Special call sign for 100 years of
Barrow-in-Furness Wireless Club.
Now named FURNESS AMATEUR RADIO SOCIETY (FARS) will be operating as GB100RXY
5th June to 7th June from Barrow lifeboat station IO84JB,WAB SD26
8th June to 9th June from Barrow town centre IO84JC,WAB SD16
10th June to 14th June from Gleaston Water Mill IO84KD,WAB SD27
15th June to 16th June from the Dock Museum IO84JC,WAB SD16
Please note: correct WAB SD16. NOT SD27
From Gleaston Water Mill
June 17th - July 2nd
This is to celebrate 100 years of the Barrow-in-Furness Wireless Club,
believed to be 5th oldest radio club.
The call RXY was issued by the Post Office on June 26th 1913. At this time, the Post Office were issuing just call letters with no prefix.
Several operators are Worked All Britain (WAB) book holders.
The club WAB book number is 19396
E QSL is preferred
Direct cards if required via Bill G4USW
Direct QSLs UK = SAE, ALL OTHER= $US2.00 or 2 Euro
Direct cards will not be posted until after end July.
Last modified: 2013-07-02 23:36:49, 5729 bytes fetched