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Centenary station: lost log

| July 24, 2013

A part of the computer log for the Colchester Radio Amateur’s operation of the station on 22nd and 23rd July has irretrievably been lost due to a catastrophic computer problem. About 140 contacts are involved.  Attempts at data recovery have proved unsuccessful. Obviously, this will mean loss of credits for the Centenary Award and the […]

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WRC-18 Agenda Item

| June 21, 2013

The detailed agenda for ITU World Radiocommunication Conference WRC-18 is to be agreed at WRC-15.  As part of the preparation for WRC-15 possible agenda items for WRC-18 need to be considered.  This week the Society has submitted its proposal to Ofcom.  This will be considered, along with proposals from its other spectrum stakeholders to select […]

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Centenary Award – new Application Form

| June 5, 2013

An additional Application Form has been created and added to the Check Sheet and Application Form download page.  This new form is flexible in its usage as it allows rows to be inserted in the log sheet and the log sheet “sorted”, etc. The earlier form is still available and acceptable, and should be used […]

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GB100RSGB call sign

| May 15, 2013

References to this GB call sign in RadCom, on the DX Cluster and elsewhere are unfortunate typos or errors. The GB prefix is used as a prefix for UK  Special Event Stations and has not been issued for use with the G100RSGB, GD100RSGB, etc, Centenary stations, which are operated under a special arrangement with Ofcom.

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Region 1 Interim Meeting minutes

| May 14, 2013

Following the meeting in April, the minutes of the C4 Committee meeting (matters below 30 MHz) and the C5 Committee (matters above 30 MHz) can be seen under our IARU pages. Note that the Interim Meeting is aimed at allowing early discussion of new proposals as well as discussion of policy matters that are thought […]

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Centenary Award – updated forms

| April 1, 2013

A couple of errors have been reported on each of the EXCEL spreadsheets and update versions are available for download. The changes were: Check Sheet – IOTA Reference for EU005 changed to UK Mainland.  Check Sheet now at v1.25 Application Form – Channel Isles changed to SW England (Region 11).  Application Sheet now at v1.52 […]

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