[AMRadio] Fwd: 8th Air Force Commemorative Station W5E April


DAVID AABYE w4qcu at prodigy.net
Mon May 16 05:34:34 EDT 2005


Hi Jeramy,

Where does one send a QSL?  I tried the Shreveport ARA
(Rt. 1, PO Box 332), but it came back undelierable.

73 de Dave, W4QCU
Oak Ridge, TN


--- Jeramy Ross <kb5whv at gmail.com> wrote:
> FYI
> 
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> On April 15-17th, the Shreveport Amateur Radio
> Association
> will run Special Events Station W5E from the Eight
> Air Force
> Museum at Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City,
> Louisiana,
> home of the 8th Air Force.  The station commemorates
> the 60th
> anniversary of the last combat mission of the 8th
> Air Force
> over Europe.  An authentic SCR-287 WWII bomber radio
> station
> will be on the air, along with other equipment
> working all bands.
> A beautiful QSL will be sent to stations contacted.
> More information is available at:
> 
> http://www.k5sar.com/HTML/SEW5E.htm
> 
> Authentic WWII SCR-287 Station Operation:
> 
> The WWII Bomber radio station, SCR-287, running 70
> watts of AM,
> will operate on 3880 KC on Saturday, April 16th from
> 6 PM until 10 PM Central time, plus or minus 5 KCs
> for QRM.
> We will even be logging contacts on WWII style log
> sheets.
> There will be a special endorsement to your QSL for
> working
> the vintage station(s).  Please note that WWII
> equipment is
> not YeaComWood; some drift may be expected.
> We respectfully request the support of the AM
> community for
> our operation of this event.  We will also have a
> complete
> and operational SCR-274N station, as well as a
> display of
> the radios used in ferrying operations by the
> Women's Army Service Pilots and Women's Army Corps
> during WWII.
> 
> As time permits, we plan to also operate the vintage
> equipment
> on other freqs.  Look for us around 1845, 3545,
> 7045, and 7245
> (WWII ended in 1945).
> Thanks and hope to work you.
> 
> Please pass this on to anyone whom you think might
> be interested.
>
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