15 June – 15 July, 0000-2359Z – CG7CWPC – 100th Anniversary of the C.W. Parker Carousel at the Burnaby Village Museum: The Burnaby Amateur Radio Club in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada is commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the C.W. Parker Carousel at the Burnaby Village Museum. They’ll be operating around 21.250, 14.175, 7.225, and 3.775. QSL direct or via buro to Eric Stapleton, VE7EES, 128 – 4111 Hastings St, Burnaby, BC V5C 6T7, CANADA. Website: www.ve7bar.org
1 -29 July, 0000Z-0000Z, W2S – 200th Anniversary of Lake Pleasant, NY: The Speculator Amateur Radio Club will be operating in celebration of the bicentennial of Lake Pleasant, NY; tentative plans are to operate from Lake Pleasant Fire Hall, Lake Pleasant Historical Society, Speculator Pavillion, and Oak Mountain on 1, 8, and 15 July. QSL via W. Thielking, PO Box 122, Lake Pleasant, NY 12108. Website: http://www.qsl.net/sparc
1-31 July, 0000Z-1200Z, CG3B – 200th Anniversary of Friendship and Peace Between Canada and USA Following War of 1812: The Niagara Peninsula Amateur Radio Club will be operating to celebrate 200 year of friendship between Canada and the United States following the War of 1812. Special Operation Jul 1 1400Z to 2100Z. Watch for operations from other sites during July. They’ll be operating near 14.265, 14.140, 14.070, 14.025, 7.260, and 7.025. QSL direct or via buro to David Digweed, VE3FOI, 4117 Hazel Nut Ct, Vineland, ON L0R 2C0, CANADA. For more information, see their website: www.qrz.com/db/cg3b
1-7 July, 1000Z-0400Z, W8G – Greenville Farm Power of the Past: Amateur Radio Operators will be operating a special event to coincide with the Greenville Farm Power of the Past show at the Historic Darke County fairgrounds where antique farm equipment, gas engines and oil field equipment will be on display for the education of the public. They’ll be operating around 14.250, 18.150, and 7.200. Certificate via Certificate. Russell L. Farmer, 1231 Banta’s Creek Rd, Eaton, OH 45320. Website: www.qrz.com/db/w8g
5-15 July, CK6S – 100th Anniversary of the Calgary Stampede: The Calgary Amateur Radio Association will be operating special event station CK6S, from July 5 to 15th, 2012 celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Calgary Stampede. They’ll be operating around 3.825, 7.180, 14.250, 21.320, and 28.475. QSL via CK6S/VE6AO QSL instructions on QRZ.com. Note: All amateurs within the City of Calgary can also use special prefixes CJ6 for VA6 and CK6 for VE6 for the same period.
7 July 1400Z-2200Z, K4F – 41st Annual Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree & Craft Festival: The DeKalb/Cannon Amateur Radio Club will be operating at the 41st Annual Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree & Craft Festival in Smithville, TN. They’ll be operating around 28.425, 21.325, 14.280, and 7.275. QSL via Wm Freddy Curtis, KC4GUG, 288 Dogwood Cir, Smithville, TN 37166-27. Website: www.dcarc.drivehq.com
7 July 1300Z-2000Z, NY2SF – 99 Years on the Lincoln Highway: The Lincoln Highway Amateur Radio Group will be operating in celebration of 99 years of the Lincoln Highway, the nation’s first transcontinental highway. They’ll be operating around 28.370, 21.320, 14.270, and 14.050. QSL via NY2SF Lincoln Highway – ARG, 1212 – 20th St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404.
7 July, 1300Z-2000Z, W4LBT – Lumbee Indian Homecoming: The Robeson County Amateur Radio Society will be operating at the Lumbee Indian Homecoming in Pembroke, NC. They’ll be operating around 28.335, 21.335, and 14.335. QSL via Rob Gable, NA4EA, 1709 West McRainey Rd, Parkton, NC 28371.
7-8 July, 1500Z-2100Z, N2B – Great River Shakespeare Festival: The Winona Amateur Radio Club will be commemorating the 9th annual Great River Shakespeare Festival in Winona, MN. They’ll be operating around 14.265 and 7.265. Certificate via Winona Amateur Radio Club – N2B, PO Box 1264, Winona, MN 55987; send large SASE envelope for colorful 8-1/2 by 11 inch 2012 QSL certificate. Website: www.w0ne.org
7-8 July, 1600Z-2200Z, W0NOZ – Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant: The Huron Amateur Radio Association will be opearting at the Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant in DeSmet, SD. They’ll be operating around 14.265 and 7.265. Certificate & QSL via Huron ARA,Inc, PO Box 205, Huron, SD 57350. Please include $2. Website: www.huronarc.info
For more information on special event stations over the weekend, check out Jerry Taylor, KD0BIK’s Practical Amateur Radio Podcast. Each week he presents info on various special event stations that will be active over the coming weekend. There’s lots of good info in Jerry’s podcasts in addition to the special event station info, give them a listen!