Archive for December, 2013
There will be no GB2RS news readings on 29 December or 5 January. Normal service will be resumed on Sunday 12 January. RSGB HQ will close for the Christmas and New Year holiday at noon on Tuesday 24 December and re-open at 8.30am on Thursday 2 January.
During the wide debate about the forthcoming amateur radio licence review to be carried out by Ofcom, several amateurs have been in touch with the RSGB to express concern that they will either be required to progress to become Full licensees or to surrender their Foundation or Intermediate licence and give up the hobby. In […]
You can now download FUNcube-1, AO-73, Whole Orbit Data as a .csv file from the Data Warehouse. The file is produced at 23:59 every day and contains data for the preceding 24 hours. It contains all the channels shown on the Whole Orbit Data graph, which shows the latest orbit data captured. The Whole Orbit […]
Signals from WG2XRS, one of the USA special transmitting licences for the 75kHz band, crossed the Atlantic in early December using the newly added OP65 mode. 17 Opera monitor stations spread across the USA and western Europe listened for the transmissions, which started at 2200UTC. The first transmission period produced substantial automated signal reports from […]
We have no details of rallies taking place during the rest of December. The next event in the diary is Bath Buildathon on 4 January. Booking is essential and the project is the 20m PSK Centenary Receiver. Intermediate Practical Assessments will also be available on the day. Contact Steve Hartley, G0FUW, by email to G0FUW@tiscali.co.uk. […]