Jun 192012


WAB LF Phone Contest 2012 – (13 May 12) – Fixed or Portable UK





G5FZ – Lincoln SWC



G0BFJ – Brian Stocks



G4CQR – Dave Wood



G8XTJ – John Fitzgerald



MU0GSY – Lionel Roithmeir



G0FVH – David Dolling




 Posted by at 9:35 am
Jun 042012

As I was traveling to the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre early this morning, looking up at the dark cloudy sky, I though of yesterday with all the rain. I thought to myself we were in for another wet day, I was wrong as it turned out very sunny and it was a pleasure to be there.

Andrew Panton Next to the 1154/1155 inside the Lancaster Just Jane at Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre at East Kirkby

Centre Manager Andrew Panton Next to the 1154/1155 inside the Lancaster "Just Jane" at Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre at East Kirkby

We kept our operation restricted to the 40mtr band but as our operational 1154/1155 in the Radio Room is crystal controlled and the limited frequencies it had were being used, so we had to use the more modern equipment we have there. Although the band conditions were fairly bad we managed over 50 ssb contacts but the CW  section of the band was bad managing only 4 QSO’s.

Dave and Jamie Pose in Front of Just Jane

Dave and Jamie Pose in Front of Just Jane

There were flying displays by the Battle of Britain Flight with two Spitfires and the Lancaster Bomber. The Spitfires were too fast for me but I managed a picture of the Lancaster below.

Thanks to all Stations that contacted GB2CWP and we will certainly announce the next time we open the station  at Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre.

Jun 032012

Terry CoolingI thought it might be of interest to the newer club Members as Terry does pop up in conversation and they may not know who he is. Terry was a previous Chairman of the Lincoln Short Wave Club, and although  he now lives in Spain,  he is still an avid follower of the Club activities.

Click on Terry’s QSL card to visit his website


 Posted by at 2:03 pm
Jun 022012

It was disappointing only a few members could make it to our ‘posh’ bar-be-cue today, perhaps the ‘posh’ bit put folk off but it was only posh because we had salads followed by creamy puddings; I think 500 calories a slice!  Everyone present seemed to enjoy themselves although Steve didn’t do a very good job at organising the weather, dry but cool; I felt Pam did an excellent job with the food, as usual she was worried in case there wasn’t enough to go around but also as usual, she over catered!! 

 The Special Event station GQ5FZ was enjoyed by several members of the club and will be on air again on Wednesday evening.

Steve and Pam have decided it will be good to have another bar-be-cue in July that doesn’t coincide with other local and national events so please look out for Steve’s Activities list which will be published shortly.


 Posted by at 11:03 pm
Jun 012012

The Lincoln Short Wave Club Special Event station GB2CWP at the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre in East Kirkby will be active between 1000hrs and 1600hrs on Monday the 4th of June.

We will be operating on all bands using CW and SSB, the T1154/R1155 is limited to only 3 frequencies on 40mtrs CW and will only be used if conditions allow on the 40mtr band. We will be using the more modern equipment on all the other bands.