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

DX-World Radio Club
G5DX is the callsign issued to the DX-World Radio Club, which was formed on 18 September
2019. Expect operators from the various DXCC Entities of the United Kingdom to enhance
and use the club callsign with the appropriate Regional Secondary Locator: GC5DX (Wales),
GH5DX (Jersey), GN5DX (Northern Ireland), GP5DX (Guernsey), GS5DX (Scotland),
GT5DX (Isle of Man) and GX5DX (England). The QSL manager for all UK G*5DX callsigns
is EB7DX. QSOs will be regularly uploaded to LOTW and ClubLog.
See https://dx-world.net/dx-world-radio-club/ for more information and future plans.

World Animal Day
Special callsigns OE190APD, OE192APD,OE193APD and OE196APD will be active from
21 September to 20 October. QSL via operator's instructions. The suffix stands for Animal
Protection Day (World Animal Day is an international day of action for animal rights and
welfare celebrated annually on 4 October). A number of certificates will be available; see
https://www.qrz.com/db/oe190apd for information. [TNX 425 DX News]

ISWL CALLSIGNS (For October)
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of October 2019:
GX4BJC/A - No Operator has been allocated yet.
MS1SWL/A - Operated /A, from Falkirk, in Scotland, by Brian, GM4XQJ (WAB
Square - NS97 - Scotland, IOTA EU-005, WLOTA 1234).
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]

Mario Ambrosi, I2MQP Memorial Day
Special callsigns IB1MQP, IB8MQP, II0MQP, II7MQP, II8MQP, IJ8MQP, IO0MQP,
IO1MQP and IO8MQP will be active on 5-6 October and 12-13 October for the 2nd
"Mario Ambrosi, I2MQP Memorial Day" organized by the Strange Radio Team. QSL
via operator's instructions. The event is in remembrance of ARI President and former
Secretary General Mario Ambrosi, I2MQP, who passed away on 6 November 2017.
[TNX 425 DX News]

500th Anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci
Taking part in the commemorations of the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo
da Vinci, Colombian special event stations 5J500LDV, 5J500L, 5J500D and 5J500V
will be active on 17-31 October. Look for activity on 80-10 metres CW, SSB and
digital modes. QSL via LoTW and eQSL, or via HK3VHZ; logsearch on Club Log.
See https://www.qrz.com/db/5J500LDV for information about the certificates that
will be available. [TNX 425 DX News]

Birthday of Her Royal Highness Princess Elisabeth of Belgium
The Belgian Institute for Postal Services and Telecommunications (BIPT) to celebrate
Celebrating the 18th birthday of Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant and future
first-ever queen regnant of the Belgians, special callsign OR0YAL will be active from
25 October to 25 December. All QSOs will be confirmed automatically via the bureau;
direct cards via ClubLog's OQRS. Additionally, a large number of special OR18
callsigns (namely OR18AAA, OR18BDX, OR18BXE, OR18DIG, OR18DST, OR18ERA,
OR18GTM, OR18HCC, OR18KTK, OR18LGE, OR18LLV, OR18LUS, OR18LVN,
OR18MCL, OR18MLB, OR18NBT, OR18NOK, OR18NOL, OR18ONZ, OR18OSA,
OR18OSB, OR18OST, OR18PHI, OR18RAT, OR18RSX, OR18SNW, OR18TLS,
OR18TRA, OR18TRC, OR18TWS, OR18UBA, OR18WLD, OR18WRA, OR18WTO
and OR18ZTM) will be operated by club stations, and individual radio amateurs will
be allowed to replace their standard prefix ON with special prefix OR during the
celebration period. The UBA will offer a number of certificates for working OR0YAL
and the OR18 stations, see https://or0yal.uba.be for full information. [TNX 425 DX News]

2020
5th Annual RST Special Event
Members of the North Country DX Association (NCDXA club K7ICE) will be on HF
celebrating their 5th Annual "Worked All RST" special event starting Jan. 1, 2020,
running through February 28th. Phone, CW and all the Digital modes will be
covered from northern North America promoting Amateur Radio! Full color QSLs
and free certificates are available. QSL manager is K7ICE (please see QSL
instructions for K7ICE at QRZ.com). Alaska KL7RST operators are: Donn/KL7DG
(Kotlik school), Corliss/AL1G (Anchorage), Ron/KL7YK (Anchorage), Tim/NL8F
(Dutch Harbor) and Bill/KL7IDA (Tok). Canadian operators: VY1RST - Bob/VY1MB
(Whitehorse); VE8RST - Garth/VE8NSD (Hay River); VY0RST - Pierre/VE3KTB/VY0
and Alex/VE1RUS/VY0 (Eureka), Mike/VY0CF (Rankin Inlet); "wildcard" operator
Chris/VE3CBK as N1RAC/VE3 and OX7RST by Bo/OZ1DJJ. Of special interest,
the students from Kotlik school (KL7RST) will be gaining air time while obtaining
their Amateur Radio permits. Operators Pierre and Alex coming on from 80N,
Eureka on Ellesmere Island (VY0RST), and Tim (KL7RST) operating from the
2nd rock out on the end of Alaska's Aleutian Chain. For more details and a free
RST certificate, see: www.qrz.com/lookup/K7ICE  [TNX OPDX Bulletin]

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
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