GB60HRH – Sunday 3rd June

On Sunday 3rd June 2012, A team from Wakefield and District Radio Society will operate GB60HRH to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II.

The UK regulatory body for Radio, Ofcom, has granted the use of a 2 digit callsign which is only used on events of significant historical importance in the UK.


GB60Her Royal Highness will be a One Day Activation ONLY!

EQSL will be supported – traditional Direct/Bureau Paper Qsl Cards and LOTW will be via M0OXO

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Charles M0OXO

I was born in the 1960’s and have lived all my life in the Coal Mining Town of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, Northern England. My parents were all from this area of Yorkshire and my father worked in the main Industry of the local Collieries as a face worker. I have been married to my wife Debbie for 35+ years and we have two children and two grandchildren.

I have been licensed for around 20 years after my interest was re-kindled when I retired from my role as a Police Officer within South Yorkshire Police Force. The latter few years were spent as Radio Operator in the Force Operations Control Room at Sheffield, before my career ended.

IOTA chasing is (and always has been) my real passion, as climbing the ladder to reach Honour Roll status was always my main aim. The 1000 Islands Trophy is still out of reach but I am heading in the right direction. I am currently a Board Member of IOTA Ltd and IREF.

In my free time I am a keen Photographer of Wildlife, Aviation, (anything really) but the QSL Manager role is my main passion within Ham Radio.