Special Events News – 2 June 2024

| May 31, 2024

Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society will be active as GB0WVR during Market Harborough Carnival on Saturday 8 June. The team of operators is planning to use SSB, FT8 and some CW on the 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10m bands. There may also be activity on the 40m band, depending on the working conditions. Listen out for the callsign which will be active from 10am until late in the evening. For more information see QRZ.com

Throughout June, Stockport Radio Society will be active with the callsign GB0COL to mark the 80th anniversary of Colossus, the world’s first fully-electronic computer. Bands and modes to be used include FM on the 2m band, SSTV and VHF digital voice. SSB, CW and RTTY will be used on the HF bands. Operators are also planning to be active via the QO-100 satellite. For more information visit the website

Next weekend, Torbay Amateur Radio Society will be active with special event callsign GB80DCS to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day. The station will be working from Slapton Sands in Devon from the afternoon of Friday 7 June until approximately 1200UTC on Sunday 9 June. A team of operators plans to use phone and CW on the HF and VHF bands. More information is available via QRZ.com

Category: GB2RS Special Events