Veterans Day Special Event - 2011
K8V QSL Card
The Mich-A-Con Amateur Radio Club will be operating from the
Upper Peninsula Veterans Memorial on Pine Mountain - Iron Mountain, Michigan
from Friday November 11 through Sunday November 13 (1400 UTC to 2200 UTC daily) using the K8V callsign .
The Memorial is located adjacent to the Giant Pine Mountain Ski Jump. We are operating
from within the "Springer-Haus". "Springer" is a European word for ski jumper.
houses the waxing area and staging area for the ski tournaments. The Kiwanis Ski Club
has graciously provided the use of this building for our Special Event Operation.
K8V QSL Information
An SASE is required for a QSL and certificate. Please send the appropriate sized envelope
for the 8 1/2 by 11 inch certificate. It is printed on heavy card stock can NOT be folded.
NO LOTW and eQSL for K8V.
All QSL and certificate requests go to:
Tom Martin, W8JWN
812 West B Street
Iron Mountain, Michigan 49801
Why isn't K8V included in the QRZ.com database?
W5YI has asked that 1x1 calls NOT be included in the QRZ.com database.
THIS IS NOW AN FCC RULE. ONLY THE FCC DATABASE IS ALLOWED FOR U.S.A. CALLS.
A link to the U.P. Veterans Memorial is below:
The following are photos from our 2007 operation
Raising the Garrison Flag
The K8V Team
L-R: Mike, K8DDB; Nate, KD8GLP; Jessica, KB9KIZ; Tom, W8JWN; Beth, KC9KVP
Dennis, K8SWX; Scott, KB9AVX; Steve, KD8CCP; Scott, KA8TFF; Bruce
Tom, W8JWN, operating SSB
SSB and Digital Operations
L-R: Art, KD8GLO; Jessica, KB9KIZ; Scott, KB9AVX; Dennis, K8SWX
Scott, KB9AVX, operates SSB while XYL Beth, KC9KVP, logs.
Scott, KA8TFF, operates SSB and Terry, KB9ZER, logs.
Mike, K8DDB, operates CW.
Veterans Memorial Garrison Flag and Pine Mountain Ski Jump
Tom, W8JWN, worked us from home using the club call.