60 ATS Anniversary Event

The Antarctic Treaty System (ATS) was entered into force in 1961. So this year it’s the 60th Anniversary.

WAP (www.waponline.it)  wish to promote the participation of the Ham Radio world to mark the celebration.

The event will be open worldwide to the Hams who would like to join. Proposed run is October 1st, through December 31st 2021, but this lapse is not mandatory.  Participants with special callsign will get a related WAP-Reference  number.

Several “FREE” ATS 6Ø online Award will be issued to mark the participation.

So far, Hams from the Countries shown in the table below,  have already  their special callsigns issued

OE3DMA Alex Wagner has been the 1st one  who did receive from the Austrian  authorities his  OE6ØANT.

ProgressiveCountrySpecial CallsignWAP ReferenceQSL info
1GermanyDR6ØANTWAP-314DL2VFR
2AustriaOE6ØANTWAP-315OE3MDA
3GermanyDQ6ØANTWAP-316DL1RUN
4GermanyDPØPOL/MMWAP-317DL5EBE
5FranceTM6ØANTWAP-318F8DVD
6UkrainaEM6ØKTSWAP-319IK2DUW
7HungaryHA6ØANTWAP-320HA6LT
8ArgentinaRG6ØANTWAP-321UA6GG
9SwitzerlandHB6ØANTWAP-322HB9DAX
10ItalyII6OANTWAP-323I1HYW
11RussiaR6ØANTWAP-324RZ3EC
12South AfricaRA6ØANTWAP-325RZ3EC
13BelgiumRB6ØANTWAP-326RZ3EC
14ChileRC6ØANTWAP-327RZ3EC
15JapanRJ6ØANTWAP-328RZ3EC
16United KingdomRK6ØANTWAP-329RZ3EC
17FranceRL6ØANTWAP-330RZ3EC
18NorwayRN6ØANTWAP-331RZ3EC
19AustraliaRT6ØANTWAP-332RZ3EC
20USARU6ØANTWAP-333RZ3EC
21New ZealandRZ6ØANTWAP-334RZ3EC
22AntarcticaRI6ØANTWAP-335RZ3EC

In order to pre-register the eventual participation and issuing the WAP Reference number, related to the Special Callsign, WAP asks those interested to participate in the event with a SES , to send a mail to:

Volker DL8JDX (info@strecke.de) or to
Gianni I1HYW (varettos@tin.it)  or to
Max IK1GPG
(wap_info@virgilio.it)

More information will follow, stay tuned