Special Event News – 8 January 2017

| January 6, 2017

GB2KW will be on the air from 1 to 28 January using vintage KW Electronics Ltd equipment. See the GB2KW listing on QRZ.com for full information.

Humber Fortress DX ARC in Hull has organised a year’s multi-club activation to celebrate Hull as the UK City of Culture 2017. Ofcom have kindly granted the call sign GB0HCC for the whole year using the standard NoV format of 28 days; each club will apply for the relevant 28 day portion of the year, to follow on from the previous club. Humber Fortress will be starting the year off. Look for them on the 40 and 80m bands.

Canadian radio amateurs can use special call sign prefixes to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation in 2017. Those whose regular call signs start with VA will be able to use the CF prefix, VE will be able to use the CG prefix, VO will be able to use the CH prefix and those with VY will be able to use the CI prefix.

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