Special Events News – 20 April 2014

| April 17, 2014

GB0STG will be on the air on 23 April to celebrate St George’s Day from the church of St George and St Mary at Church Gresley, Derbyshire. Activities include Morris Dancers, a village quiz, a photographic exhibition and a display by the South Derbyshire Mining Preservation Group, plus many other activities in and around the church. GB0STG will be operating on the 40m band from around 10am to 7.30pm, plus 2m and other HF bands if conditions permit. For more information please visit www.M0PHX.org.uk or see GB0STG on QRZ.com
Aldridge and Barr Beacon Amateur Radio Society, in the West Midlands, is running a Special Event Station to commemorate St. George’s Day on 23 April. Transmissions will run from 12 noon to 5pm using the callsign GB8STG. They plan to operate on 7 and 14MHz as well as 2m. QSL cards should be sent via the RSGB Bureau.
GB2SOH will be operated from the Isle of Scalpay, EU-010, on the Outer Hebrides from 27 April to 9 May by Elaine, 2E1BVS, Val, G6MML, John, G3WFK & Glenn, G6HFF. Operation will be on various HF bands, using SSB and PSK31, subject to band conditions. It is hoped that some portable SOTA and WAB will also take place during the two weeks of activation under their own callsigns, weather permitting.
Marconi’s wireless station on Brow Head near Crookhaven in West Cork operated from 1901 to 1914. Cork Radio Club members are on the air from the site on 26 April for International Marconi Day. EI5IMD will operate two stations on CW and SSB, and possibly a third on digimodes.
South Tyne Side Amateur Radio Society will be on the air from Souter Light house Whitburn Sunderland from 25 to 27 April for International Marconi weekend under the callsign GB2SJ. Operation will be on all HF bands as well as 2 and 6m and 70cm. All are welcome to call in both on the air and in person.

Category: GB2RS Special Events