Special Events – 14 April 2012

| April 14, 2013

Gordano Amateur Radio Club will be operating GB5IMD, an International Marconi Day special event station, on all bands from 10 to 80m from Flat Holm Island in the Bristol Channel on 20 April. On the 19th and 21st the club will be operating as GW0GRG/P.

Telford and District Amateur Radio Society will be operating from the old Marconi receive only station at Tywyn, on the west coast of Wales, on 20 April. Using GB100TMD they will be on the air from 0001 until 2359UTC on all bands from Top Band to 28MHz using both SSB and CW. They will also be using CW only around 474kHz. Visitors are welcome and may operate too. For more details contact Simon Taylor, 2E0CHV on 01588 673053, evenings only.

Cleddau ARS will be operating a special event station, GC0SYG/MM, from on-board the Stena Europe Irish Sea ferry in memory of the 101st Titanic remembrance weekend until 2359UTC on 14 April. The ferry will travel between Fishguard in Wales and Rosslare in Eire and the station will operate on 40m and 20m primarily using CW and SSB with and some PSK31. Spots will be made via clusters.

The Radio Society of Harrow will be running GX3EFX and displaying period radio equipment at the 1940’s Family Experience Weekend on 14 April at the Lincolnsfield Centre, Bushey Hall Drive, WD23 2ES.

On Saturday 20 April, Halifax & District Amateur Radio Society will be running a special event station during the St George’s Day Youth Festival in the Piece Hall, Halifax. The callsign GB4HPH will be active between 10am and 4pm on 40m. It is also hoped to activate the callsign on Friday 19th on 2m. QSL cards will be issued via the RSGB’s QSL bureau only if requested.

On 20 April, Southport and District Amateur Radio Club will be operating an International Marconi Day special event station under the club callsign G2OA on various HF and VHF bands using CW, SSB and FM. The station will be located at the club house in Scarisbrick. Visitors are very welcome to attend and for directions see www.sadarc.org.uk.

Category: GB2RS Special Events