I’ve managed to work the following stations so far this afternoon:
Started with GB4T Titanic Special Call then worked GB0MPA on 40m, This is a special callsign used by the Barry Amateur Radio Society to commemorate the role of the R.M.S. Carpathia in the rescue of the 703 survivors of the Steam Ship Titanic in 1912 after a break got GB2FLH The callsign for activation of Fleetwood Lighthouses, weekend of NARSA Radio Rally, 5th - 7th April 2013. Both Lighthouses were activated Fleetwood Esplanade Light Front aka "Beach" or Lower Light is Admiralty A4892 and Fleetwood Esplanade Light Rear aka "Pharos" or Upper Light,Admiralty A4892.1, then the GB1PER Special Event Callsign run by Worcester Radio Amateur Association. The Callsign is used for Airfields on the Air, and also for National Science Week, location Perdiswell Primary School, Worcester.The school is located on the grounds of the former airfield, taken over by the RAF in 1938 and the world's first municipal aerodrome. ( info from QRZ.com) just looking for GB75HMSB now to finish my evening!
Last night saw me also active on Slooh and getting some Nice Nebs and Comets in the form of
M20 Diffuse Nebula in Sagittarius
Common Names: Trifid Nebula
NGC Number: 6514
Visual Magnitude: 9.0
Apr 6th, 2013 05:25:27 UTC
R.A. 18h 02m 23s Dec. -23° 01' 48"
M17 - Nebula & Cluster in Sagittarius
Common Names: Omega / Horseshoe / Swan / Lobster Nebula
NGC Number: 6618
Visual Magnitude: 7.0
Apr 6th, 2013 05:15:48 UTC
R.A. 18h 20m 26s Dec. -16° 10' 36"
Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON)
Apr 5th, 2013 21:42:19 UTC
R.A. 6h 37m 11s Dec. +30° 23' 58"
and C/2011 L4 (Panstarrs)
Apr 6th, 2013 05:52:41 UTC
R.A. 0h 28m 53s Dec. +42° 57' 14" Not too shabby given its dawn where the scope is