K2H - HAMILTON COUNTY NY BICENTENNIAL SPECIAL EVENT STATION
Dates: August 5~15, 2016 & September 23~October 3, 2016.
Special operation from History Fair August 13 and Apple Fest September 24.
See the Hamilton County Amateur Radio Club web site for more information.
For general information about Amateur Radio in the Adirondacks, see the Northern New York Amateur Radio Association web site and check the NNYARA Facebook page for quick updates.
Hamilton County is located in the north-central portion of the state and contains approximately 1,806 square miles of beautiful mountainous terrain with many lakes, rivers and streams. It is New York State's third largest county, the least populated and one of two located entirely within the Adirondack Park.
K2H is the call used for the 13 Colonies Massachusets Special Event Station in July.
The following information pertains to 13 Colonies only and is retained for reference and future use.
There is no association between 13 Colonies and the Hamilton County NY Bicentennial Special Event.
To Obtain a Certificate
Go to http://www.13colonies.net/logs.html for instructions and a log form.
PLEASE SEND K2H QSL CARDS TO THE PART CLUB QSL MANAGER AT THE ADDRESS BELOW. PLEASE DO NOT SEND THEM TO WB1GOF OR K1PUB (although they will be acknowledged, it may be slower).
All Massachusetts QSLs for K2H only via:
Andy Stewart, KB1OIQ
112 Main St.
Westford, MA 01886
QSL cards will be sent only in response to one received. An SASE is appreciated.
To maximize "on the air" time of our resources,QSL cards will not be processed, nor will LoTW or eQSL be updated until after the event, and then it may take several weeks. Please be patient.
QSLs for club or individual calls go to the club or individual, please.
Although it appears that QRZ.COM allows entering electronic log requests, no log entries through QRZ.COM can be acknowledged (This is per QRZ.com policy for Special Event listings).
K2H Special Event Information
K2H is the Thirteen Colonies Special Event call for Massachusetts. The event celebrates the founding of the 13 original US colonies and the American Revolution. For 2016, the event runs from 0900 EDT July 1 (1300Z July 1) to midnight EDT July 6 (0400Z July 7). Additional event information may be found via KU2US on QRZ.COM and at http://www.13colonies.info.
Massachusetts has three clubs participating and using the K2H call:
In addition there a number of non-club individuals participating. All Massachusetts Thirteen Colonies operators will be using the K2H call. They may be operating from a club station under the club call or from their home QTH under their own call (see list below).
K2H operators (and other 13 Colony states) will be spotting at http://www.cwfun.org/funspots/us13/us13-show.html and on DX summit. The former site, cwfun, seemed to get more use last year.
The following clubs and individuals are on the approved operator list for Massachusetts: W1AEC -South East Massachusetts Amateur Radio Association (SEMARA) K1KVV, K1NBA, K1PGS, K1WCC, KA1IOR, NT1F, W1KM W1GLO-Cape Ann Amateur Radio Association (CAARA) KD1TAT, KA1BTK, WW1N, W4HIX, W4RIG, AB1XK, AB1LT WB1GOF- Police Amateur Radio Team (PART) AB1HD, K1PUB, KB1OIQ, W1IS, W1RAG, AA1O Freelance (managed by PART, WB1GOF) KM1D, K1UR, KA1JBE, W1GD, K2KA, KG1ZX, KC1ETB
END OF 13 COLONIES MASSACHUSETTS INFORMATION
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