and 10 January to commemorate liberation day of Adana city on 5 January 1922. See QRZ.com for details.

Category: GB2RS Special Events