Special Events News – 2 March 2014

| February 28, 2014

Two stations will be operating today, 2 March: GB2MS for Multiple Sclerosis in Macclesfield and GB2GED from Croydon, celebrating Croydon Airfield’s old callsign.

Mark, G1PIE and Jack, G0FQN with Pam, 2E1HQY logging will be running GB4WVR from 7 March into 2015. They will be transmitting from Oakworth Station for the very first time on the Worth Valley Railway. The station and the surrounding area was used during the EMI 1970 film The Railway Children. Next year is the 45th anniversary, and actors from the film will be in attendance at various times. The trio will be mainly on 40m and there is more information on QRZ.com.

Russian special event station UE80HS will be on the air throughout March. This operation is being held to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Russia’s first astronaut, Yuri Gagarin, who was born on 9 March 1934. Gagarin was the first human to journey into space when his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth on 12 April 1961. If you work UE80HS, please QSL via RW6HS.

Category: GB2RS Special Events