Special Events News – 21 June 2015

| June 19, 2015

Cambridge Museum of Technology is hosting GB1CMT, operated by members of the Cambridge and District Amateur Radio Club, on Sunday, 21 June. On air from 11am to 5pm, the museum including the radio operating area is open to the public from 2pm to 5pm.

Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society will operate GB1JSS from Galleywood Common on the Summer Solstice on Sunday, 21 June. Several stations will be active through the day including 40m SSB and 2m for local contacts. The event runs from 7am until 9pm and all are welcome to visit, operate and/or assist, further details at http://g0mwt.org.uk.

Thurrock Acorns Amateur Radio Club is operating GB2PHC at Purfleet Heritage and Military Centre on Sunday, 21 June. This is a Museums on the Air station operating on 70cm, 2, 10, 20 and 40m mainly voice.

The 16th Island Games will be held in Jersey between 27 June and 3 July. To mark this occasion, members of the Jersey Amateur Radio Society will be active with GJ15IG and plan to have two or three stations on the air, using SSB and CW. Logs will be uploaded the Logbook of the World and paper QSLs should be requested using the OQRS facility provided by Club Log.

Wearside Electronics Amateur Radio Society will operate from Shildon Railway Museum on Saturday, 27 June using GB4SRM. Operation will be on HF, VHF/UHF and all are welcome. Details at www.wears.org.uk.

On 27 June, Llanelli ARS will operate GB1BAF for British Armed Forces Day.

Bush Valley Amateur Radio Club will be taking part in the Museums On The Air from The Green Lane Museum in The Roe Valley Country Park on 27 and 28 June using GB8GLM. Two stations will operate HF, VHF and D Star station.

Riviera ARC will be participating in National Armed Forces Day on 27 June using GB8AFD. They aim to be work mainly 40m and 2m but may consider other bands. Special event QSLs will be available.

If you have news of any future special event stations, please email details to radcom@rsgb.org.uk.

Category: GB2RS Special Events