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Independence Day and Battle of Gettysburg Special Event Stations

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As the month of July approaches, there are upcoming special event stations that will celebrate Independence Day and honor remember the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.  Here’s a list of stations you might want to look for over the next week or so to help celebrate our Country’s birthday and remember those who fell, both Blue and Gray, in one of the seminal battles of our Nation’s Civil War.

Who:  Various, The Original 13 Colonies Special Event Group
What:  13 Colonies Special Event
When:  1-6 July, 1300Z-0000Z
Where:  Various locations in the 13 Original US Colonies
Frequencies:   All HF Bands
Details:  The callsigns for this special event will be K2A through K2M along with the bonus station WM3PEN.  Certificate & QSL are available via Ken Villone for Cert., PO Box 185, Conesus, NY 14435.
Websitewww.qrz.com/db/ku2us

WhoW1G
What:  150th Anniversary of the Battles of Hanover and Gettysburg
When:  30 June – 7 July, 1100Z – 0100Z
Where:  East Berlin, PA
Frequencies:  3.780, 14.250, 21.350, 24.950
Details:  Certificate & QSL are available via Bob Hess/W1G, 74 Curtis Dr, East Berlin, PA 17316.
Websitewww.qrz.com/db/wo4l

WhoN3S, The Southern Legion
What:  150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg
When:  1-6 July, 1200Z – 2359Z
Where:  Morrisville, PA
Frequencies:  3.700, 7.200, 14.250
Details:   QSL available via Bryan D. Boyle, 102 Juliet Rd, Morrisville, PA 19067.

WhoW1G, W3KGN, Adams County Amateur Radio Society
What:  150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg
When:  1-7 July, 1400Z-2359Z
Where:  Gettysburg, PA
Frequencies:  3.863, 7.1863, 14.263,
Details:  W3KGN will be operating with W1G (see above) in a combined operation as W1G from the reenactment site at Gettysburg.  Certificate is available via Perry Wood, 255 Chapel Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325.
Websitewww.w3kgn.org

WhoW3LRC, Laurel Amateur Radio Club
What:  Fourth of July
When:  6 July, 1600Z – 2359Z
Where:  Laurel, MD
Frequencies:  14.325, 21.400, 28.350
Details:  Certificate & QSL available via Laurel Amateur Radio Club, PO Box 146, Laurel, MD 20725.
Websitewww.larcmd.org


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