Northiam to Bodiam 10k

Northiam 10K, 16th September 2018 We were once again kindly asked to assist in this Northiam to Bodiam 10k run, now in its second year. Last year we encountered a few communication problems, the route is very undulating and goes through some very wooded areas. So this year coverage was the priority. We used a…

Hastings Half-Marathon 18/03/18

The Sunday morning of the race was cold, bitterly cold, temperatures struggled to get above freezing and there was a very chilly easterly wind to throw into the mix. Control had the short straw and was in position first, at 08.30. Other members were in positon between 09.00 and 09.30. With road closures going on…

BATTLE BONFIRE 4/11/17

The forecast was dry with the possibility of a couple of showers and true to their word that was indeed the weather for the evening. Communications were to be through our mobile repeater which was set up in Battle Abbey with control being set up in the Police Station at the opposite end of the…

Northiam Bonfire. 21/10/17

The weather throughout the day was very wet and windy. Storm Brian had hit and looked like it would force the organisers to call off the event.  Fortunately the winds dropped enough to allow the event to go ahead, with a final decision being made on the fireworks later that evening. It was surprising how…

Northiam to Bodiam 10K

The day started off rather misty with a distinct chill in the air. First order of the day was to erect the antenna mast at Bodiam Castle, who we thank for their hospitality and the use of some mains electricity. This was a new event, not just for us but for the organisers as well.…

Battle 10K Run. 3rd September 2017

We were asked to provide communications for the Battle 10K by the Battel Bonfire Boyes,¬†http://www.battelbonfire.co.uk/2016/Bonfire/Bonfire.php. The weather was almost perfect for the runners, dry, not much wind and not too hot. Our members were in position between 8 and 9 depending on their location. The main purpose for our involvement was to pass on race…

33rd Hastings Half Marathon. 19/03/17

Firstly a huge thank you to the Hastings Lions Club for asking us to help with this fantastic yearly event once again. It truly is an honour to be involved in such a fantastic event. The weather for the day was forecast to be strong winds and on this occasion it proved to be correct.…