Special Events News – 16 September 2018

| September 14, 2018

Celebrating 100 years of the RAF, GB100RAF will be operating from the Air Defence Radar Museum at RAF Neatshead in Norfolk on 22 and 23 September. QSL cards require an SAE only to RAFARS, RAF Cosford, WV7 3EX. If you are taking part in the GB100RAF award scheme, GB100RAF will be worth 25 points.

North Bristol ARC has been invited by Avon Valley Railway to set up a two stations on 22 and 23 September, one station from within an operational train. The antenna for the moving train will be challenging due to a maximum vertical clearance from carriage to a bridge being only 12 inches and the horizontal clearance is only 24 inches due to two-way traffic on the line. The main HF station will be using GB0AVR on the 20, 40 and 80m bands. A portable station will operate from the train using QRP on 20 and 17m bands as well as via GB3BS and GB7BS.

Loughton and Epping Forest ARS will be activating GB2RGM for Railways on the Air operating on 22 September.

Celebrating the 88th Saudi Arabia National Day on the 23 September, the Saudi Amateur Radio Society will be active as HZ88ND, 7Z88ND and 8Z88ND from the 16 to 30 September. QSL via HZ1BF.

Category: GB2RS Special Events