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Postby G1PIE » Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:02 am

Grimsby ARS will be running GB4CFF for the Cleethorpes Air Show on 27 and 28 July from 8.30am to 5pm on both days. They plan to have HF, VHF and UHF stations running data, SSB and possibly CW. The ATV section of the club are planning on feeding the action live to the Grimsby repeater and over the net.

The RAF Amateur Radio Society will be running GB2VET for its third and final day today at the East Park, Holderness Road, Hull as part of Veteran’s Awareness Weekend. They are also displaying vintage WW2 radio transmitting and receiving equipment. Admission is free to the general public.

South Tyne Side Amateur Radio Society will be operating GB1SLB from RNLI Station the Block Yard Sunderland on Sunday 4 August for a Fundraising day in aid of Sunderland RNLI. Starting at 1am, the station will be active on all HF bands.

GB75RH will be active from the International Scout and Guide Camp in the Walesby Forest Scout Activity Centre in Sherwood Forest until 3 August. Activity is to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the site’s acquisition by the City of Nottingham Scouts. Amateur radio has long featured in these camps, which are usually held every 4 or 5 years, and this year a station was again one of the many activities available to the young people attending the camp. With a large international team of 17 operators, the stations will be able to demonstrate the best of amateur radio to the many young visitors attending. Amateur radio expanded the international nature of the camp with 5 HF stations operating on all bands from 80-10 metres, plus one station operating on 6m and 2m. QSL via the bureau or direct to G0GDU
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