Chris Tran GM3WOJ + team
Thanks for your interest in our Special Event Station GB2KW
GB2KW will be active from near Inverness, Scotland between 1st January and 28th January 2018, using a variety of different vintage transceivers, transmitters and receivers manufactured by KW Electronics Ltd of Dartford, Kent during the 1960s and 1970s.
A real-time logging system will be in use - click here to visit the GB2KW real-time logging webpage
GB2KW will be using the following KW Electronics equipment : KW Viceroy MkII SSB/CW TX, KW77 RX, KW2000 SSB/CW transceiver, KW2000A SSB/CW transceiver, KW Atlanta SSB/CW transceiver, KW1000 80-10m linear amplifier, KW E-Z Match ATU, KW160 ATU, etc.
GB2KW activity will be on 160m, 80m, 40m and 20m on SSB and CW. Operators are from the North of Scotland Contest Group (GS2MP/GM7V) and the Sutherland and District Amateur Radio Club (GS0IYP) The WAB square is NH77 - Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region. (Locator IO77WS)
In January 2017, GB2KW operators Frank GM0CSZ, Jim GM4TXX, Jack GM4MOX, Ken MM0GKB and Chris GM3WOJ made 900 QSOs. (We hope to make a lot more QSOs this year!)
All QSOs made by GB2KW will be uploaded to ClubLog and LoTW (DXCC entity = Scotland) and eQSL. Sorry, no paper GB2KW QSL cards will be available.
Click here to see some info and photos about the renovation of the KW Viceroy MkII.
* * * Also active over the 'KW weekend' 6th/7th January 2018 will be GB8KW from the Cray Valley Radio Society (G3RCV) shack in Eltham, SE London. * * *
73 Chris GM3WOJ
Updated 4th December 2017