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


  • Chile special callsign CB33M to remember  activation rescue of the 33 miners in Atacama Desert on 2010.

  • International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend  22 and 23 august 2020.

  • From Israel Lighthouse on the air : 4Z5SL/LH , 4X6ZM/LH , 4X1OM/LH , 4Z1NB/LH ,  4X5HF/LH , 4X1RE/LH  and 4Z1DX/LH

  • Special callsign SX1AFM  on 1-30  September 2020 to  celebrate of the  70th anniversary of the  Hellenic   Air Force History Museum.

  • Special callsigns  3Z1920PS, HF1920PS, SN1920PS, SO1920PS, SP1920PS  and SQ1920PS  will be actived from  15 August to 15 September 2020  to   commemorate the  centenary of the second  Silesian Uprising .

  • IOTA expedition TM2U from Ile Saint Marcouf (EU-081) on 23-28 August 2020.

  • Special callsign TM76DP  on  8-22 August 2020 to commemorate  the  76th anniversary  of the  landing  operation (“Debarquement de Provence”)   during  World War II .

  • 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 HL75V on 1-31 August to celebrate the 75th anniversary  of  the liberation  of  Korea.

  • SP3RN , St. Maximilian Maria Kolbe Memorial Station till 17 september 2020.

  • Special callsign 4A2MAX during  August 2020 in remembrance of  St. Maximilian Maria Kolbe.

  • Special callsign GB80BRS  during augost 2020 , to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, from the home of British radar.

  • Seven special callsigns on 1 August to celebrate  Yorkshire  Day ,   GB2YD,  GB4YD,  GB5YD, GB6YD, GB8YD, GB8YDS and GB9YDS.

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

  • Special callsign SX1AFM to celebrate 70 Years of the Hellenic Air Force History Museum , from 1 to 30 september 2020

  • 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.

  • Special callsign II0ICEH ,  from 18th July  01st August 2020 ,  in memory of the tragic shipwreck of the italian liner ship “Andrea Doria” by the swedish ms “Stokholm” on 1956 .

  • Special callsign  R300WORF to commemorate the 300th anniversary of Dmitriy Ivanovitch Vinogradov’s birth.till 31 august 2020.

  • From Russia R100RK  100 Years of the Republic of Karelia  till 31 december 2020 , R100RT R100TSSR (other stations in 2020) Centenary of the Tatarstan till 10 july 2020 and R100Y  Centenary of Chuvashia till 29 june 2020.

  • To celebrate 100th anniversary of the formation  of the  Royal Corps  of Signals, special callsign GB100RS  from  28 June to 8 August 2020.

  • Special callsignTM5ISY on  5 and 13 June, and at various other times  until 14 October (in memory of Carine Dubois, F5ISY).

  • 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  .

  • To celebrate VE and VJ Day special callsigns  GB75VED  on  1-28 May 2020  , GB1945PE  GB1945PJ  and GB75PEACE  on 1-31 May 2020 and again  on 1-31 August 2020.

  • “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 4U25B  to mark the  25th anniversary  of  the United Nations  Logistics  Base in Brindisi , from  24  October 2019 until 31 August 2020 .







  • 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.