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Beacon and repeater insurance

| April 24, 2017

Beacon and repeater and club insurance is due on 30 April. Further details will be available by the end of the week—watch this space!

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New RSGB Honorary Vice President

| April 22, 2017

We’re delighted to announce that Peter Blair OBE, G3LTF has been elected by the Board as Honorary Vice-President. Peter Blair is a distinguished engineer who spent 45 years in research and development in the UK electronics industry. From a student apprenticeship at Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph Company, in 1962 he joined Standard Telecommunication Laboratories where he […]

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International Girls in ICT Day

| April 21, 2017

International Girls in ICT Day takes place on 27 April 2017. It is an opportunity for girls and young women to see and experience technology in a whole new light. The initiative, backed by all ITU member states, aims to create a global environment that encourages girls and young women to consider careers in the […]

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Volunteers sought for Scotland event

| April 21, 2017

CQScotland.com will be coordinating a group kit building event and micro:bit showcase for young persons at Braehead Arena, Glasgow G51 4BN on 7 May 2017. A group of volunteers will guide the building of a simple electronic project or BBC micro:bit Morse code transceiver. Parents or guardians with young persons wanting to join in the […]

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G4DDK to speak at Dayton Hamvention

| April 21, 2017

Sam Jewell, G4DDK, winner of the 2016 RSGB Construction Competition, has been invited to speak at the Dayton Hamvention in May. He will be talking about transverters at the VHF Forum.

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| April 21, 2017

An Amateur Radio on the International Space Station, or ARISS, contact is planned for a school in France on 27 April at approximately 0852UTC. The radio contact will be operated by F8KGY. Downlink signals will be audible in parts of Europe on 145.800MHz narrowband FM. HamTV will be activated and video will be visible at […]

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