Saturday, April 2, 2016
Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon Special Event Operators #ARRL #hamradio
The Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon, better know as the 'Run To Remember',
was established in 2001 to remember 'those who were killed, those who
survived, and those changed forever' by the Murrah Federal Building bombing
on 19 April, 1995. The amateur radio community supports the Marathon with
over 80 radio operators providing public safety and logistics communication.
A special event operation, inaugurated in 2015, will return this year to
commemorate the Marathon and share the celebration of the "Run To Remember"
with the world-wide amateur radio community.
The Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon Special Event begins at 0000Z, 16 April
till 1900Z, 24 April. Amateur radio operators within the State of Oklahoma
are eligible to operate as a Marathon Special Event Station under the call
If you wish to operate as a Marathon Special Event Station, contact one of
the following event administrators to register your station:
WA9AFM - firstname.lastname@example.org
NE5SD - email@example.com
On race day, a station will also be on the air at Mile Marker 13 (halfway
point) on the race course to close out the event.