The following bit of information comes to us from Martin VA3SIE on behalf of the Ottawa Valley Mobile Radio Club (OVMRC)
CF for VA
CG for VE
CH for VO
CI for VY
This special prefix celebrates the Centennial (100 years anniversary) of Parks Canada, the Worlds First National Parks Service.
From the 1st of September until the 31st of October 2011, Radio Amateurs in Canada can use CF instead of VA, CG instead of VE, CH instead of VO and CI instead of VY as callsign prefixes.
Why not organize an outing to a Parks Canada maintained property in your region and try out the new prefix there portable?! I”m planning to visit the Rideau Canal (which is maintained by Parks Canada) here in Ottawa sometime this month or next…
Thanks to Martin and the OVMRC for getting this set up and also watch this blog and my twitter account @VA3QV to see when you will have a chance to work CF3RCS (Canadians Freezings 3 Real Cold Spot) as I’m sure I can find a location to operate from between now and then…