Archive for February, 2015
Starting next Sunday, 8 March, the GB2RS transmission at 10.00 on 40m from Germany will change frequency. Currently on 7.150MHz, the new frequency will be 7.127MHz. This change is being made to accommodate contest activity that competes for spectrum on the band. Our thanks go to G3SIB/DJ0OK and M0DXM/DJ2XB for their continued support of the […]
RSGB Train the Trainers days are for you if you are delivering training for the amateur examinations and do not already have a professional educational background. The purpose is to give you some insights in how to prepare and deliver your material, to improve the learning skills of your class and hopefully inject some fun […]
The Mid-Cornwall Beacon and Repeater Group tell us that 70cm beacon GB3MCB on is back on the air on its new frequency of 432.470MHz. It is using an eight element Yagi at 1,050 feet ASL beaming north east towards the centre of the UK from IO70OJ. Reports are welcome at www.gb3nc.org.uk or at www.beaconspot.eu.
On the 26 February, GB2RAF at RAF Neatishead Air Defence Radar Museum made contact with GB8ORE, a station commemorating the 80th Anniversary of the radar located at the Birth of Radar Memorial Stone in Northamptonshire. This contact on 40m SSB at 1504UTC was rather special as the museum curator exchanged a greetings message to and […]
It is with great sadness that I inform you of the death of my father, G6PMT. He passed away on 20th January 2015 after a short illness. He was 86 and was still on the air during December 2014. He had been a member of the Echelford Amateur Radio Club for many years. Jane Townshend