FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JUNE.05.2020, HELSINKI, FINLAND
LAST MINUTE BREAKING NEWS FROM THE FOLKS OF STAYHOME MOVEMENT
STAYHOME RADIO EVENT STARTS ON SATURDAY AT 10:00 UTC ON CW, SSB and FT8
The STAYHOME campaign has finally reached the point where it will sign the “What a Wonderful World”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RstOpZi54L8 and meet on the radio to share the challenges of the past two months. One chapter is closing now with 70+ special event stations singing together this song from 37 different countries and will say hello to the amateur radio community worldwide.
ANOTHER GRAND PRIZE RIGHT HERE
Mr. Jun Hasegawa, the president of YAESU, saw this event as such a wonderful cause that he decided to add the YAESU top-of-line transceiver FTdx101D as the grand prize of the event, which will be part of the final draw, once the dust have finally settled for the event.
Both the 63 sub-category high performers as well as the operators of the registered STAYHOME stations that greet (contact) a minimum of 500 friends (stations) during the 24 hour event have a chance of winning this incredible prize!
Everything is ready for you to join! Here is a condensed list with all you need to get going and enjoy the event:
- Rules: http://ko8sca.com/rules.pdf
- Multipliers: http://ko8sca.com/multipliers..pdf
- Awards: http://ko8sca.com/awards.pdf
- Prizes: http://ko8sca.com/prizes.pdf
- Event details: https://www.qrz.com/db/oh2stayhome
Wishing you a good time with your beloved ones at home and on the radio and always have in your thoughts the ones that are still suffering as we will always be united in this wonderful world!
THE COVID-19 RADIO EVENT COMMITTEE:
E21EIC, KO8SCA, OH2BH, OH2MM and PY5EG
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