GB2RN

RNARS London (HMS "Belfast") Group
(Affiliated)


June Activity Week 2012


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HMS "Belfast"

Monday, 25th June 2012 till Sunday, 01st Jul 2012 inclusive

The RNARS London (HMS "Belfast") Group held their usual yearly activity on board HMS Belfast. For this special occasion members travelled from many countries to be heard all across the bands worldwide with the special call sign GB2RN. This is the amateur station which is situated in the bridge wireless office (BWO) on board the cruiser HMS "Belfast".

Invitation 2012


Following partial collaspe of the gangway, GB2RN / GB4HMSB activation is currently on hold. The photos shown here were taken from the quarterdeck by HMS Belfast Leading Yeoman / London Group Committee Member Rodrigo Passannanti 2ERPS, who was on duty at the time.

HMS Belfast will remain closed to public until further notice for six months.

HMSB-Gangway 1 HMSB-Gangway 2 HMSB-Gangway 3

collapsed gangway

HMSB-Gangway 4

Rod 2EØRPS and John G1DJI

HMSB-Gangway 5 HMSB-Gangway 6 HMSB-Gangway 7

new gangway
Preperation - riverside view - ready

Pictures: 2EØRPS

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METRO press

According to this the EAW was changed to the "Historic Dockyard" at Chatham.
EAW took place aboard HMS "Cavalier" GB2CAV.

EAW onboard HMS "Cavallier"


The originally planned EAW was made up after renewal of the gangway as an activity week (AW) in June, 2012 aboard the HMS "Belfast".

AW onboard HMS "Belfast"

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2011 - 2012 will see the 40th anniversary of HMS Belfast's arrival in the pool of London in October 1971.

To commemorate this event we shall temporary be using the special Call sign GB4ØHMSB from the Bridge Wireless Office again

from 22th February 2012 until 31st May 2012 inclusive..

A special QSL card will be printed to confirm all contacts.

GB4ØHMSB-qsl

GB4ØHMSB qsl card

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Navigator of EAW2012:

Mon 09/04/12 Impression around HMS "Cavallier"
Fri 13/04/12 LG board meeting at Historic Dockyard at Chatham
Sun 15/04/12 End of Easter Activity Week at Chatham

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Easter greeting to all our comrades, it's always nice among friends.

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Happy Easter, dear friends

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Some impression around the HMS "Cavallier".

more to follow

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2012 will see the Diamond jubilee (60) of HM Queen Elisabeth II.

To commemorate this event we shall be using the special Call sign GB6ØQE from the Bridge Wireless Office

from 1st June 2012 until 30th June 2012 inclusive..

A special QSL card will be printed to confirm all contacts.

GB6ØQE-qsl

GB6ØQE qsl card

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Navigator of AW2012:

Mo. 25.06.12 Arrival and impression around the HMS "Belfast"
Di. 26.06.12 Relax, free choise or BWO 1
Mi. 27.06.12 City   Relax, free choise or BWO 2    Tower of London
Do. 28.06.12 RSGB National Radio Centre at Bletchley Park
Relax, free choise or BWO 3
Fr. 29.06.12 AGM   Inspection by VIP
social   Relax, free choise or BWO 4
Sa. 30.06.12 Ofcom's Radio Monitoring Centre at Baldock
Relax, free choise or BWO 5
Last day of special callsign "GB6ØQE" from BWO
So. 01.07.12 Relax, free choise or BWO 6   Departure

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Some Impression around the HMS "Belfast".

more to follow

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London and HMS "Belfast": I shall return!


Responsible: Hans-Jürgen DK9OS, MF787 RN4636 LG609


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LT last update: 19/06/2012   © dk9os