Archive for February, 2017

UK team leader appointed

| February 28, 2017
UK team leader appointed

We are delighted to announce that Youth Committee Deputy Chair, Milo Noblet, 2E0ILO has been appointed as the UK team leader for YOTA 2017. He will lead the small team of UK young amateurs during the week at Gilwell Park in August.

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RadCom March 2017, Vol. 93, No. 3

| February 27, 2017
RadCom March 2017, Vol. 93, No. 3

The Yaesu FT-891, an ultra-compact mobile/portable design. News and Reports Around Your Region – Club events calendar 84 Around Your Region – Events roundup 88 Club of the Year 90 New products 14 News 12 RSGB Band Plans 2017 38 RSGB Matters 6 Online edition Membership Services login required, follow the link below or click […]

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Jim Welsh, GI4JXM, 29th January 2017

| February 27, 2017
Jim Welsh, GI4JXM, 29th January 2017

Jim Welsh, GI4JXM passed away on Sunday 29th January following a long illness. Jim’s interest in radio went back to the late 50s when he began an apprenticeship in Short Brothers aircraft factory in Belfast, working in the radio section. I often heard about his experiences working on the photo reconnaissance version of the Canberra […]

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Long path propagation SOTA event

| February 24, 2017

Mike, 2E0YYY, Andrew, VK1AD and Ed, DD5LP are planning another long path propagation SOTA Summit to Summit event for 11 March starting at 0630 UTC. Activity will be SSB or CW on 20 metres and going by the last action in October 2016, over 30 summits are expected to be active concurrently over Europe, Australia, […]

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Review of Contesting seeks your thoughts

| February 24, 2017

RSGB President Nick Henwood, G3RWF is writing a report on the implementation of the 2015 Review of Contesting. A questionnaire forms an important part of the input to this report, but there will also be feedback from clubs, groups and individuals as well as factual analysis of performance where possible. The questionnaire is now available […]

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CRS-10 mission to ISS to launch

| February 24, 2017

The CRS-10 mission carrying vital amateur radio equipment to the International Space Station launched at 1439UTC on 19 February. Included was an ARISS Ericsson two metre VHF radio. This radio will replace the Ericsson radio that failed a few months ago. The VHF radio is used for school group contacts and amateur packet radio in […]

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