GB6SMD 2016

GB6SMD Special Event Amateur Radio Station. The 2016 team : Colin (G6JVT), Edmund (M0MNG), Chris Spanton, Andy Oakes. GB6SMD was on the air again for the Churches On The Air event on the 10th September 2016 and for St. Matthew’s … Continue reading

GB6SMD 2015

Churches On The Air (CHOTA) and St.Matthew’s Fun Day GB6SMD Special Event Amateur Radio Station. The 2015 team : Colin (G6JVT), Edmund (M0MNG), Chris Spanton, Andy Oakes. GB6SMD was on the air again for the Churches On The Air event … Continue reading

GB6SMD 2014

This year Andy and I put up the antenna’s the week before our first airing as GB6SMD, because, I was on holiday the week leading up to the CHOTA special event at St.Matthew’s. We took the opportunity to spend some time getting … Continue reading

GB6SMD 2013

As with other years the station was setup in the choir vestry on both weekends.The VHF / UHF antenna was setup on the roof of the choir vestry and the HF antenna was secured to the gable at the east … Continue reading

GB6SMD at 2013 AGM

In April 2013 the organizers of  GB6SMD were asked by the St. Matthew’s Church P.C.C (Church Council) to setup a demonstration station, and answer questions about our Amateur radio activities at the church. The idea was to show the church … Continue reading

GB6SMD 2012

The GB6SMD 2012 team: Colin Santer G6JVT (Blue top), Edmund Spicer M0MNG{formaly 2E0MDO} (On microphone),  Chris Spanton SWL (In dark top keeping the log), and Any Oakes (Out making tea and heating pasties). The station was first setup in the … Continue reading