WCA

____OCTOBER 2014___________________________________________________________________________________

18/10/2014 - WCA pedition of ZA/F4GFE and ZA/F4DTO to Elbasan Fortress!
- Patrick F4GFE and Franck F4DTO will be active from the 18th till the 27th of October 2014 from Elbasan Fortress, WCA: ZA-00004 located in Elbasan city. They plan to work on 40 - 10 meters only SSB as ZA/F4GFE and ZA/F4DTO. QSL via bureau or direct to Home Calls. 73 & 11! [tnx info F4DTO].


____SEPTEMBER 2014_________________________________________________________________________________

14/09/2014 - WCA & DMHP pedition of CR6LH to Gibalta LH!
- Jose Luis CT1GZB, Carlos Cortes CT1CSY and Rafael CT2JXT will be active on the 14th of September 2014 from Gibalta LH, WCA: CT-01091, DMHP: LX-115, ARLHS: POR-022, DFP: FES-009, DDFP: OER-011. They plan to work as CR6LH on 40 (7.030; 7.111), 20 (14.030; 14.070; 14.270) and 2 (145.350) meters CW/SSB/Digital modes. QSL via CT1GZB, bureau or direct. [tnx info CT1GZB].


01/09/2014 - WCA & CASHOTA pedition of GB0CZ to Camp "Z"!
- Andrew M0YMA will be operating the Special Call GB0CZ periodically between the 1st and the 28th September 2014 from Camp 'Z' (Mytchett Place), WCA: G-00452, WAB: SU85, IOTA: EU-005 as part of the CASHOTA UK & Ireland Heritage Month. Operations will be 40m-10m SSB (and possibly some digital modes). QSL via M0YMA. More info on QRZ.COM. 73 & 11! [tnx info M0YMA].


____AUGUST 2014_____________________________________________________________________________________

30/08/2014 - WCA & DCI pedition of IK3PQH/P to Ridotto di Lido-San Nicolo a Venezia!
- Giorgio IK3PQH will be active on the 30th of August 2014 from Ridotto di Lido-San Nicolo a Venezia, WCA: I-12991, DCI: VE-094. He plans to work as IK3PQH/P on all bands. QSL via Home Call, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info IK3PQH].


27/08/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DL1JKK/P to Castle Heinersgruen!
- Karl DL1JKK will be active on the 27th of August 2014 from Castle Heinersgruen, WCA: DL-01269, COTA-DL: SAX-163. He plans to work as DL1JKK/P fom 06:00 UTC on 20 and 40 meters. QSL via Home Call, bureau or diect. 73 & 11! [tnx info DL1JKK].


26/08/2014 - New member of WCAG!
- New member of WCAG:
#126, YT2KID, Dragan Ivanovic. Our congratulations!


23/08/2014 - WCA Pedition of YT2KID/P to Stalac Fortress and Bedem Castle!
- Dragan YT2KID will be active on the 23rd August 2014 from Stalac Fortress, Todorova Kula Tvrdava, WCA: YU-00022 and on the 24th of August 2014 from Bedem Castle, village Maskare - Varvarin. He plans to work as YT2KID/P on 40, 20 and 17 meters band. QSL via Home Call, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info YT2KID].

23/08/2014 - WCA & UCFA pedition of UR2LM/P to Slavayanskiy Val, Limanskaya Fortress and Efremovskaya Fortress!
- Leonid UR2LM will be active from the 23rd till the 25th of August 2014 from several fortresses in Kharkov oblast:
- on the 23rd of August from Slavyanskiy Val (Vodyanoe Gorodische), WCA: UR-00237, UCFA: HA-023;
- on the 24th of August from Limanskaya Fortress, WCA: UR-00236, UCFA: HA-022;
- on the 25th of August from Efremovskaya Fortress, WCA: UR-00179, UCFA: HA-005.
He plans to work as UR2LM/P on 80 - 10 and 2 meters SSB, DIGI and FM. QSL via UR2LM , bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info UR2LM].


23/08/2014 - WCA pedition of SE100SAF to Vaxholm Fortress!
- Several operators by Taby Sandaramatorer (SK0MT) in collaboration with Sodertorns Radioamatorer (SK0QO), Kvarnberget ARC (SK0UX), SSA Youth Team (SK0YT), Storstockholms Radioamatorer (SK0ZA), FRO Norrtelje (SL0ZG) and FRO Stockholm (SL0ZS) will be active on the 23rd of August 2014 from Vaxholm Fortress, WCA: SM-00186 located Vaxholmen, IOTA: EU-084. They plan to work as special callsign SE100SAF on all bands to celebrate the 100 anniversary of the costal radio SAF. More info on QRZ.COM. 73 & 11! [tnx info SM0MPV].

20/08/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DL1JKK/P to Castle Muhltroff!
- Karl DL1JKK will be active on the 20th of August 2014 from Castle Muhltroff, WCA: DL-01254, COTA-DL: SAX-139. He plans to work as DL1JKK/P fom 06:00 UTC on 20 and 40 meters. QSL via Home Call, bureau or diect. 73 & 11! [tnx info DL1JKK].


19/08/2014 - WCA Pedition of YT2KID/P to Grabovac Castle!
- Dragan YT2KID will be active on the 19th August 2014 from Grabovac Castle, WCA: YU-00038 . He plans to work as YT2KID/P on 20 meters band. QSL via Home Call, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info YU1TY].


18/08/2014 - New official co-ordinator of WCA program!
- New official co-ordinator of WCA program, in:
- Kuwait: 9K2GV Salah Al sal9k2gv@yahoo.com
73 & 11! From Castles and Fortresses of the World!


16/08/2014 - WCA & DFCF pedition of F4DTO/P and F4GFE/P to Fort Liedot and Fort de la Rade!
- Franck F4DTO and Patrick F4GFE will be active on the 16th of August 2014 from Fort Liedot, WCA: F-00526, DFCF: 17-012, WWFF: FFF-776 (from 11:30 till 15:00 UTC) and Fort de la Rade, WCA: F-00527, DFCF: 17-013 (from 07:00 till 10:30 UTC) located on Aix Island, IOTA: EU-032, DIFM: AT-023. They plan to work as F4DTO/P and F4GFE/P on 20 and 40 meters. QSL via bureau or direct to Home Calls. 73 & 11! [tnx info F4DTO].


16/08/2014 - WCA & DCS-SSD pedition of HB9HI/P to l'abbatiale de Romainmotier!
- The members of HB9HI team will be active on the 16th of August 2014 from l'abbatiale de Romainmotiers, WCA: HB-00692, DCS-SSD: VD-062, Grid. JN36FQ. They plan to work on 40 (7.110 and 7.025 KHz) and 20 meters as HB9HI/P from 07:30 till 10:00 UTC. QSL via bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info HB9IAB].


16/08/2014 - WCA & DMHP pedition of CR5SN to Farol do Cabo de Sines!
- The members of Nucleo de Radioamadores da Armada, inc. Antonio CT1CZT, Alvaro CT1FOG and David CT1DRB will be active on the 16th and 17th of August 2014 and participate in ILLW-2014 from Farol do Cabo de Sines, WCA: CT-01351, DMHP: ST-068, ARLHS: POR-008, ILLW: PT-0031, DFP: FBA-01, DDFP: SNS-01, PFFP: FP-055. They plan to work as CR5SN on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters CW/SSB. QSL via bureau, direct, E-QSL. 73 & 11! [tnx info CT1CZT].


16/08/2014 - First WCA pedition from Faroes Islands, OY/OZ7CCC/P to Skansin Fortress!
- Mario OZ7CCC will be active on the 16th of August 2014 from Skansin Fortress, WCA: OY-00001 located in Torshavn. He plans to work as OY/OZ7CCC/P. QSL via DL4MFM. 73 & 11! [tnx info OZ7CCC].

15/08/2014 - WCA & LCFA pedition of LY3IV/P and LY3VR/P to Rambynas regional park!
- Rolandas LY3IV and Vidas LY3VR will be active on the 15th of August 2014 from Rambynas regional park, WCA: LY-00042, LCFA: LCF-042, LHFA: TA-61, WWFF: LYFF-025, WAL: I-07, Grid: KO15AC. They plan to work as LY3IV/P and LY3VR/P from 06:00 till 10:00 UTC on 80, 40 and 20 meters SSB and Digital modes. From 18:00 UTC on 15th till 17th of August 2014 work from Nemunas basin regional park, WWFF: LYFF-018, ARLHS: LIT-007. QSL via to Home Call, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info LY3IV].

14/08/2014 - WCA & DCI pedition of IZ5GST/P to Torre di Petraia di Bonistallo A Poggio A Caiano!
- Steve IZ5GST will be active on the 14th of August 2014 from Torre di Petraia di Bonistallo A Poggio A Caiano, WCA: I-07473, DCI: PO-015, DAI: TC-0542. He plasn to work as IZ5GST/P on 14.308, 7.177,10.147 +/- 5 KHz SSB and Digital modes from 08:00 UTC. QSL via Home Calls, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info IZ5GST].

12/08/2014 - WCA & 9A-COTA pedition of 9A8RBX to Kaptol Castle!
- Robert 9A8RBX will be active from the 12th till the 22nd of August 2014 from Kaptol Castle, WCA: 9A-00025, 9A-COTA: 9A-025 located in Papuk Nature Geopark, WWFF: 9AFF-014. He plans to work as 9A8RBX on 80-10meters incl.WARC. QSL via DO6SR (QRZ.com).73 & 11! [tnx info I.C.P.O.]

10/08/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DJ8QP/P to Schloss Seehaus and Schloss Triebenbach!
- Volker DJ8QP will be active on the 10th of August 2014 from Schloss Seehaus, WCA: DL-04438, COTA-DL: OBB-083 and Schloss Triebenbach, WCA: DL-04431, COTA-DL: OBB-076, WWFF: DLFF-023. He plans to work as DJ8QP/P on 40 - 10 meters. QSL via bureau to Home Call. 73 & 11! [tnx info DJ8QP].

09/08/2014 - WCA & BCA pedition of OP14L to Fort de Boncelles!
- The amateur radio club UBA-LGE in Liege honours the memory of WW I victims with the call OP14L until the end of August. The station will be located at various forts around Liege during that time. On August 9 operators Janny, ON5PO and Bob, ON4LRG, will put the station on the air from the Fort de Boncelles, WCA: ON-00231, BCA: LG-054. QSL via ClubLog (OQRS), LoTW. No paper QSLs please. 73 & 11! [tnx info DXNL].

09/08/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DK9MBS/P to Schloss Liebenburg!
- Markus DK9MBS will be active on the 9th of August 2014 from Schloss Liebenburg, WCA: DL-00527, COTA-DL: NSB-082. He plans to work as DK9MBS/P on 14.251 MHz fom 12:00 till 14:00 UTC. QSL via DK9MBS. 73 & 11! [tnx info DK9MBS].

09/08/2014 - WCA & DCI pedition of IK3PQH/P to Torre Telemetrica Boschetto dell'Isola Lido di Alberoni a Venezia and Batteria casabianca e Emo dell'isola Lido!
- Giorgio IK3PQH will be active on the 9th of August 2014 from Torre Telemetrica Boschetto dell'Isola Lido di Alberoni a Venezia, WCA: I-12972, DCI: VE-092 and later from Batteria casabianca e Emo dell'isola Lido, WCA: I-11153, DCI: VE-084. He plans to work as IK3PQH/P. QSL via Home Call, bureau , direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info IK3PQH].

08/08/2014 - WCA Pedition of YT2KID/P to Koznik Castle and Krusevac Lazarev Grad!
- Dragan YT2KID will be active from the 8th till the 10th of August 2014 from Koznik Castle, WCA: YU-00007 and Krusevac Lazarev Grad, WCA: YU-00008. He plans to work as YT2KID/P on all bands. QSL via Home Call, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info YU1TY].

07/08/2014 - WCA & DCI pedition of I5WEA/1, IW5AB/1, IZ5MMW/1 and IZ5GST/1 to Forte Bastione di Monte Bastione a Castelnuovo Magra and Batteria di Fresonara a La Spezia!
- Cesare I5WEA, Gilberto IW5AB, Steve IZ5GST and IZ5MMW will be active on the 7th of August 2014 from Forte Bastione di Monte Bastione a Castelnuovo Magra, WCA: I-12929, DCI: SP-118 and Batteria di Fresonara a La Spezia, WCA: I-12930, DCI: SP-119. They plan to work as Home Callsign/1 on 40 (7.177), 30 (10.147) and 20 (14.308) meters SSB and Digital modes from 07:00 UTC. QSL via Home Calls, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info IZ5GST].

07/08/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DL1JKK/P to Castle Leubnitz!
- Karl DL1JKK will be active on the 7th of August 2014 from Castle Leubnitz, WCA: DL-01262, COTA-DL: SAX-156. He plans to work as DL1JKK/P fom 06:00 UTC on 20 and 40 meters. QSL via Home Call, bureau or diect. 73 & 11! [tnx info DL1JKK].


06/08/2014 - WCA & DFCF pedition of F4DTO/P to Castle of Cave!
- Franck F4DTO and Patrick F4GFE will be active on the 6th of August 2014 from Castle of Cave, WCA: F-06159, DFCF: 17-086, DIFI: 17-008R. They plan to work as F4DTO/P on 20 and 40 meters on the morning. QSL via bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info F4DTO].

05/08/2014 - WCA & DMHP pedition of CT7/CU3AA/P to several castles in Portugal!
- Joao CU3AA, will be active as CT7/CU3AA/p from the districts Lisboa, Coimbra, and Santarem between August 5 and 11. He also plans to activate DDFP- and DMHP/WCA locations. QRV on 40, 30, 20, and 17m in SSB, CW upon request. QSL via h/c. 73 & 11! [tnx info DXNL].

____JULY 2014________________________________________________________________________________________

26/07/2014
- WCA & COTA-RU pedition of RN1CW/P to Fort Shants!
- Andrew RN1CW will be active on the 26th and 27th of July 2014 and participate in IOTA RSGB Contest from Fort Shants, WCA: UA-00212, COTA-RU: F-118 located on Kotlin Island, IOTA: EU-133, RRA: RR-01-06, RDA: SP-09. He plans to work as RN1CW/P on 40 and 20 meters CW and SSB. QSL via Home Call, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info RN1CW].

24/07/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DO2FU/P to Dorenberg Castle!
- Frank DO2FU will be active on the 24th of July 2014 from Dorenberg Castle, WCA: DL-00337, COTA-DL: NRB-010 located in Grefrath. He plans to work only on 15 meters (21.285 +/-) SSB as DO2FU/P from 18:00 till 19:00 UTC. QSL via bureau to Home Call. 73 & 11! [tnx info DO2FU].

24/07/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DJ8QP/P to Burg Tittmoning!
- Volker DJ8QP will be active on the 24th of July 2014 from Burg Tittmoning, WCA: DL-03884, COTA-DL: OBB-049. He plans to work as DJ8QP/P on 40 - 10 meters from 18:00 UTC. QSL via bureau to Home Call. 73 & 11! [tnx info DJ8QP].

19/07/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DL1JKK/P to Castle Lauterbach!
- Karl DL1JKK will be active on the 19th of July 2014 from Castle Lauterbach, WCA: DL-04362, COTA-DL: SAX-253. He plans to work as DL1JKK/P fom 06:00 UTC on 20 and 40 meters. QSL via Home Call, bureau or diect. 73 & 11! [tnx info DL1JKK].

19/07/2014 - WCA & DCS-SSD pedition of HB9HI/P to Tour de Marsens!
- The members of HB9HI team will be active on the 19th of July 2014 from Tour de Marsens, WCA: HB-00651, DCS-SSD: VD-021. They plan to work on 40 (7.110 and 7.025 KHz) and 20 meters as HB9HI/P from 07:30 till 10:00 UTC. QSL via bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info HB9TZA].

19/07/2014 - WCA & BCA pedition of ON5BWE/P to Rijkel Castle!
- Susanne ON2SL, Roger ON4AHQ, Andre ON4DTO and Erwin ON5BWE will be active on the 19th of July 2014 from Rijkel Castle, WCA: ON-01153, BCA: LB-122. They plan to work as ON5BWE/P from 06:00 of local time on 80, 40 meters only SSB. QSL via ON5BWE, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info ON5BWE].


18/07/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DO2FU/P to Dorenberg Castle!
- Frank DO2FU will be active on the 18th of July 2014 from Dorenberg Castle, WCA: DL-00337, COTA-DL: NRB-010 located in Grefrath. He plans to work only on 2 meters (144.350 +/-) SSB as DO2FU/P from 07:00 till 08:30 UTC. QSL via bureau to Home Call. 73 & 11! [tnx info DO2FU].

18/07/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DK5VQ/P, DL0FCK/P an d DL0WPF/P to Heidenburg Castle!
- Mario DK5VQ and other operators will be active from the 18th of July till the 20th of July 2014 from Heidenburg Castle, WCA: DL-00854, COTA-DL: RPB-175 located in Oberstaufenbach. They plan to work as DK5VQ/P, DL0FCK/P and DL0WPF/P on 80 - 10 meters CW/SSB. All contacts will be confirmed with a special QSL. 73 & 11! [tnx info DK5VQ].

15/07/2014 - WCA & DCI pedition of IZ5GST/IX1 and IU5AXT/IX1 to several castles!
- Stefano IZ5GST and Federica IU5AXT will be active from several castles in IX1-area:
- on the 15th of July 2014 from Casaforte Vallaise di Perloz, WCA: I-12975, DCI: AO-107, DAI: AE-0055 and Castello dei Vallaise di Perloz, WCA: I-12977, DCI: AO-109, DAI: AE-0055;
- on the 16th of July 2014 from Castello Suzey di Ivéry a Pont Saint Martin, WCA: I-12978, DCI: AO-110, DLI: IX-1051 , WWFF: IFF-637 and Castello O Il Castellaccio di Pont-Saint-Martin, WCA: I-00449, DCI: AO-073, DAI: AE-0034;
- on the 17th of July 2014 from Torre del Castello di Tour D'Hereraz A Perloz, WCA: I-00448, DCI: AO-072, DAI: AE-0054;
- on the 18th of July 2014 from Castello Charles di Perloz, WCA: I-12976, DCI: AO-108, DAI: AE-0055;
- on the 19th of July 2014 from Castello di Nius, WCA: I-00444, DCI: AO-068, DAI: AE-0056;
- on the 20th of July 2014 from Torre Dei Signori di Quart di Aosta, WCA: I-00478, DCI: AO-102, DAI: AE-0004 and Torre di Sant'Anselmo A Gressan, WCA: I-00425, DCI: AO-049, WWFF: IFF-630;
- on the 21st of July 2014 from Castello di La Mothe Ad Arvier, WCA: I-00392, DCI: AO-016, DAI: AE-0009 and Castello di Montmayeur Ad Arvier, WCA: I-00391, DCI: AO-015, DLI: IX-1086, WWFF: IFF-634;
- on the 22nd of July 2014 from Trinceramenti Principe Tommaso di La Thuile, WCA: I-12518, DCI: AO-105;
- on the 23rd of July 2014 from Forte Plan Praz di Piano San Carlo A La Thuile, WCA: I-12537, DCI: AO-106.
They plan to work as IZ5GST/IX1 and IU5AXT/IX1 on 14.308, 7.177 and 10.147 ± 5Khz SSB and Digital modes. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. Online log-search at: iz5gst.altervista.org/index.html. 73 & 11![tnx info IZ5GST].

12/07/2014 - WCA & DCS-SSD pedition of HB9HI/P to Chateau d'Oron!
- The members of HB9HI team will be active on the 12th of July 2014 from Chateau d'Oron, WCA: HB-00680, DCS-SSD: VD-050. They plan to work on 40 (7.110 and 7.025 KHz) and 20 meters as HB9HI/P from 07:30 till 10:00 UTC. QSL via bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info HB9TZA].

12/07/2014 - WCA & COTA-RU pedition of RZ1CWC/P to Lyubshanskaya and Staraya Ladoga Fortresses!
- Andrew RN1CW will be active on the 12th of July 2014 from Lyubshanskaya Fortress, WCA: UA-00317, COTA-RU: C-136, RDA: LO-22 only one hour after from Staraya Ladoga Fortress, WCA: UA-00019, COTA-RU: C-119, RDA: LO-22. He plans to work on 40 and 20 meters CW and SSB as RZ1CWC/P. QSL via RW6HS. 73 & 11! [tnx info RN1CW].

12/07/2014 - WCA & DFCF pedition of F4DTO/P to Fort Enet!
- Franck F4DTO and Patrick F4GFE will be active on the 12th of July 2014 from Fort Enet, WCA: F-00515, DFCF: 17-001, IOTA: EU-032, DIFM: AT-031. They plan to work as F4DTO/P on 20 and 40 meters. QSL via bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info F4DTO].


02/07/2014 - WCA & COTA-RU pedition of RU6UR/M from fortresses of "Golden Ring" of Russia!
- Yuri RU6UR will be active from the 2nd till the 14th of July from fortresses of "Golden Ring" of Russia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_Ring). He going to work on all bands by CW, SSB and Digital as RU6UR/M. QSL via bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info RU6UR].

____JUNE 2014________________________________________________________________________________________

28/06/2014 - WCA & COTA-RU pedition of RZ1CWC/P to Koporje Fortress!
- The members of RZ1CWC team inc. Victor R1CBN, Andrew RN1CW and Vladimir UA1CIO will be active on the 28th of June 2014 from Koporje Fortress, WCA: UA-00008, COTA-RU: C-108, RDA: LO-30. They plan to work from 07:00 till 10:00 UTC as RZ1CWC/P and Home Call/Portable on 20 and possibly 40 meters CW and SSB (it's a good possibility to fulfil conditions of "Koporje Castle" Award). QSL via RW6HS. Log will be uploaded into the WCA database and COTA-RU E-Log. 73 & 11! [tnx info RZ1CWC].

28/06/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DL0KL/P to Jagdschloss Grillenburg!
- Operators of Club station Klingenberg DL0KL, inc. Immo DC5IMM, Bernd DL2VBN, Ralf DD0VE and DN5DE will be active on the 28th of June 2014 from Jagdschloss Grillenburg, WCA: DL-01144, COTA-DL: SAX-038, DOK: S19. They plan to work from 08:00 UTC till 16:30 UTC on 80 - 10 meters CW and SSB as DL0KL/P and Home Callsign/P. QSL via bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info DC5IMM].

26/06/2014 - New member of WCAG!
- New member of WCAG:
#125, ES5GP, Juri Jarvela. Our congratulations!

23/06/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DG1FBN/P to Burg Reifenberg!
- Malte DG1FBN will be active on the 23rd of June 2014 from Burg Reifenberg, WCA: DL-00104, COTA-DL: HBN-029. He plans to work from 12:00 UTC on 7.131 KHZ only SSB as DG1FBN/P (QRP 5 watt). QSL via bureau to Home Call. 73 & 11! [tnx info DG1FBN].

22/06/2014
- WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DF3MC/P to Burg-Ruine Werdenfeis!
- Martin DF3MC will be active on the 22nd of June 2014 from Burg-Ruine Werdenfeis, WCA: NEW ONE, COTA-DL: NEW-ONE. He plans to work as DF3MC/P only CW on 7.031, 10.121 and 14.031 KHz. QSL via DF3MC, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info DF3MC].

21/06/2014
- WCA pedition of ES/LY1SR and ES2TT from Estonian Castles!
- Romas LY1SR and Ed ES2TT will be active from 21st till 23rd of June 2014 from several castles:
- on the 21st of June from Poide Castle, WCA: ES-00023 and Maasilinna Castle, WCA: ES-00018 located in Park Kingli, WWFF: ESFF-082. Also from Waljal Castle, WCA: ES-00046 as ES0/LY1SR and ES2TT/0. All contact valid for IOTA: EU-034 Saaremaa Island;
- on the 22nd of June from Kaarma Castle, WCA: ES-00047 located in Park Kaarma, WWFF: ESFF-058 and Kuressaare Castle, WCA: ES-00015 located on Saaremaa Island, IOTA: EU-034 as ES0/LY1SR and ES2TT/0. Also planned work from ESFF-0058 and ESFF-101;
- on the 23rd of June from Lihula Castle, ES-00017 located in Park Lihula, WWFF: ESFF-140 and Koluvere Castle, WCA: ES-00013 as ES3/LY1SR and ES2TT/3. Also work from Park Matsalu, WWFF: ESFF-003 and posible Haapsalu Castle, WCA: ES-00003. They plan to work on all bands. QSL via Home CAlls, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info ES2TT].

19/06/2014
- WCA & COTA-RU pedition of R700SR to Fortress of Troitse-Sergievskaya Lavra!
- From the 15th of June till the 15th of August 2014 hams of Sergiev Posad will be active from Fortress of Troitse-Sergievskaya Lavra, WCA: UA-00306, COTA-RU: C-325 by special call R700SR (in honour of 700th anniversary of Saint Sergiy Radonezhskiy's birth) on 1,8-28 Mhz by SSB, CW, DIGI and on 144 Mhz by SSB, FM, JT65B (EME), JT65A (tropo). QSL via bureau to RA3DUW. 73 & 11! [tnx info RA3DEM].

18/06/2014
- WCA & UCFA pedition of UR2LM/P to Skala Fortress!
- Leonid UR2LM will be active on the 18th and 19th of June 2014 from Skala Fortress, WCA: UR-00169, UCFA: ZH-003, URDA: ZH-12 located in Olginy Kupalni, UFFA: UVFF-375 and Uzh River, URA-060. He plans to work as UR2LM/P on 80, 40, 30 and 20 meters SSB and BPSK-31/63. QSL via Home Call, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info UR2LM].

17/06/2014 - New members of WCAG!
- New members of WCAG:
#123, OK2APY, Alena Mala;
#124, DE1VTM, Stephan Jaergen. Our congratulations!

17/06/2014 - World Castles Weekend -2014!
- Dear friends!
Long-expected WCW-2014 have passed and we'd like to thank everyone who supported us, worked in expeditions, looked for us and called us in the air.
Thanks a lot for participation in WCW-2014. We hope to hear you in WCW-2015! 73 & 11!

15/06/2014
- WCA & DCI pedition of IQ2IR/P to Castello di Angera!
- The operators of Insubria Radio Team will be active on the 15th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Castello di Angera, WCA: I-10382, DCI: VA-002, DLI: I2-058. They plan to work as IQ2IR/P from 07:30 UTC on 40 meters and up, SSB (maybe CW). QSL via EURAO. 73 & 11! [tnx info I2JJR].

15/06/2014
- WCA & BCA activity of OO2A from Hernieuwenburg Castle!
- Geert ON4ADN/OO2A will be active on the 15th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Hernieuwenburg Castle, WCA: ON-01022, BCA: WV-077 located in Wielsbeke. He plans to work as OO2A on all bands. QSL via bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info OO2A].

15/06/2014
- WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DF0WCA to Friedrichswerth Castle!
-Gerhard DL5AWI will be active on the 15th of June 2014 and particiate in WCW-2014 from Friedrichswerth Castle, WCA: DL-04402. COTA-DL: THB-244. He plans to work as DF0WCA on allbands. QSL via bureau. 73 & 11! [tnx info DL5AWI].

14/06/2014
- WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DA0WCA to Castles of Ilsenbach and Puchersreuth!
- Manfred DF6EX will be active on the 14th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 frrom Castle of Ilsenbach, WCA: DL-02832, COTA-DL: BOB-041 and Castle of Puchersreuth, WCA: DL-04419, COTA-DL: BOB-121 located in WWFF: DLFF-093. He plans to work from 07:00 - 07:30 UTC as DA0WCA (special DOK: WCA). QSL via bureau. 73 & 11! [tnx info DF6EX].

14/06/2014 - WCA & UCFA pedition of US1US/P to Kamyanka Fortress!
- Nikolay US1US will be active on the 14th and 15th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Kamyanka Fortress, WCA: UR-00227, UCFA: KO-011. He plans to work as US1US/P on all bands. QSL to Home Call. 73 & 11! [tnx info UR7UT].

14/06/2014
- WCA & DCE pedition of EA4RCU/P to Castles of Spain!
- Jose EA4AAA and XYL will be active on the 14th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from some castles. WCA and DCE information will be on the air. He plans to work as EA4RCU/P. No need your QSL, all QSL via bureau. 73 & 11! [tnx info EA4AAA].

14/06/2014
- WCA & COTA-RU activity of R1CBN from Fort Krasnaya Gorka!
- Victor R1CBN will be active on the 14th and 15th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Fort Krasnaya Gorka, WCA: UA-00203, COTA-RU: F-109, RDA: LO-30. He plans to work on 40 and 20 meters only SSB as R1CBN. QSL via bureau. 73 & 11! [tnx info R1CBN].

14/06/2014
- WCA & BCA activity of ON5PU from Hertogen van Brabant Castle!
- Paul ON5PU will be active on the 14th and 15th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Hertogen van Brabant Castle, WCA: ON-00001, BCA: AN-001 located in Turnhout. He plans to work on all bands as ON5PU. QSL via bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info ON5PU].

14/06/2014
- WCA & COTA-RU pedition of RQ1AP/P to Petropavlovskaya Fortress!
- Serge RQ1AP will be active on the 14th and 15th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Petropavlovskaya Fortress, WCA: UA-00015, COTA-RU: C-115, RDA: SP-16. He plans to work BPSK and SSB as RQ1AP/P. QSL via RQ1AP, bureau. Log will be uploaded into the WCA database and COTA-RU E-Log . 73 & 11! [tnx info RQ1AP].

14/06/2014
- WCA & COTA-RU pedition of RZ1CWC/P to Poteshnaya Fortress - Update info!
- The members of Radio club RZ1CWC will be active on the 14th of June 2014 from Poteshnaya Fortress, WCA: UA-00404, COTA-RU: R-121, RDA: LO-30 located in Gostilitsy. They plan to work as RZ1CWC/P on 20 and 40 meters CW/SSB. QSL via RW6HS. 73 & 11! [tnx info RZ1CWC].

14/06/2014
- WCA pedition of YT9TP/P to Stari Grad Fortress!
- Pedja YT9TP will be active on the 14th and 15th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Stari Grad Fortress, WCA: YU-00023. He plans to work mainly on 20 meters as YT9TP/P. QSL via bureau and E-QSL. 73 & 11! [tnx info YT9TP].

14/06/2014
- WCA pedition of ES4CASTLE to Hermann Castle!
- Operators of ES4 area will be active on the 14th and 15th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Hermann Castle (Narva), WCA: ES-00019. They plan to work on all bands as ES4CASTLE. QSL via bueau. 73 & 11! [tnx info ES4RZ].

14/06/2014
- WCA & S5-WCA pedition of S50LD/P to Grad Dravograd!
- Lovro S50LD will be active on the 14th of June 2014 from Grad Dravograd (Traburg), WCA/S5-WCA: S5-00024. He plans to work on 40, 20, 15 and 2 meters SSB/FM from 05:00 till 10;00 UTC. Log will be uploaded into the WCA database. QSL via bureau. 73 & 11!

14/06/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DK2AJ/P and DL4NTC/P from Castle Hohenerxleben!
- Axel DK2AJ and Detlef DL4NTC will be active on the 14th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Castle Hohenerxleben, WWCA: DL-02173, COTA-DL: SAB-042. They plans to works on HF and VHF bands as DK2AJ/P and DL4NTC/P. QSL via bureau to Home Calls. 73 & 11! [tnx info DL4NTC].

14/06/2014 - WCA & COTA-RU activity R7RIB from Museum Mikhaylovskaya battery and Northern fortification!
- Mikhail R7RIB will be active on the 14th and 15th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Museum Mikhaylovskaya battery, WCA: UA-00618 , COTA-RU: C-7111 and Northern fortification, WCA: UA-00620, COTA-RU: C-7113. He plans to work on all bands Digital modes and SSB. QSL via bureau. 73 & 11! [tnx info R7RIB].

14/06/2014 - WCA & COTA-RU pedition RX1CQ/P to Karelsky Fortified!
- Dmitry RX1CQ, will be active on the 14th and 15th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Karelsky fortified, WCA: UA-00256, COTA-RU: U-102, RDA: LO-23. He plans to work as Home Call/P, on all bands! QSL via HC, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info RX1CQ].

14/06/2014
- WCA & BCA & BFORTA pedition of ON3NMR/P to Fort Maizeret!
- The members of Radio Club Belgradois, ON3NMR will be active on the 14th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Fort Maizeret, WCA: ON-00490, BCA: NM -058, BFORTA: BFA-008 located in Province of Namur. They Plan to work as ON3NMR/P on 40 meters SSB (+ / - 7.085 MHz) and 15 meters CW. QSL via EURAO: FRA, P.O.Box: 1630, B-1000 Brussels 1, Belgium . 73 & 11! [tnx info ON3NR].

14/06/2014
- WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DL0BQ/P to Schloss Auerbach!
- The members of Radio club DARC OV Bergstrasse F02 will be active on the 14th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Schloss Auerbach, WCA: DL-00076, COTA-DL: HBN-001. They plan to work as DL0BQ/P (special DOK: HT14 for the Hessentag in Bensheim) on all bands. QSL via DARC bureau. 73 & 11! [tnx info DL4FDM (HB9CSA)].

14/06/2014
- WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DL0HG/P to Roemercastell Saalburg!
- The members of Radio club OV F11 will be active on the 14th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Roemercastell Saalburg, WCA: DL-02836, COTA-DL: HBN-123. They plan to work on 40 meters as DL0HG/P. All contacts are also valid for the Limes Award http://www.fox11.de/the-limes-award.html. QSL via DARC bureau. 73 & 11! [tnx info DL9WO].

14/06/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DL1JKK/P to Castle Mylau!
- Karl DL1JKK will be active on the 14th and 15th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Castle Mylau, WCA: DL-01267, COTA-DL: SAX-161. He plans to work as DL1JKK/P fom 07:00 UTC on all bands. QSL via Home Call, bureau or diect. 73 & 11! [tnx info DL1JKK].

14/06/2014 - WCA & S5-WCA pedition of S51RU/P to Vitanje Castles!
- Marjan S51RU will be active on the 14th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from:
- Dvorec Vitanje, WCA/S5-WCA: S5-00296;
- Novi Grad Vitanje (Weitenstein), WCA/S5-WCA: S5-00297;
- Stari Grad Vitanje (Weitenstein), WCA/S5-WCA: S5-00298.
He plans to work as S51RU/P from 05:00 UTC on 40, 30, 20 and 2M meters CW/SSB/FM. Log will be uploaded into the WCA database. QSL via bureau. 73 & 11! [tnx info S51RU].


14/06/2014
- WCA & COTA-YL pedition of YL73EPC/P to Rezekne Castle!
- Arnis YL3GBC will be active on the 14th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Rezekne Castle (Rositen), WCA: YL-00064, COTA-YL: L-005 located in Latgale. He plans to work only Digital modes as special callsign YL73EPC/P. QSL via YL3GBC. 73 & 11! [tnx info YL3GBC].

14/06/2014 - WCA & COTA-RU pedition of UE70VBG to Vyborg Castle!
- Alexey UA1CDA will be active on the 14th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Vyborg Castle, WCA: UA-00004, COTA-RU: C-104, RDA: LO-24, ARLHS: ERU-231, RLHA: RLE-124. He plans to work as special callsign UE70VBG on all bands. QSL via bureau. 73 & 11! [tnx info UA1CDA].

14/06/2014
- WCA & UCFA pediton of UT0NN/P , UR5NLG/P and UR5NJJ/P to Historical and Cultural Reserve Busha!
- Vasily UT0NN, Igor UR5NLG and Alexey UR5NJJ will be active on the 14th and 15th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Historical and Cultural Reserve Busha, WCA: UR-00147, UCFA: VI-002, UFFA: UUFF-013, URDA: VI-35, WW Loc. KN48bi. They plan to work on 80, 40 and 20 meters CW/SSB/RTTY as Home Call/P. QSL via UT0NN. 73 & 11! [tnx info UT0NN].

14/06/2014
- WCA & ZWP pedition of SP9YFF/P to Zamek Rudno z. Tenczyn!
- The members of Silesian Radioamateur Group will be active on the 14th and 15th of June 2014 and paticipate in WCW-2014 from Zamek Rudno z. Tenczyn, WCA: SP-00786, ZWP: MKR08, PGA: KR06. They plan to work as SP9YFF/P on all bands. For detail information please visit at: www.sp9yff.pl. Log will be uploaded into the WCA database, ZWP and LoTW. 73 & 11! [tnx info SP9URK].

14/06/2014
- WCA & COTA-YL activity of YL1WT from Fortification of Liepaja!
- Alexey YL2QS and others operators will be active on the 14th and 15th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Fortification of Liepaja, WCA: YL-00106, COTA-YL: K-027. They plan to work on 20 meters CW/SSb as YL1WT. QSL via bueau. 73 & 11! [tnx info YL2QS].

14/06/2014
- WCA & UCFA pedition of EM7UT to Vitich Fortress!
- The members of Radio club "DELTA" will be active on the 14th and 15th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Vitich Fortress, WCA: UR-00197, UCFA: KO-008. They plan to work as special callsign EM7UT on all bands CW/SSB/Digital modes. QSL via UR7UT, bureau or dirrect. 73 & 11! [tnx info UR7UT].

14/06/2014 - World Castles Weeekend!
- On the 14th and 15th of June 2014 will take place the World Castles Weekend (WCW - 2014). For more information please visit at http://wcagroup.org/ENG/wcw.html. Welcome!

13/06/2014 - WCA Flag!
Some info about sponsored WCA flag.
It will be issued only this year to all activators of this year WCW. Flag will be WCA flag so that can be used on any activation, not just for WCW. Size of flag is cca. 45x32cm.
Rules for getting sponsored WCA flag:
1.) Everyone who wants to get a flag has to ask for WCW diploma
2.) Request for flag must be send with WCW diploma request and must include address where flag will be send.
3.) If there are more then one operator in group activating castle, let's say they working under club call sign, we need list of all licenced operators on activation and only one address and all flags will be send to this address for all operators.
Flag and postage is sponsored by S5 WCA team.
This rules has to be put on WCA WCW page plus on WCA mailing list.

13/06/2014 - WCA pedition of YU2TT/P to Soko Grad and Mali Timok Fortress!
- Vojkan YU2TT will be active from 13th till 15th of June 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Soko Grad, WCA: YU-00021 and Mali Timok Fortress, WCA: YU-00034 located in Park Lepterija, WWFF: YUFF-015 as YU2TT/P. He plans to work on 40, 20, 15 meters. QSL via YU2TT. 73 & 11! [txn info YU2TT].

13/06/2014 - WCA & UCFA pedition of UR2LM/P to Turetsky Val!
- Leonid UR2LM will be active on the 13th and 14th of june 2014 and participate in WCW-2014 from Turetsky Val, Izyum fortified line, WCA: UR-00233, UCFA: HA-021, URDA: HA-21 and HA-34. He plans to work on 80 - 10 meters SSB, PSK. QSL via Home Call. 73 & 11! [tnx info UR2LM].

09/06/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DA0WCA to Castle of Hardeck!
- Manfred DF6EX will be active on the 9th of June 2014 from Castle of Hardeck, WCA: DL-02808, COTA-DL: BOB-017. He plans to worrk as DA0WCA (special-DOK: WCA) on 40, 20 and 10 meters from 07:00 - 07:30 UTC. QSL via DL7RAG. 73 & 11! [tnx info DF6EX].

08/06/2014 - New members of WCAG!
- New members of WCAG:
#120, YO6EX, Vasile Giurgiu;
#121, YL2QS, Aleksejs Dejevs;
#122, YL1WT, Club station of Liepaja maritime college. Our congratulations!

07/06/2014 - WCA & DCI pediton of IW5AB, IU5AXT and IZ5GST to Italian Castles!
- Stefano IZ5GST, Gilberto IW5AB and Federica IU5AXT will be active as IZ5GST/p on 7th June 2014 from: Poggio all'Olmo Natural Reverse (WWFF IFF-663); Castello di Cinigiano (DCI GR-025, WCA I-04729), Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Nevi (DAI TC-0202), WAIS CR29; Castello di Porrona a Cinigiano (DCI GR-029, WCA I-04733); Castello di Castiglioncello Bandini a Cinigiano (DCI GR-026, WCA I-04730); and Monte Labbro Natural Reverse (WWFF IFF-660). QRV 14308 7177 10147 ± 5Khz SSB and Digital modes. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. Online log-search at: iz5gst.altervista.org/index.html [tnx info IZ5GST/ICPO].

07/06/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DL1LRI/P and DL7LM/P to Osterland Schlossruine!
- Gerald DL1LRI and Hans DL7LM will be active on the 7th of June 2014 from Osterland Schlossruine,WCA: DL-03014, COTA-DL: SAX-228. They plan to work as DL1LRI/P and DL7LM/P from 08:30 till 14:00 UTC on 40 and 20 meters SSB. QS
we DL1LRI Gerald and DL7LM Hans will be activate the casltle "Osterland Schlossruine" WCA: DL-03014
(COTA germany: SAX-228) at the 07th of June from 08:30UTC to 14:00UTC on 40m and 20m in SSB. For all QSO's with us a special QSL-card via the DARC-office is 100% shure. 73 & 11! [tnx info DL7LM].

07/06/2014 - WCA & ZWP pedition of SP3CMA/1 and SQ3HTK/1 to Castles located in North West of Poland!
- Jarek SP3CMA and Waldek SQ3HTK will be active on the7th of June 2014 from Castles located in North West of Poland:
- Buk I, WCA: SP-01185, ZWP: ZGL07;
- Buk II, WCA: SP-01186, ZWP: ZGL08;
- Wolin, WCA: SP-01125, ZWP: ZKP04;
- Dargobadz, WCA: SP-01124, ZWP: ZKP03;
- Kamien Pomorski, WCA: SP-01123, ZWP: ZKP02;
- Ploty I, WCA: SP-01200, ZWP: ZFG01;
- Ploty II, WCA: SP-01201, ZGF02. They plan to work as SP3CMA/1 and SQ3HTK/1 from 07:15 UTC mainly on 40 meters. Every next castle in about 2 hours time step. QSL via Home Call, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info SP3CMA].

07/06/2014 - WCA & COTA&DL pedition of DL1JKK/P to Castle Falkenstein!
- Karl DL1JKK will be active on the 7th of June 2014 from Castle Falkenstein, WCA: DL-01254, COTA-DL: SAX-148. He plans to work as DL1JKK/P fom 07:00 UTC on 40 and 20 meters. QSL via Home Call, bureau or diect. 73 & 11! [tnx info DL1JKK].


07/06/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DL0HG/P to Roemercastell Saalburg!
- The members of Radio club OV F11 will be active on the 7th of June 2014 from Roemercastell Saalburg, WCA: DL-02836, COTA-DL: HBN-123. They plan to work from 06:00 UTC till 10:00 UTC as DL0HG/P. All contacts are also valid for the Limes Award http://www.fox11.de/the-limes-award.html. QSL via DARC bureau. 73 & 11! [tnx info DL6AU].

06/06/2014 - WCA & DCI pedition of I5WEA/1 and IZ5GST/1 to Castello di Castell'Ottieri A Sorano, Castello di Castell'Azzara and Castello O Rocca Silvana di Selvena A Castell'Azzara!
- Cesare I5WEA and Steve IZ5GST will be active on the 6th of June 2014 from Castello di Castell'Ottieri A Sorano, WCA: I
-04822, DCI: GR-118, DAI: TC-0671, Castello di Castell'Azzara, WCA: I-04718, DCI: GR-014, DAI: TC-0958, WWFF: IFF-661 and Castello O Rocca Silvana di Selvena A Castell'Azzara, WCA: I-04719, DCI: GR-015, WWFF: IFF-661. They plan to work as I5WEA/1 and IZ5GST/1 on 40, 30 and 20 meters SSB and Digital modes from 07:00 UTC. QSL via Home Calls, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info IZ5GST].

02/06/2014 - New member of WCAG!
- New member of WCAG:
#119, OE3RTB, Robert Thenmayer. Our congratulations!

02/06/2014 - WCA & DCI pedition of I5WEA/1 and IZ5GST/1 to Forte Canarbino di Cerri ad Arcola and Forte Rocchetta a Lerici!
- Cesare I5WEA and Steve IZ5GST will be active on the 2nd of June 2014 from Forte Canarbino di Cerri ad Arcola, WCA: I-12928, DCI: SP-117 and Forte Rocchetta a Lerici, WCA: I-12931, DCI: SP-120. They plan to work as I5WEA/1 and IZ5GST/1 on 40, 30 and 20 meters SSB and Digital modes. QSL via Home Calls, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info IZ5GST].

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31/05/2014 - WCA & DFCP & DMHP pedition of CR5FG to Forte da Giribita!
- The members of Portuguese Navy Hamradio Nucleo - NRA (http://www.nra.pt), inc. Carlos CT1EHK, Carlos CT1IPB, Maria CT2YTY, Joaquim CR7AHW, David CT1DRB and Manuel CT1ELZ will be active on the 30th of May 2014 from Forte da Giribita, WCA: CT-00288, DFCP: F-112, DMHP: LX-036, DDFP: OER-05, DMP-1110, WW Loc. IM58iq. They plan to work on 80-10meters SSB, CW and digital modes as special callsign CR5FG. QSL via bureau. 73 & 11! [tnx info DXNL].


31/05/2014 - WCA & DFCF pedition of F8DYD/P to Chateau de Leray!
- Patrick F8DYD will be active on the 31st of May 2014 from Chateau de Leray, WCA: F-06137, DFCF: 86-114. He plans to work as F8DYD/P on all bands. QSL via Home Call, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info F8DYD].


30/05/2014 - WCA & DCFP & DMHP pedition of CR5EM to Evoramonte Castel!
- The members of Clube Radioamadores do Entroncamento - CR5CRE, will be active on the 30th and 31st of May 2014 from Evoramonte Castel, WCA: CT-00047, DCFP: C-047, DMHP: EV-036 and DMP: 0704 located in Province of Evora. They plan to work as special callsign CR5EM on all HF bands CW/SSB and digital modes. QSL via CS5CRE. 73 & 11! [tnx info CS5CRE].


29/05/2014 - Castle Hunter Award by Brave Radio Friends !
The international DX club Brave Radio Friends sponsors this award which can be obtained each year anew by amateur radio operators or SWLs for contacts with/heards of stations from at least 20 different castles worldwide in a calendar year. There is a different award design for each year. The first calendar year for which you can apply for the award is 2005.
Just send in a list of QSOs with stations from twenty castles worked/heard in the respective year. There is only one award class. All the years from 2005 until 2014 are available .
There is only a free pdf version of the awards and you can apply by sending the list to de3ear@darc.de
Website: http://braveradiofriends.weebly.com. [tnx info DE3EAR].


24/05/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DL4ZM/P, DL1LRI/P and DL7LM/P to Burgruine Eilenburg!
- Ben DL4ZM, Gerald DL1LRI and Hans DL7LM will be active ont the 24th of May 2014 from Burgruine Eilenburg, WCA: DL-01236, COTA-DL: SAX-130. They plan to work as Home Callsign/P from 08:00 till 14:00 UTC on 80, 40 and 20 meters SSB. QSL via DARC bureau for special QSL. 73 & 11! [tnx info DL7LM].


23/05/2014 - WCA & DCI pedition of IW6NZY/P , IZ6YLM/P and I2JJR/6 to Italian Castles!
- The members of Lupi della Majella Team, inc. Silvano IW6NZY, Fiorello IZ6YLM and Augusto I2JJR will be active on the 23rd of May 2014 from:
- Castello di Beffi, WCA: NEW ONE, DCI: AQ-001, DAI: AZ-..... located in Parco del Velino-Sirente, WWFF: IF-175 as IW6NZY/P from 06:30 till 10:00 UTC on 40, 20 meters SSB;
- Castello di Roccapreturo, WCA: NEW ONE, DCI: AQ-002 located in Parco del Velino-Sirente, WWFF: IF-175 as IZ6YLM/P from 07:00 till 10:00 UTC on 40 and 20 meters SSB;
- Borgo Fort. Santa Maria del Ponte, WCA: NEW ONE, DCI: AQ-109, DAI: AZ-0239 located in Parco del Velino-Sirente, WWFF: IF-175 as I2JJR/6 from 0700 till 13:30 UTC on 40 and 20 meters SSB.
QSL via Home Calls, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info I2JJR].


21/05/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DL1JKK/P to Castle Auerbach!
- Karl DL1JKK will be active on the 21st of May 2014 from Castle Auerbach, Vogtland, WCA: DL-01253, COTA-DL: SAX-147. They plan to work as DL1JJK/P on 40 and 200meters from 07:00 UTC. QSL via Home Calls, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info DL1JKK].


18/05/2014 - WCA & DFCF pedition F5MSB/P to Chateau Bouvees!
- Philippe F5MSB will be active on the 18th of May 2014 and participate in the French National Day of Castle from Chateau Bouvees, WCA: F-06135, DFCF: 62-171. He plans to work as F5MSB/P on all bands. QSL via bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info F5NEP].


18/05/2014 - WCA & DFCF pedition F5NEP/P to Chateau Plessis Brucourt!
- Lionel F5NEP will be active on the 18th of May 2014 and participate in the French National Day of Castle from Chateau Plessis Brucourt, WCA: F-06119, DFCF: 61-154. He plans to work as F5NEP/P on 10, 15, 20, 40 and 80 meters from 06:00 till 16:00 UTC. QSL via bureau. 73 & 11! [tnx info F5NEP].


18/05/2014 - WCA & DCI pedition of IZ6YLM/0 to Torre di Castel di Tora and I2JJR/0 to Castel di Antuni a Tora (Castel del Drago!
- The members of Lupi della Majella Team, inc Fiorello IZ6YLM and Augusto I2JJR will be active on the 18th of May 2014 from:
- Torre di Castel di Tora, WCA: I-08242, DCI: RI-008, DLI: I0-038 (Lago del Turano), DMI: 1606 as IZ6YLM/0;
- Castel di Antuni a Tora (Castel del Drago), WCA: I-08243, DCI: RI-009, DLI: I-0-038 (Lago del Turano), WWFF: IFF-674 (Ris. Nat. Reg. M.te Navegna e Mte Cervia) as I2JJR/0.
They plan to work on 40 and 20 meters SSBfrom 07:00 till 14:00 UTC. QSL via Home Calls, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info I2JJR].


17/05/2014 - WCA & DCI pedition of IZ6YLM/0 and I2JJR/0 to Torre di Torano a Borgorose!
- The members of Lupi della Majella Team, inc Fiorello IZ6YLM and Augusto I2JJR will be active on the 17th of May 2014 from Torre di Torano a Borgorose, WCA: I-12927, DCI: RI-084, DAI: LZ-0058. They plan to work as IZ6YLM/0 and I2JJR/0 on 40 and 20 meters SSBfrom 07:00 till 11:00 UTC. QSL via Home Calls, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info I2JJR].


17/05/2014 - WCA & COTA-RU pedition of RZ1CWC Team, RQ1AP, RV1AQ and UA1AFZ to Fort Kronshlot!
- Operators of RZ1CWC team inc. Andrew RN1CW and Vladimir UA1CIO as well as Sergey RQ1AP, Nikolay RV1AQ, Eugene UA1AFZ and several operators of RF1A will be active on the 17th and 18th of May from Fort Kronshlot, WCA: UA-00204, COTA-RU: F-110, RLHA: RLE-098, ARLHS: ERU-046, WLOTA: LH-0403, RRA: RR-01-06, RDA: SP-09. They plan to work on all bands CW/SSB/Digital as special call R310FK (in honour of celebration of 310th anniversary Fort Kronshlot building, QSL via RV1AQ), RZ1CWC/p (QSL via RW6HS) and Home Call/p. 73 & 11! [tnx info RN1CW].

16/05/2014 - WCA & 9A-COTA pedition of 9A14B to Fort Brioni Minor!
- Operators from Radio Club Croatian Flora Fauna 9A1WFF, inc. Mladen 9A2NA, Franjo 9A2MF, xyl Anica 9A7SSY, Daki 9A2WJ, Emir 9A6AA, Boris 9A2GA, John 9A2HW and Marijan 9A1MB will be active from 16th till 18th of May 2014 from Fort Brioni Minor, WCA/9A-COTA: 9A-00315 located in National Park Brijuni, from the island of Mali Brijun (Brijuni archipelago), WWFF: 9AFF-001, IOTA: EU-110. They plan to work as 9A14B on 80 - 10 meters all modes. QSL via 9A2MF. 73 & 11! [tnx info 9A6NDD].

12/05/2014 - WCA & DCI pedition of IW5AB/P and IZ5GST/P to Torri del Borgo Fortificato di Piombino, Torre Rivellino di Piombino and Castello di Magona A Campiglia Marittima!
- Gilberto IW5AB and Steve IZ5GST will be active on the 12th of May 2014 from Torri del Borgo Fortificato di Piombino, WCA: I-05435, DCI: LI-027, DAI: TC-0466 and Torre Rivellino di Piombino, WCA: I-05436, DCI: LI-028, DAI: TC-0467 also valid for ARLHS: ITA-288, WAIL: TO-022 around 08:00 UTC. From 13:00 UTC to Castello di Magona A Campiglia Marittima, WCA: I-05479, DCI: LI-071. They plan to work as IW5AB/P and IZ5GST/P on all bands SSB and Digital modes. QSL via Home Calls, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info IZ5GST].


11/05/2014 - WCA & DCI pedition of IW5AB/MM and IZ5GST/MM to Several Castles!
- Gilberto IW5AB and Steve IZ5GST will be active on the 11th of May 2014 from Several castles, all info on the air, all contact valid for ARLHS: ITA-160, WAIL: TO-021. He plans to work as Home CAll/MM on 7.177 and 14.308 + / - 3Khz. From 18:00 UTC from Forte di Piombino, WCA: I-05437, DCI: LI-029, DAI: TC-0468 as IW5AB/P and IZ5GST/P on all bands SSB and Digital modes. QSL via Home Calls, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info IZ5GST].


11/05/2014 - WCA & DCI pedition of IQ3VE/P to Torre Massimiliana di Sant'Erasmo A Venezia!
- The members of ARI Venice will be active on the 11th of May 2014 from Torre Massimiliana di Sant'Erasmo A Venezia, WCA: I-11082, DCI: VE-013, WHSA: WH-IT096 located on Sant'Erasmo Island, IOTA: EU-131, IIA: VE-018. They plan to work as IQ3VE/P on all bands CW-RTTY-SSB-PSK31. QSL via bureau. 73 & 11! [tnx info IQ3VE].


04/05/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DL1JKK/P to Treuen, Schloss, Unterrer Teil!
- Karl DL1JKK will be active on the 4th of May 2014 from Treuen, Schloss, Unterrer Teil, WCA: DL-04361, COTA-DL: SAX-252. They plan to work as DL1JJK/P on 40 meters SSB from 06:30 UTC. QSL via Home Calls, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info DL1JKK].


03/05/2014 - WCA & UCFA pedition of UR2LM/P to Mozheskiy Ostrog and Perekopskiy Val!
- Leonid UR2LM will be active on the 3rd of May 2014 from Mozheskiy Ostrog, WCA UR-00225, UCFA: HA-19. On the 4th of May 2014 from Perekopskiy Val, WCA: UR-00226, UCFA: HA-20. He plans to work as UR2LM/P on all bands. QSL via bureau. 73 & 11! [tnx info UR2LM].


03/05/2014 - WCA & BCA & BFORTA pedition of ON3NMR/P to Fort Cognelee!
- The members of Radio Club Belgradois, ON3NMR will be active on the 3rd of May 2014 from Fort Cognelee, WCA: ON-00487, BCA: NM -055, BFORTA: BFA-004 located in Province of Namur. They Plan to work as ON3NMR/P on 40 meters SSB (+ / - 7.085 MHz) and 15 meters CW. QSL via EURAO: FRA , P.O.Box: 1630 , B-1000 Brussels 1 , Belgium . 73 & 11! [tnx info ON3PCB].


03/05/2014 - WCA pedition of ES2TT/2 to Kiiu Castle!
- Eduard ES2TT will be active on the 3rd of May 2014 from Kiiu Castle, WCA: ES-00049. He plans to work as ES2TT/2 only SSB on 7.158 and 14.240 from 08:00 UTC. QSL via ES2TT, bureau or direct. [tnx info ES2TT].


03/05/2014 - WCA & DFCF pedition of F4FCE/P to Bazourge Castle!
- Pierre-Marie F4FCE will be active on the 3rd of May 2014 from Bazourge Castle, WCA: F-06117, DFCF: 42-032. He plans to work on 40 and 80 meters SSB in the morning and BPSK the afternoon as F4FCE/P. QSL via bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info F4FCE].


02/05/2014 - New member of WCAG!
- New member of WCAG:
#118, M0HEM, John O'Toole. Our congratulations!


02/05/2014 - WCA & COTA-PA pedition of PH0NO/P to Kasteel Middachten or Kasteel de Geldersche Toren!
- Lars PH0NO will be active on the 2nd of May 2014 from Kasteel Middachten, WCA/COTA-PA: PA-00133 or Kasteel de Geldersche Toren, WCA/COTA-PA: PA-00169. He plans to work as PH0NO/P on 40 and 20 meters. QSL via bureau. 73 & 11! [tnx info PH0NO].


02/05/2013 - WCA & DCE pedition of EA4AAA/P to Castles of Spain!
- Jose EA4AAA will be active on the 2nd of May 2014 from some castles. WCA and DCE information will be on the air. He plans to work as EA4AAA/P. No need your QSL, all QSL via bureau. 73 & 11! [tnx info EA4AAA].


02/05/2014 - WCA & COTA-RU & RCA pedition of R4FF/3/P to Svyato-Troitskaya Sergieva Lavra!
- Slava R4FF willbe active on the 2nd of May 2014 from Svyato-Troitskaya Sergieva Lavra, WCA: UA-00306, COTA-RU: C-325, RCA: RC-098, RDA: MO-85. He plans to work as R4FF/3/P on 7.140 and 14.140 from 07:00 - 09:00 UTC. QSL via Home Call. 73 & 11! [tnx info R4FF].

01/05/2014 - WCA & ZWP pedition of SP3CMA/1 to Castles located in North West of Poland!
- Jarek SP3CMA will be active on the 1st of May 2014 from Castles located in North West of Poland:
- Nowograd, WCA: SP-01206, ZWP: ZGL04;
- Golczewo, WCA: SP-01222, ZWP: ZKP01;
- Stuchowo, WCA: SP-01355, ZWP: ZKP05;
- Swierzno, WCA: SP-01354, ZWP: ZKP06;
- Trzebiatow, WCA: SP-01202, ZWP: ZGF03. He plans to work as SP3CMA/1 from 08:00 on 40 meters. QSL via Home Call, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info SP3CMA].

01/05/2014 - WCA & DCI pedition of IW5AB/IP1 and IZ5GST/IP1 to several castles on Palmari Island!
- Gilberto IW5AB and Steve IZ5GST will be active on the 1st of May 2014 from several castles on Palmari Island:
- around 08:00 UTC from Batteria Albini dell'Isola di Palmaria a Portovenere, WCA: I-12920, DCI: SP-114 also Batteria Cala Fornace dell'Isola di Palmaria a Portovenere, WCA: I-12921, DCI: SP-115 and Forte Umberto I Dell'Isola di Palmaria a Portovenere, WCA: I-09213, DCI: SP-079. After 13:00 UTC from Batteria Carlo Alberto dell'Isola di Palmaria a Portovenere, WCA: I-12922, DCI: SP-116, DAI: LG-0202/0203. All contacts will be also valid for: WWFF: IFF-218, IIA: LI-027, WHSA: They plan to work as Home Call/IP1 on all bands SSB and Digital modes from 07:00 UTC. QSL via Home Calls, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info IZ5GST].

01/05/2014 - WCA & COTA-RU pedition of RU6UR/M to Astrakhan Kremlin!
- Yuri RU6UR will be active from the 1st till 4th of May 2014 from Astrakhan Kremlin, WCA: UA-00095, COTA-RU: C-602, RDA: AO-03. He plans to work as RU6UR/M on all bands CW, SSB and Digital. QSL via bureau or direct.73 & 11! [tnx info RU6UR].


01/05/2014 - German Castles Day - announced list of peditions!
- List of peditions for activation in German Castles Day on 1st of May 2014:
-DC7VS, DG2RON - Schloss Blankensee, WCA: DL-04064, COTA-DL: BRB-069;
-DO6MBA - Schloss Grossen-Buseck, WCA: DL-02880, COTA-DL: HBN-124;
-DH6PC – Schloss Kyrburg, WCA: DL-00740, COTA-DL: RPB-061;
-DK5VQ - Schloss Lichtenburg, WCA: DL-00858, COTA-DL: RPB-179;
-DL6CWR - Schloss Wernigerode, WCA: DL-02132. COTA-DL: SAB-001;
-DL9ZEA - Schloss Zerbst, WCA: DL-02142, COTA-DL: SAB-011;
-DL6CQG - Burg Stapelburg, WCA: DL-02144, COTA-DL: SAB-013;
-DL2HWB - Schloss Merseburg, WCA: DL-02150, COTA-DL: SAB-019;
-DL0MER (DL9HUH, DL1HUD, DL1HRE, DK6UC) - Schloss Frankleben, WCA: DL-02151, COTA-DL: SAB-020;
-DL9ZHG - Schloss Ilsenburg, WCA: DL-02154, COTA-DL: SAB-023;
-DK2AJ, DL4NTC - Schloss Hohenerxleben, WCA: DL-02173, COTA-DL: SAB-042;
-DL9ZOG - Grosses Schloss Blankenburg, WCA: DL-02179, COTA-DL: SAB-048;
-DL9ZOG - Kleines Schloss Blankenburg, WCA: DL-02180, COTA-DL: SAB-049;
-DL6MST - Burgruine Heimburg, WCA: DL-02182, COTA-DL: SAB-051;
-DL5GSM – Grillenburg, WCA: DL-02195, COTA-DL: SAB-064;
-DM2BPG, DL2HUC - Schloss Stolberg, WCA: DL-02204, COTA-DL: SAB-073;
-DK5RK - Schloss Neue Residenz Halle, WCA: DL-02208, COTA-DL: SAB-077;
-DL4ST, DL8MLD - Schloss Berssel, WCA: DL-02232, COTA-DL: SAB-101;
-DG3HWO, DL3HWO - Schloss Zorbig, WCA: DL-02275, COTA-RU: SAB-144;
-DO2AS, DL2HQS - Schloss Radis, WCA: DL-02285, COTA-DL: SAB-154;
-DM4JH, DG0HAB - Schloss Reinharz, WCA: DL-02286, COTA-DL: SAB-155;
-DK0WWB, DN3WB - Schloss Wittenberg, WCA: DL-02289, COTA-DL: SAB-158;
-DL2HDI, DL1AGS - Schloss Moritzburg (Zeitz), WCA: DL-02301, COTA-DL: SAB-170;
-DL1HWR - Schloss Rehmsdorf, WCA: DL-02306, COTA-DL: SAB-175;
-DM7MA, DM7EA - Schloss Ostrau, WCA: DL-02327, COTA-DL: SAB-196;
-DL5DWF - Burg Stolpen, WCA: DL-01171, COTA-DL: SAX-065;
-DK0MIT (DL1RUN, DL2LUN) - Schloss Colditz, WCA: DL-01218, COTA-DL; SAX-112;
-DL1JKK, DL5JRA - Rennaissanceschloesschen in Rodewisch, WCA: DL-01255, COTA-DL: SAX-149;
-DL4UP - Schloss Steinpleis, WCA: DL-01263, COTA-DL: SAX-157;
-DK0MIT (DL1HMM) - Burg Rochlitz, WCA: DL-01275, COTA-DL: SAX-169;
-DK0MIT (DG0BBE) - Schloss Augustusburg, WCA: DL-01286, COTA-DL: SAX-180;
-DK0MIT (DG0ERS, DL1JBE) - Schloss Sachsenburg, WCA: DL-01293, COTA-DL: SAX-187;
-DL7LM - Schloss Ranis, WCA: DL-01300, COTA-DL: THB-006, on 40 meters;
-DL3AMB - Schloss Schwarzburg, WCA: DL-01339, COTA-DL: THB-045;
-DK0THB (DM2AN, DJ2YY) - Schloss Berka, WCA: DL-01355, COTA-DL: THB-061;
-DL7SMK - Neues Schloss Lobenstein, WCA: DL-01367, COTA-DL: THB-073;
-DF0WCA (DL5AWI), DM2EV - Burg Haineck, WCA: DL-01395, COTA-DL: THB-101;
-DL7SMK - Ruine Lobenstein, WCA: DL-01398, COTA-DL: THB-104;
-DL0GMA (DJ3AX) - Ruine Scharfenstein, WCA: DL-01452, COTA-DL: THB-158;
-DG0OKC, DL1AUU - Mainzer Schloss Heiligenstadt, WCA: DL-01475, COTA-DL: THB-181 on 80/40 meters;
-DL4APJ - Schloss Knau, WCA: DL-01477, COTA-DL: THB-183;
-DL1AXB - Schloss Breitungen, WCA: DL-01504, COTA-DL: THB-210;
-DL3WM, DG0OS, DL1ALA - Burg Seebach, WCA: DL-01511, COTA-DL: THB-217;
-DO3HSJ, DO8IH, DN1AF - Schloss Poelzig, WCA: DL-01517, COTA-DL: THB-223, on 80 meters and VHF;
-DJ2AX - Kloster/Schloss Mildenfurth, WCA: DL-04238, COTA-DL: THB-241;
-DA0WCA (DF6EX) - Schloss Prunn, WCA: DL-02831, COTA-DL: BOB-040;
-DA0CW/p (DF6EX) - Burg Rosenburg, WCA: DL-02833, COTA-DL: BOB-042;
-DA0WCA (DF6EX) - Burg Falkenberg, WCA: DL-02335, COTA-DL: BOB-001. 73 & 11! [tnx info DF6EX].


01/05/2014 - WCA & DFCF pedition of F5NEP/P to Chateau de Courgeron!
- Lionel F5NEP will be active on the 1st of May 2014 from Chateau de Courgeron, WCA: F-06115, DFCF: 61-153. He plans to work as F5NEP/P on all bands. QSL via bureua or direct to F5NEP. 73 & 11! [tnx info F5NEP].


01/05/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DL1JKK/P and DL5JRA/P to Goltzsch, Renaissanceschlosschen!
- Karl DL1JKK and Rolf DL5JRA will be active on the 1st of May 2014 from Goltzsch, Renaissanceschlosschen, WCA: DL-01255, COTA-DL: SAX-149. They plan to work as DL1JJK/P and DL5JRA/P on all bands. QSL via Home Calls, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info DL1JKK].

01/05/2014 - Activity day of German castles!
- A traditional activity day of German castles will take place on the 1st of May from 00:00 till 23:59 UTC. Great activity of German hams is expected. More information at http://www.cotagroup.org/cotagroup


01/05/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DK5RK/P to Moritzburg Halle and Neue Residenz Halle Castles!
- Reinhard DK5RK will be active on the 1st of May 2014 from Castle Moritzburg Halle, WCA: DL-02209, COTA-DL: SAB-078 and Castle Neue Residenz Halle, WCA: DL-02208, COTA-DL: SAB-077. He plans to work as DK5RK/P on 80 - 20 meters mainly SSB from 09:00 UTC. QSL to Home Call. bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info DK5RK].


01/05/2014
- WCA & S5-WCA pedition of S51RU/P to Majsperk (Monsberg)Castle!
- Marjan S51RU will be active on the 1st of May 2014 from Majsperk (Monsberg) Castle - Majsperk, WCA/S5-WCA: S5-00203. He plans to work as S51RU/P from 13:00 till 19:00 UTC on 80, 40, 30 and 20 meters CW. RIG Yaesu FT-817 - 5W and participation in AR Memorial QRP contest. Log will be uploaded into the WCA database. QSL via bureau. 73 & 11! [tnx info S51RU].

01/05/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DO6MBA/P to Castle Grossen-Buseck!
- Manfred DO6MBA will be active on the 1st of May 2014 from Castle Grossen-Buseck, WCA: DL-02880, COTA-DL: HBN-124. He plans to work on all bands as DO6MBA/P from 09:00 UTC. QSL via Homecall, bureau or direct and eQSL.cc. 73 & 11! [tnx info DO6MBA].


01/05/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DK5VQ/P to Lichtenburg Castle!
- Mario DK5VQ will be active on the 1st of May 2014 from Lichtenburg Castle, WCA: DL-00858, COTA-DL: RPB-179. He plans to work on 40 - 10 meters from 10:00 till 15:00 UTC as DK5VQ/P. QSL via bureau or direct to Home Call. 73 & 11! [tnx info DK5VQ].


01/05/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DC7VS/P and DG2RON/P to Blankensee Castle!
- Chris DC7VS and Ron DG2RON will be active on the 1st of May 2014 from Blankensee Castle, WCA: DL-04064, COTA-DL: BRB-069 located in Nature Park Nuthe-Nieplitz, WWFF: DLFF-095. They plan to work on all bands as DC7VS/P and DG2RON/P in SSB and PSK31. QSL via Homecall, bureau or direct and eQSL.cc. 73 & 11! [tnx info DC7VS].


01/05/2014 - WCA & COTA-DL pedition of DL0KJ/P to Kyrburg Castle!
- Jens DH6PC/F4VOK will be active on the 1st of May 2014 from Kyrburg Castle, WCA: DL-00740, COTA-DL: RPB-061 located in Kiri. He plans to work on all bands as DL0KJ/P. QSL via bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info DH6PC].

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