November 29, 2023

This Week in Amateur Radio

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‘It’s the most isolated, loneliest place in the world:’ Former Buckie man to spend 60 days perched on Rockall for charity (Scotland)

Chris “Cam” Cameron hopes to raise £50,000 for charity – and break the record – by staying on Rockall for at least 60 days.

An electronics lecturer is planning to set up camp on a rocky ledge in the middle of the Atlantic – for at least 60 days.

Chris Cameron, also known as Cam, will be setting sail for Rockall – a barren islet 230 miles west of North Uist – this week.

Raising money for charity, the 53-year-old plans to spend at least two months perched on a ledge measuring 13ft by 4.9ft.

He hopes to beat the longest occupation record of 45 days set by Nick Hancock in 2014.

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