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OZ100DVI - Treaty of Danish West Indies
Ingediend door: ON7TK
OZ100DVI will be on the air from 1st of January 2017 until the 31st of December 2017.

Crew consists of members of EDR HAM Radio Club of Skanderborg, club call OZ7SKB. This Special Event Station is commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Treaty of the Danish West Indies sold to the USA – thereafter named United States Virgin Islands.

The call will be activated in connection to various city events and aim to interact among others with the local sailing club and Scout groups. Will be working portable from “our” local Saint Thomas Island, in the Lake Skanderborg - hiking trips/working SOTA from the near-by Danish Lake Lands, and being on air from Flora Fauna area. You may hear us in contest, fielddays etc We look forward working you on the bands, please look see qrz.com for further information or visit our web page http://oz100dvi.oz7skb.dk/.
OZ44C - Kon-Tiki 70th anniversary
Ingediend door: ON7TK
OZ44C will be on the air from 1st of January 2017 until the 31st of December 2017, commemorating the 70th Anniversary of Thor Heyerdahl and the crew of the Kon-Tiki expedition in 1947, call sign LI2B/MM.

EI11WAW through to EI99WAW
Ingediend door: ON7SS
The Wild Atlantic Way (Irish Slí an Atlantaigh Fhiáin) is a tourism route on the west coast of  Ireland that runs for 2,500 km (1553 miles) passing through nine Counties and three provinces. Stretching from County Donegal in the North to County Cork in the south and running through Leitrim, Sligo, Mayo, Galway. Clare, Limerick and Kerry - all on the rugged west coast of Ireland overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
From 1st January to 31st December 2017 Irish Radio Amateurs will be on air with nine special calls - EI11WAW through to EI99WAW.  Each call will be associated with one of the counties making up the Wild Atlantic Way.  Each call will have its own distinctive QSL card depicting a highlight of the county linked to the call.
QSL requests via Clublog or the Buro.  Requests for a Direct QSL via Clublog or to EI6AL enclosing $2, or €2 via paypal to payments [at] irts [dot] ie
A Certificate will be made available for download to any station that works all nine calls, any band any mode. Sample below. Apply by email to QSL manager EI6AL giving name and call.  A certificate can also be sent by post - send €5 ($5) to cover postage either direct to EI6AL or via paypal to payments [at] irts [dot] ie

OR100CLI - Lions Club International Centennial Celebration
Ingediend door: ON8ZL
Lions Clubs International is een wereldwijde serviceorganisatie met meer dan 1,4 miljoen leden. Hun doel is ‘WE SERVE’. Hun doel is om levens te verbeteren én problemen te verkleinen of zelfs volledig weg te werken. Vaak wordt dan ook het volgende gezegd: “Where There’s a NEED, There’s a LION”. LCI doet dit via verschillende programma’s waaronder hun Sight Programs, Health Programs, Youth Volunteer Opportunities, Community and Environment Programs and Disaster Relief.

Deze Centennial Celebration geeft de Lions leden de kans om hun verwezenlijkingen te vieren en vooruit te blikken op nog een eeuw gevuld met humanitaire hulp. De viering vindt plaats tot de het begin van de Internationale Conventie in juni 2018, Chicago. Het vooropgestelde doel is om in de tussentijd 1 miljoen mensen te hebben geholpen.

UBA Sectie OSB zal voor deze gelegenheid uitzenden met de speciale roepnaam OR100LCI gedurende maart 2017. De modes zullen SSB, CW en RTTY zijn. De te activeren banden zullen afhankelijk zijn van de propagatie op dat moment.

QSL-kaarten kunnen worden aangevraagd via het OQRS-systeem van Clublog of verstuurd via Frederik ON8ZL.

Meer informatie over de speciale roepnaam is altijd terug te vinden op www.qrz.com/db/OR100LCI. Kan je niet genoeg krijgen van deze organisatie en wil je meer weten, neem dan zeker een kijkje op www.lionsclubs.org of op lions100.lionsclubs.org.

International YL-Activity
Ingediend door: ON7TK
For the fourth time, the DARC’s YL group and Sophie F4DHQ are organizing an international YL-Activity at the International Women’s Day on Sunday, March 5th, 2017 from 08:00 until 12:00 MET (07:00 until 11:00 UTC) on 40m and 80m in SSB & CW.

We wish all participants good luck and many successful contacts!

33 + 73 + 55 de Sophie, F4DHQ, and Christiane, DL4CR 73 88 Sophie - F4DHQ 
VE100VMY - Vimy memorial park
Ingediend door: ON7TK
A commemorative amateur radio station with the call sign VE100VIMY, will operate from April 1 to April 9, 2017 from Vimy memorial park during the ceremonies marking the centenary of the WW1 battle.  There will be two stations and appropriate antennas working on a 24 hour basis.

There is a website http://ve100vimy.ca/ that contains more information on the project. The event is being organized by the Vimy Commemorative Station Society, a registered in British Columbia Society, in coordination with a number of leading Canadian amateurs.

DL/ON4IPA, DL/OO6P - EU-128 Fehmarn Island
Ingediend door: ON6OM
Dit jaar gaan we opnieuw met 4 OM's (ON6ZV,ON6OM,ON7EG en ON4MW) op mini-expeditie, van 17-23 juni 2017. Het doel is EU-128, Fehmarn eiland. Er zullen 2 stations actief zijn in fonie en digimode.

Alle info vind je op http://www.qsl.net/on6om/EU-128/.

OJ0V - Märket Reef
Ingediend door: ON8VP
Preparations have been taken recently and already 2 hams (ON6QO and ON2KMJ) decided to join me to Märket Reef from 01/07 till 07/07 this summer! Still 1 or 2 hams can be added to finalise the new crew.

This will be my 3rd activation of Märket Reef EU-053. There will be no targets as also this Dxpedition must remain a stressless trip among friends . All bands from 6 to 80m will be activated if conditions permit. Modes SSB-CW( Digital modes depending of the additional participating hams).

Set up consists of 2 stations:
Station 1
Kenwood TS480HX
SPE 1 KA amplifier
Force 12 5 bander 5 element
MFJ Memory keyer 495
ZN magnetic paddle

Station 2

Kenwood TS480HX
SPE 1.3 KA amplifier
Ultrabeam Vertical 6-40 m
MFJ Memory keyer 495
9A5N electronic paddle

IOTA 2017 - Isle of Wight
Ingediend door: ON6LY
Dit jaar zullen wij actief zijn van het eiland Wight EU-120 voor de IOTA contest.

De crew bestaat uit Dirk ON3UN, Francis ON6LY, Marcel ON6UQ en Jef ON4ACA (DD2CW). QRV vanaf vrijdagnamiddag 28 juli tot woensdag 3 augustus op alle HF banden in SSB, CW en digitale modes.

QSL manager is Dirk ON3UN. Indien mogelijk zullen we ook enige Fauna & Flora gebieden op het eiland activeren. 

73, Jef ON4ACA (DD2CW)