On the road with "Cactus" and Miss Joan

honoring Apollo 11 45th Anniversary

Posted in Uncategorized by k4ymb on June 30, 2014

Dear Folks,

MD, WA4DXP, is organizing a Ham Radio SPECIAL EVENT….. honoring Apollo 11’s 45th Anniversary….

Contact one or both of the Special Event Stations, W4A at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center or W4R (rover)
July 18-20, 2014 and get one or both of these special event QSL cards.

Check these special calls out on QRZ……

Contact one or both of our Special Event Stations, W4A at The U.S. Space & Rocket Center or W4R (rover) July 18-20, 2014 and get one or both of these special event QSL cards.

Send YOUR card confirming contact along with a SASE (Self addressed, Stamped Envelope) (or request an online QSL request confirmation via our QRZ page, outside US, send 2 green stamps) Send to:

Apollo 11 Special Event

C/O William Bathgate KD8IGK

307 Clinton Ave, Suite 100, Huntsville, AL 35801

Just contact us from start time July 18, 2014 @ 23:00 UTC until end on July 20, 2014 @ 23:59 UTC on one of these approximate frequencies: 3821-3826, 7189-7195, 14.242-14.247, 28.420-28.425 on SSB. We will also operate brief times in the CW and PSK parts of these bands. We need your call, name and state/country on contacts. The Apollo 11 mission landed on the moon on July 20, 1969 @ 20:18 and six hours later man walked on the moon. We will be operating multiple transmitters and members of the HARC club K4BFT (using call W4A) on the grounds of the US Space & Rocket Center as well as a Rover station W4R moving on the grounds of the S&RC as well as around the Rocket City of Huntsville during the Friday to Sunday night time period. We do not plan to operate overnight Friday or Saturday.

Homer Hickam, author of "October Sky, The Rocket Boys" will be on premises some of the time and will operate the microphone, so you may get to talk with him. Other dignitaries of the Space Industry are being invited and you may have a QSO with them as well as members of K4BFT the HARC Club station.

apollo-event-7-18-14.pdf

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