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Receive SSTV from the ISS

| June 29, 2018

This weekend ARISS Russia is running a special slow-scan television event from the International Space Station. Unfortunately we learned the details too late to include in last week’s bulletin. The transmissions started around 0900UTC on Friday and continue until around 1830UTC, Sunday, 1 July 2018. The cosmonauts will be sending images commemorating the various satellites […]

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SAQ transmitting on Sunday

| June 29, 2018

This Sunday is Alexanderson Day, the day when Grimeton Radio Station in Sweden fires up its Alexanderson alternator to transmit as SAQ on 17.2kHz VLF. For those who don’t know the story, this is the last surviving high frequency alternator CW transmitter from the pre-electronic transmitter era. Built in the early 1920s, it was used […]

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IARU welcomes new member

| June 29, 2018

The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) has welcomed the St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla Amateur Radio Society as its newest member-society, to represent St Kitts and Nevis. The Society does not claim to represent Anguilla, which is already represented in the IARU by the Anguilla Amateur Radio Society; the inclusion of Anguilla in their name dates back to […]

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Membership Services scheduled downtime

| June 27, 2018

RSGB Membership Services will be offline from 17.00 on Tuesday, 3 July 2018 until midnight to allow for an essential hardware upgrade. This means all online services requiring a membership login will be unavailable during this time. If you need a voucher to visit Bletchley Park for 4 July, please ensure you download your voucher […]

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RadCom July 2018, Vol. 94, No. 7

| June 26, 2018
RadCom July 2018, Vol. 94, No. 7

SDRplay RSPduo twin tuner SDR: New British receiver launched at Dayton covers 1kHz-2GHz—twice—with no gaps Online edition Membership Services login required, follow the link below or click the cover image. RadCom July 2018, Vol. 94, No. 7 News and Reports News and Reports Around Your Region – Club events calendar 85 Around Your Region – […]

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RB-DATV on 70.5-71.5MHz

| June 25, 2018
RB-DATV on 70.5-71.5MHz

Following the recent introduction of the simplified NoV process for 70.5-71.5MHz, we have received reports of a successful RB-DATV (Reduced Bandwidth-Digital Amateur TV) contact in that new part of the band. The contact was ~4km between G4CPE and M0SKM near the Dunstable/Luton area. Members of the BATC have been instrumental and leading development efforts at […]

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