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AM25FEDIEA+general authorization for the 25th anniversary of FEDI-EA
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Federación Digital EA (FEDI-EA) celebrates twenty-five years since its founding (1992-2017) this July,
specifically on the 25th. For this occasion, the special callsign AM25FEDIEA will be on air
from 1 to 31 July, to be used in multi-club mode through its usual booking system.
In addition, the PTT also has authorized all Spanish licence holders (who wish) to use, on the same dates,
their callsign as special in the following format:
changing prefix: those EA to AM, EB to AN and
EC to AO
adding the number 25 behind the own district figure
and keeping the suffix of their own callsign.
Thus, for example, to the callsign EA3RKF would correspond AM325RKF.
In this case, FEDI-EA itself offers to take charge of managing the QSLs of those radio amateurs (members or not) who so wish,
both economically and handling cards (design, printing, sticking labels, enveloping and shipping), applying to them its usual traffic policy,
with the only condition to facilitate the activation log.
The history of FEDI-EA dates back to
the end of the 80s, with the outbreak of packet radio, continues with the constitution in 1991 of a Promoters Committee, whose work culminates
on July 25, 1992 with the approval of its Statutes.
Since then, 25 years have passed, in which FEDI-EA has helped shape a vision of amateur radio more modern, plural and inclusive.
How to contact the special station?
During the month-long activity, it will be on the air using the different bands and more usual modes
(phony, CW, digital, etc.). A good way to locate it is through
DX Cluster and/or also consulting the
agenda of the activity.
In addition to making contact (or listening the SWLs) with the special station, you should act according to the case:
do nothing, automatically you will receive it via
Needn't to send your own QSL, but if you do so, it is welcome. In this case, set as Manager: EA3RKF.
Other hams: send a SAE with 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 to us because
its member society in Spain (URE)
breaches Resolution 85-9 of the IARU.
Reservations to operate the special station
We take care of almost everything: apply for special callsign, configure the booking system, upload logs to eQSL and to our website,
send QSL cards, etc.
You just have to enjoy doing radio, fill out and send the log.
Well, you also need to choose the time you want to use the special callsign via our
Read the procedure and follow its recommendations.
As a suggestion, the call may be in English:
"CQ CQ CQ ... this is AM25FEDIEA, special event station in occassion of 25th anniversary of FEDI-EA",
or in Spanish: "CQ CQ CQ ... de AM25FEDIEA, estación especial con motivo del 25º aniversario de FEDI-EA".
The activity will start at 00:00 h EA 2017-07-01 (22:00 h UTC 2017-06-30)
and end at 23:59 h UTC 2017-07-31 (01:59 h EA 2017-08-01).
Thanks in advance to all those who collaborate in this activity, either as operators or as simple correspondents.