Special Events News – 8 June 2014

| June 6, 2014

Many stations are on the air to commemorate D-Day. They include HMS Belfast, which will be active until 30 June as GB70DDAY. GB70DDL will be on the air from 1 to 28 June. The station will operate on all HF bands using SSB, CW, PSK and other digital modes.

Thames Amateur Radio Group will be operating GB2HBT from Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 2GB throughout June as 19 June will be the 70th anniversary of the collision of two American Air Force 379th Bombardment Group B-17 Flying Fortresses. For more information, please check GB2HBT on the QRZ.com website.

Crawley ARC will be activating a station from the Gatwick Aviation Museum on the 14th and 15th and 21st and 22nd for International Museums on the Air Event. They will be using the 10 to 80m bands.

The Portable Operating Group will be operating MC0POG from various locations around Pembrokeshire from 14 to 21 June. They will be working on all bands using SSB, CW and digital modes, experimenting with antennas, working QRP and the more energetic members of the group operating SOTA and Pedestrian HF Mobile. Details are on QRZ.com.

To honour their Founder, Walter, G3ESP, Wakefield and District Radio Society will be putting GX3ESP on the air several times during June, with a special airing from the club portable site on the 28th and 29th using the callsign GX3ESP/P. QSL is via EQSL. More details can be obtained from Dave, G4CLI on 07748 221 855 or via email to g4cli@wdrs.org.uk.

Category: GB2RS Special Events