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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]

2014 -

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]

01/07/2014:  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]

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]

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. [ATDX]

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]

2015 -

01/01/2015:  COOK ISLANDS - 50YRS OF INDEPENDENCE - E50x -
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of self governance in the Cook Islands, the seven resident radio amateurs will be granted the use of a special call sign from 1 January through 31 December 2015: E50A is Andy (E51AND) on Rarotonga (OC-013), South Cooks. E50B is Bob (E51BQ) on Rarotonga (OC-013), South Cooks. E50D is Des (E51DD) on Aitutaki (OC-083), South Cooks. E50J is Jim (E51JD) on Rarotonga (OC-013), South Cooks. E50K is Kat (E51CK/E51KC) on Rarotonga (OC-013), South Cooks. E50V is Victor (E51CG) on Rarotonga (OC-013), South Cooks. E50W is Warwick (E51WL) on Penrhyn (OC-082), North Cooks. "We are pretty isolated, have extremely limited Internet access and none of us are avid DXers - much more the rag chewing types", Andy E51AND says. Nobody uses eQSL or LoTW, although Andy is "working at it". Visitors to the islands wishing to operate will be eligible only for the standard E51xxx style calls. [425 DX News]

01/01/2015:  CZECH REPUBLIC - 750YRS CESKE BUDJOVICE CITY - OL750CB -
Special event station OL750CB will be active on all bands and modes during the entire year 2015 to celebrate the 750th anniversary of the city of Ceske Budjovice. A special award will be available from Radio Clubs OK1KCB, OK1KJD and OK1KWV Ceske Budejovice. QSL via Bureau is preferred. Website: www.qrz.com/db/OL750CB [ARRL DX News]

01/01/2015:  DENMARK - 110YRS ROTARY INTERNATIONAL - OU0POLIO -
Special event station OU0POLIO will be active on all bands and modes during the year 2015 to mark the 110 years of the Rotary International and its global project to eradicate polio worldwide. QSL via OZ1ACB, Bureau or direct. [ARRL DX News]

01/01/2015:  DENMARK - 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE IARU - OZ90IARU -
On the occasion of the 90th anniversary of IARU, Danish radio amateurs will be QRV with a special event call, OZ90IARU, in the period from 1st January until 31st December, 2015. All bands inclusive WARC-bands and all modes may be used. Exceptions are cross-mode, cross-band contacts and contacts via repeater and echo-link. QSL via ClubLog OQRS is preferred. Further details and information on the relevant award can be found at: www.oz90iaru.dk/ [DxCoffee]

01/01/2015:  ENGLAND - 800TH YEAR OF THE MAGNA CARTA - G50FRS -
The Farnborough and District Radio Society (G2DX) celebrates its golden jubilee throughout 2015 with the special callsign G50FRS on all bands and modes. Further details and information on the relevant awards see: wwww.farnboroughradio.org.uk/ [DX Newsletter]

01/01/2015:  GERMANY - MARITIME SEARCH AND RESCUE SERVICE - DG150ZRS -
DG150ZRS (Sonder-DOK 150ZRS) draws attention to the 150th anniversary of the German Maritime Search and Rescue Service. QRV on all bands and modes during the entire year 2015. Operators on HF are Daniel DO9DAN, Paul DM2PF, Klaus DC5II, and Dennis DL1MIL. QSL via the Bureau is preferred. Online log search will be provided by ClubLog. Website: qrz.com/db/DG150ZRS [DX Newsletter]

01/01/2015:  GERMANY - 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF IARU - DJ90IARU -
DJ90IARU (special DOK 90IARU) celebrates IARU's 90th anniversary all year long in 2015. QSL via the Bureau. [DX Newsletter]

01/01/2015:  GERMANY - 65TH ANNIVERSARY OF DARC - DK65DARC, DL65DARC -
DK65DARC and DL65DARC are two special event calls celebrating the 65th anniversary of the national German club DARC (SDOK 65DARC). QRV on all bands and modes during the entire year 2015. There will also be an award available. Website: www.darc.de/referate/dx/bulls/darc65/ and www.darc.de/referate/dx/bulls/darc65/special-award/ [DX Newsletter]

01/01/2015:  HUNGARY - 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF IARU - HG90IARU -
Special event station HG90IARU is QRV during 2015 to commemorate the IARU jubilee celebrations. QSL via HA5MA. [ARRL DX News]

01/01/2015:  JAPAN - 35YRS FUYO KONDANKAI ARC - 8J1FUYO -
Special event station 8J1FUYO will be active on all bands and modes during the entire year 2015 for the 35th Anniverary of the Fuyo Kondankai Amateur Radio Club, JI1YTF. (Fuyo Kondankai: An informal gathering in Fuyo Group - former Yasuda Conglomerate - for employees of the group companies to mutually use their products). QSL via the Bureau is preferred way. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

01/01/2015:  POLAND - 85TH ANNIVERSARY OF PZK - PZK, IARU SUFFIX -
Celebrating the 85th anniversary of PZK (the Polish Radio Amateur Union) and and the 90th anniversary of IARU, six "PZK" special event callsigns (3Z85PZK, HF85PZK, SN85PZK, SP85PZK, SQ85PZK and SO85PZK) and six "IARU" special event callsigns (3Z90IARU, HF90IARU, SN90IARU, SP90IARU, SQ90IARU and SO90IARU) will be active from Poland from 1 January to 30 April 2015. Information on the commemorative award, logsearch and OQRS on: 85.pzk.org.pl. [425 DX News]

01/01/2015:  ROMANIA - 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE IARU - VARIOUS -
Special event stations YO90IARU, YP90IARU, YQ90IARU, and YR90IARU are QRV during 2015 to commemorate the IARU jubilee celebrations. QSL via operators' instructions. [ARRL DX News]

01/01/2015:  SERBIA - 90YRS RADIO KLUB NOVI SAD - YT90NS -
On the occasion of the 90th anniversary of Radio Klub Novi Sad, the Republic of Serbia authorizes a number of Serbian amateur radio stations to use the special call sign YT90NS from 1 January to 31 December 2015. QSL direct via YU7BPQ (QRZ.com). Online log search will be hosted by ClubLog. [ATDX]

01/01/2015:  SINGAPORE - 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF SINGAPORE - S61 & 9V50 PREFIX -
Singaporean special prefixes S61 and 9V50, followed by the usual callsign's prefix (e.g. S61PW for 9V1PW and 9V50YC for 9V1YC), will be in use until 31 December to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Republic of Singapore. As of 22 January approved callsigns are 9V50AN, 9V50DE, 9V50FJ, 9V50JA, 9V50PN, 9V50QQ, 9V50RM, 9V50RN, 9V50WD, 9V50XB, 9V50XX, 9V50YC, S61KK, S61PW and S61TT. QSL via operator's instructions. [425 DX News]

01/01/2015:  SOUTH AFRICA - 90YRS FOR S.A.R.L. - ZS90SARL -
South African Radio League celebrates 90 years - From 1st January until 30th April 2015, the special call sign ZS90SARL will be celebrating the 90th anniversary of the South African Radio League. The South African Radio Relay League was formed in May 1925. The name was later changed to the South African Radio League. From January until the culminations of the celebration at the annual Convention in Bloemfontein in April, Amateur Radio Today will transmit a weekly highlighting the amazing events of the past 90 years. QSL via operators' instructions. [SARL]

01/01/2015:  TURKEY - BATTLE OF GALLIPOLI - TC100GLB -
Mehmet, TA1CM is operating the special event station TC100GLB between 1st January and 30th April to commemorate the Battle of Gallipoli (1915 - 2015). QRV on 160-10 metre SSB, RTTY, PSK31, PSK63 and PSK125. QSL via TA1CM, direct (Mehmet Cevik, Po. Box: 26, Tekirdag 59100, Turkey) or Bureau. Well worth a look is his very nice QRZ.com page as it contains pictures and even a movie at: www.qrz.com/db/tc100glb [ZL3NB]

03/01/2015:  POLAND - MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CHARITY EVENT - HF7SIEMA -
Members of the club station SP7PTK are QRV as HF7SIEMA until 20th January during a musical Christmas Charity event. QSL via Bureau. [ARRL DX News]

05/01/2015:  FRANCE - PROMOTING QRP CW - TM5CW -
To promote QRP activity (max 5 watts) on CW, Dom F5SJB will be active as TM5CW on the 5th day of the first five months of 2015. QSL via home call (direct). [425 DX News]

24/01/2015:  ENGLAND - SOS RADIO WEEK - GB4TLB -
Special event station GB4TLB draws attention to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution during the SOS Radio Week (24-30th January). QRV on all HF bands and modes. QSL via the Bureau and eQSL. [DX Newsletter]

24/01/2015:  ENGLAND - SOS RADIO WEEK - GB5SLB -
Members of the Bittern DX Group of North Norfolk plan to operate from the Sheringham Lifeboat Station on 24-25th January and 31st January to 1st February with the special callsign GB5SLB (WW Loc. JO02OW, WAB TG14). QSL via M0SHK, direct or Bureau. [DX Newsletter]

24/01/2015:  U.K. - SOS RADIO WEEK - VARIOUS -
Watch out for special event stations during 24th January and 1st February 2015 for the SOS Radio Week - drawing attention to maritime rescue organisations. For a list of participating stations (mainly from Great Britain, Ireland, Guernsey, Jersey, and the Isle of Man) visit: www.sosradioweek.org.uk/

01/02/2015:  BRAZIL - 70YRS END OF WW II - PQ70FEB -
Ronaldo, PS7AB will activate special event station PQ70FEB on 40-10 metre SSB during the entire month of February to celebrate the 70 years end of World War II in 2015. The special callsign is also in honor to all who participated in the war, especially the Brazilian Expeditionary Force - FEB, on the battlefields in Italy. QSL via PS7AB, direct (1 green stamp), Bureau, LoTW and eQSL. Web: qrz.com/db/PQ70FEB [Southgate ARC]

01/02/2015:  BULGARIA - ALL SAINTS 2015 - LZ550SI -
Between 1st and 28th of February 2015 Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP), Voynyagovo, Bulgaria, will use the special callsign LZ550SI which has been created in honour of Saint Isaak Sirin. LZ550SI counts for "All Saints" award and 10 points towards "St. Teodosii Tyrnovski" award. QSL via Bureau or P.O. Box 36, 4300 Karlovo, Bulgaria. [QRZ.com]

01/02/2015:  FRANCE - 60TH OF FSAT/TAAF - TM60TAAF -
Look for special event station TM60TAAF to be on air on February 2015: 1, 6 to 8, 13 to 17, 19 to 22 and 27 to 28. Activity is to celebrate the 60th anniversary of French Southern Antarctic Territory (FSAT/TAAF) founding in 1955. The FSAT/TAAF territory includes 8 DXCC: - Amsterdam, Crozet and Kerguelen Islands (3), - Adelie Land /Antarctica (1), - Europa, Glorieuse, Juan de Nova, Tromelin islands (4). Operation will be made from 40m to 10m by Francois F8DVD from his Qth of Macon in the east part of France, 60 km North of Lyon. Activation will also be held during the 12th Antarctic Activity Week. The new reference for WAP program is 255. QSL via F8DVD, direct with SAE + 1 new IRC or 2 USD (Francois Bergez 6, rue de la Liberte F- 71000 MACON, FRANCE) or via the Bureau. For more details, visit: www.qrz.com/db/TM60TAAF [DxCoffee]

01/02/2015:  IRELAND - 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ITU - EI150ITU -
In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the International Telecommunication Union, the Irish Radio Transmitters Society (IRTS) has been issued special callsign EI150ITU for use by amateur stations in Ireland throughout 2015. QSL via EI6AL. [425 DX News]

01/02/2015:  KALININGRAD - WORLD WAR II BATTLES - VARIOUS -
Special callsigns UE2AT (QSL via R1BAL), UE2BF (QSL via RA2FDX), UE2GC (QSL via RA2FU), UE2IT (QSL via UA2FR), UE2MW (QSL via UC2K) and UE2SK (QSL via UF2F) will be active from Kaliningrad until 25 April to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the East Prussian Offensive and the Battle of Konigsberg during World War II. [425 DX News]

01/02/2015:  LATVIA - 390YRS OF LIEPAJA TOWN - VARIOUS -
The following operators from the town of Liepaja, Latvia, celebrate their town's 390th anniversary with the prefix YL390: YL390BF - Op Janis YL3BF; YL390GAZ - Op Andy YL3GAZ; YL390GQG - Op Andris YL2GQG; YL390IV - Op Oskars YL2IV; YL390QS - Op Aleksejs YL2QS; and YL390UI - Op Egils YL2UI. Other amateur operators from Liepaja can also use the YL390 prefix during the same time frame from February until July 2015. QSL cards and condition via station home call. [DXNL]

03/02/2015:  JAPAN - 60YRS FOR KAMIGORI TOWN - 8J3KGR -
Members of the Kamigori Amateur Radio Club will be QRV as 8J3KGR until the end of the year to celebrate the 60th anniversary of of Kamigori-town's Merger. QSL via Bureau. [DXNL]

13/02/2015:  ITU GENEVA - WORLD RADIO DAY - 4U0ITU -
The International Amateur Radio Club (IARC) of ITU, 4U1ITU will be taking part in the celebrations of World Radio Day, Friday 13th of February which also marks the kick-off for the celebrations of the 150th anniversary of the International Telecommunication Union. The special call 4U0ITU (counts as ITU HQ, DXCC Entity code 117) will be inaugurated by the President of IARU Mr. Timothy S Ellam, VE6SH accompanied by ITU Secretary General Mr. Houlin Zhao, other elected officials and VIPs. IARC will be using the callsign 4U0ITU for the rest of 2015, until the World Radio Conference WRC-15, 2 - 27 November 2015. All QSOs will be confirmed, QSL information can be found on QRZ.com [DX-World]

20/02/2015:  JAPAN - MITO PLUM FESTIVAL - 8J1MITO -
Look for special event station 8J1MITO to be active on all bands and modes between 20th February and 31st March 2015 to celebrate the 119th Mito(-city) Plum Festival. QSL via the Bureau. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

22/02/2015:  AUSTRALIA - ROTARY INTERNATIONAL - VI110ROTARY -
Special callsign VI110ROTARY has been granted for use from 20 February until 31 May to celebrate the 110th anniversary of Rotary International. Members of Rotarians of Amateur Radio will be launching it on 22 February at the Wyong Field Day (New South Wales) and other activities will follow from various locations around Australia. QSL via the Bureau. [425 DX News]

01/03/2015:  ANDORRA - 35YRS UNIO DE RADIOAFICIONATS ANDORRANS - C35 PREFIX -
Amateur radio operators in Andorra are using the C35 prefix (e.g. C35KC for C31KC, C35RP for C31RP) until 31 May to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the local IARU Society, the Unio de Radioaficionats Andorrans. Information on the relevant award can be found at: www.ura.ad/ [425 DX News]

01/03/2015:  BRAZIL - 450YRS for RIO DE JANEIRO - PQ450RIO -
The 450th anniversary of Rio de Janeiro will be celebrated with the special event callsign PQ450RIO in the month of March 2015 on the HF bands. QSL via PY1AA, direct or Bureau. Website: www.rio450anos.com.br/ [DXNL]

01/03/2015:  BULGARIA - ALL SAINTS 2015 - LZ386SKI -
Between 1st and 31st of March 2015 Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP), Voynyagovo, Bulgaria, will use the special callsign LZ386SKI which has been created in honour of Saint Kiril Ierusalimski. LZ386SKI counts for "All Saints" award and 10 points towards "St. Teodosii Tyrnovski" award. QSL via Bureau or P.O. Box 36, 4300 Karlovo, Bulgaria. [QRZ.com]

01/03/2015:  GERMANY - GERMAN ARMED FORCES ARG - DL1965WH -
Special event station DL1965WH will be active from 1st March 2015 to 29th February 2016 to celebrate a double golden jubilee, i.e. the 50th anniversary of the Amateur Radio Group of the German Armed Forces in Daun/Vulkaneifel, and the 50th birthday of the Group's leader, Volker Schnitzius, DL1WH. QSL via DL1WH, direct or bureau (cards will only be available next year, after the end of the activity). [425 DX News]

01/03/2015:  ITALY - GUGLIELMO MARCONI - IY7M -
The Barivm DX Team will be using special callsign IY7M, on all bands and modes, between 1st March and 31st August 2015. The first short-distance public service of wireless telegraphy was established by the Marconi Company across the Adriatic Sea, between Bari in Italy and Antivari (Bar) in Montenegro. QSL via IZ7XNB, Bureau or direct. Further info at: http/barivmdxteam.jimdo.com/ [425 DX News]

01/03/2015:  JAPAN - HACHIOJI CITY UPGRADE TO CORE CITY - 8J1H -
Look for special event station 8J1H to be active on all bands and modes from 1st March until 31st May 2015 to celebrate Hachioji-city's Upgrade to a "Core City" (Defined by the Local Autonomy Act). Hachioji City will change toward the first core city in Tokyo! Hachioji-city is located in Tokyo Metropolis prefecture, Kanto region, island of Honshu (AS-007, WLOTA 2376), Japan. QSL to: PO Box 14, Hachiouji-minami Post Office, 192-0399, JAPAN, or via the JARL Bureau. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

01/03/2015:  JAPAN - PEACH BLOSSOM FESTIVAL - 8N1MOMO -
Special event station 8N1MOMO will be active on all bands and modes, Mar. 1 - Apr., 2015, to celebrate the The 39th Koga-city Momo (or Peach (Blossom)) Festival. The city's peach festival is held at The Koga Sogo Koen Park. Koga-city is located in Ibaraki prefecture, Kanto region, island of Honshu (AS-007, WLOTA 2376), Japan. QSL via the JARL QSL Bureau. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

01/03/2015:  JAPAN - HIMEJI-JO CASTLE - 8N3HC -
Look for 8N3HC to be active on all bands and modes between 1st March and 31st May 2015 to celebrate the Grand Opening of a World Heritage Site Himeji-jo Castle (WCA reference JA-00035). Himeji-jo Castle is a hilltop Japanese castle complex located in Himeji, in Hyogo prefecture, Kansai region on Honshu island (AS-007, WLOTA 2376), Japan. The castle is regarded as the finest surviving example of prototypical Japanese castle architecture, comprising a network of 83 buildings with advanced defensive systems from the feudal period. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. QSL via the JARL QSL Bureau. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

01/03/2015:  SERBIA - SERBIAN CW CLUB 45TH ANNIVERSARY - YT45, YU45 PREFIX -
Serbian members of the Serbian CW Club are authorized to use special prefixes YT45 and YU45 (e.g. YT45CW for YT0CW and YU45CW for YU0CW) until the end of the year to celebrate the Club's 45th anniversary. The stations involved are listed at www.qrz.com/db/YT45CW. [425 DX News]

01/03/2015:  SWEDEN - 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE IARU - 7S90IARU, SF90IARU -
The Swedish Amateur Radio Society's 6th district is active as 7S90IARU until 31 August to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the International Amateur Radio Union. QSL via Bureau, or direct to SM6JSM. Amateur radio operators of the 7th district in Sweden are QRV as SF90IARU from 1st March to 31st August 2015. All bands and modes. QSL via SM7HZK via Bureau + eQSL or direct. [425 DX News]

01/03/2015:  U.K. - ISWL CLUB CALLSIGNS - VARIOUS -
The ISWL Club Callsigns in use throughout the month of March 2015 are:
GX4BJC /A - Operated from Cleethorpes ne Lincolnshire by Dave - M0KWK. (/A WAB Square = TA20 - England, IOTA = EU-005, WLOTA = 1841).
MX1SWL/A - Operated from Walton-on-the-Naze, in Essex, by Herbie - G6XOU. (ISWL Council Member & QSL Bureau Manager) (/A WAB Square = TM22 - England, IOTA = EU-005 & WLOTA = 1841). Herbie will also operate as MX1SWL/P during the month and will give his WAB square if requested.
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 and have a great Month.
Pete Rayer, ISWL Life Vice President, Bournemouth, UK.

01/03/2015:  SWITZERLAND - MONTE SAN SALVADORE FUNICULAR - HB125FMS -
Special event station HB125FMS is QRV during the month of March 2015 to celebrate the 125th jubilee of the Monte San Salvatore Funicular. QSL via HB9OCR. [ARRL DX News]

14/03/2015:  GERMANY - 777TH ANNIVERSARY OF BABENHAUSEN - DL777BBH -
DARC OV-T15 will activate the Special event station DL777BBH between 14-31 March 2015 to commemorate the 777th anniversary of the town of Babenhausen. Sonder-DOK: 777BBH. QSL via Bureau, Operator or QSL-Manager DO8ABW. [ARRL DX News]

14/03/2015:  IRELAND - 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE IARU - EI90IARU -
EI90IARU is the special callsign issued to the Irish Radio Transmitters Society (IRTS) to mark the 90th anniversary of the founding of the International Amateur Radio Union. The callsign is available for use by any EI station in the 26 counties until the end of the year. QSL via EI6AL, direct or bureau (OQRS on Club Log). [425 DX News]

22/03/2015:  JAPAN - MERGER OF WAKUYA TOWN - 8J760WA -
Special station 8J760WA will be QRV on all bands and modes to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Wakuya-town's Merger from 22nd March till 30th June, 2015. The modern town of Wakuya was established on June 1, 1889 with the establishment of the municipalities system. The town annexed the neighboring village of Moto-Wakuya on December 1, 1948, and the village of Nonodake on July 15, 1955. Wakuya-town is located in Miyagi prefecture, Tohoku region, island of Honshu (AS-007, WLOTA 2376), Japan. QSL via the Bureau. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

22/03/2015:  JAPAN - MERGER OF MARUGAME CITY - 8N5MG10A -
From 22nd March until 30th June 2015 special event station 8N5MG10A will be QRV on all bands and modes to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Marugame-city's Merger. On 22 March 2005, the towns of Ayauta and Hanzan (both from Ayauta District) were merged into Marugame to create the current expanded city of Marugame. Marugame-city is located in Kagawa prefecture, Shikoku region, island of Shikoku (IOTA AS-076), Japan. QSL via the Bureau is preferred. [JJ1WTL/AC6IM]

01/04/2015:  BULGARIA - ALL SAINTS 2015 - LZ883PI -
Between 1st and 30th of April 2015 Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP), Voynyagovo, Bulgaria, will use the special callsign LZ883PI which has been created in honour of Saint Reverend Iosif Pesnopisets. LZ883PI counts for "All Saints" award and 10 points towards "St. Teodosii Tyrnovski" award. QSL via Bureau or P.O. Box 36, 4300 Karlovo, Bulgaria. [QRZ.com]

01/04/2015:  CANARY ISLANDS - IARU 90TH ANNIVERSARY - AM890CNR -
To celebrate the 90th IARU anniversary, special event station AM890CNR will be active on all HF bands, using SSB, RTTY, PSK and JT65 during the entire month of April 2015. QRV from the Santa Maria de Guia city (WW Loc. IL28ED) northwest Gran Canaria Island (AF-004, DIE S-005, WLOTA 0969 WWFF EAFF-078). QSL via LoTW and eQSL only. Sorry - no direct or Bureau. Website: www.qrz.com/db/AM890CNR [EA8CNR]

01/04/2015:  ENGLAND - ISWL CLUB CALLSIGNS - VARIOUS -
The ISWL Club Callsigns in use throughout the month of April 2015 are:
GX4BJC /A - Operated from Clacton on Sea, in Essex, by George - G1IPU. (/A WAB Square = TM11 - England, IOTA = EU-005, WLOTA = 1841). George will also operate as GX4BJC /P during the month and will give his WAB square if requested.
MX1SWL /A - Operated from Cleethorpes ne Lincolnshire, by Dave - M0KWK. (/A WAB Square = TA20 - 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 and have a great Month.
Pete Rayer, ISWL Life Vice President, Bournemouth, UK.

01/04/2015:  MONACO - IARU 90TH ANNIVERSARY - 3A90IARU -
Radio Amateurs members of the Association des Radio Amateurs de Monaco, will be active from Monaco using special call 3A90IARU, for the 90th anniversary of International Amateur Radio Union, from 1st April until 30th June 2015. QSL via LoTW or 3A QSL bureau or direct via 3A2ARM (QRZ.com address). All QSO downloaded every week on LoTW. QSL printed at the end of this operation. Don't send direct QSL SAE before July. [DXAT]

04/04/2015:  FRANCE - IARU 90TH ANNIVERSARY - VARIOUS -
For the 90th anniversary of the IARU some special call sign will be on the air - from Martinique Island (NA-107, DIFO FM-001, WLOTA 1041): TO90IARU from 4-18th April; from Corsica Island (EU-014, DIFM TK-001, MIA MCO-001, WLOTA 1390): TK90IARU same dates; from France: TM90WARD from 17-19th April. ALL QSOs will be automatically confirmed by the Bureau from the REF QSL Bureau. [F6AJA]

24/04/2015:  FRANCE - 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF UFT - TM30UFT -
This year is the 30th anniversary of the Union Francaise des Telegraphistes (UFT) and the special callsign TM30UFT will be aired between 12-26th April 2015. Activity will be on the HF and VHF bands, usually CW only. Operators include Bruno F5AGB, Andre F5AKL, Clo F5JER (YL), Paul F5JSQ, Didier F5JVP, Maurice F5NQL, Laurent F5PBM, Francis F5QF, Antoine F5RAB, Evi F5RPB (YL), Jean-Pierre F6AJM, Ghislain F6CEL, Alain F6ENO, Tony F8ATS and Jean-Claude F9IQ, All the QSOs will be automatically confirmed via the French REF Bureau (only this one). SWL cards follow the same way. Direct QSLs go via Gerard F6ICG, w/SAE and 1 IRC or 2 $USD (QRZ.com information is OK). [F5NQL]

24/04/2015:  AUSTRIA - INTERNATIONAL MARCONI DAY - OE15M -
The Amateur Radio Section of ORF (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation) and the Documentary Archive Radio Communications/QSL Collection will operate, for 72 hours only, a special event station with the callsign OE15M on Friday, 24th April - Sunday, 26th April (00:00-24:00 UTC). OE15M is an official "International Marconi Day" station. Contacts made on Saturday, April 25th, are valid for the IMD Award (see IMD-Info - g4usb.net/IMD/imd-2015/). QSL by the Bureau QSL to OE1WHC. [OPDX Bulletin]

25/04/2015:  U.S.A. - FORT MACON STATE PARK SCIENCE DAY - N4F -
Carteret County Amateur Radio Society members Joe W03F, Keith KK4PLI, Pete W3ENK and Sterling N4WKG will be active as N4F on 25-26th April from Fort Macon State Park, Bogue Banks, Carteret county, North Carolina. Three events this weekend - North Carolina Science Day, Fort Macon On The Air and Bouge Banks [aka Emerald Island] (NA-112, USi NC-010S). QSL direct to W4YMI. Website: www.w4ymi.com/ [rsgbiota.org]

01/05/2015:  BULGARIA - ALL SAINTS 2015 - LZ102SIB -
Between 1st and 31st of May 2015 Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP), Voynyagovo, Bulgaria, will use the special callsign LZ102SIB which has been created in honour of Saint Ioan Bogoslov. LZ102SIB counts for "All Saints" award and 10 points towards "St. Teodosii Tyrnovski" award. QSL via Bureau or P.O. Box 36, 4300 Karlovo, Bulgaria. [QRZ.com]

01/05/2015:  ENGLAND - 100YRS SINKING OF LUSITANIA - GB100MFA -
The Cunard vessel RMS Lusitania was torpedoed and sank off the Old Head of Kinsale Ireland on the 7th May 1915. The Radio Officers Association ROARS will be running a month long event from the 1st - 31st May 2015 to commemorate the sinking of this vessel from the Planet Light Vessel currently berthed in Canning Dock Liverpool England. This once in life time event will be using the call sign GB100MFA, MFA being the call letters allocated to the Lusitania. The QTH of Liverpool was chosen as this was the Lusitania's registered port, and her final destination. It is hoped that two stations will be active and therefore both CW and SSB can be catered for on ALL BANDS depending upon conditions and staffing levels. QSL direct via G0UVX QTHR. [G3ZRJ]

01/05/2015:  TURKEY - 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF ITU - TC150ITU -
The year 2015 is a major milestone in the history of the International Telecommunication Union. On 17 May 2015 the world will be celebrating 150 years since the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention and the creation of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). TCSWAT celebrates this milestone with the special callsign TC150ITU between 1-30 May, 2015. Activity will be on all HF bands and the logs will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. You do not need to send a QSL card back unless otherwise it is noted on your QSL card. Be patient as TCSWAT QSLs 100% via the working QSL Bureaus. Website: www.qrz.com/db/TC150ITU [TCSWAT]

03/05/2015:  FRANCE - 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF ITU - TM150ITU, TM150UIT -
For the 150th anniversary of the ITU some special call sign will be on the air - from France: TM150ITU and TM150UIT between 3-17 May 2015. ALL QSOs will be automatically confirmed by the Bureau from the REF QSL Bureau. [F6AJA]

17/05/2015:  FRANCE - 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF ITU - TM150ITU, TM150UIT -
For the 90th anniversary of the REF (Reseaux des Emetteurs Francais) special call TM90REF will be QRV on all bands and modes from 17-31 May 2015. ALL QSOs will be automatically confirmed by the Bureau from the REF QSL Bureau. [F6AJA]

01/06/2015:  BULGARIA - ALL SAINTS 2015 - LZ293MA -
Between 1st and 30th of June 2015 Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP), Voynyagovo, Bulgaria, will use the special callsign LZ293MA which has been created in honour of Saint Ioan Bogoslov. LZ293MA counts for "All Saints" award and 10 points towards "St. Teodosii Tyrnovski" award. QSL via Bureau or P.O. Box 36, 4300 Karlovo, Bulgaria. [QRZ.com]

01/06/2015:  GERMANY - VIENENBURG RAILWAY STATION - DP7BVBG -
DP7BVBG (special DOK 175BV) draws attention to Germany's oldest railway station at Vienenburg. QRV 1-30 June 2015 on all bands and modes. QSL via DF7AA, direct or Bureau. Further information can be found at: www.amateurfunk-vienenburg.de/ [DX Newsletter]

01/07/2015:  BULGARIA - ALL SAINTS 2015 - LZ429PS -
Between 1st and 31st of July 2015 Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP), Voynyagovo, Bulgaria, will use the special callsign LZ429PS which has been created in honour of Saint Reverent Sisoy Veliki. LZ429PS counts for "All Saints" award and 10 points towards "St. Teodosii Tyrnovski" award. QSL via Bureau or P.O. Box 36, 4300 Karlovo, Bulgaria. [QRZ.com]

01/08/2015:  BULGARIA - ALL SAINTS 2015 - LZ250MM -
Between 1st and 31st of August 2015 Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP), Voynyagovo, Bulgaria, will use the special callsign LZ250MM which has been created in honour of Saint Martyr Miron Prezviter. LZ250MM counts for "All Saints" award and 10 points towards "St. Teodosii Tyrnovski" award. QSL via Bureau or P.O. Box 36, 4300 Karlovo, Bulgaria. [QRZ.com]

01/09/2015:  BULGARIA - ALL SAINTS 2015 - LZ129WNLS -
Between 1st and 30th of September 2015 Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP), Voynyagovo, Bulgaria, will use the special callsign LZ129WNLS which has been created in honour of Saint Martyrs Vyara, Nadezhda, Lyubov and their mother Sofia. LZ129WNLS counts for "All Saints" award and 10 points towards "St. Teodosii Tyrnovski" award. QSL via Bureau or P.O. Box 36, 4300 Karlovo, Bulgaria. [QRZ.com]

01/10/2015:  BULGARIA - ALL SAINTS 2015 - LZ130SAK -
Between 1st and 31st of October 2015 Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP), Voynyagovo, Bulgaria, will use the special callsign LZ130SAK which has been created in honour of Saint Apostol Kodrat of the 70. LZ130SAK counts for "All Saints" award and 10 points towards "St. Teodosii Tyrnovski" award. QSL via Bureau or P.O. Box 36, 4300 Karlovo, Bulgaria. [QRZ.com]

01/11/2015:  BULGARIA - ALL SAINTS 2015 - LZ259PA -
Between 1st and 30th of November 2015 Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP), Voynyagovo, Bulgaria, will use the special callsign LZ259PA which has been created in honour of Saint Reverend Martyr Anastasia Rimlyanka. LZ259PA counts for "All Saints" award and 10 points towards "St. Teodosii Tyrnovski" award. QSL via Bureau or P.O. Box 36, 4300 Karlovo, Bulgaria. [QRZ.com]

01/12/2015:  BULGARIA - ALL SAINTS 2015 - LZ362MT -
Between 1st and 31st of December 2015 Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik (LZ1KCP), Voynyagovo, Bulgaria, will use the special callsign LZ362MT which has been created in honour of Saint 15 Martyrs Tiveriopolski (Strumishki). LZ362MT counts for "All Saints" award and 10 points towards "St. Teodosii Tyrnovski" award. QSL via Bureau or P.O. Box 36, 4300 Karlovo, Bulgaria. [QRZ.com]