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| May 29, 2015

The Herzliya Science Center is inviting stations with the ability to send compressed APRS packets to take part in testing the Duchifat-1 CubeSat. The satellite will collect packets worldwide and downlink them from time to time over the ground station. Participants must register in advance to have their packets identified on the map at www.h-space-lab.org. […]

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Nepal emergency ops suspended again

| May 22, 2015

Amateur Radio emergency operations on 20 metres, resumed in the aftermath of the second Nepal earthquake, have now been suspended again, according to Jayu Bhide, VU2JAU, the Amateur Radio Society of India National Coordinator for Disaster Communication. He said he discussed the situation on 17 May with Satish Kharel, 9N1AA, and that the decision was […]

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Certificate for RSGB Exam Secretary

| May 22, 2015

RSGB Exam Secretary Carol Meredith, M6MUP, has been awarded a Certificate of Appreciation by the Norfolk Amateur Radio Club for the “hard work, support and extra mile she goes to support both exam secretaries and candidates alike”. About 3,000 amateur radio examinations are held each year and Carol processes all of the paperwork. Part of […]

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South Africa new power limit.

| May 22, 2015

The power limits available to amateurs in the Republic of South Africa on most of the amateur bands have been raised to 1kW for A licensees and the 160m band has been extended up to 2MHz.

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| May 22, 2015

RSGB President John Gould, G3WKL and General Manager Graham Coomber, G0NBI represented the RSGB at a garden party at Buckingham Palace recently. They were formally presented to the Society’s Patron, HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, KG, KT. On Wednesday a super-secret US military unmanned spaceplane was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. […]

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RSGB AGM prize photos now available

| May 15, 2015

Photographs from the RSGB AGM are now available for Members to view in the new Photo Archive section of the RSGB website. Members and clubs receiving prizes can download the relevant images for their club newsletters or other local publicity. Usage permission details can be found here. The RSGB Photo Archive at www.rsgb.org/photo-archive contains images […]

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