RSSGB2RS Special Events

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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Special Event News – 29 October 2017

| October 27, 2017

Hull is the UK’s City of Culture throughout 2017. Hull and District Amateur Radio Society has had the special event call sign GB17HCC on the air regularly and over 500 QSOs have been made so far. QSLs received via the RSGB Bureau will be replied to once all QSLs have been received.

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Special Event News – 22 October 2017

| October 20, 2017

On Sunday, the 22nd, Watcombe Radio Club is running JOTA station GB3TBS for Torbay Borough Scouts at the Torbay District Scout Camp in Torquay from 10am to 1pm. Grey Point Fort Amateur Radio Society will be operating JOTA and Jamboree on the Internet, JOTI, with Bangor West Explorer Scouts today, the at Grey Point Fort, […]

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Special Event News – 15 October 2017

| October 13, 2017

On 21 October, members of Wrexham Amateur Radio Society will put on a special event station during the open day at the Brymbo Heritage Project. Using the call sign GB1BSW they will be active on HF and VHF, looking for contacts in this country and all around the world. Feel free to pop along and […]

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Special Event News – 8 October 2017

| October 6, 2017

Members of the Scarborough Amateur Radio Society will again be attending the North Yorkshire Moors Railway annual World War II weekend at Pickering. This year the event is on the 13, 14 and 15 October. All are welcome to come along to the marquee in the station yard, where period radio equipment will be on […]

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Special Event News – 1 October 2017

| September 29, 2017

Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the launch of the first artificial Earth satellite, Sputnik 1, special call sign R60SAT will be active from the 1st to the 8th. QSL via R4AS direct.

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