Special Events News – 21 September 2014

| September 19, 2014

Throughout September, Pontefract and District ARS will be remembering those who fought in the Battle of Britain by using the callsign GB4BOB.

Derby and District ARS will be GB2WS on the air as part of the Railways on the Air from Swanwick near Ripley, in West Shed, the home of the Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust over the weekend of 27th and 28th September.

GB0GCR will be on the air for Railways on the Air and a Pirates and Princess weekend run at the Old Railway Station in Rothley on 27th and 28th September.

PA70KP will be on the air on 23rd September to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the destruction of the Resistance safehouse, Lidwina. More information is available at http://www.huizelidwina.nl/ in English and Dutch. There is a special memorial QSL card for contacts and SWL reports.

GB1PCA will be on the air from 27th September for 28 days from the Swiss Valley Community Centre in South Wales to promote the awareness of Prostate Cancer in men, in conjunction with Prostate Cancer UK. Activity will be mainly on 40m phone. Full QSL informationonwww.qrz.com

The Enigma event will take place on 26th September and will involve a message exchange encoded by an Enigma machine. To comply with regulations, the text of the demonstrative message to be transmitted, the algorithm used to code/decode, the Enigma machine settings and the web sites where is possible to download Enigma emulators will be published on multiple websites including www.arilaspezia.it An award is available for contacting stations in the clear in the preceding weeks see www.arilaspezia.it

Category: GB2RS Special Events