CDXC: The UK DX Foundation
Martin Lynch and SonYaesu UK


18 Apr 2013 17:33 | Tim Beaumont

Bill Cross G0ELZ & David Oakden G3UFO Both CDXC Members are pleased to be Committee Members of the Marine Radio Museum Society Wallasey and would like to announce the information below.

The special event callsigns GB70BOA & GB70WA will be activated from Fort Perch Rock at the Mersey entrance for GB70BOA and Leasowe Lighthouse for GB70WA between 20th and 27th May inclusive. Activity will take place on all band 80M to 10M and VHF/UHF 144 and 432 Mhz all modes.

Hosted by the Marine Radio Museum Society (Wallasey) resident callsign GB4FPR, operators from Wirral & District Amateur Radio Club (WADARC), Chester And District Amateur Radio Society (CADARS) and a contest contingent from the Tall Trees Group (G5D) are hoping to make over 2800 contacts during this period.

This is to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of The Atlantic in which over 2800 allied ships were lost. A special QSL card is being produced in commemoration. Details via GB70BOA and GB70WA are part of the official recognition of this event.

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