Special Event News – 6 November 2016

| November 4, 2016

GB4MTR will be on the air until the 28th of November, mostly Tuesday and Friday evening and weekends, to mark the 60th anniversary of the amateur 4m band. Bands of operation will be from 80m to 70cm, FM, SSB and some data modes. QSL via the bureau to M0XTA, or direct to G6UT, see QRZ.com, and eQSL.

San Francisco Radio Club is celebrating their centennial year. The final event will be W6PW/100 on the 12th from 1600 to 2300UTC.

A special event on the 13th on the 630m band will commemorate the Berlin Treaty of 1906 that made 500kHz the International Distress Frequency. US Part 5 Experimental licensees and Canadian amateurs will operate in the 472-479 kHz band. They will also participate in cross-band QSOs with amateurs operating on 160, 80, and 40 meters. The Maritime Radio Historical Society will activate the KSM/KPH transmitter in Bolinas, California with special messages and bulletins.

Category: GB2RS Special Events