Also in GB2RS this week…

| May 2, 2014

The Marconi Radio Group will host the first of its special event stations at Ballycastle Beach on Thursday 1 May. Operating from 10am to 4pm, it will use the special callsign GB0GDI, for Giro d’Italia. The group are expecting major pileups as it is activated. The callsign will be in use throughout the Moyle area for until 28 May. Members of the public are very welcome to come along and take part or listen.

The RSGB is pleased to announce that the technical issue that has been affecting the RSGB Shop is now resolved. If you encounter any further problems using the RSGB Shop, or have any questions about the recent technical issue, please raise a support ticket with the RSGB Web and IT Helpdesk.

Further to last week’s news of Bletchley Park opening its newly-restored facilities on 12 May, the RSGB is pleased to announce that RSGB Members can download a free admission voucher from

Allen Harvie, VK3HRA is set to use amateur radio as he joins others on one of the most popular trekking routes in the Himalayas. He will walk from Nepal to the Southern Everest Base Camp, travelling through the Sagarmatha National Park, which is on the World Wide Flora and Fauna list. Allen has gained a permit to take and operate a QRP radio. Due to weight and size constraints, only 20m CW will be possible, from 6 to 9 May, during local sunset to sunrise.

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