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Three balloons go up on Thursday

| June 15, 2018

Three high altitude balloon launches will take place from a site in Welshpool on Thursday, 21 June 2018, conditions permitting. Starting between 10.30 and 11.30am, the balloons will have a number of experiments on board to look at various aspects of space flight. Involving a number of schools in the north west, the launches are […]

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70MHz experimental NoVs now easier

| June 15, 2018

Following agreement with Ofcom, the RSGB is pleased to announce that a new much faster online process is now available for all Full Licensees to access the 70.5-71.5MHz experimental band. Applications can now be made online for a new, annually-renewable Notice of Variation. It works in a similar way to the 146-147MHz NoV. This replaces […]

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RBN adds FT8 spots

| June 15, 2018

The Reverse Beacon Network is beta-testing a separate Telnet feed for FT8 spots. You can find it at telnet.reversebeacon.net port 7001. This is in addition to the existing feed on port 7000, which has been re-purposed as CW-only. Also, Aggregator version five has been developed as a beta that can handle FT8 spots received from WSJT-X. […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| June 15, 2018

Preparations for the next World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) have continued over the past few weeks with meetings at ITU in Geneva and CEPT Project Team D in Estonia. Volunteers from IARU and member societies have been engaged on two key agenda items of interest to amateur radio; regarding a potential 50MHz allocation for Region […]

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GB2RS News Script for 17 June 2018

| June 15, 2018

Please click the link below to download this week’s news script GB2RS News Script for 17 June 2018

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Rallies and Events News – 17 June 2018

| June 15, 2018

The West of England Radio Rally takes place today at the Cheese and Grain, Market Yard, Bridge St, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BE. This, the 15th occurrence of the event will see inside and outside traders, free car parking, disabled access, a cafe, plus an RSGB book stall. Doors open from 10am to 2pm and admission […]

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