International Lighthouse Weekend 2006 – GB2GNL A few pictures from 2006 International Lighthouse Weekend Girdleness Lighthouse at Greyhope Bay, Aberdeen on the 19th & 20th August. Although foggy on Sunday morning, turned out a beautiful day. A full size 40m loop was used (to the right of the lighthouse) We used GB2GNL for this event.. read more →

A few pictures from Grampian Transport Museum 17th & 18th June 2006 Amateur Radio Museums on the Air weekend, callsign GB2GTM This year saw us in housed in a purpose built building which is normally used for transmitting audio commentary around the museum’s vehicle display track. Various vertical antennas were trialled on teh metal grid building roof. The main.. read more →

04 Jun 2006
June 4, 2006

CW National Field Day 2006

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CW National Field Day 2006 A few pictures from 2006 CW field day at Counteswells on the outskirts of Aberdeen on the 3rd & 4th of June. Grass was knee high which made soft bed for the tents. Not so easy for the antenna securing pegs. read more →

04 Sep 2005
September 4, 2005

SSB Field Day at Walker Park, Aberdeen

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A few snaps from Walker Park Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th September 2005 during the SSB field day event. Girdleness Lighthouse is hiding under cover of darkness in this overnight operation. We had thousands of visitors but most had six legs and only paid a flying visit – Hi.     Thanks to Colin Burnet.. read more →

11 Aug 2005
August 11, 2005

Aberdeen Lifeboat 2005

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The 2005 visit to the Aberdeen Lifeboat on 11th Aug The RLNI Severn class lifeboat Bon-Accord 17-24 has a web site Aberdeen Liveboat Back left-right: GM4TVB, GM4HTU, GM4OBD, 2M0AVL, GM8MHU   Front: 2M1HRS   read more →

17 Jul 2005
July 17, 2005

G-QRP at Walker Park, Aberdeen

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A few snaps from Walker Park Sunday 17th July at 11:22z, with Colin GM4TVB on key Rig TS130V 10 watts and a 40 M collinear on kite!!!! . Girdleness Lighthouse in the background where we will be operating GB2GNL in August for the International Lighthouse weekend. read more →

Internetional Museums on the Air 2004 – Gampian Transport Museum A weekend outing for Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society with special event call sign GB2GTM which took place over the 19th & 20th of June 2004. Our hosts Grampian Transport Museum premises is located in Alford. This national event was instigated by Harry Bloomfield M1BYT in light.. read more →

30 May 2004
May 30, 2004

Crathes 2004

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GM3BSQ/P special event station at Crathes Castle for the annual Crathes Car Rally which took place on Sunday the 30th of May 2004. This was the first year that we haven’t had a tent. Ran in style this year from a caravan We couldn’t have wished for better weather Whilst a few members enjoy a spell in.. read more →

Waterwheels & Windmills 2004 Finzean Bucket Mill The “Internation Mills Weekend ” took place this weekend, 19th. 20th. May 2004. AARS organised one special event stations at Finzean Bucket Mill, GB2FBM The weather was reasonable but with the possibility of a shower it was thought best to set up inside rather than out. The Bucket.. read more →

20 Apr 2004
April 20, 2004

International Marconi Day

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Just a few snippets from the Marconi Day 2004 held at the Fraserburgh Heritage Centre Jim Gauson confirmed that GB4GM worked a total of 294 contacts during the event. Anyone interested in the electronic log for this event should contact Martin Andrew GM6VXB who is QTHR * Electronic logging however doesn’t always go smoothly. It.. read more →