Special Events News for 10 March

| March 8, 2013

West Tyrone ARC will be taking part in the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on Monday 18 March in Omagh, Co Tyrone. The club will be running a special event station using the callsign GB1SPD. They will be operational from the Strule Arts Centre in the Heart of Omagh Town during the Omagh District Council St Patrick Day Parade and Festival. The club will be operating on HF, VHF and UHF, Echo Link and digital modes between 11am & 5pm. Special event QSL cards will be available to those who wish to have a conformation of the QSO. Details available on www.qrz.com and www.wtarc.org.

The Mesilla Valley Radio Club in New Mexico will be operating Special Events Station K5B on 17 March. K5B will operate from 1000 to 2300UTC on or near 21.337, 14.330, 7.225 and 3.893MHz. Most of the activity will likely be on 20m. A commemorative QSL card will be available by request www.n5bI,org/bataan.

GB1PER will be operated by members of the Worcester Radio Amateurs Association on 19 and 20 March as a demonstration station for the primary school at Perdiswell, Worcester as participation for this year’s National Science Week. They plan to operate on HF and VHF during school hours with the intention to give as many junior children as possible the opportunity to get on the air and how amateur radio encompasses the spectrum of the science curriculum.

Category: GB2RS Special Events

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