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Long path propagation SOTA event

| February 24, 2017

Mike, 2E0YYY, Andrew, VK1AD and Ed, DD5LP are planning another long path propagation SOTA Summit to Summit event for 11 March starting at 0630 UTC. Activity will be SSB or CW on 20 metres and going by the last action in October 2016, over 30 summits are expected to be active concurrently over Europe, Australia, […]

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Review of Contesting seeks your thoughts

| February 24, 2017

RSGB President Nick Henwood, G3RWF is writing a report on the implementation of the 2015 Review of Contesting. A questionnaire forms an important part of the input to this report, but there will also be feedback from clubs, groups and individuals as well as factual analysis of performance where possible. The questionnaire is now available […]

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CRS-10 mission to ISS to launch

| February 24, 2017

The CRS-10 mission carrying vital amateur radio equipment to the International Space Station launched at 1439UTC on 19 February. Included was an ARISS Ericsson two metre VHF radio. This radio will replace the Ericsson radio that failed a few months ago. The VHF radio is used for school group contacts and amateur packet radio in […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| February 24, 2017

The RSGB Board proceedings for the 17 December 2016 meeting have been released and can be read on the RSGB website. The GM DX Convention 2017 will be held at the King Robert Hotel, Whins of Milton, Stirling, on 1 April 2017. Lectures include Chris, G3SVL speaking about the ZL7G Chatham Island DXpedition and SDR […]

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GB2RS News Script for 26 February 2017

| February 24, 2017

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Rallies and Events News – 26 February 2017

| February 24, 2017

The Rainham Rally takes place on Sunday, 26 February, at The Victory Academy, Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 5JB. The new venue is larger with on-site parking for 250 cars and is located a couple of miles from the M2, Junction 3. A talk-in station, GB4RRR, will operate on 145.550MHz. Doors open from 10am […]

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