Special Event News – 4 September 2016

| September 2, 2016

GB75ACO—that’s Air Cadet Organisation—will be operating at Stalham ATC Squadron, Norfolk, until 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.

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

On the 4th, the Radio club of Binche will put ON44WAR on the air to commemorate the Belgian Resistance in World War II especially those of the Refuge B 40 in Waudrez. The timetable of the activities is at www.on7ry.be.

South Essex ARS will put GX4RSE on the air on the 10th from the War Memorial Hall, High Street, Canvey Island, Essex SS8 7RB. There will also be Morse keys and sounders for visitors to try and test their skill with information on the International Space Station, amateur radio videos and information on how to get licensed.

Otley ARS will be taking part in the Amateur Radio British Scientists Award 2016 by commemorating the life and works of Sir Edward Victor Appleton. The main event will consist of a display and information on Sir Edward’s life and work at the home of OARS, Clifton Village Hall, Otley, LS21 2ES on the 10th from 10am to 4pm. During the day, the radio shack will be open to the public.

Category: GB2RS Special Events