Thanks for a GREAT 2013 with over 81,000 QSO's
See you next year!
K2F - Maryland
4th of July -Original 13 Colonies Special Event- July 1, 2014 to July 6, 2014
We'll be operating as K2F again this year for Maryland.
The MD stations are Randy KB3IFH, John W3BJ, Jim - WX3B, Bruce WA3SWJ (Satellite Op), and Doug AA3S (QRP & Digital)
Between us we'll keep MD on the air. (SSB, CW, Satellite, QRP, and Digital)
Try to work 1 or all 13 Colony Special Event stations.
Please check out the 13 Colony website
For Special Event Certificate send via KU2US (see instructions below)
For Maryland QSL only QSL via KB3IFH with SASE for a K2F card.
Thanks and Have fun!
God Bless America and God Bless our Troops!
HOW TO GET YOUR CERTIFICATE: (Only ONE contact with a Colony State qualifies you for a certificate)
1) Go to our website (http://www.13colonies.info/)and download or print out our Colony Log sheet (Yours is OK to)
2.)A *$5.00(US) donation is requested, AND A RETURN SELF ADDRESSED LABEL for your certificate return envelope. This will cut down the time you get your certificate by two fold. Your address should be on the label!
3.) Cash, check or MO is OK. Place my name on the check/MO this way: (pay to the order of) Ken Villone-Award Manager. (Banks are fussy!)
4.)Send your return label, donation & log sheet to: Ken Villone-KU2US, PO.Box-185, Conesus NY. 14435-0185, USA.
5.)We will provide the return envelope and postage. NO extra postage required for DX requests.
6.) If you also want a QSL card for a contact with K2A/NY, include a full detail qsl card with your log sheet.
7.)If the $5.00 is a problem, TELL ME with your certificate request log sheet, and I will send you a certificate earned, no questions asked.
**The 13 Colonies Special Event is a not for profit event. All donations are used to fund the next years event, and to defray any expenses occured. All donations are used for operating costs, supplies, equipment, and 13 Colony Group inititives.
Donation is voluntary.
NEW TIMES AND DATES!
JULY 1ST TO JULY 6TH, 2014: BONUS DAY-JULY 6TH
COLONYSATELLITESTATIONS ON THE AIR AGAIN! Dave Webb KB1PVH, will spearhead the 13 Colonies Satellite Group again this year for 2014. Dave is a Colony Satellite station from MA. (K2H). Any satellite station can work the 13 Colonies states off the birds. Granted, you have only 15-20 minutes for a pass, but this makes it more interesting and challenging.Call Dave and his "Space Guys" on the birds, and have some fun.PLEASE NOTE: K2A/NY offers a fantastic Satellite Special Event card for 2012. Only 300 printed. QSL ONLY to WB2OQQ
Certificate Endorsement-WM3PEN-2014:Special event station/Club WM3PEN (For William Penn) Will be celebrating the 4th of July week Special Event Again, representing Independence Hall in Philadelphia, PA and featured on their qsl card will beBenjamin Franklin! They will participate with us during our 4th of July week event. If you make a "Q" with WM3PEN, make a full data entry on your log sheet you send to me for the certificate, and a "LIBERTY BELL"endorsement with the WM3PEN call, will be placed on your certificate.Send them an SASE, IRC or Green Stamp ($1). Look up WM3PEN at QRZ.COM. This will add to the fun of the Independence week celebrations. We all thank WM3PEN for participating together with us for this great patriotic holiday week! WM3PEN is operated by the Holmesburg Amateur Radio Club in Philadelphia, PA. WM3PEN WILL HAVE A NEW QSL CARD COMMEMORATING the Founders and Patriots Of The Republic AND INDEPENDENCE DAY!
SPECIAL EVENT CERTIFICATES-Collect the whole series-all different!
2014-FOR 2014, THIS CERTIFICATE FEATURES THE FOUNDERS AND PATRIOTS OF THE REPUBLIC. 13 FULL COLOR EFFIGIES OF IMPORTANT GOVERNMENT, CIVIL AND MILITARY PATRIOTS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOUNDING OF OUR COUNTRY! WITH BLAZING VIBRANT COLORS!
ALSOwe ask all operators to please have consideration for other stations. Please limit your contacts to one Colony state each if possible. This will give the stations with "no gain" antenna's, stations working 100W,QRP/Mobiles and DX a chance to get all "13" too! We are out to have some fun this 4th of July week, and will try to appease everyone. I say this because of the projected participation we will have this year. All indicators are pointing to another increase in "QSO's"over 2013. We did over 81,000 "Q's". We thank you for your consideration in advance
DX STATIONS:There is NO increased fee for DX stations for postage if you wish to have the certificate. All funds must be in US. Dollars. QSL cards to each individual state stations-DIRECT. Sorry no buro.
HF SPECIAL EVENT COLONY STATION AND STATE CALL SIGNS.All operators will use the Special Event 1X1 callsigns, broadcasting theirHOME CALL as needed for QSLing.ANY STATION THAT IS NOT A K2A THRU K2M, is not affiliated with the 13 Colonies event. Please do not get confused.
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