Special Events News – 24 May 2020

| May 22, 2020

Since the change of regulations applying to special event stations in the UK, many activations are now able to go ahead. UK amateurs would like to thank Ofcom for their help in making this happen.

The RAF Amateur Radio Society (RAFARS) will be activating the special event GB75VED until 28 May. Operations will be from members’ homes—details at rafars.org and on QRZ.com.

Dragon Amateur Radio Club and North Wales Radio Society are operating GB0GIG throughout May, named after the National Health Service in the Welsh language. The station will be active on HF, VHF and UHF using as many modes as possible. An award certificate is available and full details can be found on QRZ.com.

Durham and District Amateur Radio Society is participating as one of the bonus stations in the popular 13 Colonies Special Event. The special call sign GB13COL has been issued for this event and will run from 1300 UTC on 1 July to 0400 UTC on the 8th. The primary focus of the event will be the HF bands, including VHF and UHF for QSOs using SSB, CW, FM and various digital modes.

Category: GB2RS Special Events