We’re bringing the Scottish Consulate back to CCC Camp. We’re going to be
around Milliways and should be identifiable from the Scottish flag. If you’re
around, come say hi!
You don’t have to be Scottish to be a member, we run a comprehensive Asylum
program for our
international friends and refugees of no fixed abode!
Perhaps you’ll need a
Visa - your
eligibility may be checked upon arrival at
You can always add your name to our event wiki page and you are welcome to camp
with/socialise with/party with us to your heart’s content, but without
appropriate paperwork, we may be suspicious of your intentions.
If you have a need to contact a consular official during your time at CCC camp,
you can reach our switchboard on DECT 7222 or call us via amateur radio on
From the article: "If you’ve ever been to one of the larger camps, you may have encountered the Scottish Consulate village. The Scottish hackerspaces come together with a characteristic irreverent humour, and from where I’m sitting they really get that hacker camps are about having fun."
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At CampGND 2019 we
operated a special event station GB1GND. There were quite a few amateur radio
Between us we had a few HF radios, various data cables, and laptops.
For the most part we were using the Sotabeams three-band portable dipole
(20/30/40m) on a 7 meter telescopic pole.
We attempted to do some APRS on 30 meters but were unable to get everything set
up due to really a RF noisy USB soundcard preventing anything from working. In
the process though, we did try out using
hamlib for PTT control. As a result of this, this
mode of operation is now
into the Debian package.
You can find the logbook from the event here: GB1GND @ CampGND 2019.