Special Events

First lady ROListed here are some, not all, Special Events taking place in the ARRL Midwest Division for the current month. Also listed are some from other divisions that maybe of interest to some members. For a complete list of current or upcoming special events go to ARRL website.

For more information simply click on the click provided (usually in blue) or go to ARRL website.


  • 02/16/2019 | 15th Annual “Freeze Your Keys” Winter Operating Event

    Feb 16, 1400Z-2200Z, W0EBB, Leavenworth, KS. Kickapoo QRP ARC. CW: 14.058 7.035 SSB: 14.325 7.240; If bands are open, 30, 17, 15, 12, and 10 meters – please look for us. QSL. Gary Auchard, W0EBB, 34058 167th Street, Leavenworth, KS 66048. [email protected]

  • 05/18/2019 | 3rd Annual William Becknell Heritage Days Special Event – Founder of the Santa Fe Trail

    May 18-May 19, 1400Z-2200Z, WB0SFT/KC0VYS, Overland Park, KS. William Becknell Santa Fe Trail Heritage Days. 21.365 14.265 7.265 3.865 1.830 SSB/CW/FT8. Certificate & QSL. See website for, information on receiving, certificate. See website for information; certificate and QSL available via website after the event. www.wb0sft.org

  • 05/18/2019 | 3rd Annual William Becknell Heritage Days Special Event – Founder of the Santa Fe Trail

    May 18-May 19, 1400Z-2200Z, KC0VYS/WB0SFT, Overland Park, KS. William Becknell Santa Fe Trail Heritage Days. 21.365 14.265 7.265 3.865 1.830 SSB/CW/FT8. Certificate & QSL. See website for, information on receiving, certificate. See website for information; certificate and QSL available via website after the event. www.wb0sft.org

  • 09/07/2019 | 3rd Annual William Becknell Heritage Days Special Event – Founder of the Santa Fe Trail

    Sep 7-Sep 8, 1400Z-2200Z, KC0VYS/WB0SFT, Overland Park, KS. William Becknell Santa Fe Trail Heritage Days. 21.365 14.265 7.265 3.865 1.830 SSB/CW/FT8. Certificate. See website for, information on receiving, certificate. See website for information; certificate and QSL available via website after the event. www.wb0sft.org

  • 09/07/2019 | 3rd Annual William Becknell Heritage Days Special Event – Founder of the Santa Fe Trail

    Sep 7-Sep 8, 1400Z-2200Z, WB0SFT/KC0VYS, Merriam, KS. William Becknell Santa Fe Trail Heritage Days. 21.365 14.265 7.265 3.865 1.830 SSB/CW/FT8. Certificate. See website for, information on receiving, certificate. See website for information; certificate and QSL available via website after the event. www.wb0sft.org

  • 10/12/2019 | Lester Dent – Doc Savage

    Oct 12-Oct 13, 1500Z-2300Z, W0D, Macon, MO. Macon County Amateur Radio Club. 28.350 14.250 7.250 3.950 . Certificate. Macon County ARC, P.O. Box 13, Macon, MO 63552. On October 12th and 13th, the Macon County Amateur Radio Club will operate the Lester Dent-Doc Savage Mystery Special Event W0D, in Macon, MO. The purpose of the Special Event is to honor of the Birthday of Lester Dent, one of the most prolific writers of Pulp Fiction, and an Amateur Radio Operator. It is also the 86th “Birthday” of his creation, the first “Superhero” Doc Savage. A colorful certificate will be provided to those that contact the Special Event Station and send a QSL including a # 10 SASE to the Macon County Amateur Radio Club, PO Box 13, Macon, MO 63552. https://www.maconcountymissouriarc.org

  • 11/09/2019 | Honoring Veterans for Veterans Day

    Nov 9, 1500Z-2200Z, W0FSB, Waterloo, IA. Five Sullivan Brothers Amateur Radio Club. 18.124 14.240 7.240. Certificate & QSL. Five Sullivan Bros ARC, 3186 Brandon Diagonal Blvd, Brandon, IA 52210. For QSL card: Send card and #10 SASE; For Certificate & QSL: Send QSL, address label and 3 Forever stamps; For eQSL & Certificate: Send eQSL, then an email to [email protected], requesting a .jpg file of the certificate that you can print yourself www.qrz.com/db/w0fsb