Members of the Radio club Cerkno, S50E will be active on the amateur radio frequencies signing special event callsigns S546EB and S561EB celebrating European Basketball Championships EuroBasket 2013 which will be held in Slovenia in September 2013.
S561EB EuroBasket 2013 Slovenia Op. Miran S50O on 14200.0 kHz SSB (Thanks S50U)[audio:http://www.s50e.si/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/s561eb_ssb.mp3|titles=S561EB EuroBasket 2013 Op. Miran S50O on 14200.0 kHz SSB]
S546EB EuroBasket 2013 Slovenia Op. Janez S51J on 14028.8 kHz CW (Thanks S50U)[audio:http://www.s50e.si/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/s546eb_cw.mp3|titles=S546EB EuroBasket 2013 Op. Janez S51J on 14028.8 kHz CW]
S546EB EuroBasket 2013 Slovenia Op. Miran S50O on 18139.0 kHz SSB (Thanks S50U)[audio:http://www.s50e.si/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/s546eb_ssb.mp3|titles=S546EB EuroBasket 2013 Op. Miran S50O on 18139.0 kHz SSB]
A special QSL will confirm each contact via the bureau. Cards will be ready to print by end of October 2013 and shipped soon after. For those who want to send card direct please send SASE with 2$ to cover return postage to Radio club Cerkno, P.O. BOX 16, 5282 Cerkno, Slovenia with priority return when getting cards from the printer.
EuroBasket 2013 scheduled to take place between 4th and 22nd September 2013 in Slovenia will be hosted by four Slovenian towns all less than an hours drive from the capital of Ljubljana. The first round of the Championships will take place in Ljubljana, Celje, Jesenice and Koper while the second round and finals will be hosted by Ljubljana alone.
– Radio club Ljubljana: S500EB, S513EB
– Radio club CELJE: S521EB, S522EB
– Radio club CIRKULANE: S523EB
– S5QRP club: S531EB
– Radio club ETRA-ŠENTJUR: S533EB
– Radio club RAVNE NA KOROŠKEM: S539EB
– Radio club Zgornji Tuhinj S59DZT: S563EB
– Radio club Koper: S544EB, S541EB, S542EB
– Radio club Ajdovščina: S543EB
– Radio club Cerkno: S546EB, S561EB
EUROBASKET 2013 AWARD – SLOVENIA
On the occasion of the European Basketball Championships 2013 being hosted in Slovenia, the ZRS (Amateur Radio Association od Slovenia) offers an official award to all radio amateurs and SWL’s worldwide. In the period from August, 1st 2013 until September, 22th 2013 contact special event S5 stations with three digits prefix and EB suffix (e.g. S513EB, S541EB,…) and stations from 24 countries qualified for the event. All bands and modes may be used, except cross-mode cross-band contacts and contacts via repeaters and echo-link. Each special S5 station may only be counted once regardless of the band/mode used.
EU stations: One station from at least 18 countries + 5 special S5 stations
DX stations: One station from at least 15 countries + 2 special S5 stations
Countries qualified for the Eurobasket 2013 (24): 4L, 4O, 4X, 9A, DL, E7, EA, F, G, I, LY, OH, OK, ON, S5, SM, SP, SV, TA, UA, UR, YL, YU, Z3
The award is issued free of charge in electronic PDF version. The application with your callsign, name, surname, e-mail address and QSO details can be sent via e-mail to the ZRS award manager S53EO on: s53eo.milos at gmail.com
Deadline for the application: December, 31st 2013