The Radio Society of Great Britain’s Youth Committee is running a Kenwood-sponsored Youth DXpedition next week, from 23-30 July. They will be active as MC0RYC from the Brecon Beacons in Wales on all bands HF through VHF, including satellite operations.
This is the first RSGB young person’s DXpedition and, throughout the week, they will be taking part in an array of activities including operating SOTA summits Pen-y-fan (SOTA reference GW/SW-001) & Waun-Fach (SOTA reference GW/SW-002). Dependent on the weather, SOTA activations will be taking place on the following dates and times:
- Saturday 25 July – afternoon
- Sunday 26 July – afternoon
- Tuesday 28 July – noon UTC
- Wenesday 29 July – noon UTC
As well as having fun, the young Members will learn to be competent and confident radio amateurs through a range of other activities including ARDF, antenna-building workshops and encouraging good radio operation.