Archive for April, 2016
The next ARISS schools contact between Ashfield Primary School in Otley, West Yorkshire and Tim Peake on the International Space Station has now been confirmed for Thursday, 5 May at 0908BST (0808UTC). Listen for Tim calling “GB1APS this is GB1SS” on 145.800MHz narrowband FM.
The ARISS UK Operations team is delighted to announce that the ARISS Schools contact between Ashfield Primary School in Otley, West Yorkshire and Tim Peake on the International Space Station has now been confirmed for Thursday the 5th of May at 0908BST. It will be a direct contact operated by GB1APS. The contact should be […]
The minutes from the Interim Meeting of IARU Region 1 are now available on the RSGB Spectrum Forum website. Over the weekend of 16 and 17 April, delegates from Member Societies discussed numerous papers and proposals on HF, VHF/Microwave and EMC matters. The resulting recommendations for band plan and other changes will be considered for […]
At a recent RSGB Board meeting, the application of the Construction, Design and Management Regulations 2015 in respect of amateur radio activities was discussed. Board Director Steve Hartley, G0FUW will be preparing an article for RadCom giving guidance to clubs and individual Members on how this legislation applies to them. Due to the increase in […]
The Dambusters Hamfest takes place Sunday, 1 May, at Thorpe Camp Museum, Tattershall Thorpe, near Coningsby, Lincolnshire LN4 4PE.The venue is all on one level and doors open at 10am. Admission is £3 and includes entry into the museum. Hot food will be available in addition to the NAFFI. This is mainly an outdoor rally […]
Koji, JI1LET, is operating as JD1BOI from Chichijima Island in the Ogasawara Archipelago, IOTA reference AS-031, until 6 May. Ogasawara is about 1,000km south of Tokyo and counts as a separate entity for the DXCC Award. Koji is working all bands from 80 to 6m using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via his home call […]