Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary Special Event
K5T: Thank you Bonus Station
Latest Info: katrina5h.com
Time: August 26, 2015 (0000z) - September 2, 2015 (2359z)
At 13:00z on Aug 29th all Katrina 10th Anniversary Memorial Stations (except Bonus Stations) will reduce power to 100W or less to represent the landfall of hurricane Katrina on the MS gulf coast in 2005.
9 ACTIVE STATIONS: K5C, K5G, K5H, K5J, K5L, K5O, K5P, K5S, K5V, AND K5W.
3 BONUS STATIONS: K5M (a memorial to those who lost their lives in Hurricane Katrina). K5T (Thank You Station for those who came and assisted us immediately following and for years after as we progressed in our recovery.) K5Z (Ground Zero QRP Station on beach at point of impact).
This operating event is being held to honor those who were impacted by Hurricane Katrina when it impacted the Mississippi Gulf Coast on August 29, 2005.
K5T is to honor the hundreds of volunteers from all over the country that poured in to assist us in our time of dire need. We can not begin to express our appreciation for ALL who came and volunteered their time and money to help us immediately after this catostrophic disaster.
4 special certificates will be available for this event:
1. Worked 7 Katrina 10th Anniversary Memorial Stations
2. Worked all Katrina 10th Anniversary Memorial Stations
For the following certificates BEFORE means stations contacted before August 29th @ 1300z and AFTER means stations contacted after August 29th @ 1300z.
3. Worked 7 Katrina 10th Before and After Anniversary Memorial Stations
4. Worked all Katrina 10th Before and After Anniversary Memorial Stations.
Stations contacting 7 or more Katrina 10th Anniversary Memorial Stations before 13:00z on Aug 29th will qualify for the Pre Katrina 10th Anniversary Certificate.
Stations contacting 7 or more Katrina 10th Anniversary Memorial Stations after 13:00z on Aug 29th will qualify for the Post Katrina 10th Anniversary Certificate.
Stations that would qualify for both the Pre Katrina and Post Katrina certificate will receive the special Katrina Before and After certificate with before and after photos various points on the coast.
Those receiving certificates will have stickers for any bonus stations worked.
QSL for Event: Please send SASE to AG5Z for all requested cards.
Larry Morgan, AG5Z
96 Oak Haven Rd.
Purvis, MS 39475
Special Thanks to the 599 DX Association and the Hattiesburg Amateur Radio Club for their assistance in making this special event possible!
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