All three of the Orkney Islands’ Lifeboat Stations will be on the air between the 21st and 29th of January in support of SOS Radio Week 2012. Located at the Stromness (Gb1OL), Longhope (GB2OL) and Kirkwall (GB4OL) Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeboat stations the Amateur Radio special stations will be active on most bands, mainly [...]
SOS Radio Week 2012 plays host to the first time that all of Cumbria’s Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeboat stations will be heard on the Amateur Radio bands. Organised as a joint operation by the Furness and Workington Amateur Radio groups this is a real first. The stations will be activated under the following [...]
Since 2007, the last week in January has become SOS Radio Week for many Radio Amateurs and Amateur Radio societies throughout the UK. The SOS Radio Week event, is a chance for Amateur Radio operators to raise funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Association (RNLI) through operating sponsored radio stations. Some participants donate their sponsorship [...]
The British Young Ladies Amateur Radio Association (BYLARA) will be putting on a special event station during SOS Radio Week from the Weymouth Sailing Club using the callsign MX0BYL. Further details of the operation can be found on the SOS Radio Week Status Monitor.
Special Event Station GB4CLB, Cromer LifeBoat, will be operational on the 28th, 29th and 30th January 2011 from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) Boat Shed, Cromer Pier, Cromer (Norfolk, NR27 9HE). The station’s locator square is JO02pw and their Worked All Britain (WAB) square is TG24.