23/05/2009: Mario, DC7CCC will be active from the Terra Vita Nature &
Geopark as DR9VARUS over the Geopark Communication Weekend May 23/24th.
Mario will count as points towards the Geopark Diploma. QSL via DC7CCC.
23/05/2009: Martin, G3VOF, reports that he and six other operators will
be putting GB6GEO on the air again this year during the European Geo
Parks Communication Event which takes place on Saturday, May 23rd and
Sunday, May 24th. Activity will be from Cavern in Torquay, right in the
heart of the English Riviera Global Geopark. This callsign (along with
many others) will be going on the air bringing awareness to the
beautiful „Geo Parks“ in the UK and around different parts of the world.
Suggested frequencies are: 3680, 7080, 14180, 21180 and 28180 kHz.
GB6GEO will also be monitoring, and using MB7ITB their local Echolink
gateway node 257017. If you live in France, Spain, Italy, Austria,
Romania, Czech Rep, Norway, Brazil, or China and are interested in
participating in this event plus can obtain the special „GEO“ suffix,
please contact Martin as soon as possible via E-mail at:
firstname.lastname@example.org . Geopark stations on the air include: CS8GEO
(Portugal, QSL via CT1REP), DK0GEO, DD0D (Germany, QSL both via DK5AN
direct or Bureau), EI2GEO (S.Ireland, QSL via Bureau), GB1GEO (Scotland,
QSL via Bureau), GB2MAC (N.Ireland, QSL via Bureau), GB5GEO (Wales, QSL
via QRZ.com), YP2GEO (Romania, QSL via YO2KAR) and possibly 9M2MRC
(Malaysia, QSL via QRZ.com). For more details, see GB6GEO at:
The following information about the UK Geopark certificate – To qualify
now for the Geopark certificate, GB6GEO will be an instant qualifier, or
ANY two other Geopark stations (not including GB6GEO). Certificates will
cost UK £2.20 each, Europe €3 and Rest of the world USD5. Awards
Manager, Martin Foster G3VOF (qth www.qrz.com).
Romania will be offering this Geopark award – The CS Silver Fox issued
an award for all who make 100 points working with GEO station (each 20
points) + any station from HD county who give GEO after report (YO2ARV
579/GEO) They give 10 points. Period May 23 – December 30, 2009.
Deadline: January 30, 2010. Asking form signed by two hams and the QSL
for station you worked must send to: CS Silver Fox, P.O.Box 119,
RO-330012 Deva 1, HD, ROMANIA. Fee: From EU = 2 euro or 3 IRC; DX = 4
dolars or 4 IRC. [Pete’s-DX-Newsdesk]