UBARoyal Belgian Amateur Radio Union

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C37URE - Andorra
Submitted by: ON5EX
A team of URE operators will participate in the CQ WW RTTY 2009, September 26-27, from Andorra, in collaboration with URA. This operation is included in the commemorative acts of the URE 60th Anniversary.

ON4KTJ - 500 kHz / 80m crossband activity
Submitted by: ON5EX
Jean-Michel ON4KTJ will be QRV on 500 kHz each night from 1900 to 2100 UTC, Friday 4 to Saturday 12 September, transmitting on 503 kHz CW, listening his frequency plus 3566 kHz CW and 3737 kHz LSB for crossband operation.

ON30NTM - NATO Tiger Meet 2009, Kleine Brogel
Submitted by: ON5EX
BAFARA special event station ON30NTM will be QRV at the NATO Tiger Meet, Kleine Brogel Airbase, on 12-13, 16 and 18 September.

ON5VL/p - Château d’Aigremont
Submitted by: ON5EX
The UBA-LGE section will be active as ON5VL/p from the castle of Aigremont on September 20th 2009 from 06.00 to 10.00 UTC under new reference LG-084 for the Belgian Castles Award (BCA) and World Castles Award (WCA). They will work on 80 and on 40m in SSB as well on the 2m band (+/- 145.350 MHz).

QSL will be sent automatically via Bureau and E-QSL.cc. All QSL for their previous castles activities have already been sent via the bureau.

ON4DAMIAN - Father Damian canonization
Submitted by: ON5EX
In honour of the canonization of the Belgian Father Damien, the clubstation ON7LR of the Belgian Amateur Radio Society UBA, will activate the Special Event Call ON4DAMIAN from his birthplace in Tremelo. Data will be 5-6/9/2009 and 3-4/10/2009, frequencies will be around 3665, 7065, 7150, 14120 and 21165 kHz in SSB.

Special Event QSL card via the UBA buro or direct by Radioclub ON7LR, Fortweg 24, 2500 Lier, Belgium.

FT5GA - Glorioso Island
Submitted by: ON5EX
A team of French military operators are going to activate Glorioso island in the Indian ocean between August 31st and September 21st. They will be QRV from 160 to 6 meters, in as many modes as possible. The callsign will be FT5GA. The team will use four stations active 24/7 (three on the HF bands and one on 6m). Leader and QSL manager will be Didier, F5OGL.

QSL direct or via bureau.

SX8DI - Drenia Islands
Submitted by: ON5EX
A small "gang" of hams will participate in a "radio"activity in a SV unhabitated islet from 28 to 31 August 2009. More details here.

ILLW 2009
Submitted by: ON5EX
The 2009 International Lighthouse/Lightship weekend event is held on 15-16 August, starting at 0001 UTC on Saturday and finishing at 2359 UTC on Sunday. ON entries for this year's event (registered on the ILLW site):

ON4BRN Lightship Westhinder II
ON4BYD Knokke
ON6HC Knokke Lichttorenplein
ON6NW Lightship Westhinder I
ON7PP/P Heist / Zeebrugge Range Front Old
ON7PP/P Knokke Lichttorenplein
ON9BD Westhinder III
OP5K Fort Liefkenshoek
OR9W Lightship Westhinder I
OR1V Heist aan Zee, Old High
M6ONL/P - Lake District
Submitted by: ON5EX
ON3WAB will be active from 10 till 15 August from the Lake District in northern England. He will activate different SOTA summits and WAB squares. Frequencies will be 7032, 10118 cw and 3666, 7118, 14265 ssb +/- QRM and condx. If weather allows he will try PSK31 as well. Equipment used: Icom 703 and Rybackov Vertical 10m long Callsign used will be: M6ONL/P.

QSL is ok via bureau or direct to home call: ON3WAB.

ON65L - Liberation of Ronse
Submitted by: ON5EX
UBA section members RSX are QRV as ON65L till December 31st in order to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the city of Ronse on September 3rd 1944 by the English regiment ‘Inns Court’. They will be active on all bands in SSB and CW.