During the month of May 2013, many members of the First-Class CW Operators' Club, FOC, activated special callsigns to celebrate the club's 75th birthday!
You may find more information at:
the GB75FOC listing on www.qrz.com
The following members of FOC who live in the state of Tennessee activated N4FOC throughout the month and made a total of 3,460 QSOs:
Bill, K4LTA, in Oak Ridge, TN
John, AK4Z, in Knoxville, TN,
Mark, W4CK, in Fayetteville, TN
ALL QSOs HAVE BEEN UPLOADED INTO LOTW. If you would like a QSL card, please QSL via W4CK
Contacts with N4FOC will count 5 points towards theFOC75Award.
Founded in 1938, and with its roots, history and management in the UK, the First Class CW Operators' Club (FOC) has a worldwide membership of approximately 500 active operators promoting good CW (Morse code) operating, friendship and social engagement. Members are active on all HF bands. The character of the club is best expressed in the words of Samuel Johnson (1755):"A man should keep his friendship in constant repair"
FOC MEMBERS AIM TO:
Foster and encourage a high standard of CW operating ability and behaviour on the amateur bands.
Observe the licence conditions and principles of band planning.
Be considerate to other amateurs at all times.
Protect the future of the hobby through being active, encouraging newcomers and supporting a national society.
For more information including how to become a member, please visit theClub'sown site.