Special Events News 15 September 2013

| September 13, 2013

GB4KL will be on the air from the National Trust property Kingston Lacy in Dorset on 14 and 15 September.

A number of Northern Ireland amateurs will be transmitting from Stormont Castle using callsign GN4KPT today, 15 September. This activation is part of the Castles And Stately Homes On The Air heritage month and will be on air from 9.30am till 5pm on SSB and CW over a number of frequencies, conditions allowing.  For more details go to www.cashota.co.uk.

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the inception of RAF Fylingdales, GB5FY, will be on the air for two weeks from 17 September. Operating on the 20, 30, 40, 80 and 160m bands this is a CW only station.

2E0NKF will be on the air for Railways on the Air from Middleton Railway, Leeds, on 21 and 22 September from 10am to 5pm. A QSL card is available.

On 20 September, the Norman Lockyer Radio Group will be operating a special event station GB6TOB to celebrate the start of Stage 6 of the Tour of Britain cycle race from the East Devon town of Sidmouth, the stage will start on the stunning Jurassic coastline seafront at Sidmouth. The race brings with it a media circus and the event will be streamed live on TV and radio. Visitors to the town are advised to arrive early to gain the best vantage spots. The special event station will be located at the Norman Lockyer Observatory, 1 mile east of the town. Full details can be found at www.qrz/gb6tob. They welcome visitors to the site, the station will be active on all bands from 0800UTC until 2000UTC.

Category: GB2RS Special Events