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  • Special callsign II3FYT throughout 2020 on occasion of the five years of activity of the Gruppo Radio Dispersi.



  • Special callsign TM1GC  from   18 November to 2   December 2020 to commemorate  Carl F. Gauss  famous  mathematicians .

  • Special callsign 4X0RMN will be active on 13-14 November 2020  from   Makhtesh Ramon (Ramon Crater), Israel’s largest national park  (WWFF Reference 4XFF-0020).

  • Special callsign II0GD and Award “DIPLOMA GRAZIA DELEDDA” on 4-5 november 2020 to celebrate the nobel prize to the Sardinian writer.

  • Special callsign IR3MD (for Maria Dolens, the  mighty bell casted after World War I to commemorate the fallen in all wars) by ARI Rovereto on  1-30 November 2020.

  • Special callsig EG5VCE Vuelta Ciclista de España , till 8 november 2020 .

  • The Discovery of the Strait of Magellan  and First Circumnavigation of the Earth  special callsigns  ,   XR500M  till 1 november 2020 and CB500AM on 1 november2020 , from Spain AM500ETS till 8 november 2020.

  • Special callsign TM50GDG  on  9-22 November 2020 to commemorate the 130th anniversary of the birth  and the  50th anniversary of the death of Charles de Gaulle.

  • IOTA activation TM39EU from the  Chausey Islands (EU-039)  on  4-11 November 2020.

  • Special callsign TC35FSF  to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Free Software Foundation, from 9 to 11 november 2020.

  • Special callsign OR39CLM  to celebrate the liberation of the city Knokke by Canadian forces on 1 Nov. 1944 .Until November 13  2020.

  • Special callsign OE75VIE will be active until 31 december 2020 for 65 Yearra of austrian State Treaty .

  • Special callsign P42WW  until 31 October2020 to commemorate the  75th anniversary of the end of World War II.

  • To Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the unification of  Southern  Jutland with Denmark  in 1920 special callsign OZ100MILL from 15 October to 15 December 2020.

  • Special callsign 4U75B  from  8 October to 31 December 2020 , to celebrate 4U75B  from  8 October to 31 December.

  • To celebrate the 75th anniversary  of the  United Nations special callsign 4U75UN  , also from France special callsign TM75ONU on 7-31 October 2020.

  • Special callsigns 3Z40RY, HF40RY, SN40RY, SO40RY, SP40RY and SQ40RY  on air from 1 October to 31 December 2020 for the  40th anniversary of the  first RTTY QSO  from Poland.

  • Special callsign VI110WIA to celebrate  110 Years of the Wireless Institute of Australia , till the end of the years.

  • Special callsign OE1990SGU by OE1SGU on  1-31 October  to   celebrate  his  30th anniversary  in  amateur radio.

  • Special callsign TM82ALC will commemorate the  290th anniversary of  the death of the French explorer   Antoine Laumet de a Mothe ,on  9-13, 16-20 and 23-27 October 2020.

  • Special callsign  OZ200EM  until the end of the   year, honouring the memory of Hans Christian 0rsted, who discovered   the principle of electromagnetism 200 years ago.

  • Special callsigns TM100LY (will be active on 21-24 august, 26-27 september, 23-25 October, 6-8 november and 18-20 december) and TM1LY ( will be active  on 21-23 august, 18-20 september, 17-18 october, 21-22 november and  18-20 december) , to celebrate the 100th anniversary of  the Bordeaux-La Fayette  radio station.

  • Special callsign A60EMM(1-9) will be active during 2020 commemorating the  Emirates Mars Mission “Hope Probe”.

  • From 1 july till the end of years 2020 special callsign II2EMCA to commemorate Emilio Caimi famous key maker (only CW).

  • Special callsign 9A164T to commemorate the birth of Nikola Tesla.

  • From Russia R100RK  100 Years of the Republic of Karelia  till 31 december 2020 .

  • Special event station JU85UIA will be active through the end of the  year in celebration  of the  85th anniversary of the  University of  Internal Affairs in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

  • Special callsign II2EMCA to commemorate EMILIO CAIMI , from 01 july 2020 until the end of the year.

  • Special callsign SN750MY for 750 years of city of Mysliborz.

  • Special callsign LN1V throughout 2020   to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Norway at the end of  WW II  .

  • “Stayhome” special callsigns :   OH0-9STAYHOME OH0-9PYSYKOTONA  (Pysy kotona means stay at home in Finnish) Finland,   GB4SAH (Stay At Home) GB5NHS UK , 5B4STAYHOME   Cyprus ,   9K9STAYHOME  Kuwait , A60SH United Arab Emirates ,  CR2STAYHOME   Azores ,   DX0STAYHOME  Philippines , 8A1HOME   Indonesia ,   E7STAYHOME  Bosnia & Hercegovina ,  HZ1STAYHOME   Saudi Arabia ,  VC2STAYHOM  VC3STAYHOM  VE9HOME   Canada ,  OR2STAYHOME  OT20STAYHOME   OT2STAYHOME OT4LIFE Belgium ,  R3STAYHOME   Russia  ,  TC1STAYHOME  Turkey ,  VI2020STAYHOME  Australia , Z30STAYHOME   Z39STAYHOME North Macedonia. ( Updates click here ).

  • Several Austrian stations   will be using the special prefix OE25 from 1 March to 31 December 2020  to mark  the  25th anniversary since  Austria acceded to the European Union.







  • Special callsign II2EMCA to commemorate EMILIO CAIMI , from 01.07.2020 until the end of the year.

  • ARI Fidenza will use a series of special callsigns throughout  2020  to commemorate  twelve major events and achievements  in  Guglielmo   Marconi’s life:

     January    II4BRN  Marconi’s birth (1874)

         February   II4MLB  First radio broadcast of a musical performance:

                            Dame Nellie Melba’s song recital (1920)

         March      II4MCY  Foundation of the first “Marconi Company” (1897)

         April      II4FTX  First transatlantic radio signals transmission (1901)

         May        II4TEA  First radio message between the United States   and the United Kingdom (1903)

         June       II4REP  Rescue of the ocean liner “Republic” (1909)

         July       II4NBL  Marconi is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics   (1909)

         August     II4CLT  Inauguration of the radio station at Coltano   (1911)

         September  II4PTN  Marconi applies for his first patent (1896)

         October    II4LGH  Marconi switches on the lights at Sydney Town  Hall from Genoa  via wireless    ransmission (1930)

         November   II4RVT  Inauguration of Vatican Radio (1931)

         December   II4MDY  Marconi Day at Chicago World’s Fair (1933)

  • Special callsign TM20EURO  UEFA , during years 2020.

  • Special callsign DL73TXL from 1 July until 30 June 2021 to say goodbye to Berlin-Tegel Airport (IATA code TXL).

  • The DARC honors 35 years of SDR-technology with special callsign DL35SDR throughout the year 2020.

  • Special callsign DL40PUL to celebrate 40th anniversary of DARC club of Pulheim (DOK G40) , throughout the year 2020.

  • Special callsigns  DF70DARC  and   DP70DARC   to celebrate the  70th anniversary  of the  Deutscher Amateur Radio  Club will be active from 1 January to 31 December 2020.

  • Special callsign  DL30GER from  31 December 2019 until 31 December 2020 to celebrate  the  30th anniversary  of the  German reunification process.

  • Special callsign DL100BKW  will be active  throughout 2020  to mark   the 100th anniversary of the first broadcast transmission from  the  Radio Station  Koenigs Wusterhausen  .

  • Special callsign  DL250BTHVN to celebrate the  Beethoven Anniversary  Year from 16 december 2019 to 17 december 2020.

  • Special callsign DM2025C  till 24  january 2020 for Chemnitz European Capital of Culture candidat 2025 .

  • Special callsign OE1970WWL to celebrate 50th anniversary of  amateur radio examination and  first amateur license as OE5WWL , during 2020.

  • Special callsigns HB40HTC and HB40HC to celebrate 40th anniversary of the Helvetia Telegraphy Club , during 2020.

  • Special callsign PA75OV to celebrate the 75th anniversary of  Operation  Veritable  during  World War II,will be  active  throughout  2020.

  • Special callsign  PA75VERON  will be activated  throughout 2020  to  celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Vereniging voor Experimenteel Radio Onderzoek in Nederland.

  • Special callsign PA75LIMBURG commemorates the liberation of the province Limburg 75 years ago ,  from September 12 until March 3 2020.

  • Throughout 2020, special callsign PA800D  800 years City of Dordrecht.

  • Special callsign OL30DXC to celebrate the  30th  anniversary  of  the  Czechoslovak DX Club , until 31 december 2020 .

  • Special callsigns  3Z90PZK , HF90PZK , SN90PZK  and  SP90PZK  will be active  from  1 January to 31 December 2020  to celebrate the  90th  anniversary of the  Polish Amateur Radio Union .

  • Special callsigns OL700CO , OL700DKO and OL700LTV  are active  until 31 December 2020  to celebrate  the  700th anniversary of the  Czech city  of   Dobruska.

  • Special callsign OL30DXC to celebrate the  30th  anniversary  of  the  Czechoslovak DX Club , until 31 december 2020 .

  • Special callsign OR50AF to celebrate  the 50th anniversary of BAFARA ( Belgian Air Force Amateur Radio Association) , till 29 february 2020.

  • Celebrating the British Amateur Radio Teledata Group’s 60th anniversary,special call GB60ATG is used from the various DXCC Entities in the United Kingdom until end June 2020.

  • Special callsign GB70IPA  to celebrate the 70th year of the International Police Association ,  throughout 2020.

  • Special callsign LN1V throughout 2020   to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Norway at the end of  WW II  .

  • Antartica – Roman, UT7UA is active  , until 1 February 2020 , as EM1UA and/or EM1U from the Ukrainian “Vernadsky” Research Station (AN 006).

  • Special callsign HF40STOK  40th Summer of the Housing Cooperative “SLONECZNY STOK” in Bialystok , till 8 januari 2020.

  • Special callsign  YT50SCWC  will be  activated  throughout 2020  to  celebrate the  50th anniversary  of  the  Serbian CW Club.

  • Special callsign 9A63AA  from   Tom, 9A2AA  to mark his 63rd year in amateur radio. During year 2020

  • Special call YT50SCWC during 2020 to celebrate Serbian CW Club 50th anniversary.

  • Diploma “All Saints 2020”:

LZ1908IK (January),  LZ34WGI (February),  LZ250KD (March),
LZ603IL  (April),  LZ177GL (May),  LZ734PA (June),  LZ551MS (July),
LZ662MI (August), LZ595IP (September), LZ1891AO (October),  LZ350PI
(November) and LZ1263AN (December).

  •  Special event station  8N6SHURI during 2020 , supporting for Shuri Castle Reconstruction.

  • Special  callsign  ZS95SARL  will  be  in  use  throughout 2020  to celebrate the  95th anniversary of  the  South African Radio League   (SARL).

  • Special callsign 4A15DXXE throughout 2020 , for DXXE Group 15th anniversary .

  • Special event station JU85UIA will be active through the end of the  year in celebration  of the  85th anniversary of the  University of  Internal Affairs in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

  • Special callsign  VR2HK9O  will be active   until 31 May   2021  to celebrate the  90th anniversary  of the  Hong Kong Amateur   Radio Transmitting Society (HARTS).