supporting WCA and COTA-operations


oe4cotaCOTA-OE starts with their own award-program. Awards are available in four different classes.At the first WWFF-Cota-meeting at 06.-07.august at castle Güssing, they will be active with the special-call OE4COTA (QSL via OE4VIE) from WCA OE-00005.

Fort VI in cologne DL-04924 at 05.06.

DL-04924Ingo DH0KAA will be active at 05.06. during the Day of fort 05.06. in Köln the fortress Fort VI (Äusserer Festungsgürtel) WCA DL-04924 KAB-428

cota-award 800 + 900

For the german castle day 2016 we received up today 180 activity-logs. Certificates for the participants were already sent out. Thanks for the great support to Karl DL1JKK. Of course also a big number of new COTA-awards could be issued. The COTA-award number 800 in total went to Albert S58AL. He applied together for COTA-25 up to COTA-375 in one application. COTA-award number 900 in total went to Hans-Joachim DL2BRN.
Congrats to all award-holders and special thanks to the activators for the steady growing number of logs. All received logs from castle day 2016 are listed here.

Day of the fortress 05.06. !

Expect on the day of fortress at june 05. several german stations to be active from different castle and fortifications.

DL-00683 Castle Brohl

DL0IL_Brohl_2015 DL0IL/p Fieldday activity from Brohl-Lützing:
runs from May 13th until 16th. Fieldday place is the same as every year. Visit our DARC / G11 webpage here: Fieldday Brohl-Lützing
Location is valid for World Castle Award (WCA) and Castle on the air program (COTA).
Burg Brohleck References: WCA/DL-00683 / COTA RPB-004. QTH locator: JO30pl
630 meter activity: on this year Fieldday we want to be on air on 472 KHz in CW – JT9 and QRSS.

Hope to see you all down the logs.

DL-03058 Wenzelschloss

At april 01, DARC-OV Lauf start with his activities from the Wenzelschloss. Under the callsign DL0THL you can work them until march 2017 also with the special DOK 700KK4.
At castle day on may 01, they will be also active.
tnx info Manfred DH1NHM

COTA-logsearch data from 02.04.


Logsearch-Statistic with data from april 02.:


Altogether 1033 references were activated out of the total of nearly 5000.



If you click at the graphic you will get the amount of the top 10 german districts.
1.totalamount of contacts in logsearch-database
2.amount of till today activated references
3.amount of till today activated references with minimum of 50 contacts each
4.percentage of activated against total available references in the districts.

COTA-Castles on the Air-Award Nr. 700

cotaawardnr700Also in january/february a lot of new logs were received.COTA-award nr. 700 was issued to Robert DL7URB. So congrats to all award-holders and thanks to those who send their logs.

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