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AOxEU: Europe Day "on the air", QSL and Award
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The special callsigns AO1EU, AO2EU, AO3EU, AO4EU, AO5EU, AO6EU, AO7EU, AO8EU and AO9EU will be active,
1-20 May 2010, on the occasion of the event on the 9th of May 1950, date in which Robert Schuman
presented his proposal on the creation of an organized Europe, peaceful and solidary,
that, in addition, this year coincides with the Spanish Presidency-in-turn of the EU.
Hereby, the EA Digital Federation, member of European Radio Amateurs' Organization (EURAO),
wants to promote this common space where living together called Europe.
The contact is also valid for the Radio Clubs of the World Award, EANET.
We, radio amateurs, linked through the waves, that do not know about borders, nor prejudices of any kind,
are in a privileged position to share and promote cultural exchange between citizens of different countries.
Let's take advantage of this opportunity to announce this Europe, teenager and still under construction, despite being
the Old Continent, of which Spain is part, as many others, for almost 25 years.
In the selection of links below you will find very interesting information on the creation of Europe and its inspiring
One can never know too much...
How to contact the special stations?
During the 20 days the activation will last, they will be on the air using the different bands and modes more usual
(phony, CW, digital, etc.). A good way to locate them is through
DX Cluster and/or also consulting the
agenda of the activity.
In addition to making contact (or listening the SWLs) with one or several of the active stations from all
Spanish districts, you should act according to the case:
it is enough to request the QSL card on the website of
using the option "QSL Request", indicating in Manager: EA3RKF. It is not necessary to send your own QSL.
Hams not members from countries where EuroBureauQSL is present:
send your QSL and a SASE to the
entry point of your own country (national tariff),
except those marked in red that needn't SASE (i.e. USA).
OMs from other countries: sent a self addressed envelope and 1 IRC to:
FEDI-EA - P.O. Box 3050 - 08200 Sabadell (SPAIN).
Warning: Don't try to send your QSLs via IARU bureaus classic system, they will never get us because its member
society in Spain (URE) throw away them.
Those contacting with at least 3 special stations of different districts, will be able to
download the special Award
for free from the internet in pdf format.
Those who get 5 districts contacted will reach the Award with distinctive Bronze,
with 7 to Silver and with the all 9 to Gold.
Our sincere thanks in advance to all those operators and volunteers, whose efforts
will enable all of these stations are on the air during that period, making known to the world
Europe, Spain and organizations that promote this activity.
If you also want to help with it, please
USA: W2EN - Douglas Rue - 21 Jeffrey Court - Somerville, NJ 08876
Venezuela: YY5PEZ - Bernardino Soares - P.O. Box 195, O.P.T. San Juan de los Morros - Estado Guarico - CP 2301
The entry points in red only work as outgoing bureaus and are complementary with classic
IARU incoming bureaus in countries where the distribution of QSLs operates openly,
that is, for both: members and non members.