Wireless Set No. 19 Group
c/o 1309 Sunbury Rd, R.R. #2
Inverary, Ontario K0H 1X0
Operation Order - "QSL 100"
Ref: 19 Set Gp Voice Net - 12 Jan 03
1. Situation. The year 2003 is the 100th
anniversary of the formation of the Canadian Signalling Corps (later to became
the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals). At the time of integration of the
Canadian Forces in 1968, the RCAF's Telecom Section, the RCN's SIGINT
operators and the Radar & Radio Mechs from RCEME joined to form the
Canadian Forces Communications and Electronics Branch. The C&E
Branch is holding a number of formal event this year throughout Canada to
mark the centenary. It is fitting that the Wireless Set No. 19 Group
also mark this anniversary.
2. Mission. The W.S. No. 19 Gp will mark the
centenary of military communications in Canada by making 100 QSOs using
a. General Outline.
Throughout the year, various members of the W.S. No. 19 Gp will be authorized
to use the VA3WSN callsign. Contacts made will be acknowledged by a
special, serial numbered, centenary QSL card (sample attached). Each
participating member will have the callsign for one month at a time and
will make eight to nine QSOs during that period. WWII
vintage equipment must be used.
b. Participating Stations
VA3ORP - January, May, September
VE3CBK - February, June, October
VE3BDB - March, July, November
VE3BBN - April, August, December
(others may be added, dates may be amended)
c. Coordinating Instructions
Dates - 1 Jan - 30 Dec 2003
Band - any
Mode - W/T or R/T
Equipment - any WWII vintage equipment may be used
Exchange - name, C/S, RST
Reports - QSO details to be submitted to VA3ORP at end of each month
Financial - participants are requested to contribute to cost of postage ($15
4. Service Support
a. VA3ORP will prepare and
distribute the QSL Cards.
b. VE3BDB will post running log
of activity on the website
c. VA3ORP will submit brief
article to RAC for inclusion in TCA.
Command and Signal.
5. David Lawrence, VA3ORP, is responsible for this
operation. He may be reached at 1309 Sunbury Rd, R.R. #2, Inverary ON,
K0H 1X0; telephone (613) 387-2094; email [email protected].
In his absence, Chris Bisaillion, VE3CBK, shall take charge. He may be
reached at 1324 Old Carp Rd, Kanata ON, K2K 1X7; telephone (613)
592-2008; email [email protected].
D.G. Lawrence, VA3ORP
NCS, W.S. No. 19 Gp
19 Set Gp members
Dir C&E Museum
of Contacts for Operation QSL 100
VA3WSN QSL Card - Front
VA3WSN QSL Card - Back
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