• 13 Colonies Special Event Returns July 1-7

    From ARRL de WD1CKS@VERT/WLARB to QST on Tue Jun 20 16:24:32 2017

    The ninth annual 13 Colonies Special Event[1] will take place July 1-7, with activity starting at 1300 UTC on July 1 and continuing until 0400 on July 7 (the evening of July 6 in US time zones).

    Participating stations try to contact all 13 Colony Stations plus two Bonus Stations - a clean sweep, a la ARRL November Sweepstakes. Stations in each of the original 13 colonies will be on the air using 1 x 2 special event call signs. The bonus stations will be WM3PEN in Philadelphia and GB13COL in Durham, England.

    Call signs and their respective states are K2A, New York: K2B, Virginia: K2C, Rhode Island: K2D, Connecticut: K2E, Delaware: K2F, Maryland: K2G, Georgia: K2H, Massachusetts: K2I, New Jersey: K2J, North Carolina: K2K, New Hampshire: K2L, South Carolina: K2M, Pennsylvania. Additional information[2] is on the 13 Colonies website.

    [1] http://www.13colonies.net/
    [2] http://www.13colonies.net/

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