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Lithuanian and Polish hams will operate special event stations to mark the 80th Anniversary of
the Lithuanian pilots Darius and Girenas flight across Atlantic Ocean.

Darius and Girėnas wereLithuanianpilots, emigrants to theUnited States, who made a significant flight in thehistory of world aviation.
On July 15, 1933, they flew across theAtlantic Ocean, covering a distance of 3,984 miles (6,411 kilometers) without landing, in 37 hours
and 11 minutes (107.1mph). In terms of comparison, as far as the distance of non-stop flights was concerned, their result ranked second
only to that ofRussell BoardmanandJohn Polando, and ranked fourth in terms of duration of flight at the time. Although Darius and Girenas
did not havenavigationalequipment and flew under unfavorableweatherconditions, the flight was one of the most precise in aviation history.
It equaled, and in some aspects surpassed,Charles Lindbergh's classic flight.Lituanicaalso carried the first Transtlanticair mailconsignment in history.

LRMD issued special pennant to those operators and SWL's who fulfil the following conditions:
EU stations 10 different special event LY80 and5 different special event SN80 stations (also HF80LOT,3Z80LOT) stations.
Total15 QSO's with different special events stations.
DX stations 5 different special event LY80 and3 different special event SN80 stations (also HF80LOT,3Z80LOT) stations.
Total8 QSO's with different special events stations.
Application deadline: 31.12.2013
Please send a certified list of contacts (without your QSL's) and the fee to the LRMD Award Manager.
Please give your e-mail address in case we need to contact you. Fee: EUR 10.00 or equivalent in USD, or IRC's.
Payment also possible via paypal.
LRMD Award Manager: P.O. Box 1000, LT-01014 Vilnius-1, Lithuania
E-mail: diplomai(at)lrmd.lt or ly4q(at)qrz.lt

Some additional information about special events stations you can find at www.lrmd.lt
Special event stations will operate from July 1,2013 till July 31, 2013
LY80DG (via LY1RMD)
LY80B (via LY3Q)
LY80E (via LY3NX)
LY80G (via LY2GV)
LY80H (via LY1H)
LY80K (via LY1K)
LY80L (via LY5A)
LY80M (via LY2MM)
LY80N (via LY2KM)
LY80Q (via LY4Q)
LY80S (via LY4TB)
LY80T (via LY2QT)
LY80U (via LY5O)
LY80X (via LY3X)
LY80Y (via LY3BY)
LY80Z (via LY8O)

Information about Polish hams activities to mark this event 


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