Special Activation: these Special callsigns will be used to do several activation during March 2023 from summits within mainland EA.
When activating we’ll always add the suffix /P
Alerts will be put in Sotawatch, as the dates will depend upon the weather. We hope to be lucky around the significant March 11th weekend.
Special Chasing: as perhaps there are other activators who would like to have a QSO with us, we’ll be using also these callsigns to chase from home. This way we’ll increase the opportunities to log some near activators and other DX.
When chasing we will not add the suffix /P, therefore wew are at home.
A specific website has been prepared with all information of this event:
You are invited to participate chasing these special calls or S2S maybe. If you wish, you can request at the beginning of May an electronic certificate of this Memorial Event:
Try to log all 7 Special Event Stations from all round EA mainland!
Hear you from the summits. Sure Guru would have contributed with pleasure to this collective activation. May our friendship waves reach his current Summit.
I am pleased to report that the tribute to Guru, EA2IF, had a good start Wednesday.
From my lowly summit W2/GC-020 in New York I enjoyed an s2s with EG1GURU/P on EA1/AT-208 on 10 meters CW. I was also chased by home stations EG7GURU and EG4GURU on 10 meters CW. Bravo !!! Looking for many more s2s and chasing EG#GURU stations in the weeks ahead.
Yesterday I activated the callsign EG1GURU for first time.
I only worked 10m band with a triple bazooka antenna in a vertical position and the venerable FT-817 with 5w. All in all, 9 NA DX, including S2S with @WB2FUV and @K6EL. Several stations from Brazil and also Europe in the log. At the top, stepping on snow and wearing two pairs of gloves. Special thanks to Mike and Elliott for the fantastic s2s made.
I hope to make contact again soon with this very special callsign.
After a week of rain, cold weather and snow in the nearby mountains I was eager to activate this morning (W6/CT-226). My main goal was to chase Guru memorial stations. Though I could not hear EG1GURU/P, EG2, EG4 and EG7GURU stations chased me on 12 and 10 meters. What a great way to honor Guru! Gracias Jorge, Alfonso y Jose. I hope to make more GURU QSOs in the coming weeks.
I think Guru would have appreciated this view from my summit this morning. Snowy Josephine Peak, W6/CT-025 and Strawberry Peak, W6/CT-018 (I believe) in middle left.