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2019
WAB GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY
50th anniversary of the Worked All Britain Awards Group  special calls and awards

Cricket World Cup - England and Wales
Organised by the Radio Society of Great Britain, an International Amateur Radio Marathon
will run from 30 May to 14 July during the Cricket World Cup to be held in England and
Wales. Thirty-one special callsigns with the prefix GB19 will be activated from the United
Kingdom (11 representing the venues, 10 representing the competing teams, and 10
Cricket HQ stations):
England - GB19AFG, GB19AUS, GB19BAN, GB19BG, GB19CWC, GB19EB, GB19ENG,
GB19HL, GB19IND, GB19KO, GB19LL, GB19NZ, GB19OT, GB19PAK, GB19RB, GB19RG,
GB19SA, GB19SL, GB19TB, GB19TG and GB19WI.
Guernsey - GB19CG.
Isle of Man - GB19CIM.
Jersey - GB19CJ.
Northern Ireland - GB19CGI and GB19CNI.
Scotland - GB19CGM and GB19CS.
Wales - GB19CGW, GB19CW and GB19SG.
Each special callsign has its own qrz.com page, with the schedule showing when the
callsign will be used. QSL via LoTW only (no paper QSL cards). A series of award
certificates will be offered, and participants will be able to track their progress towards
the available awards on https://cricket2019.hamlogs.net/.
Also check https://rsgb.org/cricket for complete details about the marathon.
[TNX 425 DX News]

ISWL CALLSIGNS (For June)
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of June 2019:
GX4BJC/A - Operated /A, from the Bristol area, by Simon, M0TRJ (WAB Square -
ST67 - England, IOTA EU-005, WLOTA 1841).
MX1SWL/A - No Operator has been allocated yet.
ALL QSLs will be handled by Dick, M5DIK - The QSL Manager 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.qrzcq.com) or (www.qrz.com) or via (www.eQSL.cc).
NO LoTW. [TNX Pete's DX Newsdesk]

10 Jahre WCA
The World Castles Award (WCA) celebrates its 10th anniversary during June
with the following special event stations: 4X10WCA, 9A10WCA, DR10WCA,
EM10UCF, EN10UCF, ES10WCA, EV1WCA, HB10WCA, HG10WCA,
LY10WCA, LZ10WCA, OE10WCA, OH11WCA, OL10WCA, OR10WCA,
OS10WCA, OT10WCA, PA10WCA, PB10WCA, PC10WCA, PD10WCA,
PE10WCA, PF10WCA, PG10WCA, PH10WCA, RZ1CWC, S510WCA,
SP10WCA, TM10WCA, YT10WCA, YU10WCA, Z310WCA. QSOs count
towards an award. http://wcagroup.org/?page_id=10772

The 10th World Castles Weekend (WCW-2019)
In honor of the 10th anniversary of the World Castles Award (WCA) program
foundation the 10th World Castles Weekend (WCW-2019) will take place from
the 1st to the 30th of June 2019.
Detail info on http://www.wcagroup.org/

2nd edition of the European Games
EU19RO and several other special callsigns representing the sports (EV19ARC,
EV19ATH, EV19BAD, EV19BAS, EV19BOX, EV19BSO, EV19CYC, EV19FRS,
EV19GYM, EV19JUD, EV19KAR, EV19ROW, EV19SAM, EV19SHO and
EV19TEN) and the venues (EV0CA, EV0MA and EV0SD) will be active for the
2nd edition of the European Games, to be held in Minsk, Belarus on 21-30
June. QSL via operator's instructions. A number of certificates will be available
for download at http://hamlogs.net. Organized by the European Olympic
Committees, the European Games is a multi-sport event held every four
years among athletes from all over Europe. [TNX 425 DX News]

All Bulgarian Saints 2019  00.00 UTC on 1 January through 23.59 UTC on 31 December 2019

Links To Special Event Stations & Calls

ARRL - U.S.A. Special Event Stations   Special event certificates and QSLs
Argentina - Special Prefixes and QSL Info
Brazil - Special Calls & QSL Managers
Canada - Special Event Callsigns
Great Britian Permanent Special Event Stations
Greek Special Calls  by SV2AEL
Swedish Contest, Special Event, Anniversary and Special Calls