Special Events News – 10 June 2018

| June 8, 2018

Next weekend sees Museums on the Air, with somewhere in the region of 50 stations active in the UK and around the world. A list of registered stations can be found at www.radio-amateur-events.org/IMW/stations.htm and examples include GB4GLM from Gloucester Life Museum, GB2MOF from the Museum of Flight, East Fortune, GB3PIT at the Lancashire mining Museum and GB2NCM at National Coalmining museum in Wakefield.

Marking the 200th anniversary of the founding of Miamisburg, Ohio, Mound Amateur Radio Association will put W8M on the air at various times from the 13th to the 27th.

VE2SPEED is on the air until the 15th. Using mainly 3.525, 7.020, 14.030 and 14.340MHz, a special QSL card is available.

Saturday the 16th is ARRL Kids Day, an event designed to promote Amateur Radio to young people. Running from 1800UTC to 2359UTC, listen out for stations calling CQ Kids Day. The suggested initial exchange is name, age, location and favourite colour. Frequencies in use are around 3.84, 7.28, 14.85, 18.14 21.38, 24.97 and 28.375MHz. More details are on the ARRL website.

As mentioned in the last couple of week’s main news, there are a large number of special event stations on the air worldwide celebrating FIFA World Cup 2018. Many awards are available and details are at rsgb.org/fwc.

Category: GB2RS Special Events