NN4SA will operate a special event station to celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week.
Date: Sunday October 11, 2015
Start Time: 1400 UTC (0900 CDT). End Time: afternoon local (CDT).
Location: Easter Posey #2 Recreation Area, Shields Road, Redstone Arsenal / NASA MSFC.
We will have a primary 100 W HF station active throughout the event. We may also operate a CW QRP 5 W HF station, to participate in the QRP-ARCI Fall QSO Party.
- NWR official website http://www.nwrweek-radio.info/
- Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge: http://www.fws.gov/refuge/wheeler/
- QRP Amateur Radio Club Int’l – Fall QSO Party: http://www.qrparci.org/contests/qrp-arci-contests/137-fall-qso-party
The National Wildlife Refuge Week event continues through the next Saturday. However at this time we plan to just operate on Sunday October 11.
The Wheeler Refuge was established in 1938 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt as a haven and breeding sanctuary for migratory birds and other wildlife. It is 35,000 acres of mixed habitat, located along the Tennessee River in north Alabama.