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Marconi 100 Year Celebration

Special Event Callsigns

About The Special Event Callsigns

Registration for all callsigns will be online and commence in June 30th, 2018 and close in 30th August 2018. This allows time for ACMA to be advised of the locations of the stations for licensing purposes. The WIA Office will coordinate the registrations and advise the Board in relation to the registrations for VI#MARCONI.
On the 22nd September the anniversary date the [a person] will provide a special announcement to be read at all participating stations.

Ongoing Activities for the Duration of the Event
An online log will be maintained on the WIA web site so that call back stations will be acknowledged.
A QSL card will be provided to each radio contact that is confirmed by the station log. The station allocated to a callsign will be responsible for providing the log to the WIA Office in electronic format. ADI files.

The process to access and use VI#MARCONI callsigns will be as follows:
  Groups, clubs and individuals who wish to use this callsign will make on line application to the WIA Office for the use of the callsign.
  Information for callsign use must include:
  Purpose/Justification for the callsign use
  Duration of the callsign use
  Date/Time Open
  Date/Time Close
  Location where the callsign will be used (station address)
  Licensed Amateur with an advanced licence who will be responsible for operations for the duration of the event
  Assurance that all licence conditions will be observed
Every attempt to accommodate applications will be made. The WIA Directors will review application nominations based on the schedule spreadsheet provided by the event coordinator. The Director's decision will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
The WIA will reserve VK100MARCONI for exclusive use for the Hornsby and Districts Amateur Radio Club.
General Notes
The event co-ordinators are Phil Wait VK2ASD and Fred Swainston VK3DAC/VK4FE
Operating Sites
Applicants for callsign use are encouraged to arrange portable operation at local Museums and other public places with the approval of the relevant council. The opportunity to publicise the operation in local media should be undertaken to emphasise the purpose and significance of the Amateur Radio operation.
QSL
All contacts made using VI#MARCONI will be acknowledged in the WIA on-line log and the WIA will provide an outwards QSL card via the outward QSL bureau. This may be EQSL.
Direct QSL will be available where the participant provides to the WIA a stamped or paid self-addressed envelope. The QSL address for direct QSL will be the WIA Office.
Inward QSL will not be encouraged and participants will be advised accordingly.
The VI#MARCONI QSL cards, will have an appropriate design symbolic of the event.
For the IT arrangements, Robert Broomhead to provide a Facebook page for the event, as well as WIA website internet information. A QRZ.com web page for this event will be established.

Use of Callsign VI#MARCONI

The process to access and use VI#MARCONI callsigns will be as follows:
  Groups, clubs and individuals who wish to use this callsign will make on line application to the WIA Office for the use of the callsign.
  Information for callsign use must include:
  Purpose/Justification for the callsign use
  Duration of the callsign use
  Date/Time Open
  Date/Time Close
  Location where the callsign will be used (station address)
  Licensed Amateur with an advanced licence who will be responsible for operations for the duration of the event
  Assurance that all licence conditions will be observed

Every attempt to accommodate applications will be made. The WIA Directors will review application nominations based on the schedule spreadsheet provided by the event coordinator. The Directors decision will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

The WIA will reserve VK100MARCONI for exclusive use for the Hornsby and Districts Amateur Radio Club.

General Notes

The event co-ordinators are Phil Wait VK2ASD and Fred Swainston VK3DAC/VK4FE

Operating Sites

Applicants for callsign use are encouraged to arrange portable operation at local Museums and other public places with the approval of the relevant council. The opportunity to publicise the operation in local media should be undertaken to emphasise the purpose and significance of the Amateur Radio operation.

QSL

All contacts made using VI#MARCONI will be acknowledged in the WIA on-line log and the WIA will provide an outwards QSL card via the outward QSL bureau. This may be EQSL.
Direct QSL will be available where the participant provides to the WIA a stamped or paid self-addressed envelope. The QSL address for direct QSL will be the WIA Office.
Inward QSL will not be encouraged and participants will be advised accordingly.
The VI#MARCONI QSL cards, will have an appropriate design symbolic of the event.
For the IT arrangements, Robert Broomhead to provide a Facebook page for the event, as well as WIA website internet information. A QRZ.com web page for this event will be established.

Register To Use The Callsign

To express interest in using the special event callsign please send an email to vk3dac @ wia.org.au or simply click the following Link


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