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

70th anniversary of URE
Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Union de Radioaficionados Espanoles (Spain's IARU
member society), fourteen special callsigns will be active from 1 April to 9 June: AM70URE
(plus AM70URE/6 from the Balearic Islands, AM70URE/8 from the Canary Islands and
AM70URE/9 from Ceuta &  Melilla), AM70A, AM70C, AM70D, AM70E, AM70F, AM70I, AM70L,
AM70N, AM70O, AM70P, AM70R, AM70S and AM70U. Detailed information on the award
programme (including leaderboard and OQRS) can be found at https://70aniversario.ure.es/ .
Traditional QSL cards via the bureau to EA4URE for all callsigns. [TNX 425 DX NEWS]

ISWL CALLSIGNS (For April)
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of April 2019:
GX4BJC/A - Operated /A, from Walton on the Naze, in Essex, by Herbie, G6XOU.
(/A WAB Square - TM22 - England, IOTA EU-005, WLOTA 1841).
MX1SWL/A - No operator available this month.
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]

International Marconi Day
Organized by the Cornish Radio Amateur Club, the International Marconi Day (IMD) is a 24-hour
amateur radio event held annually to celebrate the birth of Guglielmo Marconi (25 April 1874).
It is not a contest, but an opportunity for amateurs around the world to make contacts with
historic Marconi sites using HF communications techniques. This year's event will be held on
27 April, from 00:00 UTC to 23:59 UTC. Details, including information on the Award
Certificates and the listing of participating stations, can be found at http://gx4crc.com/.
[TNX 425 DX News]

ISWL CALLSIGNS (For May)
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of May 2019:
GX4BJC/A and MX1SWL/A will be operated from the same /A location at Clacton on Sea, in Essex,
by George, G1IPU (WAB Square for both calls will be TM11 - England, IOTA EU-005, WLOTA 1841).
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]

RP74 PREFIX
A very large number of Russian stations using special prefix RP74 (where the letter P stands
for 'pobeda', i.e. 'victory') will be active on 3-9 May to celebrate the 74th anniversary of the end
of World War II. More information and the list of participating Stations will be published on
https://pobeda.srr.ru/. [TNX 425 DX News]

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]

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