Special Events News – 21 May 2023

| May 19, 2023

Special callsign GB4VLB is active this weekend from the Volunteer Life Brigade Watch House in Tynemouth. The station is operating as part of SOS Radio Week in support of the Volunteer Life Brigade, RNLI and National Coast Watch Institution. For more information visit the GB4VLB QRZ page. QSL via Logbook of the World.

Look out for special callsign AU40NRO which is active until the 30 June to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the National Institute of Amateur Radio in India. QSL via VU2NRO.

North West Group Amateur Radio Club in Northern Ireland is running special event station GB0AEL until the 26 May to commemorate the anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s transatlantic flight. On the 20 and 21 May 1932, Earhart became the first woman to fly nonstop and alone across the Atlantic, leaving Harbor Grace on Newfoundland, Canada, and landing 15 hours later in Northern Ireland. QSL via MI0HOZ, directly or via the bureau.

Members of ARI Novara will be active as II1CAI until the 30 June. The special callsign marks the 100th anniversary of the local section of the Italian Alpine Club, founded in 1863. QSL via IQ1NO.

Category: GB2RS Special Events