Archive for September, 2013

Paul Nicholson, G3VJF, 11 September 2013

| September 23, 2013
Paul Nicholson, G3VJF, 11 September 2013

It is with sadness that we heard of the death of  Paul Nicholson, G3VJF on 11 September 2013. Paul had been a radio amateur since the early 1960s.  He was also a pharmacist, running two chemist shops in North Kent for some years.  He moved to Chestfield in the early 1980s, where shortly after that, Thanet Radio […]

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Peter Shepperd, G0CAN, 2012

| September 23, 2013
Peter Shepperd, G0CAN, 2012

Peter S Shepperd, G0CAN of Cobham, England, passed away in 2012.  

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GB2RS Manager retires

| September 20, 2013

After 35 years of unbroken service, Gordon Adams, G3LEQ is to retire as GB2RS manager and the RSGB would like to thank him for his service to amateur radio. GB2RS has always been a much valued part of the RSGB news service and every week nearly 100 volunteer newsreaders give of their time to broadcast […]

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Ofcom attend the National Hamfest

| September 20, 2013

The National Hamfest, organised by the Lincoln Short Wave Club in association with the RSGB, is being held at the usual venue in Newark next weekend on the 27th and 28th. On both days, the doors open at 10am and this is lining up to be the best show ever. Of particular note this year, […]

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Australian amateurs may keep 2.3GHz

| September 20, 2013

The Wireless Institute of Australia reports that VK amateurs may win a reprieve for the 2300-2302MHz amateur band, which is under threat from spectrum licensing. In February 2013, the Australian Communications and Media Authority, Australia’s equivalent to Ofcom released a discussion paper proposing to withdraw the 2300-2302MHz amateur allocation so that 2300-2400MHz could be re-allocated […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| September 20, 2013

The RSGB Centenary Convention looks to be more popular than ever. Rooms on Saturday evening at Horwood House are sold out, as is the Gala Dinner. Listeners may be interested to know that rooms are still available for Friday evening and the Technical Dinner, with speaker George Dobbs, G3RJV, on Saturday night. Day tickets will […]

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