A Special Event Station will be set up and be operational to celebrate the inaugural Franklin County Pumpkinfest - 2010 which will be held on Saturday, October 23, 2010 in Turners Falls, Massachusetts [USA] on Avenue A at Peskeomskut Park which is located between 6th and 7th Streets .
While the event itself will only run from 3:00pm - 9:00pm [EST], the Special Event Station will be in-service from 12:00am(Noon) - 12:00pm(Midnight) [EST]. The event station's call-sign will be "N1P" [ November One Papa, or in this case, Number One Pumpkin! ].
Operations will mainly be on HF, utilizing 40 meters (7.260 LSB) and 20 meters (14.260 USB). In addition to the HF stations, there will be UHF and VHF operations to accommodate local Amateurs. If you would like to setup a schedule with N1P, please contact the station's coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will attempt to accommodate you. Please include a preferred time and frequency with your request. Would you like to be part of this event? If so please contact email@example.com, offers for operators and of equipment are always welcome.
If you work us and would like a nice QSL card, just send in your QSL and a SASE. Short Wave Listeners (SWLers) If you tune us in and would like a nice reception confirmation QSL card, you too should simply send in your report and a SASE. The Special Event Station's mailing address is below:
Franklin County Pumpkinfest - N1P
C/O Richard H. Wheeler - N1KXR
P. O. Box 482
Northampton, Massachusetts [USA]
Additional Frequencies That May Be In Use.
All above frequencies are +/- QRM.
Please take note that the stations primary frequencies are on 20 and 40 meters with the above listed frequencies as secondary. Others frequencies and modes used depend on band conditions and operator availability.
Are you on Facebook? If yes, please join one, or both, of these Franklin County Pumpkinfest pages: Franklin County Pumpkinfest 2010 or Pumpkinfest!! Please help us spread the word about this Special Event Station and about the Pumpkinfest itself. Feel free to link back to this site. Thanks in advance!
Special thanks go out to Dave Isham - KB1MU for his assistance and advice on band and frequency selection.