Category Archives: Special Event Stations

Railways On The Air 2017 – 23rd & 24th of September

On the 23rd and 24th of September the Porthmadog and District Amateur Radio Society (PADARS), will be participating in this years Railways on The Air (ROTA) event. We will be operating from inside the heritage museum of the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway. We will be operating all day for both days of the event and…
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SOS Radio Week at Pwllheli lifeboat station

The Porthmadog & District Amateur Radio Society (PADARS) ran an amateur radio special event station from Pwllheli lifeboat station on the 28th and 29th of January 2017. The station was run to celebrate the annual SOS Radio Week event and promote the work of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and used the callsign GB6RNLI.…
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PADARS presents cheque to Pwllheli lifeboat station

Porthmadog and District Amateur Radio Society members Robert and Dawn Hughes-Burton (Secretary and Treasurer respectively) recently presented a cheque for money raised during this year's SOS Radio Week to Royal National Lifeboat Institution's (RNLI's) Pwllheli station. The society operated an amateur radio special event station from the lifeboat house in January and was sponsored for every…
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JOTA Special Event Station – GB5PSJ

[caption id="attachment_203" align="alignnone" width="770"] GB5PSJ - JOTA station for the 1st Porthmadog Scout Group[/caption] The 15th & 16th October is Scouts Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) weekend and this year the Quantum Tech Club and Meirion and Porthmadog amateur radio societies will be joining forces to assist the 1st Porthmadog Scouts to lay on a…
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GB0PLB puts lifeboats on the air

SOS Radio Week is an annual two weekend event organised by the Lifeboat Amateur Radio Society at the end of January to raise money for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). For the last two years the Porthmadog & District Amateur Radio Society has taken part - operating from Criccieth Lifeboat Station one weekend and…
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