Special Events News – 19 April 2015

| April 17, 2015

Members of Barry Amateur Radio Society will be operating from Flatholm Island, EU-124, from 24 to 27 April. GB4MBC operations on 25 April will be part of the International Marconi Day operations. Operation will be mainly HF but they also anticipate satellite operations using limited portable equipment during the stay. QSL via MW0DHF.

One of the war graves and memorials for fallen Australians is Polygon Wood in Belgium. To honour those at Polygon Wood, a commemorative callsign OP0PPY will be activated on 25 April, ANZAC Day. See QRZ.com for more details.

Chelmsford ARS will operate GB1STG on St George’s Day, 23 April, from Galleywood Common, CM2 8TR from 10am to 4pm. operation will be on 40 and 20m.

G8ALB intends to operate GB0PAW from the Wirral in support of Parkinson’s Awareness Week on the 20th to 26th April. The station will operate from approximately 10am to 4pm each day on 80, 40, 30 and 10m as well as 2m and 70cm.

Vince, VK7VH will be operating the Anzac commemorative callsign VI7ANZAC for 7 days, commencing 25 April.

VI4AE2 will operate from 25 to 30 April to honour of the only Australian naval vessel to serve in the Dardanelles and to breach the Sea of Marmara, the submarine HMAS AE2. More details on QRZ.com.

To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the IARU, the Kuwait Amateur Radio Society will be active with 9K90IARU until the end of April.

On 25 April, Chelmsford ARS will operate GX0MWT from the historic 2MT Marconi broadcasting hut at Sandford Mill, CM26NY. The museum is open from 10am to 5pm.

If you have news of any future special event stations, please email details to radcom@rsgb.org.uk.

Category: GB2RS Special Events