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Special Event Station GB5BK, April 2022

Members of RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club activated the site of the former RAF Binbrook airfield on the weekend of 9-10 April as part of Airfields on the Air. We used the Special Event Station callsign GB5BK, as “BK” was the airfield’s radio ident. in the days when it was operational.

A good weekend was had by all and we would like to thank the many stations who took the time to call us. See qrz.com for QSL details.

You can learn more about the history of RAF Binbrook here.

alt = The G B 5 B K setup team Above: the station is ready, thanks to the setup team. alt = Bob and Vic operating the radio alt = the G B 5 B K team
Top right: Bob and Vic operating Above: GB5BK team photo
alt = One of our chefs taking a break. Cheers! We were well fed by our 2 chefs, Andrew and John. Andrew, M0OOO, is pictured here taking a little light refreshment in the company of Barry,G4DBS.