The Society’s main callsigns are:
G8SRS – Used mainly for VHF / UHF.
G6UQ – Used mainly for contesting, but also by our rally talk-in station in July.
M5MDX – Used mainly on HF and during our Foundation Licence courses.
G3LX – This was our previous presidents callsign which is now a club callsign after his passing
G50 – Used by Peak Contest Group in HF contests
On the air events from our Walthew House HQ.
Our callsigns can regularly be heard on the air when our HQ station is active and we usually take the opportunity to use the special club callsign by introducing the letter “X” as follows.
GX8SRS – VHF / UHF station operating from HQ – mainly used for club nets using FM ./ SSB / CW.
The station will be mainly used for club nets and on the air evenings, and will also be used for club activities and special events by the Society.
GX6UQ – HF / VHF station operating from HQ.
The station will be mainly used for club activities, special events and contests where the special callsign does not contravene the rules or spirit of the contest.
MX5MDX – HF station operating from HQ.
The station will be mainly used for on the air evenings using SSB / CW / Data and will also be used for club activities and special events by the Society.
Other Callsigns Used
GM8SRS – Used twice during 2013 by members during DXpeditions to the Scottish Islands.
GQ8SRS – Used during the 2012 CQ WPX Contest and during the period where UK stations were allowed to insert the letter “Q” in celebration of the Queen’s 60th anniversary.