RSSGB2RS Special Events

Special Event News – 10 December 2017

| December 8, 2017

The main special event station news is GB17YOTA, for Youngsters on the Air month. This call sign will be aired by clubs up and down the country during the month of December. This Sunday, the 10th, sees Mid-Ulster ARC operating it. The King’s School Radio Club in Ottery St Mary, Devon takes up the mantle […]

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Special Event News – 3 December 2017

| December 1, 2017

The main special event station news is GB17YOTA on the air for Youngsters on the Air month. This call sign will be aired by clubs up and down the country during the month of December. This Sunday, the 3rd, sees the Wessex Contest Group operating the call. On Tuesday, Carrickfergus ARG take over, then Southampton […]

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Special Event News – 26 November 2017

| November 24, 2017

The main special event station news is the start of the very special, special event station GB17YOTA. This call sign will be aired by clubs up and down the country during the month of December. Sandringham School radio club starts the ball rolling on Friday, 1 December, handing over to RSGB Region 7 Youth Committee […]

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Special Event News – 19 November 2017

| November 17, 2017

Indian special event station AU2JCB will be on the air from 23 November until the 11 December. This is to celebrate the 159th anniversary of the birth of India’s great scientist and inventor, Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose. Activity will be on 40 to 10 metres using SSB, plus FM on 10 and 6 metres. QSL […]

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Special Event News – 12 November 2017

| November 10, 2017

As part of the church’s annual festival remembering St Hilda, the Special Event Station GB5SH will again be run from St Hilda’s Church, Hartlepool TS24 0DA on Saturday, 18 November and Sunday, 19 November. Operation is expected to be on 80 and 40m bands, with some operation on 2m. GB1BSW will now take place on […]

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Special Event News – 5 November 2017

| November 3, 2017

Many amateur radio operators will use the 630m band on the 11 November during a special operating event to commemorate the 1906 Berlin Treaty. On the 3 November of that year the treaty made 500kHz the international distress frequency. Canadian and authorised US radio amateurs will operate from 472 to 479kHz, using CW. Some stations […]

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