CQ ENCE 2014: 60m Emergency Communications Exercise in Spain

The fifth edition of the Emergency Communications National Exercise (ENCE in Spanish) has, as main innovation, the use of the 60 meter band (5 MHz).

It will be held on Saturday April 26, 18:30-19:30 UTC and is open to international participation.

The frequency chosen for the 60m band is: 5.311,5 KHz USB. Also some activity is expected in other HF ham bands, like 3.760 KHz (80m), 7.110 KHz (40m) and 14.300 KHz (20m), as well as in VHF, CB and PMR frequencies.

The exercise purpose is to bring an opportunity to all those radio amateurs interested in practicing operational skills.

The way to do it is by sending short messages. To make things easier a template is created in order to collect data of messages. A howto in English is provided:

http://www.fediea.org/news/?news=20140405&lang=en

Anyone can participate, even as a listener, sending reports to: ence@fediea.org.

CQ ENCE is organized by Federación Digital EA and Liga Española de Asociaciones CB y Radioaficionados.

More info (in Spanish) at: http://www.fediea.org/emergencias/