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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.

OZ/ON6QR - Årø island
Submitted by: ON5EX
After 14 years of IOTA Contest activations, Fred ON6QR will be on Årø island EU-172 west Jylland, Denmark. He will operate OZ/ON6QR QRP with dipole antennas.

QSL via home call.
ON5VL/P - Château de La Neuville
Submitted by: ON5EX
La section LGE activera le château de La Neuville dimanche 26 juillet de 8h00 à 12h00 locale.

Le chateau est situé sur la N90 avant d'arriver au rond point de la centrale de Tihange sur la commune de Neuville-sous-Huy.

IMØM – Asinara island
Submitted by: ON5EX
A team of 15 operators will be active from Asinara Island (EU-165) from 22 to 26 July, including IOTA contest. The call will be IMØM, team leader and QSL manager will be Joe, IS0MKX.

QSL via the bureau.
C21TI – Nauru
Submitted by: ON5EX
A team of operators under EA4ATI will be active as C21TI from Nauru, 17th to 23rd August 2009. Operations are scheduled on SSB and CW from 160 to 10m + 6m.