EDMUND FITZGERALD SPECIAL EVENT – Oct. 30th thru Nov. 1, 2015
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 40th anniversary of ship’s mysterious sinking and our eleventh 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, Oct. 30 (Setup starting around 1200 hrs CST) with operation from ~1500-1730 hrs
Saturday, Oct. 31 & Sunday, Nov. 1
10:00 am – 6:00 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.
Don’t forget to request an electronic QSL certificate:
Send an email request to: SplitRock2015@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.
Amateur Radio supplier Radio City, Inc. (www.radioinc.com) is jointly sponsoring this SARA event with the Courage Kenny Handiham System (www.handiham.org) by providing radio gear and accessories.