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DMR talkgroup for universities

| February 16, 2018

Paul Thieme, President of the Purdue University Amateur Radio Club, W9YB in the United States wants to hear from UK university amateur radio clubs that have linked DMR repeaters. Recently, his club has been working with Brandmeister worldwide officials to create a DMR talkgroup specifically for university amateur radio operators. In the States they have […]

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Amateur becomes Harvard President

| February 16, 2018

A radio amateur, Lawrence Bacow, KA1FZQ has been selected to become the 29th president of Harvard University. He was selected from among a field of some 700 candidates and will take office on 1 July 2018.

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QSL Bureau volunteers wanted

| February 16, 2018

The RSGB QSL Bureau is seeking to appoint a new volunteer for the MW and 2W sub group, due to the retirement of the current sub-manager. This is an active and growing QSL group, involving around 15-20,000 QSL cards, delivered in three to four batches for sorting and distribution each year. Prospective volunteers will need […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| February 16, 2018

As the 3Y0Z Bouvet DXpedition was sadly cancelled due to bad weather and engine trouble on the transport vessel, another DXpedition has restarted their plans to visit the island. According to the web page, operators Dominik, 3Z9DX, Stanislaw, SQ8X, Leszek, SP3DOI, Branko, YU4DX and Frans, J69DS have a landing permit issued by the Norwegian Polar […]

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GB2RS News Script for 18 February 2018

| February 16, 2018

Please click the link below to download this week’s news script GB2RS News Script for 18 February 2018

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Rallies and Events News – 18 February 2018

| February 16, 2018

The Radioactive Rally will take place this Sunday, 18 February, at Nantwich Civic Hall, Cheshire CW5 5DG. There is free car parking and the doors open at 10.30am. There will be a bring-and-buy, as well as traders and an RSGB book stall. A raffle ticket is included with the entrance programme, and additional tickets can […]

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