Special Events News 1 September 2013

| August 30, 2013

GB4AUK will be on the air today from the Isle of Wight supporting Age UK from the grounds of Wolverton Manor, Shorwell. Operated by Brickfields Amateur Radio Society, contacts will earn a point for the Isle of Wight County Award and Castles and Stately Homes on the Air. The WAS location is WAB SZ48 and the IOTA reference is EU-120.

Also today, the Radio club of Binche will activate ON4WAR to commemorate the sacrifice of the Belgian Resistance in WWII and especially those of the Refuge B 40 in Waudrez, Belgium. Operation will be from 9am to 3pm. QSL via ON7RY either direct or via the bureau. Full information can be found at www.on7ry.be.

South Tyneside Amateur Radio Society will be operating GB2SRM from the site of Stephenson Railway Museum, Middle Engine Lane, North Shields, Tyne & Wear NE29 8DX from 6 to 8 September. All visitors are welcome to the site. Operation will be on all HF bands and 2 metres, with the occasional 2 metre mobile from the train. 6 metres will be active if the band is open. More details can be obtained via the club’s Facebook account or contact Darren on 07511 968 073.

Category: GB2RS Special Events