Special Events News – 12 February 2017

| February 10, 2017

The 14 February marks the 95th anniversary of the start of the UK’s first ever regular, advertised broadcast radio station, 2MT, which came live from Writtle in Essex. A team from Chelmsford ARS will be making operating GB952MT from the 12th to the 14th to mark this occasion. Details are on QRZ.com.

Until 19 February, Chertsey Radio Club is running special event call sign GB5QE  to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 65th Jubilee.

Operators from the Darwin Amateur Radio Club will be on-air using the call sign VI8BOD from 18 February to 28 March to remember the 75th anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Darwin, Australia in 1942. QSL Manager is M0URX and QSL cards can be requested on the M0URX OQRS. More information can be found by searching VI8BOD on QRZ.com.

Category: GB2RS Special Events