Special Events News – 23 March 2014

| March 21, 2014

Worcester Radio Amateur Association will put GB1PER on the air on 29 and 30 March for the annual Airfields on the Air operation. This will take place on the grounds of the former Royal Air Force base at Perdiswell where the Kings Flight was based during the Second World War. GB1PER will be on the HF bands only. More details are on QRZ.com.

GB1BST, marking the start of British Summer Time, will be on the air on 30 March from Mount St Bernard Abbey in Charnwood Forest, Leicestershire (SK41). The abbey is home to a community of Cistercian monks who have kindly given permission for the special event station to operate from the abbey lawn. The station will be operated by the Phoenix Radio Group on the 40m, 20m and 2m bands plus others if conditions allow.

The ARRL Centennial W1AW Worked All States operations that are taking place throughout 2014 from each of the 50 states has moved location to Tennessee, W1AW/4, New Mexico, W1AW/5, and Guam, W1AW/KH2. During 2014 W1AW will be on the air from every state at least twice and most US territories and awards are available for working the station, see the ARRL website for details.

Category: GB2RS Special Events