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 Heavenly Body II

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Week day activations during August 2014


Other days that we operated GB2HB at the  Island Yacht Club were four weekdays during August, good weather and great conditions and lots of aircraft activity overhead, including a wartime DC3, two spitfires and twice the only two Lancaster’s still flying passed overhead ,the reason for the Radio Station was to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Heavenly Body II the  B17 aircraft  that crashed at Canvey Point in 1944  only a couple of hundred yards from our operating site ,422 contacts in 41 countries was worked  highlights were USA/Canada and Indonesia , lots of feedback from stations that we worked was received by email and social media  on how they appreciated the The video and information on our web site and QRZ.com about the crash , modes worked were CW, PSK31/64, SSB, D STAR  great fun and good company , great operators, thanks to everyone that operated .