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2012 - Still Active

11/07/2012:  FINLAND - WORKED ALL US COUNTIES - OG3077F -
Henry, OH3JF, celebrates the achievement of his CQ county award with the special callsign OG3077F between 11 July 2012 and 3 April 2017. He has succeeded in working all 3077 counties of the United States in CW since 1987. QSL via OH3JF. [DX Newsletter]

2013 - Still Active

17/04/2013:  POLAND - VIRTUAL FIELD DIVISION OF PZK - SP73VOT -
The Polish club station call SP73VOT (Virtual Field Division of PZK) is on the air at least till 2016 and will be used for CW training sessions by its members. QSL via SP5PBE, bureau preferred and LoTW. [DXNL]

01/12/2013:  GERMANY - 50YRS HAM RADIO IN SCHWEDT - DM50PCK -
Special event station DM50PCK celebrates 50 years of amateur radio in Schwedt and also 50 years of the Russian Druzbha pipeline network terminating in Schwedt. QRV from 1 December 2013 until the end of November 2014. The local club also issues an award during that time. QSL via bureau, eQSL. Website and award information at: www.dl0pck.onpw.de/ [DXNL]

2014 -

01/01/2014:  ARGENTINA - ALBERTO URANO SILVA - AY1DZ -
Special callsign AY1DZ will be put on the air during the entire year 2014 in honour of Alberto Urano Silva, LU1DZ, who passed away in December 2013. QSL via LW3DG, LoTW and eQSL. Website: www.qrz.com/db/AY1DZ [DXNL]

01/01/2014:  BAHRAIN - YEAR OF ART - A91YA -
Special event station A91YA is QRV during 2014 during the context of the Year of Art. Operators will be Fawaz, A92AA and Ely, A93LT. QSL via IZ8CLM. [ARRL DX News]

01/01/2014:  BULGARIA - 60YRS RADIO CLUB PLOVDIV - LZ60KSP -
Radio amateurs in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, are celebrating 60 years of their club station LZ1KSP with the special callsign LZ60KSP and a corresponding award during the entire year 2014. QSL via LZ1JZ. The "60 years LZ1KSP" award is open to all radio amateurs and SWLs (award information can be found at: www.qrz.com/db/LZ60KSP?ref=386490026). [DXNL]

01/01/2014:  BULGARIA - ALL BULGARIAN SAINTS 2014 - VARIOUS -
Once again Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP) will use twelve special callsigns throughout 2014 to honour as many different Bulgarian saints: LZ1375PRB (January), LZ1950SAS (February), LZ1246SIT (March), LZ1808SNS (April), LZ1555WNS (May), LZ1816PAS (June), LZ1810PPW (July), LZ1680MTS (August), LZ37MP (September), LZ1375IKA (October), LZ1164SIM (November) and LZ1784SMH (December). QSL via the bureau or direct to P.O. Box 36, 4300 Karlovo, Bulgaria. Information on the "All Bulgarian Saints 2014" award can be found at: www.lz1kcp.com/ [425 DX News]

01/01/2014:  GERMANY - 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF FIRAC - DB50FIRAC -
Look for special event station DB50FIRAC to be active between 1st January and 31st December 2014 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of "Federation Internationale des RadioAmateurs Cheminots". QSL via LoTW, by the bureau or eQSL. [OPDX Bulletin]

01/01/2014:  GERMANY - 60YRS OF DARC DX NEWSLETTER - DJ60DXMB -
Celebrating the 60th anniversary/birthday of the DARC DX Newsletter, the DARC DX and HF Contesting Committee is issuing a special award, as well as activating the special event callsign DJ60DXMB on all bands and modes during the entire year 2014. SDOK: 60DXMB. More details and info can be found at: www.qrz.com/db/DJ60DXMB [OPDX Bulletin]

01/01/2014:  GERMANY - S-DOK HERU14 - DL0HRS -
Club station DL0HRS has been assigned the special DOK HERU14 for 2014. QSL via bureau. [DXNL]

01/01/2014:  GERMANY - 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF FIRAC - DL60JMZ -
To celebrate DARC Mainz Chapter's (DL0MZ) 60th anniversary, special callsign DL60JMZ (DOK 60K07) will used from 1 January to 31 December 2014. QSL via the DARC bureau. [425 DX News]

01/01/2014:  GERMANY - EAST AND WEST GERMAN BORDER OPENS - DQ25GRENZE -
DQ25GRENZE (special DOK 25DE) is a special event call going to be active the whole next year of 2014. Operated by a team (Siggi, DL3HBZ, Harald, DL5HAQ, Stefan, DJ7AO, Lutz, DL5KUA, and Georg, DL4SVA) from several local clubs (Ratzeburg (E39), Ahrensburg/Grosshansdorf (E09) und Grevesmuehlen (V10)), their activity commemorates the opening of the border between the two German countries in 1989. Operations throughout the year will take place from several historical locations. QSL via DJ7AO. Website: dq25grenze.de/ [DXNL]

01/01/2014:  HUNGARY - JASZSZENTLASSZLO CELEBRATES 140 YEARS - HG140JLO -
Local radio amateurs from the club station HA8KUX will operate the special event callsign HG140JLO throughout the year 2014 till 31st December, from both Jaszszentlaszlo (WW Loc. JN96vn) and Szeged (WW Loc. KN06bg), Hungary. Operators include Feco HA8KW, Feri HA8ZE, Sanyi HA8RG, and Tomi HA8RT. They are all CW enthusiasts, but will also work some SSB. QSL via HA8KW, Bureau or direct (Ferenc 'Feco' Provics, P.O. Box 620, Szeged-1 H-6701, Hungary) and eQSL. Website: www.ha8kux.com/ [DXNL]

01/01/2014:  IRELAND - 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF EI3CTB - EI30T -
The callsign EI30T (Echo India Three Zero Tango) has been issued to Justin EI3CTB as a special callsign to use during 2014 to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of his amateur radio licence issued in 1984. This is the first time the prefix EI30 has been issued. Please QSL direct (Justin Behan, 25 Birchdale Road, Kinsealy Court, Kinsealy, Co Dublin, Ireland) including $2 and a self addressed envelope or with OQRS. Cards without return postage will be returned via the bureau. Online log will be hosted by ClubLog. Website: www.qrz.com/db/EI30T [DxCoffee]

01/01/2014:  JAPAN - NEW JCC TAKIZAWA CITY - 8J7T -
Special callsign 8J7T will be active on all bands and modes during the entire year of 2014. Activity is to celebrate the Birth of Takizawa-city (JCC #0316), Iwate prefecture, Tohoku region, island of Honshu (AS-007, WLOTA 2376), Japan. New JCC Takizawa city, IWATE (JCC 0316) will be established on 1 January, 2014. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

01/01/2014:  NORWAY - NORWEGIAN CONSTITUTION BICENTENNIAL - LI, LJ PREFIXES -
Tom, LA4LN, NRRL HF Traffic Manager, reports that during all of the year 2014, Norwegian LA stations may use the LI (Lima India) prefix, and LB stations may use the LJ (Lima Juliet) prefix, as part of the celebration of 200 years since the Norwegian Constitution, which was approved on 17 May 1814. QSL will be via the respective LA and LB permanent callsign. The special prefixes may only be used from the Norwegian mainland. There will also be a special station active, with the callsign: LM1814 (QSL via LA2G). The Norwegian Radio Relay League (NRRL) plans to offer a special award for contacts with the jubilee stations with LI and LJ prefixes plus the special station LM1814. More info to follow. [OPDX Bulletin]

01/01/2014:  NORWAY - 75YRS FOR NRRL CLUB - LM2T75Y -
Special event callsign LM2T75Y celebrates the 75th anniversary of the NRRL club in Trondheim (LA2T). QRV all year long on HF in lots of modes. QSL via LA2T, LoTW. [DXNL]

01/01/2014:  SERBIA - MIHAJLO PUPIN, SCIENTIST - YT0PUPIN -
Radio Club "Mihajlo Pupin" (YU7AAA) will use the special callsign YT0PUPIN from Zrenjanin, Serbia, until 31 December 2014 to mark the 160th anniversary of the birth of the noted scientist. QSL via YT7WA. [425 DX News]

01/01/2014:  SLOVAKIA - LONG TERM EVOLUTION - OM44LTE -
Roman, OM3TOW, member of staff of the Slovakian telecommunication authority will use the special call OM44LTE all year long to mark the introduction of the 4th generation LTE standard for mobile communications in Slovakia. QSL only direct via OM3RP and eQSL.

01/01/2014:  TURKEY - 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF TCSWAT - TC10SWAT -
TC10SWAT is the callsign that the TC Special Wireless Activity Team will be using throughout 2014 to celebrate their 10th anniversary. as usual with TCSWAT operations, all of the QSOs will be confirmed automatically via the bureau, LoTW and eQSL; direct requests go to TA1HZ (cards will be printed in January 2015). Information on the anniversary award can be found on: www.qrz.com/db/TC10SWAT [425 DX News]

01/01/2014:  UKRAINE - 30TH ANNIVERSARY RADIOGRUPO SUR - EM50LWY -
UR4LWY, a club station dedicated to young aspiring hams, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. QRV all bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, and PSK between 1st January 2014 until 1st January 2015. Most operators are between 9 and 17 years old. QSL via UR4LWY, direct or Bureau. Further info at: www.qrz.com/db/EM50LWY [DX Newsletter]

01/01/2014:  URUGUAY - 30TH ANNIVERSARY RADIOGRUPO SUR - CW30A, CV3D -
Founded in 1984, Radiogrupo Sur (rgs30.radiogruposur.org/) will use CW30A and CV3D during 2014 to celebrate their 30th anniversary. QSL direct to CX2ABC. [425 DX News]

01/01/2014:  U.S.A. - ARRL'S CENTENNIAL YEAR - W100AW -
The FCC has authorized the Maxim Memorial Station W1AW to also use the call sign W100AW during 2014, the ARRL's centennial year. Contacts made from the Maxim Memorial Station in Newington, from regional Centennial conventions, and during the IARU HF Championship will use W100AW, with portable designators as appropriate. The "W1AW WAS" operations throughout 2014 from each of the 50 states will use W1AW, not W100AW. [ARRL]

01/02/2014:  JAPAN - 20YRS TSUZUKI WARD - 8J1TZ20Y -
Special event callsign 8J1TZ20Y celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Tsuzuki-ward (in Yokohama-city) between 1st February and 31st December, 2014. Yokohama-city (JCC 1101) is located in the Kanto region, Kanagawa ken (prefecture), island of Honshu (AS-007, WLOTA 2376), Japan. QSL via the Bureau is preferred. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

01/03/2014:  BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA - 50YRS R.C. AKADEMSKI - E750EBL -
Members of the Akademski Radio Klub (E74EBL, ex-YU4EBL) in Banja Luka are celebrating their club's 50th anniversary on all bands and modes with the call E750EBL from 1st March until 31st December 2014. QSL via E77E, direct or bureau. [DXNL]

01/03/2014:  ITALY - GUGLIELMO MARCONI SENATOR - IY1GMS -
Guglielmo Marconi was a Senator in the Italian Senate in 1914. Radio amateurs from the ARI section in Bra (province Cuneo) mark this jubilee from 1st March until the end of the year with the call IY1GMS. QSL via IK1SPR, direct or bureau (Online log at: www.precis.it/). Website: www.qrz.com/db/IY1GMS [DXNL]

01/03/2014:  LATVIA - EU CAPITAL OF CULTURE - YL2014C -
Normunds Sne, YL3DQ, will be active as YL2014C from Riga, Latvia, between 1st March and 30th November during Europe's Cultural Capital City of 2014. QRV on 160 to 10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. It is not necessary to send your QSL - all contacts will be confirmed with bureau QSLs after the activity. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW once in a month at least. Website and Riga-European Capital of Culture-2014 Award information can be found at: www.qrz.com/db/YL2014C [ARRL DX News]

01/03/2014:  LITHUANIA - LITHUANIA JOINS NATO - LY10NATO -
Sam, LY5W, located in Kaunas, Lithuania (WW Loc. KO15TA), will be active between 1 March and 31 December 2014 with the special callsign LY10NATO to mark Lithuania's joining of NATO 10 years ago. QSL via LY5W, direct or Bureau. Log will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. Sam welcomes stamps for his collection in direct letters. [DXNL]

01/03/2014:  SERBIA - BATTLE OF CER - YU100CER -
Until 31st December 2014, Radio Club Nikola Tesla (YU1HQR) Sabac commemorates the 100th anniversary of the famous battle on the mountain Cer 1914, which is located close to the city, using the special callsign YU100CER in memory of the victims. By way of management and outcome, Cer Battle is a masterpiece of the art of war, and as a remarkable example of the transition from the strategic defense of their counterattacks, she is still studying at major military academies, including West Point and the U.S. QSL via YU1HQR (Radio Klub Nikola Tesla, 15000 Sabac, Kneza Lazara 1, Serbia). [DXNL]

25/03/2014:  SCOTLAND - HOMECOMING SCOTLAND - GA, MA, 2A PREFIXES -
Ofcom have advised that licensed amateurs with a main station address in Scotland will be permitted to use the special prefix "A" - GA, MA, 2A - instead of the usual "M" for the period of 25th January (Burns Night) to 30th November (St. Andrews Day), during 2014. GMDX (www.gmdx.org.uk) will be instituting an award scheme for working these special prefixes throughout the period. More to follow.. [DX World]

01/04/2014:  FRANCE - CENTENARY OF WORLD WAR I - TM-VARIOUS -
To celebrate the centenary of the 1914/1918 war, a special activation will take place throughout 2014 in various departments (counties) of France. A number of special event calls will be aired until the end of the year 2014. There will also be an award available. Full information can be found at: http://www.tm1418.fr/ For award info see: www.tm1418.fr/crbst_12.html [DXNL]

01/04/2014:  POLAND - STEFAN ZEROMSKIEGO MEMORIAL - SN150SZ -
Klub Oddzialu Swietokrzyskiego PZK will activate the special callsign SN150SZ between 1 April and 30 November 2014 to remember the 150th birthday of the writer Stefan Zeromskiego (1864 - 1925). QSL via SP7PCA, direct or Bureau. [DXNL]

01/06/2014:  GERMANY - 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF WAEDXC - DQ60WAE -
Special event station DQ60WAE is QRV on all bands and modes until May 2015 to mark the 60th anniversary of the Worked All Europe DX contest. Responsible DARC DX and HF-Contesting, SDOK: 60WAE. QSL via DF1QR, direct or Bureau. Website: www.qrz.com/db/DQ60WAE [ARRL DX News]

01/06/2014:  JAPAN - 140YRS INUBOSAKI LIGHTHOUSE - 8J1INUBO -
Special event station 8J1INUBO will be active on all bands and modes between 1st June and 31st December 2014 to celebrate the 140th anniversary of the Inubosaki Lighthouse (November 15, 1874). The lighthouse (WLOTA 2376) is located on Cape Inubo, in the city of Choshi (JCC 1202), Kanto region, Chiba Prefecture, island of Honshu (AS-007), Japan. QSL via the Bureau. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

01/06/2014:  JAPAN - 60YRS GAMAGORI CITY - 8J2GAMA -
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Gamagori City (JCC 2015), special event station 8J2GAMA will be active on all bands and modes from 1st June to 30th November 2014. Gamagori-city is located in Chubu (Tokai) Region, southeastern Aichi Prefecture, island of Honshu (AS-007 WLOTA 2376), Japan. Parts of the city is within the borders of the Mikawa Wan Quasi-National Park (WWFF JAFF-061). QSL via the JARL Bureu is preferred. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

15/06/2014:  RUSSIA (EU) - SERGIUS OF RADONEZH MEMORIAL - R700SR -
Operators from Sergiev Posad city (WCA UA-00306, COTA-RU C-325, WW Loc. KO96bh) will be QRV using special event callsign R700SR between 15 June and 15 August 2014 to commemorate the 700th birthday celebration and honor the memory of Sergius of Radonezh, a Russian Orthodox saint. Activity will be on the HF bands and 2 meters using CW, SSB, digital modes, FM, JT65V EME and JT65A Tropo. QSL via RA3DUW, Bureau preferred. [ARRL DX News]

22/06/2014:  ENGLAND - CROSSNESS PUMPING STATION - GB2CM -
On 22nd June 2014 the Cray Valley Radio Society will be active as GB2CM from the Crossness Pumping Station (WW Loc. JO01BM) in London, England (EU-005, WLOTA 1841), for the International Museums Weekend. QSL via G4DFI, Bureau or direct (Owen Cross G4DFI, 28, Garden Avenue, Bexleyheath, Kent. DA7 4LF, UK) with SASE/SAE + IRC or $2. Websie: www.qrz.com/db/GB2CM [425 DX News]

26/06/2014:  THAILAND - 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF R.A.S.T. - HS50RAST -
Look for HS50RAST to be active on all bands and modes between 26th June and 31st December 2014 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Radio Amateur Society of Thailand (RAST). QSL via E21EIC and LoTW. Log Search and OQRS will be available at Club Log - No eQSL's. Further information can be found at: www.qsl.net/rast [OPDX Bulletin]

01/07/2014:  CROATIA - UN LOGISTIC BASE IN BRINDISI - 4U20B -
4U20B is a special callsign being used by Ivo, 9A3A (4U1GSC) between 1st July 2014 and 1st July 2015 to commemorate the 20th anniversary (1994 - 2014) of the United Nations Logistic Base in Brindisi, Italy. The UNLB has been in operation since late 1994; it provides logistic support, telecommunications and training for all peacekeeping operations around the world. QSL via 9A2AA, direct or Bureau. [425 DX News]

01/07/2014:  JAPAN - DISASTER AREA, TOWARD THE FUTURE - 8J7INORI -
To mark Hisaichi wa mirai e (or The Disaster Area, toward the Future) special event station 8J7INORI will be active on all bands and modes between 1 July 2014 and 31 March 2015. QSL via the Bureau. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

01/07/2014:  JAPAN - MAIZURU-WAKASA EXPRESSWAY - 8J9WSH -
Look for special event station 8J9WSH to be active on all bands and modes from 1 July till 30 November 2014 to celebrate the Opening of 7/20 Maizuru-Wakasa Expressway. "Wakasaji (or Wakasa Corridor), a District of Beautiful Sea, Lakes and History" Campaign / The Full Open of the Maizuru-Wakasa Expressway. QSL via the JARL Bureau. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

01/07/2014:  U.S.A. - ORIGINAL 13 COLONIES - VARIOUS -
The following stations will be active during the "Original 13 Colonies Special Event", which will be held on 1-6 July 2014: K2A (New York), K2B (Virginia), K2C (Rhode Island), K2D (Connecticut), K2E (Delaware), K2F (Maryland), K2G (Georgia), K2H (Massachusetts), K2I (New Jersey), K2J (North Carolina), K2K (New Hampshire), K2L (South Carolina) and K2M (Pennsylvania). Further information on the event and the relevant certificate can be found at: www.13colonies.info/ [425 DX News]

01/07/2014:  BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA - JOINING NATO IN 2006 - E72NATO -
Special event station E72NATO will be active on all bands and modes between 2nd July and 31st December 2014 to commemorate the cooperation of NATO and Bosnia-Herzegovina that was established in 2006. Activity will be carried out by known DX-er's and Contesters such as Danny E73M, Ivo E73A, Slaven E77A, Josip E77AW and many others. QSL via E73Y and Club Log OQRS. [ARRL DX News]

18/07/2014:  JAPAN - 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF ATSUGI-CITY - 8J1ATUGI -
To celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Atsugi-city (JCC 1113), special callsign 8J1ATUGI will be active on all bands and modes between 18th July 2014 and 28 February 2015. Atsugi-city is located in Kanagawa prefecture, Kanto region, island of Honshu (AS-007, WLOTA 2376), Japan. QSL via the Bureau is preferred way. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

01/08/2014:  IRELAND - 1100YRS FOR CITY OF WATERFORD - EI1100WD -
The South Eastern Amateur Radio Group will be active as EI1100WD until the end of the year to celebrate the 1100th anniversary of the City of Waterford. It was founded by the Vikings in in the year 914, and it is the oldest city in Ireland. QSL via EI2HZB, direct or Bureau. [425 DX News]

13/09/2014:  JAPAN - 50TH ANNIVERSARY OME-CITY - 8J150ZYG -
Members of the Ome Amateur Radio Club will be active on all bands and modes as 8J150ZYG between 13 September and 31 December 2014 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ome-city. QSL via the JARL Bureau. [ARRL DX News]

20/09/2014:  ROMANIA - 555YRS FOR BUCHAREST - YO555 PREFIX -
Celebrating the 555th anniversary of Bucharest, special stations YO555BU, YP555BU, YQ555BU and YR555BU are QRV until 20 September 2015. Information on the relevant award, sponsored by the Romanian Amateur Radio Federation, can be found at: www.qrz.com/db/YO555BU. [425 DX News]

01/10/2014:  ITALY - 50YRS NORTHERN CROSS RADIOTELESCOPE - II4CDN -
ARI Bologna will be active as II4CDN from 1st October to 31st December 2014 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Croce Del Nord (Northern Cross) radiotelescope (www.med.ira.inaf.it/). QSL via IZ4FUE, direct or Bureau. [425 DX News]

31/10/2014:  ALGERIA - ALGERIAN REVOLUTION - 7V60R, 7V7V, 7W9A, 7Y9A -
7V60R, 7V7V, 7W9A and 7Y9A will be the Amateurs Radio Algeriens' (7X2ARA) official stations celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Algerian Revolution from 31st October through 31st December, 2i014. See www.qrz.com/db/7V60R for further information and relevant award. [425 DX News]

01/11/2014:  ALGERIA - ALGERIAN REVOLUTION 1954-2014 - 7U60AR -
Djamel 7X5AV, Abder 7X4RJ, Garti 7X2RD and Noury 7X2JV will be active as 7U60AR during the entire month of November for the 60th anniversary of Algerian Revolution 1954-2014. QRV on 40 to 10 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL via 7X2RD. Further information and details of a special Trophy can be found at: www.qrz.com/db/7U60AR [ARRL DX News]

01/11/2014:  BELGIUM - IN MEMORY OF WWI VICTIMS - ON1418HRT -
Members of club station ON4HRT will be active as ON1418HRT during the entire month of November 2014 to honor the memory of World War I victims. The club is located in the old military camp TEUNENBERG, at the Red Cross location in Olen (WW Loc. JO21KD). QRV on HF - VHF - UHF - SHF - EHF. Local club freq.: 145.475 MHz + 433.475 MHz FM. QSL via the Bureau. Website: www.qrz.com/db/ON1418HRT [ARRL DX News]

01/11/2014:  BELGIUM - COMMEMORATING THE GREAT WAR - OP PREFIX -
Belgian Telecom authorities (BIPT) granted to all Belgian stations the privilege to use the OP prefix to Commemorate the Great War between November 1-30th of each year and until 2018 (included). QSL via operators' instructions. [OPDX Bulletin]

01/11/2014:  BRAZIL - PARK SERRA DOS ORGAOS - ZW75PSO -
Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Serra dos Orgaos National Park, the Grupo de Radioamadores de Teresopolis will be active as ZW75PSO from 1-30 November, 2014. Expect activity on SSB, CW and digital modes on the HF bands. QSL via PY2AA (bureau) or direct to GRATE, Caixa Postal 93407, Teresopolis - RJ, 25961-970, Brazil. [425 DX News]

01/11/2014:  ENGLAND - I.S.W.L. CLUB CALLSIGNS - VARIOUS -
The ISWL Club Callsigns in use throughout the month of November 2014 are:
GX4BJC /A - Operated from Near Towcester, in Northamptonshire, by Phil - G4DMS. (/A WAB Square = SP65 - England, IOTA = EU-005, WLOTA = 1841).
MX1SWL /A - Operated from Bude, in Cornwall, by Mike - M0SMJ. (/A WAB Square = SS20 - England, IOTA = EU-005, WLOTA = 1841).
ALL QSL's for BOTH Calls will be handled by Herbie G6XOU and NOT the individual Operator.
The I.S.W.L. is a member of the European PSK Club.
All QSL Info is on www.iswl.org.uk/ or www.qrz.com/ or via www.eQSL.cc/ NO LoTW.
I.S.W.L. Awards are available to all Hams and SWL's - see www.iswl.org.uk/ for full details. eQSL.cc cards ARE welcomed for our awards.
Very best wishes to all,
Pete Rayer, ISWL Life Vice President, Bournemouth, UK.

01/11/2014:  FRENCH POLYNESIA - 80YRS C.O.R.A. - FO8AA, FO8AA/P -
Starting November 1st and till end of 2014 to celebrate the 80th anniversary (born in 1934) of the club, possibility is given to each licenced operator of the "Club Oceanien de Radio et Astronomie (CORA)" to operate as FO8AA/p from home. Activity will be on HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK and JT65. QSL via operators' instructions. Further information on this activity and associated certificate, please visit: http://www.cora-tahiti.net/80ans.php [CORA]

01/11/2014:  ITALY - 40YRS ARI VIBO VALENTIA - IY1EY -
Special event station IY1EY will be active from 1 November to 31 December 2014 from Loano (www.ariloano.it) to commemorate the experiments conducted by Gugliemo Marconi from his yacht 'Elettra' in the Ligurian Sea between 1919 and 1936. Expect activity on all bands CW and SSB. QSL via IK1QBT. [425 DX News]

01/11/2014:  SLOVENIA - SLOVENJ GRADEC PEACE MESSENGER CITY - S507 -
Special event stations S507SLG and S507PMC, both run by the Radio Club Slovenj Gradec (S59DCD), call attention to Slovenj Gradec's role as a Peace Messenger City. QRV until 5 January 2015. There will also be a WW PMS Contest on January 3/4. QSL via bureau. [DX Newsletter]

10/11/2014:  OMAN - 44TH NATIONAL DAY - A44ND -
Special event station A44ND will be active from 10-20th November 20 to celebrate the 44th anniversary of the National Day of the Sultanate of Oman. QSL via A47RS. [ARRL DX News]

15/11/2014:  U.S.A. - AMSAT-OSCAR 7 - W7O -
Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the launch of AMSAT-Oscar 7 (15 November 1974), special event callsign W7O will be in use on the HF bands and the various amateur satellites between 15 and 24 November. AO-7 is the oldest working Amateur Radio satellite. QSL VIA WD9EWK, direct or Bureau, and LoTW. [425 DX News]

17/11/2014:  CANARY ISLANDS - ATLANTIC RALLYE CRUISERS - EG8ARC -
Special callsign EG8ARC will be active on all bands and modes from 17-23 November for the 2014 Atlantic Rallye For Cruisers. The cruisers will sail from Gran Canaria Island To Saint Lucia Island, crossing the Atlantic. QSL via EA8URL, direct or Bureau. [EA8URL]

17/11/2014:  NETHERLANDS - ARRIVAL OF SINTERKLAAS - PD6SINT -
Celebrating the annual arrival of Sinterklaas (a forefather to Santa Claus), special station PD6SINT will be active from 17 November to 14 December. QSL via the Dutch QSL Bureau (Box 330, NL-6800 AH Arnhem, Netherlands). [425 DX News]

19/11/2014:  U.S.A. - ARRL CENTENNIAL QSO PARTY - W1AW/4, W1AW/5 -
From 19-25th November 2014 look for the following stations to be active to celebrate ARRL's centennial year: W1AW/4 will be operated by the Florida Contest Group at the QTH of Dan K1TO, located in Myakka City, Manatee County, State of Florida. W1AW/5 will be operated by David K5UZ, located in Little Rock, Pulaski County, State of Arkansas. QSLs preferred via LoTW. [ARRL]

21/11/2014:  INDIA - JAGADISH CHANDRA BOSE - AT1JCB -
Rajesh, VU2EXP will be active as AT1JCB from 21st November to 9th December to celebrate the birthdate of Indian physicist and radio pioneer Jagadish Chandra Bose. He will operate only digital modes on 40, 20, 15 and 10 metres. QSL via VU2EXP (direct only), LoTW and eQSL. [425 DX News]

22/11/2014:  JAPAN - KOGANEI PARK - 8J1KP -
Special event station 8J1KP will be active on all bands and modes between 22nd November and 31st December 2014 to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Koganei Park. The park is the second largest park in the Metropolitan Tokyo Area, Tokyo prefecture, Kanto region, island of Honshu (AS-007, WLOTA 2376), Japan. QSL via Bureau. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

24/11/2014:  MEXICO - 20YRS OF HAM RADIO - 4A5XX -
Alejandro, XE1EE, will be active from Queretaro, Mexico, between 24 November 2014 and 23 November 2015 with the special callsign 4A5XX to celebrate his 20 years in ham radio. QSL via LZ3HI, direct to XE1EE, LoTW, Bureau, and eQSL. [DXAT]

26/11/2014:  U.S.A. - ARRL CENTENNIAL QSO PARTY - W1AW/3, W1AW/5, W1AW/KP4 -
From 26 November to 2nd December 2014 look for the following stations to be active to celebrate ARRL's centennial year: W1AW/3 will be operated by Karl N8NA, located in Wilmington, New Castle County, State of Delaware. W1AW/5 will be operated by Scott W5WZ, located in Calhoun, Ouachita County, State of Louisiana. W1AW/KP4 will be operated by Felipe NP4Z, located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. QSLs preferred via LoTW. [ARRL]

01/12/2014:  JAPAN - DISASTER REDUCTION IN SENDAI - 8J7DRS -
Look for special event station 8J7DRS to be active on all HF bands and modes between 1st December 2014 and 31 March 2015 for the 3rd United Nations World Conference on Disaster Reduction in Sendai, island of Honshu (AS-007, WLOTA 2376). QSL via the JARL Bureau, preferred. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

01/12/2014:  JAPAN - INFORMATION, COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY - 8N100ICT -
Special station 8N100ICT will be active on all bands and modes between 1st December 2014 and 30th November 2015 to celebrate 2 events - 1) The 100th Anniversary of Hiraiso Solar Terrestrial Research Center. 2) The 75th Anniversary of JJY, a standard time and frequency signals station. (Both operated by NICT (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology). QSL via Bureau is preferred way. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

01/12/2014:  U.K. - YOUNGSTERS ON THE AIR MONTH - G14YOTA -
December is IARU Region 1 Youngsters On The Air month and the RSGB has arranged for Clubs/Groups to use the special callsign G14YOTA, with regional variations, on a rota basis. An application form is available on the RSGB website. The main requirement is to use the callsign to put youngsters on the air, and, for this purpose, anyone under the age of 26 is considered to be a youngster. Applicants are encouraged to think about making the most out of the activation by including other activities, such as Morse demonstrations, ARDF hunts, WSPR beacon displays, listening to remote SDRs, use of Arduino/Raspberry Pi, and so on. Applications must be received by 22 September. [GB2RS]

03/12/2014:  U.S.A. - ARRL CENTENNIAL QSO PARTY - W1AW/1, W1AW/9 -
From 3-9 December 2014 look for the following stations to be active to celebrate ARRL's centennial year: W1AW/1 will be operated by Doug K1DG, located in Long Island, Cumberland County, State of Maine. W1AW/9 will be operated by Jerry WB9Z, located in Crescent City, Iroquois County, State of Illinois. QSLs preferred via LoTW. [ARRL]

07/12/2014:  U.K. - 14TH WEST JAPAN HAM FAIR - 8J6HAM -
For the 14th West Japan Ham Fair, Kyushu Shima [shima = island] (AS-077, WLOTA 0963) special event station 8J6HAM will be active on all HF bands and modes, plus the satellites, from 7th December 2014 until 1st March 2015. QSL via the Bureau. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

10/12/2014:  U.S.A. - ARRL CENTENNIAL QSO PARTY - W1AW/7, W1AW/9 -
From 10-16 December 2014 look for the following stations to be active to celebrate ARRL's centennial year: W1AW/7 will be operated by Matt K7BG, located in Power, Cascade County, State of Montana. W1AW/9 will be operated by Mike K9NW, from the QTH of K9UWA located in Leo, Allen County, State of Indiana. QSLs preferred via LoTW. [ARRL]

17/12/2014:  U.S.A. - ARRL CENTENNIAL QSO PARTY - W1AW/3, W1AW/4, W1AW/KH6 -
From 17-23 December 2014 look for the following stations to be active to celebrate ARRL's centennial year: W1AW/3 will be operated by PVRC from the station of W3LPL, located in Glenwood, Howard County, State of Maryland. W1AW/4 will be operated by Fred WW4LL, located in Sharpsburg, Coweta County, State of Georgia. W1AW/KH6 will be operated by Lloyd KH6LC, located in Keaau, Hawaii County, State of Hawaii. QSLs preferred via LoTW. [ARRL]

24/12/2014:  U.S.A. - ARRL CENTENNIAL QSO PARTY - W1AW/0, W1AW/3 -
From 24-30 December 2014 look for the following stations to be active to celebrate ARRL's centennial year: W1AW/0 will be operated by Glenn W0GJ, located in Calmar, Winneshiek County, State of Iowa. W1AW/3 will be operated by Team K3LR, located in West Middlesex, Mercer County, State of Pennsylvania. QSLs preferred via LoTW. [ARRL]