Special Events News – 6 September 2015

| September 4, 2015

Orkney Wireless Museum’s radio station GB2OWM will be active as part of Orkney International Science Festival until 9 September.

Sunday, the 6th, members of Brickfields ARS are operating GB4AUK from the grounds of Wolverton Manor on the Isle of Wight to support Age UK. Contacts will earn a point for The Isle of Wight County Award.

ON44WAR will be on the air to commemorate the sacrifice of the Belgian Resistance in WWII. They will be on the air from 0700UTC to 1600UTC on the 5th and 0700 to 1300UTC on the 6th. More details are on QRZ.com.

From 1 to 28 September PD2015GH will be on the air to promote the Groene Hart of the Netherlands.

On Friday the 11th Newport Amateur Radio Society starts 28 days of operating rare callsign GB75BB for the Battle of Britain. Activity will be on all bands from 160m to 2m at various times.

GB2QLR will be on the air for the Queen’s Longest Reign starting early on the 9th of September. The station will be at the home of G0GDA in Kent running all bands using SSB and data. See QRZ.com for more info.

GB0AH will be active from 10am to 4pm on 12 September from Astley Hall, Charley PR7 1XA as part of their Heritage Weekend. Visitors are welcome.

Many amateurs are taking part in Churches and Chapels on the Air on 12 September. GB1LIM will be on the air from Lowton Independent Methodist Church, WA3 1EE from 9am to 9pm. There is disabled access from 8.45am. All are welcome, call in for a chat, or bring your licence and operate.

GB2MTM will be operated by Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society from Mount Tabor Methodist Church.

GB4STS will be at St Saviours Church, Brookwood, Woking GU24 0AS. Every one is welcome and there will be interactive displays, communication related crafts and radio based coding and decoding challenges. Any nearby amateurs who wish to get involved can contact Mark, M0MXC by email to GB4STS@brookwood.org.uk

Gloucester and District ARS are operating GB4GC from the grounds of Gloucester Cathedral, GL1 2LX. Visitors are welcome.

Category: GB2RS Special Events