QRZ.COM
ad: vanity
ad: L-HROutlet
ad: l-rl
ad: Subscribe
G8BBC England flag England

Login is required for additional detail.

QSL: via M5AEO, bureau or direct, NO e-QSL yet.

Email: Login required to view

Page managed by M5AEO Lookups: 7417

 

 

This is a new group of radio amateurs and shortwave listeners at the BBC, which has an amateur radio heritage dating back to 1946. We are an independent group, hosted by BBC Engineering. Our new radio shack is at the top of Broadcasting House and was officially opened on 18th October 2017 by BBC Director General Lord (Tony) Hall.

(Picture shows, L to R: Jonathan Kempster M5AEO, Lord Hall, Dir Gen BBC, Jim Lee G4AEH)

See and hear coverage of the radio shack opening:

 TX Factor Episode 19 http://www.txfilms.co.uk/txfactor/current-show.html  (from 23 mins)

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Do_cNcCAzw&feature=youtu.be

 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csvpcc (BBC Radio's 'Click!' programme, listen from 19 mins)

 

We now have 45 members, some of whom you will have seen or heard on BBC TV and Radio, or who are working behind the scenes in various programme and engineering departments. We have a range of membership categories covering permanent, freelance, and retired staff. We are on the air as often as our shifts allow: HF bands 80m to 10m, and VHF 2m.

Below: our new shack is on the air! (M5AEO operating HF)

We have rigged a bent HF dipole and a VHF vertical on the roof of Broadcasting House in central London.

(Below: M5AEO climbs the original 1932 mast to secure the HF dipole for G8BBC)

 

Group Chairman Jim Lee G4AEH receives the donated radio from Mark Haynes of Kenwood UK.

There is a lot of other broadcasting going on here.............

 

 

BBC Radio 4 announcer Zebedee Soanes

 

 

 

 

BBC Radio 4 announcer Luke Tuddenham running the network continuity suite at BH.

 

 

 

 

All enquiries via Secretary and Station Manager: Jonathan Kempster, M5AEO, jonathan.kempster@bbc.co.uk

or Chairman: Jim Lee, G4AEH (see his QRZ.com page for email)

 

 

 

 

8515776 Last modified: 2017-12-16 07:08:34, 3874 bytes

Login Required

Login is required for additional detail.

You must be logged in to file a report on this page

Please login now...

Public Logbook data is temporarily not available for this user
ad: giga-db
Copyright © 2017 by QRZ.COM
Sun Dec 17 21:29:39 2017 UTC
CPU: 0.043 sec 59813 bytes mp