Remembering The Edmund Fitzgerald – Special Event Station WØJH – November 3-5, 2017
Date(s) - 11/04/2017 - 11/05/2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Split Rock Lighthouse State Park
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The Stillwater Amateur Radio Association (SARA) will be operating to commemorate the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald. Using the club’s call sign, WØJH, ~20 SARA members will operate from Split Rock Lighthouse State Park (ARLHS USA 783) in Lake County, MN. This year marks the 42nd anniversary of ship’s mysterious sinking and our thirteenth year of operating this Special Event.
Join us in Remembering the Edmund Fitzgerald and her crew by making contact with WØJH!
WØJH Operating Schedule
Friday, Nov. 3 (Setup starting around 1200 hrs CST) with operation from ~1400-1730 hrs
Saturday, Nov. 4 & Sunday, Nov. 5 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (Central Time)
Frequencies of Operation
3.860, 7.260, 14.260, 21.360, 28.360 MHz (+/- QRM)
Midwest/local stations should look for us on the 75m and 40m bands in the early morning and late afternoon.
We will have a station working PSK31 so look for WØJH around 3.580, 7.070, 14.070 and 21.070 as well.
Don’t forget to request an electronic QSL certificate:
Send an email request to: SplitRock2017@radioham.org with the following information:
* Your Call Sign
* Date of QSO
* Time of QSO (in UTC time)
* Your RST evaluation of the QSO
* The email ADDRESS where you would like the certificate sent
—> Any email received without the above information will be returned for clarification. <—
No QSL Cards or other postal requests please.
Certificates for valid contacts will be sent as a pdf file to your email address beginning approximately 2 to 3 weeks following conclusion of the event.
Thanks to Amateur Radio supplier Radio City, Inc. (www.radioinc.com) for their continuing sponsorship of this SARA event.