Special Events News – 16 February 2014

| February 14, 2014

This weekend there will be stations operating for Thinking Day on the Air using special GB100 callsigns celebrating 100 years of the Brownies. Amongst those operating will be GB100EDG for Easingwold District Guides, GB100LB for Llandovery Brownies, GB100WB with Wingerworth Brownies and GB100SWD for Scarborough West Division Brownies. Keep a listen out for these stations and make contact with the young people trying amateur radio for the first time.

The ARRL Centennial W1AW operations that are taking place throughout 2014 from each of the 50 states has moved from Georgia and Hawaii to California, W1AW/6, and Wisconsin, W1AW/9. There are various awards associated with the ARRL’s Centennial operations. For details see the ARRL website at www.arrl.org.

The Extreme DX and Contest Group will use special callsign II3CV from 15 February to 4 March to celebrate the Carnival of Venice. QSL via IK3HHX, direct or via the bureau. Information an award can be found at www.extremegroup.org.

Category: GB2RS Special Events