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Portable contests in UK 2001

Gary Hinson (G4iFB) on April 11, 2001
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Fellow contestants,

As you are all no doubt fully aware, the UK is suffering a major outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease affecting livestock in various parts of the country. The RSGB VHF contest committee (and, I guess, the HF one) have therefore SUSPENDED all UK /P contests for the meantime to avoid any risk of further spread. While UK contesters may be sad to curtail their operating, I hope I speak for them all in saying we support the action in the greater interest of the UK farming industry, and others suffering from this tragic infection.

So, please spare us a thought in Field Day and similar events. We'll try to give away points from home but you probably won't hear any G*/P sigs this summer.

73, Gary G4iFB

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by g4iiy on April 22, 2001 Mail this to a friend!
It's a shame that the UK section of the HF Field Day in June has been cancelled. But it's the only decision in the circumstances. I will be active from home, giving away points to whoever needs them!
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