BIWOTA Registered Stations

Registered Stations for 2024

 

Call Sign

Operator or Contact

Boat Name (If applicable)

Radio Club Name Waterway Point on Waterway

Planned Bands/Days

WAB Locator
GB0FW IAIN SMITH   LIVINGSTON & DISTRICT ARS UNION CANAL FALKIRK WHEEL

40,20,15,10, 7 & 2m

SSB

SATURDAY 24TH - SUNDAY 25TH AUGUST

NS87 IO85bx
G0HCP DAVID GOODE NARROWBOAT GRUMPY   OLD WEST RIVER, THE FENS FISH & DUCK MARINA, HOLT FEN

40m

SATURDAY 24TH - MONDAY 26TH AUGUST

TL57 JO02ci
2E0TMM JIM     DRIFFIELD CANAL NORTH FRODINGHAM LANDING SUNDAY 25TH - MONDAY 26TH AUGUST TA05 IO93ux
G2DT MARTYN BELL   FURNESS ARS ULVERSTON CANAL LOCK GATES, CANAL FOOT

20m / 40m

SATURDAY 24TH - MONDAY 26TH AUGUST

SD27 IO84le
G8SRS RON LAND THE LITTLE TREASURE STOCKPORT RS PEAK FOREST CANAL BUGSWORTH BASIN

VARIOUS BANDS

VHF / UHF / HF

SATURDAY 24TH - SUNDAY 25TH AUGUST

SK08 IO93ai
GB2NL CHRIS FULLER     RIVER GIPPING & NEEDHAM LAKE, SUFFOLK NEEDHAM LAKE PICNIC AREA

20m / 40m

SATURDAY 24TH - MONDAY 26TH AUGUST

TM05 JO02md
GB0FL KEN SMITH   CWMBRAN AND DISTRICT ARS MON AND BRECON CANAL FOURTEEN LOCKS

ALL BANDS AVAILABLE

SAT 24TH AUG - MON - 26TH AUGUST

ST28 IO81lp
M0JUW HEATHER STANLEY NARROWBOAT ROYAL OSCAR GILMORE & NORTH WEST MORSE RC MACCLESFIELD CANAL NORTH CHESHIRE CRUISING CLUB SATURDAY 24TH - SUNDAY 25TH AUGIST SJ98 IO83xi
                 
G0SRC JACQUI JOHNSON   SOUTH DERBYSHIRE & ASHBY WOLDS ARG MOIRA / ASHBY CANAL MOIRA FURNACE

40m and 2m PLUS OTHERS

SATURDAY 24TH AUGUST - MONDAY 26TH AUGUST

SK31 IO92fr
G8TA ANDREW ATKINSON TREBALISA WOLVERHAMPTON ARS SHROPSHIRE UNION / STAFFORDSHIRE & WORCESTER CANAL WILDSIDE ACTIVITY CENTRE TO BREWOOD

2m

SATURDAY 24TH AUGUST

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GB0SL STEFAN LATIMER

 

NUNSFIELD HOUSE ARG TRENT AND MERSEY CLOCK WAREHOUSE / SHARDLOW LOCK NO.2

2m & HF BANDS

SATURDAY 24TH - SUNDAY 25TH AUGUST

SK43 IO92hu
GB0NW PAUL HUNT DRAGONFLY   GRAND UNION CANAL NELSONS WHARF, RUGBY ROAD, STOCKTON

40m / 20m

SATURDAY 24TH - MONDAY 26TH AUGUST

SP46 IO92hg
GB0HSC STUART     WARLEY MOOR RESERVOIR PARKING AREA OVERLOOKING HALIFAX SAILING CLUB SATURDAY 24TH - SUNDAY 25TH AUGUST SE03 IO93as
                 
                 

 

Registered Stations for 2023

 

Call Sign

Operator or Contact

Boat Name (If applicable)

Radio Club Name Waterway Point on Waterway

Planned Bands/Days

WAB Locator
M0XTY ANDY CALLAGHAN SUNFLOWER   PEAK FOREST CANAL BUGSWORTH BASIN

2M / 40M

SAT 26TH AUG (PM) - MON 28TH AUG (AM)

SK08 IO93ai
M7MCQ  TOM MCQUIGGAN   BOLTON WIRELESS CLUB GLASSON BASIN

LANCASTER CANAL

(WHERE IT MEETS THE GLASSON DOCK)

SUN 27TH AUG - MON 28TH AUG SD61 IO83ro
M0JUW HEATHER STANLEY

NARROWBOAT

ROYAL OSCAR

GILMORE RADIO CLUB NORTH CHESHIRE CRUISING CLUB MACCLESFIELD CANAL SAT 26TH AUG - SUN 27TH AUG SJ98 IO83xi
G8EJN/P MIKE CATALA   GREAT OUSE / RIVER CAM ELY AREA 2M / 20M / 40M / (Maybe 160M!) TL57  
2E0TMM JIM     DRIFFIELD CANAL NORTHFRODINGHAM LANDING 

 

40m

PART OF ALL DAYS.

SAT 26TH AUG - SUN - 27TH AUG

TA05 IO93ux
MX0NWF     NORTH WEST FUSION GROUP LANCASTER CANAL CITY OF LANCASTER 2m C4FM(144.6125) / FM(145.500) / SSB(144.300) SD46 IO84ob
GB0FL KEN SMITH   CWMBRAN AND DISTRICT ARS MON AND BRECON CANAL 14 LOCKS CANAL CENTRE

ALL BANDS AVAILABLE

SAT 26TH AUG - MON - 28TH AUG

ST28 IO81lp
G8TA ANDREW ATKINSON TREBALISA WOLVERHAMPTON ARS SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL START POINT WILDSIDE ACTIVITY CENTRE - BREWOOD

2M 

MONDAY 29TH AUG

SJ80 IO82wo - IO82vq
GB0ACM STEFAN LATIMER   NUNSFIELD HOUSE ARG ASHBY CANAL MOIRA FURNACE

2M / 80M/ 40M / 20M

SAT 26TH - SUN 27TH AUG

SK31 IO92fr
GB0GSC TIM H DARCH     GLOUCESTER AND SHARPNESS CANAL SAUL JUNCTION

2M / 20M

SAT 26TH - MON - 28TH

SO70 IO81ts
G4NVF STEVE BARLOW     LANCASTER CANAL WALKING MOBILE FROM GUYS COURT NORTH AND BACK WEATHER DEPENDANT SD43  
G0VQH JENNY BAILEY ELYSIUM   GREAT OUSE - OLD WEST TWENTY PENCE MARINA SUN 27TH / MON 28TH AUG TL47 JOO2ch

GB0NKM

PAUL (M1AIB) TARDIS TWO   GRAND UNION LEICESTER LINE NORTH KILWORTH MARINA

SAT 26TH - SUN 27TH AUG

HF / VHF / DMR

SP68 IO92ik
GB0FF PAUL (M1AIB) TARDIS TWO   GRAND UNION LEICESTER LINE FOXTON LOCKS

MON 28TH AUG

HF / VHF / DMR

SP68 IO92ml
G4ENA PETER ISABEL FESTIVAL OF WATER 2023 WYRLEY & ESSINGTON CANAL PELSALL JUNCTION

40M

SAT 26TH - MON 28TH AUG

SK00 IO92ap
G4SJM STEPHEN SPENCER (M7HFY) OLIVIA OF HEBDEN BRIDGE RIPON AND DISTRICT ARS RIPON RACECOURSE MARINA MARINA ON THE RIPON CANAL

40M / 2M

SAT 26TH - MON 28TH AUG

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GB5CAD MARK (M0WMB)   SALTASH AND DISTRICT ARC CADOVER LAKES, DEVON EDGE OF LAKE SAT 26TH & MON 28TH AUG SX20 IO70xl
G0SRC JACQUI JOHNSON   SOUTH DERBYSHIRE AND ASHBY WOULDS ARG

ROSLISTON FORESTRY CENTRE

ROLLS-ROYCE GREENHEART LAKE

40M / 2M PLUS OTHERS

SAT 26TH - MON 28TH AUG

SK21 IO92es
GX3SRT WAYNE JOHN FAULKNER JEANINA SALOP AMATEUR RS SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL HIGHFIELDS FARM BETTON MOSS

40M / 2M

SAT 26TH AUG

(LIMITED HOURS AM)

SJ63 IO82sw
M0SPA NEVILLE   STAFFORDSHIRE PORTABLE ARC COVENTRY CANAL CANAL SIDE / TAMWORTH CRUISING CLUB SAT 26TH - MON 28TH AUG SK20 IO92dp
GB4RSE GARY DEAN   GLOUCESTER AMATEUR RADIO & ELECTRONICS SOCIETY RIVER SEVERN EPNEY, STROUD GLOUCESTER 80M / 40/ 2M SO71 IO81tt
G6HDF SHAUN     STAFFORDSHIRE & WORCESTER CANAL BUMBLE HOLE LOCK, BRIDGE 46 SAT 26TH - SUN 27TH AUG SO89 IO82vm
G5CH PHILIP HUGHES (G8IPT)    CHESTER AND DISTRICT RS RIVER DEE CHESTER MOTOR BOAT CLUB, SANDY LANE

40M

SAT 26TH AUG

SJ46 IO83ne
G0HCP FATHER DAVID GOODE NB GRUMPY   OLD WEST RIVER (FENLAND WATERWAYS) FISH & DUCK MARINA, HOLT FEN, LITTLE THETFORD, ELY

40M - 10M

SAT 26TH - MON 28TH AUG

TL57 JO02ci
M0TCH CHRIS HOWARD   ICQ PODCAST RIVER THAMES SHEPPERTON LOCK

40M

SAT 26TH AUG

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M0AWB TONY BOOM     RIVER NENE OUNDLE MARINA (INITIALLY)

40M

SAT 26TH - SUN 27TH AUG

TL08 IO92sl
M6PVR PAUL DOLLY   RIVER NENE BARNWELL 40M TL08  
G6APE ADAM BELLA ROSE   TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL JUNCTION OFF STAFFS AND WORCESTER WITH T&M SAT 26TH - SUN 27TH AUG SJ92  
M0BQF MICK ORION DAWN   TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL GREAT HAYWOOD SAT 26TH - MON 28TH AUG SJ92 IO82xt

 

 

 

 

Registered Stations for 2022

 

Call Sign

Operator or Contact

Boat Name (If applicable)

Radio Club Name Waterway Point on Waterway

Planned Bands/Days

WAB Locator
GB0FL KEN SMITH   CWMBRAN ADARS MON BRECON CANAL FOURTEEN LOCKS

27th, 28th, 29th AUGUST

ST28 IO81lp
2E0LMD ANNE   BURY RADIO SOCIETY    

16th - 30th AUGUST

   
2E0TMM JIM     DRIFFIELD CANAL  

40m Band

 28th AUGUST

TA05 IO93tx
M6GML GREG KOAMA   LANCASTER CANAL  

2m Band

28th, 29th AUGUST 

   
M0JUW HEATHER NARROWBOAT ROYAL OSCAR GILMORE RADIO CLUB PEAK FOREST CANAL BUGSWORTH BASIN 27th, 28th AUGUST SK08 IO93ai
MX5KR STUART   KEIGHLEY ARS REDCAR TARN   HF, VHF
29th AUGUST
SE04 IO93av
M0MNF MARK     LEEDS LIVERPOOL CANAL & LANCASTER CANAL  

Days TBC

2m on Liverpool Leeds Canal
2m, 20m, 40m on Lancaster Canal

   
GB0HSC STUART   HALIFAX & DISTRICT ARS WARLEY MOOR RESERVOIR  

HF, VHF

27th AUGUST

SE03 IO93as
GB0CJM STEFAN   NUNSFIELD HOUSE ARG RIVER DERWENT

AMBERGATE, GREAT BRITISH CAR JOURNEY MUSEUM

2m, HF 80m / 40m / 20m

27th, 28th AUGUST

SK35 IO93gb
GB8ERN ALAN   LOUGH ERNE ARC UPPER LOUGH ERNE SHARE DISCOVERY VILLAGE

HF 20m / 40m / 17m / 15m / 12m / 10m

27th, 28th 29th AUGUST

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G8EJN MIKE CATALA   GREAT OUSE POPES CORNER

VHF 2m / HF 40m

POSSIBLE OF FRIDAY 26th 27th AUGUST

TL57 JO02di
M7MCQ TOM     GLASSON DOCK GLASSON BASIN

HF 20m/40m

28th AUGUST

 

SD45 IO83nx
                 
                 

 

Registered Stations for 2021

 

Although the BiWota event has not been pushed for the past 2 years due to the Covid-19 restrictions, we now have registered stations for this years event. 

Please keep checking back to see any new entries. Also listen our over the Bank Holiday weekend as some operators maybe active around the waterways.

Call Sign

Operator or Contact

Boat Name (If applicable)

Radio Club Name Waterway Point on Waterway

Planned Bands/Days

WAB Locator
GB2HTL Neil Connor N/A Windmill Amateur Radio DX Group Kennet and Avon Canal Hungerford Town Lock

40m & 20m

Saturday 28th, Sunday 29th & Monday 30th August 

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Registered Stations for 2020

Unfortunately due to Covid-19 the BiWota 2020 has been cancelled. 

 

Registered Stations for 2019

Call Sign

Operator or Contact

Boat Name (If applicable)

Radio Club Name Waterway Point on Waterway

Planned Bands/Days

WAB Locator
M0IAX Mark Bumstead Aqua-Holic   River Hamble   70cm, 2m, 20m, 40m SU41 IO90iv
GB0ACM     Nunsfield House ARG Ashby Canal Moira Furnace Museum

80m 40m 20m 6m 2m 70cm

Saturday 24th - Sunday 25th

SK31 IO92fr
2E0NQA Rob Clark Dragon   Trent and Mersey Cannal Great Haywood

20m 40m 80m

From mid day Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th

SJ92 IO82xt
GB4FCM Robert Bird    Sutton Coldfield RS   Fazeley Canal Maina

HF, VHF, DMR

Saturday 24th

SK20 IO92do
M0JEK Andre  Alpha UMi Bedford & District Amateur RC The River Great Ouse Somewhere between St Ives (Cambs) and Ely

80,60,40, 20m, 2m

All days when possible

TBC TBC
M7MCQ Tom MCQuiggan     Leeds/Liverpool Canal Adlington White Bear Marina

2M SSB / Saturday

24th to Monday 26th

SD61 IO83ro
G6HDF/A Shaun     Staffs & Worcestershire Cannal Bumble Hole Lock House

80m, 2m & 70cm

Sunday 25th & Monday 26th

SO89 IO82vm
GB4CCT  John M0JAV Carnival  Worksop ARS Chesterfield Canal   Charlies Lock 

 80, 40, 20, 10, 2m, 70cm & Zello (Network Radio)

Saturday 24th -  Monday 26th

SK68  IO93li 
2E0REZ Mike Ricketts     Croydon Canal  

GB3NS (Caterham Repeater)

Saturday 24th to Monday 26th

TQ32 IO91wg
GB4BRW Paul Archer   Worksop ARS River Whitam - LN10 6XJ Near Ferry Farm - OS Grid Ref: TF 15723 64783

 2m / 70cms, 40m

Saturday 24th to Monday 26th

TF16 IO93ud
GW0WPO/P Neil Griffiths T'Dreme   Llangollen Canal Llangollen Basin

80, 40, possibly TB

Saturday 24th &, Sunday 25th

SJ24 IO82jx
GB4RSE Gary Dean. M0XAC   Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society River Severn @ Epney The Anchor Inn

80, 40 & 2m

Saturday 24th

SO71 IO81tt
GB1CL Neil Connor   Windmill Amateur Radio DX Group Kennet & Avon Canal Crofton Lock

80/40/20/2m

Saturday 24th

SU26 IO91ei
                 
                 

 

 

 

 

Registered Stations for 2018

Call Sign

Operator or Contact

Boat Name (If applicable)

Radio Club Name Waterway Point on Waterway

Planned Bands/Days

WAB Locator
M0IAX Mark Bumstead Karendia and Bazinga   River Hamble (Southampton, Hamshire)   40m, 2m and 70cm and

possibly 30m (using APRS Messenger)

(Weekend Operating)

SU41 IO90iv
GB8BRM Paul Lewis Mi1AIB + XYL Sharon, 2I0SHZ     Ballyronan Marina, North West shore of Lough Neagh, Northern Ieland  

Primarily HF SSB, Data modes and V/UHF may also be used. 

(Saturday,Sunday, Monday Sunday limited to PM) 

OTHER: This site also qualifies to activate Worldwide Flora Fauna location, GIFF-0030

H98 IO64rr
GB0GCS SKARS   South Kesteven ARS Grantham Canal Granthan Canal Society Depot

40m, 80m SSB and 2m FM

(Saturday Only) 

SK83 IO92pv
GB1CL John Connor   Swindon and District ARC Kennet and Avon canal Crofton Lock 80m 40m 20m 2m 70cms

Saturday 25th - Monday 27th 

SU26 IO91ei
GB5RTS NHARG   Nunsfield House ARG River Trent Sawley Sawley Marina

80m 40m 20m 2m (Possible of some FT8 activity)

Saturday 25th - Sunday 26th

SK43 IO92iu
GB4RSE Gary Dean. M0XAC   Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society River Severn @ Epney The Anchor Inn

80m, 40m & 2m Bands

Saturday 25th Only 

SO71 IO81tt
GB4CFM SCRS   Sutton Coldfield RS Birmingham and Fazeley Canal Fazeley Mill Marina Saturday 25th Only SK20 IO92do
GB4CCT John Rogers M0JAV    Worksop ARS Chesterfield Canal NB Retford Carnival

80m, 40m 20m, 2m & 70cm

Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th

SK78 IO93mh
G3XJE Peter nb Phaseshift   Great Ouse Godmanchester 40m Mostly TL27 IO92vh