Special Event November 2016  
  

 

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We operated SPECIAL EVENT STATION W9C October 31, 2016 through Sunday November 6, 2016 commemorating the birth of an outstanding American - Walter Cronkite - "The Most Trusted Man in America". Check our listing in November 2016 QST. Operations of W9C occurred on 80 through 10 meters (excluding 60 meters) on CW, SSB and RTTY at various times throughout the operation period.  

A nice certificate of accomplishment and QSL card for your contact is available. Please indicate your QSO date, time, frequency, mode and signal report. 

A certificate to be returned by email may be requested by sending an email to n9tk@comcast.net. 

To receive a printed certificate and QSL card, please send a self-addressed 9x12 envelope with three (3) ounces postage attached to N9TK, our QSL manager for W9C: 

Metro DX Club

c/o Jim Mornar N9TK

8607 W. Kendall Lane

Orland Park, IL 60462

USA

Remembering Walter Cronkite as described by Wikipedia:

Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. (November 4, 1916  July 17, 2009) was an American broadcast journalist, best known as anchorman for the CBS Evening News for 19 years (196281). During the heyday of CBS News in the 1960s and 1970s, he was often cited as "the most trusted man in America" after being so named in an opinion poll. He reported many events from 1937 to 1981, including bombings in World War II; the Nuremberg trials; combat in the Vietnam War; the Dawson's Field hijackings; Watergate; the Iran Hostage Crisis; and the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy, civil rights pioneer Martin Luther King, Jr., and Beatles musician John Lennon. He was also known for his extensive coverage of the U.S. space program, from Project Mercury to the Moon landings to the Space Shuttle. He was the only non-NASA recipient of a Moon-rock award. Cronkite is well known for his departing catchphrase "And that's the way it is," followed by the broadcast's date.