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Italian hams aid earthquake response

| August 26, 2016

Following the magnitude 6.2 earthquake that struck central Italy on 24 August, Italian radio amateurs are active in the emergency response. Please keep 7060kHz clear, along with other Emergency Centre of Activity frequencies in the 80 and 40m bands for emergency communications within Italy. No external assistance is required at this time. The Italian radio […]

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60m and 630m for Latvian hams

| August 26, 2016

Latvian amateurs have two new bands following the introduction of their new amateur radio licence on 9 August. Access has been allowed to the new WRC15 60m, or 5MHz, allocation from 5351.5 to 5366.5kHz with a power of 15W EIRP. 472 to 479kHz in the 630m band has also become available with a power of […]

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ARISS proposals sought

| August 26, 2016

The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program is seeking proposals from schools and formal or informal educational institutions and organisations to host amateur radio contacts next year with ISS crew members. The window to accept proposals opens on 1 September 2016 and the deadline to submit a proposal is the 1 November […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| August 26, 2016

This year’s International YL Convention takes place between 3 and 10 October at the Novotel Hotel, Milton Keynes MK13 7RA. Ladies from USA, Canada, France, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and India are already booked in, some with their partners. A full programme of events will take place. Details can be found at www.bylara.org.uk or from Carol, […]

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GB2RS News Script for 28 August 2016

| August 26, 2016

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Rallies and Events News – 28 August 2016

| August 26, 2016

On Sunday the 28th, Milton Keynes ARS rally takes place at The MK Irish Centre, Manor Fields, Watling Street, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK2 2HX. It’s opposite Dobbies Garden Centre. There will be a talk in station. Doors open at 10am and admission is £3. There will be trade stands, special interest groups and local clubs. […]

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