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OLYMPIC GAMES CELEBRATION PROGRAMS


1) 2004 OLYMPIC GAMES "Countdown on the air program"

A special and interesting "countdown on the air" program will be active from many Greek radioamateurs on last 99 days until 13 Aug 2004 the starting day of the OLYMPIC GAMES 2004.
Nine (9) Multi operators special Event Stations as

SX9A, SX8A, SX7A, SX6A, SX5A, SX4A, SX3A, SX2A and SX1A

from the nine (9) Greek regions, will be active on 6 May 2004 until 12 Aug 2004.

GREEK REGIONS
CALLSIGN
from
to
Region SV9 Crete Isl.
6 MAY 2004
15 MAY 2004
Region SV8 Aegean-Ionian Isl
16 MAY 2004
25 MAY 2004
Region SV7 Thraki
26 MAY 2004
4 JUNE 2004
Region SV6 Ipiros
5 JUNE 2004
14 JUNE 2004
Region SV5 Dodekanisa Isl
15 JUNE 2004
24 JUNE 2004
Region SV4 Thessaly
25 JUNE 2004
4 JULY 2004
Region SV3 Peloponese
5 JULY 2004
14 JULY 2004
Region SV2 Makedonia
15 JULY 2004
24 JULY 2004
Region SV1 Sterea Ellada-Attika
25 JULY 2004
3 AUG 2004

 

GREEK REGIONS
CALLSIGN
to
Region SV9 Crete Isl.
4 AUG 2004
Region SV8 Aegean-Ionian Isl
5 AUG 2004
Region SV7 Thraki
6 AUG 2004
Region SV6 Ipiros
7 AUG 2004
Region SV5 Dodekanisa Isl
8 AUG 2004
Region SV4 Thessaly
9 AUG 2004
Region SV3 Peloponese
10 AUG 2004
Region SV2 Makedonia
11 AUG 2004
Region SV1 Sterea Ellada-Attika
12 AUG 2004

See details in the calendar

These stations will be on the air every 10 days one by one, to celebrate the 2004 OLYMPIC GAMES in Athens (Greece) in all bands and modes and the signing the rest of days with the countdown method after the special calls.

Some Greeks radioclubs prepare a lot of DX-awards and events for this program.

All the contacts will be reply with a special QSL card via buraeu.

There is NOT any QSL manager.

QSL via Greek Buraeu ONLY.

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2) OLYMPIC PREFIXS FOR GREEKs and FOREIGNERs HAM


The Greek Communications Authority has announced that Greek radio amateurs may use the optional SX2004 or SY2004 call sign prefix from 1 June 2004 until 15 September 2004 to commemorate the Athens Olympic Games and Paralympic Games 2004. QSL via operator's instructions.

Also the foreigner radio amateurs, as visitors in Greece, from CEPT countries or from countries with reciprocity (U.S.A., Canada , Cyprus , Switzeland and Australia) can use the special prefix J42004 from 1 Aug 2004 until 15 September 2004 without any license from Greek Authorities. All the others needs to commumicate with Greek Authorities for special permission. QSL via operator's instructions.

General instructions for the foreigner amateurs visiting Greece for DX

Operation for visitors during Athens Olympic Games 2004 by R.A.A.G.

Note that you can find the official website of ATHENS OLYMPIC GAMES 2004 at:

http://www.athens2004.com


Best 73
de Savas SV2AEL

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