Special Events News – 26 April 2015

| April 24, 2015

The Mid-Ulster Amateur Radio Club will be airing the Club callsign MN0VFW/P Sunday, the 26th, from Navan Fort, Armagh, Northern Ireland. They will be active on HF SSB and 2m FM from the club’s exhibition trailer that will be parked up in the visitors’ centre car park. Visitors are welcome.

Members of Barry Amateur Radio Society will be operating from Flatholm Island, EU-124, until the 27 April. Operation will be mainly HF but they also anticipate satellite operations using limited portable equipment during the stay. QSL via MW0DHF.

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

Terry, G4POP will operate GB4FED, a special event call sign for VE day. It will be active between 1 and 28 May from The Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, Burnham on Crouch, Essex. The main activity will be on 8 to 10 May to coincide with the yacht clubs VE Day anniversary events

Saturday 9 May will mark the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of Guernsey after five years of occupation by the German forces. To commemorate this historic event, Guernsey Amateur Radio Society will be operating a special event station from the Albert Pier, St Peter Port, Guernsey using the callsign GU70LIB from the evening the 8th until the afternoon of the 10th. Operation will be on all bands SSB and CW as conditions allow and a special QSL card is available.

The Lusitania Radio Club will be running a special event station with the callsign EI100MFA to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania on 7 May 1915. The station will operate from 6 to 10 May from a site near the Old Head of Kinsale Lighthouse, County Cork or from the lighthouse itself.

A special event station will be run on 2 to 4 May from a narrow boat at the Loughborough wharf. GB2LWW will be part of the Loughborough Wharf Weekend to celebrate the saving of the wharf basin from being filled in and built on. All are welcome aboard the dandelion disabled boat, where teas and coffees will be served.

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

Category: GB2RS Special Events