THE NORTHERN EUROPEAN PARTY WAGON IS NOW DEPARTING FINLAND, OCT.04.2016
- ALAND ISLANDS, OH0B
It is on Wednesday Oct. 05 that OH0B will be QRV for 5-days on all bands from the Aland Islands by Juha, OH1ND, Martti, OH2BH, and Ville, OH2MM/PY2ZEA. Activity will include the Scandinavian Activity Contest (SSB) on the weekend of Oct. 8/9.
- MARKET REEF, OJ0B
Then on Oct.23rd it will be time to try a dry landing on Market Reef, West of the Aland
Islands, for a 7-day operation as OJ0B, by Toivo, ES2RR, Martti, OH2BH, Pertti, OH2PM, focusing on the low-bands and RTTY. This outing is targeted to cover the CQWW SSB Contest.
- AZORE ISLANDS, CR2BH
Between Oct. 12 and Oct.17, Martti, OH2BH/CU2KG will jump to the Azores and put his signal on the air specifically for the Oct. 15/16 weekend while converting the world renown CR2X site to its new application.
These are all BOTA (Birthday-On-The-Air) activities – DXCC counters at which Martti and his close friends have once gotten excited over and made them active with a major frequent presence.
OH0 for more than 40 years, OJ0 now for 48 years, and even the Azores Islands, as of today for 16 years.
In November the party will continue to the Caribbean for the actual 70th birthday in Antigua, V26BH, continuing to Dominica, J70BH for the week of the CQWW CW Contest.
More information on the Caribbean activities will follow.
Special nostalgia QSLs via OH2BH