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GB80ATC SSES Callsign

Ofcom have approved and issued the Special, Special Event Station (SSES) Callsign Golf Bravo Ait Zero Alpha Tango Charlie (GB80ATC) by a Notice of Variation (NoV) to Amateur Callsign M0SKT for him to operate from 5th Feb 20 until 4th Feb 22.

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Demise of GB2RN on HMS Belfast

Sad to report the demise of GB2RN at HMS Belfast (and also the club at Duxford).

IWM, in their infinite wisdom, have decided that we are surplus to requirement and that we have to immediately vacate the Bridge Wireless Office (BWO) which has provided a live radio demonstration service for the last 45 years!

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G3ZDW Silent Key

It is with great sadness that I have to report that Roger Hyde G3ZDW RAFARS Council member and Contest Manager became Silent Key on Saturday 14th November 2020.

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RAFARS Network Radio Daily Net 1700UKL

Join the RAFARS Network Radio Net on the 'RAFARS' Zello channel daily from 1700 to 1800hrs UK Local time.

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PSES GB2RAF Operating from QTH of G4PSH

Authorisation received from Ofcom Authorising G4PSH (only) to Operate GB2RAF due to the Coronavirus from HOME.

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SES GB75VED On the Air

GB75VED was on the air 1-28 May 2020 to commemorate the end of hostilities in Europe, by kind permission of Ofcom extended to several RAFARS members to operate from their own QTH's during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

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RAFARS Special Event Station GB75VED

In June 2019 RAFARS Council submitted an application to Ofcom for a S.E. call sign to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE. Day, this was approved on the 25th February 2020, GB75VED for the period 1st-28th May 2020 inclusive.

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RAFARS Council Meeting 7 April 2020

The RAFARS Council Meeting 7 April 2020 was conducted as a 'virtual' conference.

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