Waterways On The Air

Amateur radio enthusiasts are set to stage a worldwide event at The Waterways Festival to celebrate the launch of British Inland Waterways on the Air (BiWota) – a 50-strong group of canal and amateur radio enthusiasts.

Dozens of Amateur Radio Operators (AROs) are set to take part in the group’s first ever event which aims to share the pleasures of Britain’s Inland Waterways with people across the UK and world through radio communication from boats, towpaths and even a kayak!

A special event licence has been issued by OfCom to create The Waterways Festival station. Founder of BiWota and a Regional Manager for the Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB), John Rogers who will be leading the team of AROs said:.....

Ham Radio takes to water


Mayo Radio Experimenters Network

The Mayo Radio Experimenters Network in Ireland are holding a series of practical hands-on open days throughout the summer months.

The events will start at 13.00 approx (weather permitting) and will take place on the following dates: Sunday June 12th Sunday July 10th Sunday August 14th Sunday September 11th

Anyone with an interest in radio related matters, who would like to have the opportunity to participate or observe the operation of an amateur radio station, or meet club members, will receive a warm welcome.

Amateur Radio in Ireland

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