Club Callsigns

Below are a list of the callsigns used by Stockport Radio Society, our Contest Group and our Special Events Group

Club CallsignPurpose
Link to Information
G8SRSUsed mainly for VHF and UHF
G6UQUsed mainly for HF, but also by our rally talk-in station each July
M5MDXUsed mainly on HF, and on our Foundation licence courses
G3LXHarry Arnfield's callsign now a club callsign after his passing
G50Used by the SRS Contest Group in HF Contests
GX8SRSVHF/UHF station operating from HQ mainly used for club nets using FM, SSB and CW
GX6UQHF/VHF stations operations from HQ
MX5MDXHF station operating from HQ
GX3LXHarry Arnfield's callsign now a club callsign after his passing
Special Events CallsignsPurpose
GB50MKIUsed during 1998 - the 50th anniversary of the worlds first stored program computer1998 – GB50MKI – the 50th anniversary of the world’s first stored program computer
GB0SRS/GB8SRSUsed during 2000 - 80th Anniversary of Stockport Radio Society2000 – GB0SRS/GB8SRS – 80th Anniversary of Stockport Radio Society
GB0OHSUsed in 2001 - National Science Week Offerton High School2001 – GB0OHS – Offerton High School
GB4SFDUsed in 2003 - to celebrate Sale Fun Day with SMRCC2003 – GB4SFD – Sale Fun Day
GB2SHSUsed in 2004 - to support Air Weekend at Stockport Museum2004 – GB2SHS – Stockport Museum
GB100STHUsed in July 2008 - Centenary of the opening of Stockport Town Hall2008 – GB100STH – Centenary of the opening of Stockport Town Hall.
GB2SCFUsed in July 2011 - Rainow Scarecrow Festival2011 – GB2SCF – Rainow Scarecrow Festival
GQS8SRSUsed during 2012 CQ WPX Contest and during the peroiod where UK stations were allowed to insert the letter 'Q' in celebtration of the Queens 80th birthday
GM8SRSUsed twice during 2013 by members during DXpedition to Scottish Islands
GB0XWBUsed in July 2017 with the SRS Special Events Station at Manchester Airport Transport and Aviation Festival (TAS)2017 – GB0XWB – Manchester Airport/TAS Aviation Fair
GB0AHMUsed in 2017 and 2018 with the SRS Special Events Station at the AVRO Museum Bramhall2017 – GB0AHM – Avro Heritage Museum “Wings & Wheels”
GB0MFCUsed in 2018 with the SRS Special Events Station at Marple Forces Club
GB0ATFUsed in 2018 with the SRS Special Events Station at Manchester Airport Transport and Aviation Festival.
G8SRS/100Used during the SRS Centenary Year 20202020 – G8SRS/100 – SRS 100 years anniversary
SRS Contest GroupPurpose
G50Used by the SRS Contest Group in HF Contests
G50/PUsed by the SRS Contest Group (Portable)
G3LX/PUsed by the SRS Contest Group (Portable)
GB2CGSJOTA - Heald Green Scouts 2016
GB1POYJOTA - First Poynton Scout Group
GW50IOTA 2011 Holy Island
GM50IOTA 2014 Orkney
GI50IOTA 2015 Raithlin Island
EJ0SRIOTA 2016 Arranmore
EJ6KOIOTA 2017 Arranmore
EJ6KPIOTA 2018 Arranmore

 

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