Sunday, December 7, 2008

Jack Binns 100th Anniversary Special Event :

The Marconi Radio Club W1AA of Massachusetts USA will take part in the Jack Binns special event with two stations by representing SS Republic (Call sign MKC) as W1AA/MKC and SS Baltic (Call sign BC) as W1AA/BC. The two stations plan to be on the amateur bands on Jan 23 from 0001Z to 0400Z and on Jan 24th from 1200Z to 2000Z. . Both SSB and CW modes will be used.

Watch the DX Summit : aspx?count= 50&range=2
for W1AA/MKC and W1AA/BC spots.

Special one of a kind photo QSL cards have been created for each call for the event. A special event certificate is also available for working both stations W1AA/MKC and W1AA/BC. Mixed modes is OK.

QSL card information for stateside is via W1AA in QRZ.COM with an S.A.S.E. Regular sized envelope is OK for QSL cards. DX QSLs are via the W1 bureau.

A certificate is available. If stateside stations work both stations and wish a certificate please send a large 8 1/2 x 11 inch envelope with $1.50 in stamps on the envelope for stateside return only. Certificates for DX stations via W1AA DIRECT via QRZ.Com address with a large envelope 8 1/2 x 11 inch envelope and sufficient USA postage for 2 oz of mail to return to their country.

This will be a great event. Please take the time to tune the bands and work us.

Bob "Whitey" Doherty K1VV
President Marconi Radio Club W1AA
Email: k1vv@comcast. net

CQD, Jack Binns and the rescue at sea in 1909 Special Event 100th Anniversary Jan 22-24, 2009.

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