UBARoyal Belgian Amateur Radio Union

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GB65RFW - American Rangers D-Day landings
06-06-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX
Special Event Station GB65RFW will be on the air from 0001 UT June 6 to 2359 UT June 7 commemorating the 2nd & 5th battalions of the American Rangers D-Day landings June 1944.

Mongolian DX Contest 2009
03-06-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX
This year's Mongolian DX Contest takes place on November 21-22, 2009, 00:00 - 23:59 UTC.

Click here for the rules.
SN2009TSR - Tall Ships' Races Gdynia on the Air
03-06-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX
July 1-7, 2009, SN2009TSR and 15 other special event stations will be aired, celebrating the Tall Ships' Races 2009 regatta calling at the Polish harbour of Gdynia.

Click here for full details.

New Solar Cycle Prediction
03-06-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX
An international panel of experts led by NOAA and sponsored by NASA has released a new prediction for the next solar cycle. Solar Cycle 24 will peak, they say, in May 2013 with a below-average number of sunspots.

Click here for more.

ON5VL/P – Château de Waleffe
27-05-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX
La section de Liège (LGE) de l'UBA sera à nouveau active depuis le château de Waleffe ce dimanche 31 mai avec leur indicatif ON5VL/P, référence Belgian Castle Award LG-078. Activités en 80m et 40m et tout aussi sur le 2m.

QSL spéciale via le bureau.
EIØ9VOR - Volvo Ocean Yacht Race Special Event
26-05-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX
Galway Radio Experimenters Club will be heard as EIØ9VOR for the Volvo Ocean Yacht Race, which visits Galway, Ireland from May 23rd 2009 to June 6th 2009. They will be on both SSB and CW and operating from Mutton Island Lighthouse.

QSL via EI8DD.
4U30VIC - Vienna International Centre
21-05-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX
To celebrate 30 years of the Vienna International Centre building, 4U1VIC will be QRV as 4U30VIC. Activation will be between July and December, 2009. QSL via 4U1VIC.
ZK2V- Niue Island
20-05-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX
Map Niue I.
Chris, ZL1CT/GM3WOJ is QRV from island of Niue (OC-040) as ZK2V from 16th May until 20th June 2009. Operations will be on CW and SSB on 80, 40, 30, 20 and 17m.

QSL direct or via the bureau to N3SL.
Museum Ships Weekend 2009
20-05-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX
The international Museum Ships Weekend event will take place on June 6th to 7th on HF bands. For more info, click here.
D-Day 65th Anniversary
20-05-2009
Submitted by: ON5EX
Between June 5 and 8, the special event station F/PA65DDAY will be active from Juno Beach to commemorate the 65th anniversary of D-Day on 80, 40 and 20m SSB. QSL via PA0HFT, direct or via the Dutch VERON bureau only.

TM5BBC will be active on June 4 to 12 from the square tower of the Castle of Creully to commemorate the 65th anniversary of D-Day. After the landing, starting on June 7, 1944, the BBC services used this building and from it, covered and broadcasted the information about the Battle of Normandy. Broadcasting on the original frequency of 1602 kHz, in AM, using rebuilt original gear, will be heard on June 4 and 5 between 1000-1100 UTC and on June 6 and 7, between 1130-1230 UTC. QSL via F2UW to the bureau.

TM6SME will be aired from Edemonville, a close village to Sainte Mère l'Eglise. Most of the activity will happen from June 5-7 on HF, and maybe 2m, CW and SSB. Contacts with TM6SME on two bands or two modes is worth a special award to be claimed via Michel F6IPS, with a large SAE. The cost of the award is at your choice in IRC, but not less than 2. QSL via F6IPS to the bureau.

Members of the South Flanders DX Activity Group will be active as F/ON6JUN/P from 3 till 8 June nearby the Pegasus Bridge memorial museum, operating all HF (especially WARC) bands in CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31/125.