Special Events News – 23 July 2017

| July 21, 2017

Mid-Ulster ARC will operate a special event station at Coney Island until 30 July. Operation will be from 9am to 5pm and the address is Maghery Country Park, Co. Armagh BT71 6NS.

Until 30 July, a big Scout jamboree will take place near the town of Sonderborg in Denmark. The Scout jamboree will be active with the special call sign OZ17SJ and the QSL Manager is OZ1ACB. No IRCs or paper cards please, use Club Log OQRS. More details at https://qrz.com/db/oz17sj.

GB1AFV will be operated by Scunthorpe Steel ARC starting 30 July commemorating the first use of wireless in a British armoured fighting vehicle at the Third Battle of Ypres on 31 July 1917. Based on the radio club’s room at the Appleby-Frodingham Sports Club, Brumby Hall, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire DN16 1AA, there’s lots of interesting information on QRZ.com.

Chester and District RS will be running a special event station, from the visitor centre at Llyn Brenig Reservoir on 29 July to publicise amateur radio and the work of Welsh Water. The call sign of the station will be GB2DWR.

South Essex ARS will put GB2BOX on the air from Boxted Airfield Museum, Langham Lane, Langham, Essex CO4 5NW for Airfields On The Air on the 30 July. Admission to the museum is £3, children free.

GB4RME will operate from inside the Royal Mint in Llantrisant, Wales. The special event station will operate from 30 July until 5 August.

Category: GB2RS Special Events