Special Events

First lady ROThere are simply too many Special Events taking place around the USA and the rest of the world to list here. What is listed here are SEs taking place during the month of March 2020. For a complete list of current or upcoming special events go to ARRL website. (I may or may not update this list periodically.)


  • 03/01/2020 | Nebraska Statehood Day

    Mar 1, 1300Z-2300Z, N0N, Lincoln, NE. Southeast Nebraska Amateur Radio Club. 7.180 18.150 14.292 14.265. Certificate & QSL. Charles Bennett, KD0PTK, P.O. Box 67181, Lincoln, NE 68506. Hams will be broadcasting from the 14th floor of the State Capitol building. Clubs across Nebraska are encouraged to participate. Please include SASE. https://www.facebook.com/SENRC

  • 03/05/2020 | C-47 Skytrain

    Mar 5-Mar 12, 0000Z-0000Z, W5S, Oklahoma City, OK. Mid-Del Amateur Radio Club. 144.200 14.280 7.280. QSL. Mid-Del Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 30512, Midwest City, OK 73140. www.w5mwc.org

  • 03/13/2020 | Bataan Memorial Death March

    Mar 13-Mar 16, 1800Z-0600Z, K5B, Las Cruces, NM. Mesilla Valley Radio Club. 147.180 +(100) Mega Link talk-in; 147.350 +(100) Mega Link talk; 7.070 USB PSK 31 40Night 20day 14.250 Voice 20M Day 40M Night. QSL. Mesilla Valley Radio Club, P.O. Box 1443, Las Cruces, NM 88004. General Communication Operations in support of Bataan Memorial Death March Race. Operation of Ham Camp for HF communication and introduction of Ham Radio to the public attending the race. HF operations on PSK 31, *.070 20 m day and 40 m nights. Voice general *.250 on 20m day and 40m nights. Local 28.400 USB or 29.600 FM calling. QSL by request SASE. www.n5bl.org

  • 03/14/2020 | Battle of Picacho Peak Anniversary

    Mar 14, 1600Z-2100Z, K7T, Tucson, AZ. Oro Valley ARC. 7.040 CW 14.040 CW 14.250 USB 18.100 FT-8. Certificate. Email, [email protected], for certificate. No paper QSLs please. www.TucsonHamRadio.org

  • 03/14/2020 | PI Day March 14, 2020

    Mar 14-Mar 15, 0500Z-0500Z, N2RE, Princeton, NJ. David Sarnoff Radio Club. 14.250 14.050 7.120 7.050. QSL. Bob Uhrik, 104 Knoll Way, Rocky Hill, NJ 08553-1013. www.qrz.com/db/N2RE

  • 03/14/2020 | The American Legion’s 101st Birthday Celebration

    Mar 14, 1700Z-2300Z, K9TAL, Indianapolis, IN. The American Legion Amateur Radio Club. 14.275 7.225; *CrossRds* EchoLink Conference IRLP Reflector 9735. Certificate & QSL. The American Legion Amateur Radio Club, 700 N. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, IN 46204. The year 2020 marks the beginning of The American Legion’s 2nd century of service to our Nation and our veterans. Any ham radio operator who contacts the station is eligible to receive a QSL card and a commemorative certificate to document their participation. To receive a QSL card and certificate after working K9TAL, send your name, address, call sign, and a 9×12-inch self-addressed stamped envelope to The American Legion Amateur Radio Club, 700 N. Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204. [email protected] or legion.org/hamradio

  • 03/14/2020 | USS Midway Museum Ship Special Event; Launching of USS Midway

    Mar 14, 1700Z-2359Z, NI6IW, San Diego, CA. USS Midway (CV-41) Museum Ship. 14.320 7.250 PSK31 14.070 DSTAR REF001C. QSL. USS Midway Museum Ship COMEDTRA, 910 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101.

  • 03/14/2020 | WHOA/SCOTA

    Mar 14, 1300Z-1900Z, W1M, Russell, MA. Western Mass Council–Scouting USA. 7.030 7.190 14.060 14.290. QSL. Tom Barker, 329 Faraway Road, Whitefield, NH 03598. Paper logging is used–there will be a delay in sending out qsl cards.

  • 03/16/2020 | Maine Bicentennial Special Event

    Mar 16-Mar 22, 0000Z-2359Z, W1L, Boothbay Harbor, ME. Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library. 14.262 7.262 3.962. Certificate. Via email: [email protected], or from , website, www.bbhlibrary.org . W1L will be operating from Boothbay Harbor, ME. Other participating calls include K1B, K1J, K1P, W1C, W1H, W1K, W1L, W1O, W1P, W1S, W1W, and W1Y. Certificate for contact; endorsements for bands, modes, and clean sweep of contact with each of the Maine 200 Special Event call signs. www.maine200specialevent.com for Bicentennial information;for W1L information, [email protected] or www.bbhlibrary.org

  • 03/16/2020 | Maine Bicentennial Special Event

    Mar 16-Mar 22, 0000Z-2359Z, W1S, Various Cities, ME. Maine Bicentennial Special Event Group. HF, 6 and 2 meters, SSB, CW and digital. Certificate. Tim Watson, KB1HNZ, PO Box 6833, Scarborough, ME 04074. Calls include K1B, K1J, K1P, W1C, W1H, W1K, W1L, W1O, W1P, W1S, W1W, and W1Y. Certificate for contact; endorsements for bands, modes, and clean sweep of contact with each of the Maine 200 Special Event call signs. maine200specialevent.com

  • 03/16/2020 | Maine Bicentennial Special Event

    Mar 16-Mar 22, 0000Z-2359Z, K1B, Various Cities, ME. Maine Bicentennial Special Event Group. HF, 6 and 2 meters, SSB, CW and digital. Certificate. Tim Watson, KB1HNZ, PO Box 6833, Scarborough, ME 04074. Calls include K1B, K1J, K1P, W1C, W1H, W1K, W1L, W1O, W1P, W1S, W1W, and W1Y. Certificate for contact; endorsements for bands, modes, and clean sweep of contact with each of the Maine 200 Special Event call signs. maine200specialevent.com

  • 03/16/2020 | Maine Bicentennial Special Event

    Mar 16-Mar 22, 0000Z-2359Z, W1H, Various Cities, ME. Maine Bicentennial Special Event Group. HF, 6 and 2 meters, SSB, CW and digital. Certificate. Tim Watson, KB1HNZ, PO Box 6833, Scarborough, ME 04074. Calls include K1B, K1J, K1P, W1C, W1H, W1K, W1L, W1O, W1P, W1S, W1W, and W1Y. Certificate for contact; endorsements for bands, modes, and clean sweep of contact with each of the Maine 200 Special Event call signs. maine200specialevent.com

  • 03/16/2020 | Maine Bicentennial Special Event

    Mar 16-Mar 22, 0000Z-2359Z, W1K, Various Cities, ME. Maine Bicentennial Special Event Group. HF, 6 and 2 meters, SSB, CW and digital. Certificate. Tim Watson, KB1HNZ, PO Box 6833, Scarborough, ME 04074. Calls include K1B, K1J, K1P, W1C, W1H, W1K, W1L, W1O, W1P, W1S, W1W, and W1Y. Certificate for contact; endorsements for bands, modes, and clean sweep of contact with each of the Maine 200 Special Event call signs. maine200specialevent.com

  • 03/16/2020 | Maine Bicentennial Special Event

    Mar 16-Mar 22, 0000Z-2359Z, W1Y, Various Cities, ME. Maine Bicentennial Special Event Group. HF, 6 and 2 meters, SSB, CW and digital. Certificate. Tim Watson, KB1HNZ, PO Box 6833, Scarborough, ME 04074. Calls include K1B, K1J, K1P, W1C, W1H, W1K, W1L, W1O, W1P, W1S, W1W, and W1Y. Certificate for contact; endorsements for bands, modes, and clean sweep of contact with each of the Maine 200 Special Event call signs. maine200specialevent.com

  • 03/16/2020 | Maine Bicentennial Special Event

    Mar 16-Mar 22, 0000Z-2359Z, W1W, Various Cities, ME. Maine Bicentennial Special Event Group. HF, 6 and 2 meters, SSB, CW and digital. Certificate. Tim Watson, KB1HNZ, PO Box 6833, Scarborough, ME 04074. Calls include K1B, K1J, K1P, W1C, W1H, W1K, W1L, W1O, W1P, W1S, W1W, and W1Y. Certificate for contact; endorsements for bands, modes, and clean sweep of contact with each of the Maine 200 Special Event call signs. maine200specialevent.com

  • 03/16/2020 | Maine Bicentennial Special Event

    Mar 16-Mar 22, 0000Z-2359Z, W1O, Various Cities, ME. Maine Bicentennial Special Event Group. HF, 6 and 2 meters, SSB, CW and digital. Certificate. Tim Watson, KB1HNZ, PO Box 6833, Scarborough, ME 04074. Calls include K1B, K1J, K1P, W1C, W1H, W1K, W1L, W1O, W1P, W1S, W1W, and W1Y. Certificate for contact; endorsements for bands, modes, and clean sweep of contact with each of the Maine 200 Special Event call signs. maine200specialevent.com

  • 03/16/2020 | Maine Bicentennial Special Event

    Mar 16-Mar 22, 0000Z-2359Z, K1P, Various Cities, ME. Maine Bicentennial Special Event Group. HF 6 and 2 meters, SSB, CW and digital. Certificate. Tim Watson, KB1HNZ, PO Box 6833, Scarborough, ME 04074. Calls include K1B, K1J, K1P, W1C, W1H, W1K, W1L, W1O, W1P, W1S, W1W, and W1Y. Certificate for contact; endorsements for bands, modes, and clean sweep of contact with each of the Maine 200 Special Event call signs. maine200specialevent.com

  • 03/16/2020 | Maine Bicentennial Special Event

    Mar 16-Mar 22, 0000Z-2359Z, W1P, Various Cities, ME. Maine Bicentennial Special Event Group. HF, 6 and 2 meters, SSB, CW and digital. Certificate. Tim Watson, KB1HNZ, PO Box 6833, Scarborough, ME 04074. Calls include K1B, K1J, K1P, W1C, W1H, W1K, W1L, W1O, W1P, W1S, W1W, and W1Y. Certificate for contact; endorsements for bands, modes, and clean sweep of contact with each of the Maine 200 Special Event call signs. maine200specialevent.com

  • 03/16/2020 | Maine Bicentennial Special Event

    Mar 16-Mar 22, 0000Z-2359Z, W1C, Various Cities, ME. Maine Bicentennial Special Event Group. HF, 6 and 2 meters, SSB, CW and digital. Certificate. Tim Watson, KB1HNZ, PO Box 6833, Scarborough, ME 04074. Calls include K1B, K1J, K1P, W1C, W1H, W1K, W1L, W1O, W1P, W1S, W1W, and W1Y. Certificate for contact; endorsements for bands, modes, and clean sweep of contact with each of the Maine 200 Special Event call signs. maine200specialevent.com

  • 03/16/2020 | Maine Bicentennial Special Event

    Mar 16-Mar 22, 0000Z-2359Z, K1J, Various Cities, ME. Maine Bicentennial Special Event Group. HF, 6 and 2 meters, SSB, CW and digital. Certificate. Tim Watson, KB1HNZ, PO Box 6833, Scarborough, ME 04074. Calls include K1B, K1J, K1P, W1C, W1H, W1K, W1L, W1O, W1P, W1S, W1W, and W1Y. Certificate for contact; endorsements for bands, modes, and clean sweep of contact with each of the Maine 200 Special Event call signs. maine200specialevent.com

  • 03/20/2020 | Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary Anniversary of Closing

    Mar 20-Mar 31, 0000Z-2359Z, N6A, Healdsburg, CA. Will Pattullo, AE6YB. 21.265 14.265 7.265 3.815. QSL. Will Pattullo, 161 Presidential Circle, Healdsburg, CA 95448. N6A, Special Event for the Anniversary of the closing of the Federal Penitentiary on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay, March 21, 1963. www.qrz.com/db/ae6yb

  • 03/24/2020 | The Buckingham Army Airfield

    Mar 24-Mar 26, 1300Z-2000Z, W4LX, Fort Myers, FL. Fort Myers Amateur Radio Club. 14.240 21.240. Certificate & QSL. Fort Myers Amateur Radio Club, P.O.Box 061183, Fort Myers, FL 33906. 9 AM to 4 PM local time. fmarc.net

  • 03/28/2020 | Battle of Horseshoe Bend (Creek Indian War) Anniversary

    Mar 28, 1400Z-2100Z, N4H, Daviston, AL. Lake Martin Amateur Radio Club. 14.250 7.280 3.850. Certificate & QSL. John Philips, PO Box 938, Alexander City, AL 35011. Commemorating the 206th anniversary of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend. This battle brought a close to the Creek War, made Andrew Jackson an American hero and opened much of present day Alabama for settlement. SASE for QSL or SAS (large envelope rate) 9X12 envelope for QSL & certificate. www.facebook.com/K4YWE/ or www.qrz.com/db/n4h

  • 03/28/2020 | Cherry Blossom Special Event Station

    Mar 28, 1400Z-2000Z, W4BKM, Macon, GA. Macon Amateur Radio Club. 14.240 7.225. Certificate. Macon Amateur Radio Club, P.O. Box 4682, Macon, GA 31208. www.w4bkm.org

  • 03/29/2020 | Vietnam War Veterans Day

    Mar 29, 1630Z-2130Z, W5KID, Baton Rouge, LA. Baton Rouge Amateur Radio Club. 14.250 14.035 7.225 7.035. QSL. USS KIDD Amateur Radio Club, 305 S. River Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70802. Operation aboard the USS KIDD, DD-661, WW II Fletcher class destroyer. qrz.com/db/w5kid

  • 03/31/2020 | Sun-N-Fun International Fly-in and Conference

    Mar 31-Apr 5, 1400Z-2100Z, W4S, Lakeland, FL. Sun-n-Fun and Tom Ruhlmann (W9IPR). 14.250. QSL. Tom Ruhlmann, W9IPR, 465 Beechwood Drive, Cedarburg, WI 53012. W4S has been our call sign for the past several years. We typically have 12 or more operators and from several states. Walk up operators are welcome as schedules allow. We will be running about 500 watts to a beam.. Event description available at www.sun-n-fun.org www.sun-n-fun.org26