Special Events – 12 May 2013

| May 10, 2013

GB4PEN is a CW-only special event running until 24 May to remember the loss of the Penlee Lifeboat. Full details on QRZ.com.

Huntingdonshire Amateur Radio Society will be active for Mills on the Air on 12 May from Duloe Windmill, near St Neots, using the callsign GB2DWM.

South Tyneside Amateur Radio Society is operating GB2CWM from Cleandon water tower on 12 May using the HF and VHF bands.

For the 6th consecutive year, Cray Valley RS will be activating GB6MW in support of National Mills Weekend from Meopham Windmill, Wrotham Road, Meopham Green, Kent DA13 0QA. The station will be on the air using the HF bands as well as 2 and 4m bands from around 10.30am to 5pm today. Guided tours of the mill will be provided by the Meopham Windmill Trust. Further details from www.cvrs.org.

On the 16 and 17 May, Lincoln Short Wave Club is operating GB70DAM in memory of the air crew and German civilians killed during the 617 Squadron’s raid on the great Ruhr dams of Germany. The station will be on RAF Scampton’s bomb dump where Barnes Wallis’s bouncing bomb was delivered on 16 May 1943. The station will operate from 3pm on the 16th until 3pm on the 17th using 40 and 80m, band conditions permitting. A limited edition QSL card will be available, details on QRZ.com.

GB70BOA and GB70WA will be on the air between 20 and 27 May to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic. Operations using all modes will take place on 10 to 80m bands as well as on 144 and 432MHz. A special commemorative QSL card will be available. More details can be found on line at tinyurl.com/cmvdvq8.

Category: GB2RS Special Events