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2020
Polish Amateur Radio Union (PZK) 90th Anniversary
Special callsigns 3Z90PZK, HF90PZK, SN90PZK and SP90PZK will be Active from 1
January to 31 December 2020 to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Polish Amateur
Radio Union (PZK, Poland's IARU Society). Active during the same period will be also
HF90TPAR, HF90TPBB, HF90TPBF, HF90TPBG, HF90TPCF and HF90TPCG, whose
suffixes memorialize the callsigns of the founding members of the Lwowski Klub
Krotkofalowcow, the first amateur radio club in Poland and forefather of PZK.
QSL via operator's instructions.  [TNX 425 DX News]

Republic Of Cyprus Celebrates 60 Years
Celebrating the 60th anniversary since the proclamation of the Republic of Cyprus,
all members of CARS (Cyprus Amateur Radio Society, https://www.cyhams.org/wp/)
members are allowed to replace their current prefix with 5B60 from 1 January until
31 December 2020. For instance, 5B4AIF will be active as 5B60AIF, 5B4AIX as
5B60AIX, 5B4ALJ as 5B60ALJ, 5B4ALX as 5B60ALX, 5B4AMR as 5B60AMR,
5B4AMT as 5B60AMT. See QRZ.com for QSL information.  [TNX 425 DX News]

Austria's 25 years in the European Union
The following stations will be celebrating Austria's 25 years in the European Union
between March and the end of the year: OE25AVD, OE25BKC, OE25DMT,
OE25EU, OE25JML, OE25JWC, OE25LKG, OE25OLD, OE25RBO, OE25TWB,
OE25XCI, OE25XFG, OE25XKJ, OE25XKO, OE25XOA, OE25XRG, and OE25XXW.
Awards are available as well.  [TNX DXNL]

ARARM 60th Anniversary
Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Asociacion de Radio Aficionados de la Republica
Mexicana (ARARM), 4A60A and other nine special callsigns (4A60C, 4A60E, 4A60F,
4A60I, 4A60M, 4A60N, 4A60O, 4A60S and 4A60X) will be active from 27 March to 26 July.
See https://www.ararm.com.mx/ for more information.  [TNX 425 DX NEWS]

ISWL CALLSIGNS
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of April 2020:
G4BJC and GX4BJC - Operated from Heathfield, in East Sussex, by Arthur, G0KOC
   (WAB Square - TQ62 - England, IOTA EU-005, WLOTA 1841).
MX1SWL/A - Operated /A, from Walton on the Naze, in Essex, by Herbie, G6XOU
   (WAB Square - TM22 - 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]

COVID-19 "StayHome" Stations
The Emirates Amateur Radio Society (EARS) has several "StayHome" stations active
to raise awareness for social distancing and sheltering in place during the COVID-19
pandemic: A60SH/1 (operated by A61M; QSL via A61BK), A60SH/2 (operated by A61Q;
QSL via EA7FTR), A60SH/3 (operated by A61NN; QSL via A61NN), A60SH/4 operated
by A61BK; QSL via A61BK), A60SH/5 (operated by A61DD; QSL via A92AA), A60SH/6
(operated by A61QQ; QSL via A61BK), A60SH/7 (operated by A61FJ; QSL via LZ1YE),
A60SH/8 (operated by A61K; QSL via A61BK), A60SH/9 (operated by A61AY; QSL via
A61AY) and A60SH/10 (operated by A61FK; QSL via A61BK). Other "stayhome" special
calls include 8A1STAYHOME (Indonesia), 9K9STAYHOME (Kuwait), AX2020STAYHOME
(Australia), HZ1STAYHOME (Saudi Arabia), TC1STAYHOME (Turkey), VC2STAYHOM
and XM2STAYHOM (Canada, without the "E" at the end as the regulator only allows
suffixes of up to seven letters). QSL via operators' instructions. Stay at home and get
on the air!  [TNX 425 DX NEWS]

75 Years of Freedom for Netherlands
Celebrating 75 years of freedom since the end of World War II, special Dutch callsigns
PA75FREE, PB75FREE, PC75FREE, PD75FREE, PE75FREE, PF75FREE,
PG75FREE, PH75FREE, PA75FREEDOM and PD75FREEDOM will be active on
1-31 May. All QSOs will be confirmed via the bureau; please use ClubLog's OQRS
for direct requests. A certificate will be available; see the YNOMY DX Group's
website (http://www.ynomy.nl/) for information.  [TNX 425 DX NEWS]

ISWL CALLSIGNS
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of May 2020:
GX4BJC/A - Operated from Heathfield, in East Sussex, by Arthur, G0KOC
   (WAB Square - TQ62 - England, IOTA EU-005, WLOTA 1841).
MN1SWL/A - Operated /A, from Belfast, in Northern Ireland, by Alan, GI0VWU
   (WAB Square - J36 - N. Ireland, IOTA EU-115, WLOTA 1439).
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]

Liberation of Denmark
Several operators are commemorating the liberation of Denmark at the end of World
War II with the callsign OZ75MAY/xx between May 1 and 10. There won't be any /p
activities though, due to Covid-19 restrictions. An award is also available. QSL via
ClubLog OQRS (after May 10) and OZ1ACB. https://oz75may.oz0j.dk/  [TNX DXNL]

End of World War II
Commemorating the end of World War II, special callsigns EV75M, EV75F, EV75K,
EV75P, EV75GA, EV75GK and EV75PP are expected to be active from Belarus on
2-9 May. They will participate in the Memorial Pobeda-75. QSL via the individual
operator's instructions.  [TNX 425 DX NEWS]

Commemorating the end of World War II, special callsigns UP75P, UP75O, UP75B,
UP75E, UP75D, UP75A and UP75POBEDA will be active from Kazakhstan on 2-9 May
during the Memorial Pobeda-75 ("pobeda" is Russian for "victory"). QSLs via LoTW
and eQSL. Two certificates will be available, see www.qrz.com/db/UP75POBEDA for
information.  [TNX 425 DX NEWS]

100 Years of Amateur Radio for Czechoslovakia
Amateur radio became fully legal in Czechoslovakia on 19 May 1930, when the first
examinations for a licence were administered. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of
this milestone, twelve special callsigns will be active on 19-31 May. Six callsigns
(OL901AA, OL901AB, OL902AC, OL901AF, OL902AG and OL901AH) will be in
memory of the first licencees, while other six callsigns (OL90SKEC, OL90KVAC,
OL90CAV, OL90ROH, OL90SVAZARM and OL90CRK) will memorialize the historic
and current amateur radio organizations in the Czech Republic. QSL via the bureau,
LoTW and eQSL. Complete information on the OK-90 Award can be found on
https://ok90.hamqth.com/  [TNX 425 DX NEWS]

All Bulgarian Saints 2020  00.00 UTC on 1 January through 23.59 UTC on 31 December 2020

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