Special Events News – 30 November 2014

| November 28, 2014

From the 5th to 9th December, the RAF Amateur Radio Society will be operating VP8RAF/100 and VP8FIR/100 from Falkland Islands to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Falklands in WW1. Details can be found at www.rafars.org

In the UK the Royal Navy ARS are also putting on an special event station on 8th December from their shack at HMS Collingwood.

To commemorate two naval battles that took place in World War One, stations in the Falkland Islands may affix /100 to their callsigns until 15 December. Stations heard to date are Bob, VP8LP/100 and his XYL Janet, VP8AIB/100. John, G3VPW is visiting the Falklands on holiday until 12 December and hopes to be active as VP8KF/100.

GX0MWT will be active for RNLI SOS Radio Weekend, the 24th and 25th January operated by Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society. Any other stations planning to operate should e-mail radcom@rsgb.org.uk for inclusion in news scripts in January.

Category: GB2RS Special Events