Special Events News – 7 February 2016

| February 5, 2016

On Saturday the 13th of February, Houghton-Le-Spring Amateur Radio Club is running a special event station from The Watch House, South Pier, South Shields, NE33 2JZ. This is to celebrate the 150 year anniversary of the South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade. There will also be a re-enactment of the first drill that took place in the Pier Yard at 11am to 12:30pm. Although unconfirmed they hope the callsign will be GB150VLB.

The Council of Europe Radio Amateur Club will be on the air with the call TP30CE for its 30th anniversary. Activity will be on all bands using SSB, CW, RTTY and PSK on the 12th and 13th of February. QSL via F5LGF. More information at http://tp2ce.eu

The Radio Club D’Haïti will put 4V1TL on the air until 30 April in memory of General Toussaint Louverture, who was arrested and sent to France and jailed at Fort de Joux where he died on 7 April 1803.

Category: GB2RS Special Events