Wednesday, July 16, 2008

GB Special Event on the 18th - GB40BYE

Courtesy of GB2RS, F8LDX and the SRT-DX Newsgroup

To mark the final closure of the London Air Traffic Control Centre at its site at the former RAF West Drayton in West London, the Air Traffic Control Engineers are holding a Closing Down Sale - All Engineers must go! event at the Park on 18 July. An amateur radio station will be operating for the day with special event callsign GB40BYE, reflecting goodBYE after 40 years. The intention is to operate all bands from top band to 70cm including 6 metres.