Special Event Station to Commemorate the 57th Regiment Martyrs who lost their lives in Canakkale War.
Canakkale Savaslarinda sehit olan 57.Alayi anmak icin calisacak olan ozel gun istasyonu.
Since the 57th Regiment fell while in combat with the ANZAC troops, any contacts with VK / ZL will be much more appreciated. Both sides lost many lives in this nonsense war started by other countries, and any contacts between TA/TC and VK/ZL on this special day will be a show of friendship against the war!
2015 marks the 100th anniversary of this historical event. TCSWAT will be once more on the air as TC57A.
Detailed info about the Canakkale war is at the website. Hope to hear you on the air. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ANZAC_Day
Please DO NOT send any qsl cards! All the logs are uploaded to LoTW and eqsl.cc .
If you are not in the log, you are not in the log. Sorry about that!
We do not need any hardcopy qsl cards but we qsl 100% via the bureaus.
The cards are distributed at the Friedrichshafen Messe at the end of June every year.
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It is the first time a Special Event Station from TA has recieved these two prestigious awards. Many thanks to all those operators (on both sides of the signal / antenna) who made it possible to get these awards. May the souls of those Martyrs rest in peace! Without their sacrifice there would not be a TA / TC prefix possible!?
2014 Activitiy began on 23rd April 2014 at Kocacimen Hill and Kocadere Camp. For three days, TA1ED-TA1FR-TA1HZ-TA1PB-TA1AGA-TA3FB was on the air mainly for DX. Many tnx to all those who was also on the air with us.
2013 Activity will start out as of 20 April 2013 at Kocacimen Hill and Kocadere Camp. TA1ED-TA1EF-TA1HZ-TA1PB-TA3AX-TA3FB will be on the air mainly for DX while TA5JD-TA5DY-TA5DZ wil be operating from the Kocadere Camp.
2012 Activity began on 20 April evening as TA2RX, TA1PB, TA1ED arrived in Canakkale and moved to Kocacimen Hill. Later on Saturday TA1FR, TA1HZ, TA3FB, TB2CUD came over to the 308m high Hilltop, overlooking the battefields. TA1AES and TB1BTJ later joined the group for HF and UHF repeater setups. Another station was set in the main scout camp near Kocadere by TA5JD and friends. This year with favorable weather conditions the team operated from the hilltop and with TA1EF-TA1GO-TA3HM also helping out, had slightly more than 2000 QSOs down the log. We thank all the stations working us on the air for their patience and understanding and hope to meet you once more next year.
On Wednesday April 20, 2011, the first part of the team arrived on Kocacimen Hill to set up the stations. The activity ended with TA1PB and TA3AX signing off on Monday April 25. The team consisted of TA1AEO-TA1ED-TA1FR-TA1HZ-TA1PB-TA2RX-TB2CUD-TB2MYE-TA3AX-TA3FB-TA7BC on HF and TA2DJ&TA2RA supporting. The two camps, one located on Kocacimen Hill and the other at Kabatepe Scout Camp, were on the air simultenously on five bands and three bands which looks like a first for TA . CW-SSB and PSK31 activity were carried out despite heavy winds and rough weather conditions. You can check at www.tcswat.org and http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=36545810205&v=photosas we upload our photos. Thank you all for meeting us up on the air.
20 Nisan 2011 Carsamba gunu ilk ekibin kamp alanina intikali ile baslayan TC57A-2011 calismamiz tamamlandi. Her ne kadar cogumuzun islerden yeterli izni olmadigindan Pazar gunu itibari ile calismadan ayrildiysak da TA1PB ve TA3AX dun aksama dek aralikli olarak havaya ciktilar. DXcluster 450 den fazla gorulme, qrz.com daki sayfaya 3500den fazla baki, log da 4700den fazla QSO (toplam 9 bandda 3 modda) ile sona eren bu calismada ekip 75 ten fazla DXCC ye ulasti. Isin sevindirici boyutu esas hedef kitle olan VK-ZL istasyonlari ile 30 dan fazla QSO yapilmis olmasi.
TC57A was once more on the air from the battlefields of Dardanelles Campaign. The activity was between April 22 and 25, 2010. TA3AX, TA2RX, TA2JN, TA2DJ, TA1HZ,TA1ED, TA1DX, TA0U, TB2MYE and TB0D operated on HF bands and on VHF, SSB-CW-PSK31 modes.Local traffic was on 145.600 MHz Tekirdag repeater and 145.475MHz simplex. Almost five thousand contacts this year.
TCSWAT bir kez daha 57. Alay sehitlerini saygi ile anmak icin TC57A olarak havada idi. 22-25 Nisan 2010 tarihleri arasinda TA3AX, TA2RX, TA2JN, TA2DJ, TA1HZ,TA1ED, TA1DX, TA0U, TB2MYEve TB0D den olusan ekip HF bandlarda ve VHF'de, SSB-CW-PSK31 modlarinda havada oldu. Bolgede olan ve istasyonu ziyaret etmek ya da calismak isteyen amator arkadaslari sevincle karsiladik..?stasyonumuzun "kapisi" her zaman tum amatorlere acik. Lokal haberlesme 145.600MHz Tekirdag rolesi ve 145.475MHz simpleks. Yaklasik bes bin QSO!!.
Details and pictureswill be in www.tcswat.org .
Between 22-27 April 2009, TCSWAT as TC57A was once more on the air on HF bands with respect to the 57th Regiment Martyrs.2009 operation took place from the same Scout camp in Kabatepe.TA1FR,TA1HZ,TA2RX and TA3AXwere the operators.More than4000 QSOs were logged and we thank all who tried to make a contact. Unfortunately there were some deliberate QRM'ers and may God short-circuit their rigs!!
In 2008 the callsign has been changed to TC57A. Operators in 2008were TA1FR - TA1HZ with special thanks to TA2RL Lutfu and TB4T Tayfun.
In 2007 the activity was on the air as TC57ALAY.
2007 yilinda TC57ALAY olarak calisan istasyon 2008 yilinda TC57A olarak havaya cikti.
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