Special Event Station GB5RC-Radio Caroline, scheduled for August 5-8
Over the weekend of 5-8 August 2016, amateur radio operators
from the Martello Tower Group will be running GB5RC, a special event station to
celebrate offshore station Radio Caroline. Now an online service, Radio
Caroline started as an offshore "pirate" station over five decades
ago. The Martello Group will be operating live from the MV Ross Revenge, using
verticals for 40m, 20m (adjustable to 17m), 15m (adjustable for 12m) and 10m
upon the stern of the ship.
SWL reports are welcome. Special QSL cards will be
available via G6NHU or GB5RC. Direct reports may be sent to:
Return postage must be enclosed - an SASE for UK reports.
From outside the UK please enclose a self-addressed
envelope plus 2 US dollars. No IRCs. Martello Tower Group
(qrz.com via DJM, MET, AR) (BDXC/Aug 2016/Alternative Airwaves)