Special Event News – 28 August 2016

| August 26, 2016

Houghton–le-Spring ARC and Wearside Electronics ARS are operating from Shildon Railway Museum on Sunday the 28th, using the call sign GB6MOB. Operation will be on HF and VHF/UHF. Visitors are invited and entry into the museum is free, although donations are welcome.

GB100E will be commemorating the rescue of the crew of the Endurance by Ernest Shackleton in August 1916. Activity will be until 31 August at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre. More information at www.redkiteradio.org.uk.

GB75ACO—that’s Air Cadet Organisation—will be operating at Stalham ATC Squadron, Norfolk, from 3 to 18 September. They are celebrating 75 years of the Air Training Corps. Primary activity will be on 40m, with some local 2m and 60m. Special QSL cards will be available and details are on QRZ.com.

GB2ATC will be operational on 3 September from 10am to 4.30pm and will be manned mainly by cadets from the Orsett Hundred Squadron, supported by members of the Thurrock Acorns Amateur Radio Club. The station will be located at the Orsett Show Ground, just outside Grays in Essex.

GB0APS will be on the air on 4 September from 1 to 5pm from Abbey Pumping Station Museum, Corporation Road, Leicester LE4 5PX, operating mainly on 40m SSB. Admission to the museum is £3.50.

Category: GB2RS Special Events