UK Special Event Callsigns

GE Prefix - Silver Jubilee of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II, 1977
Author: Alan, 5B4AHJ To celebrate the Silver Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, in 1977, UK radio amateurs could use a special temporary callsig...
Sat, 22 Jan, 2022 at 8:56 AM
GR Prefix - 50th anniversary of VE day & 50th Anniversary of VJ day - May/August, 1995
Author: Alan, 5B4AHJ The 50th anniversary of VE (Victory in Europe) day was celebrated in May, 1995. The 50th anniversary of VJ (Victory in Japan) day...
Tue, 29 Oct, 2013 at 6:38 AM
GV Prefix - 40th Anniversary of VE Day, May 1985
Author: Alan, 5B4AHJ RSGB DXNS #1158, dated 1985-03-12, reports: "The DTI, in resonse to a request from the RSGB, has agreed to issue the secial ...
Tue, 29 Oct, 2013 at 5:11 AM
Opening of the Scottish Parliament and the National Assembly for Wales - 1999
Author: Alan, 5B4AHJ In September, 1997 the 1997 Scottish Devolution Referendum was held. A majority of the Scottish electorate voted for a new devolv...
Mon, 2 Jun, 2014 at 10:17 AM
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2R, GR, MR, ZR prefixes - Coronation of H. M. King Charles III, 2023
Individual callsigns - 2R, GR, MR, ZR To celebrate the coronation of H. M. King Charles III on 2023-05-06, UK and Crown Dependency radio amateurs could app...
Sat, 1 Jul, 2023 at 8:51 AM