The 8th World Castles Weekend (WCW-2017)

13:06 Fernando Luiz de Souza 0 Comments

 17-18 June 2017

Work on the air from many historical places, monuments and the architectural constructions relating to fortification that raises interest in historical and architectural heritage as well as visiting existing historical monuments.  During the World Castles Weekend there is a good possibility to add many new Castles and Fortifications covering  award programs and increase your collection by beautiful QSL-cards.

Date: The third weekend of June (Saturday and Sunday) – the 17th- 18th of June.

Time: From 00:00 UTC of the 17th of June till 23:59 UTC of the 18th of June.

All HF and VHF amateur bands.


«CQ WCW» – «CQ World Castles Weekend»

Exchange:  Stations working from fortresses, castles and other historical objects give report and number of object according to WCA-list . For example, 59(9) CT-01880.

WCAG members give report and member’s number. For example, 59(9) 011
Other hams give only report.

Awards: for QSO/SWL with 5 radio stations working from fortresses and castles or WCAG members will be issued the memorable diploma-certificate WCW-2017 please e-mail request to Lovro S50LD.

For operators making contacts from fortresses and castles will be issued “WCAA – World Castles Activator” Award in addition to the memorable diploma-certificate WCW-2017, e-mail request to Andrew RN1CW.

WCA website:

(The WCA group is about the biggest promoter of Castle Award contacts/awards.  

Thanks to RN1CW for the reminder. 

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