W5ECO - Houston ECHO Society - 50th anniversary
Special Event Station next year - Ideas and Plans - All input welcomed...........
ECHO will celebrate 50 years in 2024. How about doing a special event station?
- 1 x1 call sign - what letters? A 1x1 call sign has a maximum of 15 days.
How about W5E since the club call is W5ECO? Too confusing? W-5 (fifty)
- E (echo) or any other call sign suggested. Many choices. Let us know some call sign ideas.
- Where to hold the special event see ideas below - two good options available
at the Hamfest in March 2024. We have been giving the okay by BVARC,
the hamfest host. We would need to know if we bring our own radios and
antennas, etc. We should be able to get a table to operate from.
Antenna? Bands? FT8? Many modes and bands? Let us know what you think.
We will probably need to bring our own equipment, radios, coax,
antennas, etc. The only thing I thing we will have is table and a power
- Hold at the Red Cross radio room during Field Day. Invite Red Cross people to attend. Overnight station. Invite other special guests? Use the 1x1 call sign during Field Day.
- Issue a certificate? QSL card? Your club president
AG5T could design a qsl card and possibly design an 8 1/2 x 11
certificate. How would people request a certificate for working the
special event station. Need to discuss at club meeting.
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