Finland’s SRAL 100th anniversary special activity and award….
Just contact 100 (one hundred) of your OH friends during 2021 and 10 (ten) specially featured Finnish stations to earn the OH Northern Light 100-year certificate (OH-NL-100) and the featured story, explaining the magic of the OH-land and the Northern Lights:
Your 100 contact should include 50 OH stations and 50 OF stations, a total of 100. A special OF prefix will be launched to all OH stations on September 15th, 2021. Your maximum point value can be 100. The number
of your OF/OH contacts.
TEN SPECIAL ACTIVITY MULTIPLIERS — SRAL and its members are active in a wide range of Amateur Radio activities and each of the ten multipliers represent some of those activities. The multiplying stations are:
OH100SRAL, OH2A, OH0W, OJ0C, OF2HQ, OH2YOTA, OG2B, OH6SRAL, OI3AX and OF9X.
WHAT IS THE STORY ON THESE TEN MULTIPLIERS? WE PUT SIX OF THEM QRV IN THE WPX:
OH2A — This is the SRAL HQ station in our capital, Helsinki. It is rarely active internationally but to honor this special year you can catch it occasionally. Surely A is first in the alphabets. Here the station is activated by Radio Club of Pusula, OH9W; OH2BCI, OH5BQ and OH2KW.
OH100SRAL — This is the official SRAL centennial jubilee station which is circulating all year throughout Finland and is activated by SRAL’s member societies (120) and special activity groups. This will be activated by OH1AJ & OH1NDA.
OH0W — Aland Islands is Finland’s share in the DXCC program. But also, the most beautiful archipelago to visit and enjoy. It is home to three HF superstations and the historical battlefield of all OH contesters for once winning the world — CQWW at OH0W 1982. Here the station is activated by BIG Group: OH2GEK, OH2TA and OH6KZP.
OG2B — The IARU/NCDXF beacon network has been supported by the SRAL and its dedicated members for almost 40 years. While OH2B is busy at work, the alternative OG2B will be its substitute during this centennial jubilee. Here the station is activated by: OH7EA
OI3AX — Amateur Radio activity in the Finnish Signal Corps (OI prefix) have a brilliant history of cooperation with SRAL. Many well known OHs have caught the bug while doing their service to their country. OI3AX will represent the country-wide network of 35 OI-locations. Here the station is activated by: OH5LLR.
OH6SRAL — Every Saturday at 3 PM SRAL transmits its radio news to its entire membership. OH6 is in the middle of the country and has a long history of such transmissions. The chief, Heikki, OH6ZS, has done those transmissions for more than 40 years and his dedication to this duty continues. Here the station is activated
You will find a special logging sheet handy during the hunt at: