|[AMRadio] Fwd: 8th Air Force Commemorative Station W5E April
w4qcu at prodigy.net
Mon May 16 05:34:34 EDT 2005
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:
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> On April 15-17th, the Shreveport Amateur Radio
> will run Special Events Station W5E from the Eight
> Air Force
> Museum at Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City,
> 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
> 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:
> 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
> There will be a special endorsement to your QSL for
> 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
> 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
> 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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