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Lewis and Clark Trail on the Air
June 4-19 2022

Lewis and Clark Trail on the Air

Introduction
The Lewis and Clark Trail on the Air special event is an on air activity that commemorates the historic Lewis and Clark Trail. The trail covers 4900 miles through 16 states. This includes the disembarkation from Camp Dubois and what is referred to as the Eastern Legacy. The event is sponsored by the Clark County Amateur Radio Club with support and participation from clubs in all 16 states along the historic trail.
Event Summary

Date: June 4th, 2022 to June 19th, 2022 UTC (June 3rd, 5pm Pacific - June 19th, 5pm Pacific)

Time Start: 0000 UTC

Time Ends: 2400 UTC

Operating Hours: 24 hrs/day for duration of the event

Simple Rules: Contact one club in each of the 16 states on the historic Lewis and Clark Trail. Operating modes include SSB Phone, FM Phone (for 2 meters only), CW, and FT8. Any combination of modes towards working all 16 states is allowed. A schedule for planned operations for each state will be posted on this web site.

Certificate: Certificates can be requested for two classes of participation:

  • Expedition Partner Certificate: Any station working all 16 states is eligible for the Expedition Partner Certificate. Example
  • Trail Companion Certificate: Any station working 1-15 states is eligible for a Trail Companion Certificate. Example

On the Air Exchange: The on-air exchange will include: Call sign and name of the operator. Additional information such as a signal report or a Parks on the Air park designation may also be logged, but is not required.

Logs: Only the activating stations in each of the 16 states along the trail will submit logs. Logs are not required from hunting stations. However, it is courteous to submit your personal log to Logbook of the World or other logging entity. Please submit your request for a certificate by August 31st of the activation year.

History: 2022 is the inaugural event for this activity.

Information: For more information, please send us a message at lctota.info@w7aia.org.

Participating Clubs

Idaho
  • Kootenai Amateur Radio Club
    Hayden, ID
    K7ID
    Kootenai Amateur Radio Club
    Hayden, ID
    K7ID
  • Palouse Hills Amateur Radio Club
    Moscow, ID
    KD7PH
    Palouse Hills Amateur Radio Club
    Moscow, ID
    KD7PH
Illinois
  • Lewis and Clark Radio Club
    Godfrey, IL
    K9HAM
    Lewis and Clark Radio Club
    Godfrey, IL
    K9HAM
Indiana
  • Clark County Amateur Radio Club
    Jeffersonville, IN
    W9WWI
    Clark County Amateur Radio Club
    Jeffersonville, IN
    W9WWI
  • Tri-State Amateur Radio Society
    Evansville, IN
    W9OG
    Tri-State Amateur Radio Society
    Evansville, IN
    W9OG
Iowa
  • Great River Amateur Radio Club
    Dubuque, IA
    W0DBQ
    Great River Amateur Radio Club
    Dubuque, IA
    W0DBQ
Kansas
  • Pilot Knob Amateur Radio Club
    Leavenworth, KS
    KS0LV
    Pilot Knob Amateur Radio Club
    Leavenworth, KS
    KS0LV
Kentucky
  • Amateur Radio Transmitting Society
    Louisville, KY
    W4CN
    Amateur Radio Transmitting Society
    Louisville, KY
    W4CN
  • Bullitt Amateur Radio Society
    Shepherdsville, KY
    KY4KY
    Bullitt Amateur Radio Society
    Shepherdsville, KY
    KY4KY
Missouri
  • Central Missouri Radio Association
    Columbia, MO
    K0SI
    Central Missouri Radio Association
    Columbia, MO
    K0SI
Montana
  • Great Falls Area Amateur Radio Club
    Great Falls, MT
    W7M
    Great Falls Area Amateur Radio Club
    Great Falls, MT
    W7M
Nebraska
  • Bellevue Amateur Radio Club
    Bellevue, NE
    W0WYV
    Bellevue Amateur Radio Club
    Bellevue, NE
    W0WYV
North Dakota
  • Central Dakota Amateur Radio Club
    Bismarck, ND
    W0ZRT
    Central Dakota Amateur Radio Club
    Bismarck, ND
    W0ZRT
  • Souris Valley ARC
    Minot, ND
    K0AJW
    Souris Valley ARC
    Minot, ND
    K0AJW
Ohio
  • Portsmouth Radio Club
    Portsmouth, OH
    N8QA
    Portsmouth Radio Club
    Portsmouth, OH
    N8QA
Oregon
  • Oregon Tualatin Valley Amateur Radio Club
    Tualatin, OR
    W7OTV
    Oregon Tualatin Valley Amateur Radio Club
    Tualatin, OR
    W7OTV
Pennsylvania
  • Steel City ARC
    Carnegie, PA
    W3KWH
    Steel City ARC
    Carnegie, PA
    W3KWH
South Dakota
  • Sioux Empire Amateur Radio Club
    Sioux Falls, SD
    W0ZWY
    Sioux Empire Amateur Radio Club
    Sioux Falls, SD
    W0ZWY
Washington
  • Clark County Amateur Radio Club
    Vancouver, WA
    W7AIA
    Clark County Amateur Radio Club
    Vancouver, WA
    W7AIA
West Virginia
  • Eastern Panhandle ARC
    Martinsburg, WV
    K8EP
    Eastern Panhandle ARC
    Martinsburg, WV
    K8EP