50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing Amateur Radio Special Event Station

A number of Amateur Radio special event stations will be (or already are) on the air during July to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on 20th July 1969.

The list includes:

N8A, until July 24, Midwest VHF/UHF Society, West Chester, Ohio; WB4ICJ, July 14 – 20, Kennedy Space Center; N1A, July 14 – 28, Milford (Ohio) Amateur Radio Club; N4A, July 16 – 25, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Amateur Radio Club; K2M, July 16 – 24, Great South By Amateur Radio Club (honoring those who built the LEM on Long Island); K2CAM, July 16 – 24, Long Island Mobile Amateur Radio Club;

N5A, July 18 – 21, Razorback Contest Club, Springdale, Arkansas; W3A, July 18 – 23, the National Electronics Museum Amateur Radio Club (K3NEM); W4A, July 19 – 21, Huntsville (Alabama) Amateur Radio Club; K8QYL, July 20, Reservoir Amateur Radio Association; K9MOT, July 20 – 21, Motorola Amateur Radio Club; N0M, July 20 – 22, South East Metro Amateur Radio Club; K1M, July 20 – 28, Stratford Amateur Radio Club; GB5EHL, until July 28, Leicester Radio Society “Eagle Has Landed” commemoration, and PA11APOLLO, until August 2, in the Netherlands.

Walmart Parking Lots on the Air 2019

The 2nd Annual WMPLOTA will take place starting 6th July 2019 at 00:00 UTC and ending 7th July 2019 at 23:59 UTC.

WMPLOTA is now held annually on the first weekend in July. The first weekend in July was chosen for WMPLOTA, putting it forevermore in temporal proximity to 2nd July, the birthday of Walmart when Sam Walton opened the first store in Rogers, Arkansas in 1962.

WMPLOTA is a special event and award scheme for Amateur Radio satellite operators that encourages the practice of portable operation in the ubiquitous and easily accessible location of Walmart parking lots.

More Information - http://www.wmplota.org

AM3WRG - World Roller Games

Members of the Mike Delta Victor DX Group will be operating the special event station AM3WRG around the World Roller Games in Barcelona from 4-14th July 2019.

A special award will also be made available.


More Information - https://am3wrg.mikedeltavictor.com/