Special Events

| September 9, 2012

It is planned that GB2OWM will be on the air at the Orkney Wireless Museum at Kiln Corner, Kirkwall between Thursday 6 September and Wednesday 12 September during the 22nd Orkney International Science Festival. Listen out for the station between 2 and 4.30pm on weekdays and Sunday afternoons and on Saturday morning between 10am and 12.30pm. Operation will be primarily on HF SSB.

To celebrate the 39th Ryder Cup, GB39RC will be operational from Verulam Golf Club in St Albans until 30 September. Operation will be on 10, 15, 20 and 40m using mostly CW and RTTY. Full details of the QSL route is given on QRZ.com.

The RNARS will put GB0CGT on the air during their social in Coventry from 14 to 16 September. Using the HF bands, including WARC bands, from 80m to 10m as well as 2m and 70cm, the station will operating CW, SSB and FM. The RNARS operating frequencies will be used where possible.

Pontefract & District ARS will be operating GB4BOB from 1 to 16 September to commemorate those who fought and died in the Battle of Britain. QSL cards will be sent out on receipt of a card, either direct to G0BPK or via the bureau to the GB call. Full details are on QRZ.com.

South Lancs Amateur Radio Club will be on the air as GB1BAS from the site that was Bickershaw & Abram Station, which closed 48 years ago. On the air from 0000UTC on 22 September until 1400 on 23 September, they plan to use the 80, 40, 20, 10, 2m and 70cm bands.

British Railways Amateur Radio Society is holding an International Railway Radio Amateurs Congress between 13 and 17 September and will be operating GB5IFC on those dates from Top Band to 70cm. Currently nine European countries are attending.

On 16 September, Grantham Fire Station will be holding an open day and GB0LFR has been allocated for this event. Listen out for them on all bands.

Category: GB2RS Special Events