Both of these examples are in the open air, where recreation is
permitted. Most portable operation at this time of year is in cars
or other enclosed environments.
The guidance indicates that travel other than for essential
purposes should be avoided, in my view taking part in amateur
radio contests when it is possible to enter from a fixed location
would not qualify as essential travel.
I do not think that UKuG should encourage operation which could
be seen by the authorities as not within the the current covid-19
On 06/11/2020 15:39, alwyn.seeds1
I note that the government has, today, issued
revised guidance for metal detectorists to apply during
If the government has no objection to fishing and
metal detecting going on during lockdown, to say nothing of
horse riding, I really cannot see why the government would
object to /P operation.
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