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-10th consecutive year of operation -

GB6MW is a special event station run by Cray Valley Radio Society in conjunction with Meopham Windmill Trust as part of National Mills Weekend

We plan to be active on HF (SSB and CW), 2m (FM) and 4m (FM) on Saturday and Sunday 13/14th May 2017

Amateur radio support activities and awards:

"Mills on the Air" : 13 -14th May 2017, UK National radio event and award coordinated by Denby Dale ARS

Dutch National Windmill and Water Pumping station weekendGB6MW counts towards the International Mills award - see PD6MILL for details of mills participating.

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The restored windmill is a six-sided smock design built around 1821 located next to the picturesque village green. The interior of mill is open to the public on Sunday 14th May from 11am till 5pm BST as part of the National Mills weekend celebration. Visitors will be able to explore the fascinating interior which includes an impressive main drive shaft made from a 'recycled' ship's mast from the nearby historic former Chatham Royal Dockyard.

CVRS plan to set up and operate GB6MW on Saturday 13th May when the mill grounds are open. On Sunday 14th visitors will be able see the GB6MW stations inside the mill and chat with the operators who look forward to explaining more about the station and amateur radio. If you hear us please give us a call, or if you are local please drop by (sat. nav. DA13 0QA) and meet the team.....73 from Meopham Windmill.

* CVRS QSL manager details: Owen Cross, G4DFI - 28, Garden Avenue, Bexleyheath, Kent. DA7 4LF, UK 

Please note: if using International Reply Coupons (IRCs) for direct cards only the current "Water for Life"  version valid until the end of 2017 will be accepted.

Alternatively $2 (Europe) or $3 (outside Europe) to cover return UK airmail costs.

GB6MW was first run by CVRS from Meopham Windmill in May 2008 (pictures from this event shown above courtesy Chris, G0FDZ and Kevin, M0KSJ). For further information about CVRS activities see www.CVRS.org

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