Special Event News – 20 December 2015

| December 18, 2015

Brian Justin, WA1ZMS, will again put his 600m Experimental Station WG2XFQ on the air on for a Christmas Eve commemorative transmission. WG2XFQ will transmit on 486kHz from Forest, Virginia, to mark the 109th anniversary of Reginald Fessenden’s first audio transmission. Justin will conduct a run-up to this year’s event starting at around midday Eastern Time on 23 December. The official Christmas event will begin on the 24th at 0001UTC and will continue for at least 24 hours. Justin said he plans to repeat the commemorative transmissions on New Year’s Eve and on New Year’s Day.

Members of the Holy Land DX Group will activate the call sign 4X4WFF from Avdat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in the Negev Desert in southern Israel on 25 and 26 December. The group will have two stations running using CW and SSB. QSL only via IK2DUW.

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