Tag: UK

GB0AD – UK Special Event Call

The Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society will host a series of special event stations in 2018 to mark the end of World War I, and in remembrance of the millions who were killed or wounded. A total of twelve special call signs have been applied for and will be put on air during the year: GB1GW (January), GB1FWW (February), GB2GW
(March), GB2FWW (April), GB4GW (May), GB4FWW (June), GB5GW (July), GB5FWW (August), GB6GW (September), GB6FWW (October) and GB8GW (November), plus GB0AD on 10-11 November to mark Armistice Day.

See http://www.qrz.com/db/GB1GW for QSLling options and details about the certificates available for contacting the special callsigns. (Source: 425 DX News)

RSGB Past President GI3KYP SK

RSGB Past President Alexander Davidson Patterson OBE, FIEE, GI3KYP, died on October 10, 2018, peacefully, at home, surrounded by his family. Better known as Barney, he was RSGB President in 1967. Barney travelled widely during his Presidency and, among many other achievements, oversaw the purchase of 28 Little Russel Street, London, as the then-new RSGB […] Read the Original Article http://rsgb.org/main/blog/news/gb2rs/headlines/2018/10/12/rsgb-past-president-gi3kyp-sk/

VHF Contest consultation open

The RSGB Contest Committee has opened the 2018 edition of the RSGB VHF Contesting Consultation for comments at surveymonkey.co.uk/r/VHFCC2018 to help set the rules for 2019. They are specifically looking for your views around the AFS contests, FM activity contests, possible new MGM contests, Christmas cumulatives, 432MHz low power, and the SHF UK activity contests, […] Read the Original Article http://rsgb.org/main/blog/news/gb2rs/headlines/2018/10/12/vhf-contest-consultation-open/

News for Wales – 14 October 2018

On Monday Llanelli Amateur Radio Society is having a DVD night. Further details from Steve, MW6CCG on 0787 849 4337. On Monday Marches Amateur Radio Society holds its North East Wales net from 9pm on 145.425MHz. For more information, email steven.bobby20@yahoo.co.uk. On Monday Wireless in Wales Amateur Radio Club is meeting for HF operating at […] Read the Original Article http://rsgb.org/main/blog/all-regions/region-6/2018/10/12/news-for-wales-14-october-2018/