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GB4LBW SOS Radio Wk May 2018

John M0JNP, Debs M6IXR, Phill, 2E0WZP and Ian G6TEQ. Photo by Steph G4XKH.

12th May 2018 saw the gang get back together again to set up the station to work in support of SOS Radio Week 2018. HF conditions were difficult before lunch but VHF was lively

John, Phill, Debs, Roy, Trevor, Steph and Big Ian are pulled together to make an enjoyable event with social interactions as well as playing radio.

Debs & Phill pulled a husband and wife double bill. running HF & VHF. Roy M6XDV, also known as the Pileup king, cracked in to try and get as many contacts as possible.

Some of our other regulars were missing due to this weekend also playing host to the Ten Tors event.

 

SOS Radio Week 2016

Riviera ARC will be starting their special events for 2016 with SOS Radio Week in January.
The event is based around highlighting the work done by the maritime emergency services and the Lifeboat service.

Watch this space for more news as the event begins.

Lifeboat Week QSL card

Riviera ARC’s QSL card for the RNLI Torbay Lifeboat Week 2012 features Torbay’s All Weather Lifeboat RNLB Alec and Christina Dykes and Portland Coastguard ‘Rescue 106’ AgustaWestland AW139 helicopter.

For up-to-date details on Riviera ARC’s radio station operations see our Lifeboat Week page.

For information on all the Lifeboat Week 2012 activities at Brixham see the RNLI Torbay website.

The photo is used by kind permission of Stuart Crump Photography.

GB4TBL Special Event Station

Our GB4TBL event page has been updated and contains more information about our activities for SOS Radio Week and the main event on 28th January 2012 at Beacon Quay. Frequencies and times are now featured in the page.