The Warbird Board of Directors will be sponsoring a special event station during EAA AirVenture 2021, July 26 – 30. All Warbird members with current amateur licenses are invited to operate W9W during daylight hours. Non-licensed Warbird members may participate under the supervision of a licensed amateur operator. The station will be located on the Warbirds’ grounds near Warbirds’ HQ. ICOM America will support the event with HF, VHF and UHF radio equipment. Other sponsors include Heil Sound, RadioWavz, DX Engineering and US Tower.

Operations will take place on 40 through 10 meters. Operations are expected to take place on or near 7225 MHz, 14250 MHz, 21235 MHz, and 28425 MHz. The station will also operate on 2 meters and 440 simplex. An event QSL card will be issued for contacts with W9W.

If you would like to get on the schedule to operate W9W please contact Ray Novak @ n9ja@icomamerica.com<mailto:n9ja@icomamerica.com>. Station hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Requests for operations in addition to those hours will be considered.