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Next Tim Peake contact 25 April

| April 22, 2016

The next planned school contact with Tim Peake on the ISS is Monday, 25 April from The Derby High School in Bury at 1202UTC. This contact will be webcast on the ARISS Principia website and Tim’s transmissions will be audible over most of western Europe on the usual downlink frequency, 145.800MHz.

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Operating at the Olympics

| April 22, 2016

Thanks to the Brazilian Amateur Radio League (LABRE) radio amateurs who will visit Brazil for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games will be able to get on the air easily. During August and September any foreign amateur will be able to operate in Brazil, regardless of whether there is a reciprocal agreement. No IARP or CEPT licence is […]

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May RadCom Club Calendar error

| April 22, 2016

We’d like to make you aware that the Club Events Calendar printed in the May RadCom is incorrect due to a clerical error. The February information was repeated. A revised version of the Affiliated Clubs Newsletter for May 2016 has been sent out to clubs, and the electronic versions of RadCom to be published on […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| April 22, 2016

Following agreement with the RSGB Board, management of the Islands on the Air program has transitioned to Islands Radio Awards Ltd, a new, not-for-profit company. This entity will assume full responsibility for all aspects of the program, which it will run in partnership with the Society. The company has been registered in the names of […]

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IOTA management change

| April 22, 2016

Following agreement with the RSGB Board, management of the Islands on the Air program has transitioned to Islands Radio Awards Ltd, a new, not-for-profit company. This entity will assume full responsibility for all aspects of the program, which it will run in partnership with the Society. The company has been registered in the names of […]

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ANZAC Day AM and CW event

| April 22, 2016

On Monday, 25 April, ANZAC Day remembers those who died in 1915 in the fighting at Gallipoli. To commemorate this, amateurs in New Zealand and Australia will be on the bands using the same older modes once employed by radio operators in the military. This AM and CW event has become a popular annual ANZAC […]

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