Special Events News – 28 June 2015

| June 26, 2015

On Sunday, 28 June, Martin, G7MRV and Bob, M1BBV are walking the Lyke Wake Walk challenge, whilst operating GB0MAG. Operation will be at quite low power on 2m FM only with an ultra lightweight rucksack mounted antenna to increase the range. See QRZ.com for more information.

The 16th Island Games will be held in Jersey until 3 July. Jersey ARS will be active with GJ15IG using SSB and CW. Logs will be uploaded the Logbook of the World and paper QSLs should be requested using the OQRS facility provided by Club Log.

Bush Valley ARC will be taking part in the Museums on the Air from The Green Lane Museum in The Roe Valley Country Park on Sunday, 28 June, using GB8GLM. Two stations will operate HF, VHF and D-Star.

Banbury Amateur Radio Society is operating GB8OOM until mid-July to celebrate 800 years of the signing of the Magna Carta. Operation is on HF, VHF and UHF, with days given for modes other than voice. The club will have a special 48 hour event for the weekend of 4 July including a barbecue and will also enter VHF Field Day under the club call of G0BRA. Further information is at www.banburyarc.org.

Durham and DARS is participating as one of the bonus stations in the 13 Colonies Special Event, operating GB13COL. The event will run from 13.00UTC on 31 June until 04.00UTC on 6 July. The primary focus of the event will be the HF bands except the WARC bands and 60 metres, as well as VHF and UHF for local QSOs using SSB, CW and digital modes. Every year there is a different certificate theme for amateurs who make contact with either one or all participating stations, including the bonus stations.

Category: GB2RS Special Events