Lithuanian and Polish special event….

Members of the Vytautas Magnus University Radio Club in Kaunas, Lithuania, and Mysliborz Radio Club in Mysliborz, Poland, will commemorate the 85th anniversary of Lithuanian pilots Steponas Darius and Stasys Girenas flight across the Atlantic Ocean.

They attempted to reach Kaunas from New York in July 1933.
Their aircraft LITUANICA crashed near Pszczelnik (close to Mysliborz), with only 600 km left till their destination.

Look for the following special event callsigns to be used — LY85DG and SN85LOT. More information is available on

An electronic award will be issued for QSOs with memorial stations. Activity will take place during the month of July.

QSL LY85DG via LY5O, by the Bureau or direct.
QSL SN85LOT via SP1PMY, by the Bureau or direct.