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GB2RS News Script for 29 March 2015

| March 27, 2015

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Opportunities for young amateurs

| February 20, 2015

Applications for the IARU YOTA event in Italy this year close on 1 March. The RSGB is seeking four people to take part. Three participants must be under 26, plus a leader who can be over that age. The team will represent the RSGB at the IARU event, which will host 75 participants from all […]

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New SSTV transmissions from ISS

| February 20, 2015

A continuous SSTV transmission is planned from the International Space Station from 1030UTC on the 21st to 2130UTC on the 23rd. It is expected that 12 different photos will be sent on 145.800MHz FM, using the SSTV mode PD180, with three minute off periods between transmissions. One of the photos will show the commemorative diploma […]

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More news on eclipse experiment

| February 20, 2015

In last week’s news, the RSGB Propagation Studies Committee announced the Eclipse Propagation Experiment for the morning of 20 March. The UK will experience up to 89 percent totality, which is likely to reduce the effect of the D layer of the ionosphere above the UK. This could mean that stations may be heard on […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| February 20, 2015

VLF enthusiasts are planning some experiments during the solar eclipse on March 20. A number of VLF observers will be paying particular attention to received signal strengths during this period and comparing results afterwards, with the aim of compiling reports. Of particular interest will be the NRK signal on 37.5kHz from Grindavik, Iceland. They are […]

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Rallies and Events News – 22 February 2015

| February 20, 2015

Hull and District ARS is holding a Bring and Buy Auction today, the 22nd, in the Maurice Rawlings Centre, 41 Bean Street, Hull HU3 2PU. Doors open from 10.30am and the Bring and Buy starts at 12 noon. The auction starts at 1pm. There is talk-in on 145.400MHz. Also today, the 22nd, the BRATS Rainham […]

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