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RSGB Convention news

| May 27, 2016

If you weren’t able to visit the RSGB Convention in 2015, some of the lectures were recorded and are being made available to Members via the RSGB website. In 2016, the Convention is looking forward to welcoming Jeff, VY2ZM/K1ZM, who lives with his wife Miriam on Prince Edward Island. He is both a well-known contester […]

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Transatlantic VHF digital beacon

| May 27, 2016

On 19 May, antennas were erected and the VHF SDR turned on to inaugurate the VO1FN/b Transatlantic VHF Digital Beacon Receiver Site. This is a joint project sponsored in part by the Society of Newfoundland Radio Amateurs, Baccalieu Amateur Radio Club and the Upper Trinity Amateur Radio Club. The VHF Digital Receive site is now […]

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Beacon and repeater insurance

| May 27, 2016

This is to remind beacon and repeater keepers that you can renew your repeater or beacon insurance online for £10 per call sign.

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| May 27, 2016

An International Space Station radio contact has been planned for Jeff, KD5TVQ with participants at a school in Ontario, Canada. The event is scheduled for Monday, 30 May at approximately 1901UTC. The contact will be a telebridge contact operated by IK1SLD in northern Italy. The downlink signals should be audible over parts of Europe. Interested […]

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Yearbook deadline approaching

| May 27, 2016

Affiliated amateur radio clubs need to be getting information together for the next RSGB Yearbook and should recently have received a letter to this effect. Information such as contact details, meeting places and examination information is being collected. The deadline for submitting information on the club is 6 June.

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RSGB President Hamvention interview

| May 27, 2016

The Dayton Hamvention is over for another year. Around 25,000 visitors were at the show, including the RSGB President, Nick Henwood, G3RWF. He was interviewed along with Chip Margelli K7JA, A71EZ of the Qatar Amateur Radio Society and Vicki Mate K8VGM of the 3905 Century Club for the Amateur Radio Newsline report.

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