Golf Bravo Zero Rugby World Cup (GB0RWC)

 

GB0RWC is a special event call sign to be operated from various locations during the period of the Rugby World Cup.

Sidmouth ARS has been allocated the dates 24th 25th 28th 29th October 2015; the station will be operated from The Shute

Farm Fluxton Ottery St Mary Devon.

Sidmouth ARS will be operating the station on all bands from 09.00 to 21.00 GMT daily, at all times we will be

monitoring the WAB 7.160 frequency.

 

The site is located approx 10 miles East of the Sandy Park Rugby ground (Home of the Exeter Chiefs) where three of  

the knock out games of the RWC will be held as follows : -

Tues September 29, 2015 16.45 Tonga v Namibia
Wed October 7, 2015 20:00 Namibia v Georgia
Sun October 11, 2015 14:30 Italy v Romania

Local WAB or interested operators are welcome to join us in operating the station, please contact us using the "contact

Sidmouth ARS" tab on the right.

 

EX11 1RL    SY 087 927


GB0RWC - Operating from the location of M6KVJ / 2E0KVJ

 

With the event now over we can announce our total stations worked was 573 in 47 countries. the total contacts for the 41 days of the event will be shown on QRZ as soon as possible.

 


Mike Marsh Visits Special-Event Station GB0RWC

With all the excitement of the Rugby World Cup, it's not all about odd-shaped balls! The worldwide amateur radio community has had the chance to play the game as well, and special-event callsign GB0RWC has been reaching all points of the globe!

Mike Marsh G1IAR from TX Factor witnessed first hand, what it's like to be in the nerve centre of a Rugby World Cup Radio Station.

TX factor - TX Talk

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