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To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the formation of the First Class CW Operators' Club (FOC), the special callsigns GC4FOC and GC4FOC/P were aired from Wales during the month of May 2013. The special QSL cards shown above will be available on request.

Contacts with these stations will count as 10 points towards the FOC75 Award.

The GC4FOC call sign was used from 13th to 15th May 2013 by the FOC President, G3IZD.

The GC4FOC/P call sign was used from Holy Island, IOTA EU-124 from 16th to 18th May 2013 by FOC member G3TXF.

The on-line logs for GC4FOC and GC4FOC/P are fully searchable below and have been uploaded to the ARRL's Log Book of the World (LoTW) (the last upload being on 21st April 2016) and Club Log.

Please select a log to search. Enter your callsign and click on the "search" button below. Progressive searches are allowed, e.g. enter "G4" and all G4xx callsigns worked are displayed. Enter "G4B", and all G4Bx callsigns are displayed.

The operator's call is shown against each QSO.

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Founded in 1938, and with its roots, history and management in the UK, the First Class CW Operators' Club promotes good CW (Morse code) operating, activity, friendship and socialising via its worldwide membership of approximately 500. Members are active on all HF bands and the character of the club is best expressed in its motto:

"A man should keep his friendship in constant repair" - Samuel Johnson (1755).

FOC MEMBERS AIM TO….

  • Foster and encourage a high standard of CW operating ability and behaviour on the amateur bands.
  • Observe the licence conditions and principles of band planning.
  • Be considerate to other amateurs at all times.
  • Protect the future of the hobby through being active, encouraging newcomers and supporting a national society.
  • For more information including how to become a member, please visit the Club's own site.

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