Author Archives: John Ray

GB2NWA Airfields on the Air 6/7 April 2024

Richard G4DDP’s report. For 2024, LEFARS put on Airfields on the Air using GB2NWA from the vicinity of North Weald Airfield in Essex. Unlike 2023 when we operated GB2STA from Stapleford Tawney Airfield in the most miserable rain sodden quagmire, this year we were blessed by the weather Gods and experienced a sunny, warm but… Read More »

GB2STA Airfields on the Air 1/2 April 2023

Introduction LEFARS participated in this year’s Airfields on the Air event, using Special Event call GB2STA, over the weekend of  1st / 2nd April, re-visiting a field in Abridge used for last year’s activation and within the ATZ of Stapleford Aerodrome (ICAO: EGSC). Staplefield Aerodrome is the largest commercial flying school in the UK, complete… Read More »

Visit to HamRadio 24-26 June 2022

My  last visit to the Ham Radio Show in Friedrichshafen, Germany was in 2018. With COVID-19, it has taken three years to re-open and Ham Radio 2022 was held on the last weekend in June.  The modern exhibition centre (Messe) is next to an airport and three miles from Friedrichshafen and Lake Constance. This is… Read More »