Special Event News – 11 February 2018

| February 9, 2018

Thinking Day on the Air 2018 will take place over the weekend of 17 and 18 February. Guides and Scouts are taking part from the UK, Canada, USA, the Netherlands and possibly other countries. A list of known stations is displayed on the website, and if your station isn’t listed, please send in details via the website or to lizowl@gmail.com.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is helping the Quedgeley Brownies for Thinking Day on the Air. Listen out for GB4QBP.

EI100MCV will be active until 31 December to mark the Centenary of the 1918 sinking of RMS Leinster in the Irish Sea. MCV was the original call sign of the vessel. The intention is to use all bands, operating on or close to frequencies ending with 18, for example 1918kHz, 3518, 3618 and 3718kHz and so on. Further details can be found on www.QRZ.com.

Members of the International Amateur Radio Contest DX Club will be active with special call sign 4U0R from the Vienna International Centre, Austria, for World Radio Day between 13 and 20 February. Activity will be on various HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via UA3DX, direct, by the bureau or Club Log OQRS.

Category: GB2RS Special Events