Special Event News – 2 October 2016

| September 30, 2016

Poole Radio Society celebrates its 40th Anniversary in October. GB40PRS will be on air during the month at locations in and around Poole. Until 3 October, the call sign will be on the air from Kingstone Lacy, then from Worth Matravers on 4 and 5 October. From 8 to 10 October it will operate from Norden Railway Station.

GB16IYL will be on the air from 3 to 10 October for the BYLARA International YL Convention taking place in Milton Keynes.

GB4DUK will be operating from 1 October to raise awareness for dementia and Dementia UK. A special QSL card will be available for all HF and VHF contacts. More information on QRZ.com.

Special event stations K6L and K1T will operate from the summit on Bear’s Den Mountain in Virginia where 150 years ago Dr Mahlon Loomis made the first demonstration of wireless telegraphy over a path of approximately 21 miles to Furnace Mountain. Loomis recorded various distances in his records between 14 and 22 miles.

Category: GB2RS Special Events