[amsat-bb] Her Majesty's Royal Mint special event. (GB4RME)
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Fri Jul 21 06:31:00 UTC 2017
Her Majesty's Royal Mint special event. (GB4RME)
Members of the Barry Amateur Radio Society will be operating from 'Her
Royal Mint' at Llantrisant, South Wales, UK,call sign - GB4RME (Royal Mint
Experience) between July 30th and August 5th 2017.
Locator: IO81HN WAB:ST08
The hours of operation on a daily basis have been limited, but we expect to
operational between 0800 - 1730 hrs GMT.
It does restrict operation for satellite operations and passes in addition
of course AO-73 operates in data mode Monday to Friday when illuminated
(Auto mode) However on the first Sunday of the event (30th )
and the last day (Saturday 5th August ) the transponder mode should be
available if commanded.
Some satellites may only have early passes on a daily basis and if I cannot
get access to our op's room on site I may have to use a portable set up
from the car park
The general other activities of the event will be on the HF bands using
CW, SSB, DATA RTTY and JT65.
This event will also include an exhibition and demonstrations of "Amateur
How key events especially using satellites,the ISS are key players in the
role of education and "STEM"
Note also this event also co-incident with the event taking place for
"YOTA 2917" ( GB17YOTA )
and should be significant as a prime contact for youngsters participating
from world wide.
This special event station is a world first, operating from within a Mint,
Royal one at that.
Details about the mint can be viewed at:
QSL via GW0ANA, direct, by the Bureau, LoTW and ClubLog.
There will be a Web page set up for the operation on QRZ.com.
Member AMSAT-UK, AMSAT NA, RSGB , Barry Amateur Radio Society.
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