Special Event News – 17 September 2017

| September 15, 2017

Rugby ARTS will operate GB0RRS until 22 September to celebrate the historic Rugby Radio Station, which operated from 1926 to 2007 at a site near Hillmorton, Rugby.

On Sunday, 17 September Chatham Historic Dockyard will again be hosting their 1940s weekend. During the event Brian, G0TAR and some Medway ARTS members will be operating GB2CAV from the ship’s radio room.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society will be active from the Coventry Model Railway Club for Railways on the Air at Unit 3, Coventry Canal Basin Warehouse, Leicester Row, Coventry, CV1 4LH on 23 and 24 September. The call sign likely to be GB6CMR but they are awaiting the NoV.

On 23 and 24 September, Loughton and Epping Forest ARS will be activating GB2RGM at the Royal Gunpowder Mills at Waltham Abbey for Railways on the Air. It has a narrow gauge railway that was used to transport explosives around the site. There is no public access during the activation.

Riviera ARC will operate GB4BCR as part of Railways on the Air on 23 September. Babbacombe Cliff Railway is a funicular railway that takes people up and down the cliffs to Oddicombe at the bottom of the Babbacombe Downs—eQSLs will be available for this event.

Category: GB2RS Special Events