Tag: Special Callsigns

A new year, a new callsign

In 2013 I applied for M7P as a Special Contest Callsign, and have used it successfully in a large number of contests throughout the years. One of the reasons I chose that particular callsign was for the rarity value when working the WPX contests, my logic being that people are always chasing new multipliers and […]

How to apply for the NoV for your Olympic and Jubilee special callsigns

I posted a while ago about the special callsign prefixes for the Olympics and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee here and I’m pleased to be able to report that the process to apply for these has now been published and it’s much simpler than it was for the Royal Wedding last year. There is a basic form […]

Special temporary call signs for UK radio amateurs in 2012 for the Olympics and the Diamond Jubilee

I’ve blogged about special callsigns before because of the R prefix for the Royal Wedding last year and so I think it’s worth posting the news article that’s just been published by the RSGB. I’m happy with the fact that there are special callsigns available but I’m disappointed to see that one has to apply […]