Lifeboats on the Air (GB5LB) from a very sunny Port Erin
It was a nice hot sunny day when I arrived at the RNLI Lifeboats station at Port Erin to take a few photos of the guys working GB5LB (Lifeboats on the Air) for the Isle of Man Amateur Radio Society.
Inside I found Stuart Hill (GD0OUD) manning the desk.
Meanwhile outside the building has been covered in flags for it’s open day.
With Stuart still on the radio I decided to grab a few photos from the boat house.
A nice Station sign, although not sure, but I presume this was made by Mike Dunning (GD0HYM) as the Lifeboats on the Air event is really his baby…
Dan Wood (GD0VIK) manning the radio for a short while, at the time that the photos were taken he was a teacher at the Castle Rushen School in Castletown and has been very active at starting a small Amateur Radio Club at the school and also getting some of the students through their foundation exams, he even managed to drag two of them along to have a go on the radio.
This is the other one of Dan Wood’s (GD0VIK) students manning the radio for a short while.
Steve Kelly (GD7DUZ) arrived to work the radio in shifts with other amateurs.
Steve back on the radio and working hard.