Special Event News – 28 May 2017

| May 26, 2017

GB1SCW will be on the air from Shoreham National Coastwatch Institute Lookout on the 3rd and 4th of June. The location is near Shoreham Beach car park, postcode BN43 5HY. Operation will be between 11am and 4pm in the Lookout compound. Try your hand at Morse and explore amateur radio. Due to its beach location access for the disabled is restricted. Shoreham Fort will also be open for visitors.

The Yorkshire Dales Contest Group will be active from Friday the 26th to Monday the 29th of May from the Yorkshire Dales. The activity is for World Flora & Fauna, WAB Squares, World Castles and the North Pennines UNESCO Global Geopark. Activity will be on HF, VHF and UHF, and they will be at high locations in the evenings and night-time. The Itinerary can be found on the MX0YCG page on QRZ.com.

GB6GEO will be on the air from the English Riviera Global Geopark during the 2nd and 3rd of June, transmitting from Kent’s Cavern, Torquay. See QRZ.com for the latest updates.

Mid Ulster ARC will be at the Lurgan Agricultural Show with a demonstration station on the 3rd of June from 9am to 5pm. Visitors are welcome to Lurgan Park, Windsor Avenue, Lurgan BT67 9BG.

On the 4th of June, Coventry ARS will be supporting Youth Aviation Day by putting GB4YAD on the air from The Gliding Centre, Husbands Bosworth in Leicestershire.

The resting place of the keel from Marconi’s floating lab, the yacht Elettra, will be the site of a special event in conjunction with the annual Museum Ships Weekend event on the 3rd and 4th of June. The Elettra station, sponsored by the Guglielmo Marconi Foundation, will use the call sign IQ4FE. A special QSL card will be sent.

Category: GB2RS Special Events