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News for Wales – 18 February 2018

| February 16, 2018

On Monday Dragon Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on the Air Ambulance service. More information from John Pritchard, MW0JWP, on 0751 503 1025. On Tuesday Carmarthen Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on a NVIS antenna, plus an on-the-air evening. Contact Andy, GW0JLX, on 0776 828 2880. On Tuesday Rhondda Amateur Radio […]

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RadCom download – March 2018

| February 12, 2018

This is the Arduino source code file mentioned in the March 2018 RadCom article Adding a TFT Colour Display to Your Projects by Jack Purdum, W8TEE, Dennis Kidder, W6DQ and Al Peter, AC8GY. Download files (.INO/12KB)* *Arduino sketch file

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Gordon Adams, G3LEQ, SK

| February 9, 2018

Sad news to start this week. Gordon Adams, G3LEQ passed away quietly last week. Gordon had held many posts within amateur radio including serving his fellow amateurs as the GB2RS News Service Manager for many years. He was also the RSGB Spectrum Director and a prime mover of the 5MHz experiment when that started. He […]

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Four countries add 5MHz band

| February 9, 2018

Lots of news this week for the 5MHz band. Following extensive discussions with their regulator, Czech amateurs can access both the new WRC-15 60m amateur secondary allocation of 5351.5 to 5366.5kHz and their existing 12 60m channels. The WRC-15 allocation is available on an individual permit basis, with a maximum power of 15W EIRP. The […]

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RSGB Convention 2018 news

| February 9, 2018

Detailed planning has now started for the 2018 RSGB Convention in October. The organisers plan the usual broad mix across the five streams with topics to cater for all tastes and at all levels. AMSAT-UK will be organising some of the lectures, as the AMSAT Colloquium will be incorporated into the Convention again this year. […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| February 9, 2018

A new exhibition opens at Bletchley Park on 16 February 2018 that showcases some of the many stories of life and work at Bletchley Park during WWII. It uses the Bletchley Park’s oral history collection and the Roll of Honour to allow Veterans to tell their own stories through photographs, quotes and audio points. The […]

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