Special Events News – 16 April 2017

| April 13, 2017

Mid Ulster ARC is taking part in International Marconi Day on the 22nd from Navan Fort, 81 Kilrea Road, Armagh BT60 4LD between 8am and 5pm.

The Kerry Amateur Radio Group will participate as an Award Station in International Marconi Day on the 22nd from the site of the former Marconi Station at Ballybunnion, Co. Kerry. Operation from 0000UTC to 2359UTC is planned. Two HF SSB stations are planned for this year on the site as well as a HF data station using the callsign EI6YXQ, see qrz.com for more information.

OE17ATOM will be on the air for International Marconi Day on the 22nd from a nuclear power plant in Austria that was never put in operation. See qrz.com for full details.

The Amateur Radio Section of the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation and the Documentary Archives Radio Communication QSL Collection will operate O17M for 72 hours only, starting at 0000UTC on the 21st. This is an official International Marconi Day station and contacts on the 22nd only are valid for the IMD award. See qrz.com

GB2RAF, the permanent special event station at RAF Neatishead Air Defence Radar Museum in Norfolk will be on the air every second Saturday of the month and some Tuesdays and Thursdays until November. This station is affiliated to the Royal Air Force Amateur Radio Society and can also give out contact points for Airfields on the Air. QSL cards are available via the RSGB Bureau, RAFARS Bureau, eQSL, or SAE to Terry, G4PSH QTHR.

Category: GB2RS Special Events