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National Women in Engineering Day

| June 17, 2016

This Thursday is National Women in Engineering Day. Hilderstone Radio and Electronics Club will be visiting Wellesley House School that day, where some 60 girls will be attending from around six schools. The day will include amateur radio, design and computer technology, and electronic science activities for the girls.

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| June 17, 2016

In the Queen’s Birthday honours Danielle George, Professor of Radio Frequency Engineering at the University of Manchester, was awarded an MBE for services to Engineering through Public Engagement. Quoted in the Guardian, she highlighted amateur radio enthusiasts as an inspiration to the next generation of tinkerers. Also in the Birthday Honours, astronaut Tim Peake, GB1SS, […]

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GB1SS: schools speaking to Tim Peake

| June 13, 2016
GB1SS: schools speaking to Tim Peake

The 10 school contacts with Tim Peake on the ISS have inspired thousands of young people and introduced them to amateur radio in a new and exciting way Our new video celebrates these historic events and the range of linked activities the schools have enjoyed. Beginning with the exhilaration of the launch, it follows the […]

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CORRECTION: MK club and Turing centenary

| June 10, 2016

We apologise to Milton Keynes ARS  (MKARS) for a story here and in the 12 June 2016 GB2RS News that stated they would be celebrating Alan Turing’s Centenary this week. In fact the centenary was four years ago and, naturally, the MKARS celebration occurred then. To clarify, there will not be MKARS activity under the callsign GB2AMT as […]

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RSGB Legacy Fund trustee wanted

| June 10, 2016

The RSGB Legacy Fund exists due to the generosity of donors and the Legacy Subcommittee works with the Board to consider and recommend proposals for its use. The Fund currently stands at about £170,000 and it provides an excellent opportunity to support innovation and development. Its scope for proposals is deliberately wide with the highest […]

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Exercise Blue Ham

| June 10, 2016

On 18 and 19 June the Air Cadet Organisation will be organising and running a military-style national radio exercise named Exercise Blue Ham. This will be one of the many events the organisation is holding during 2016 and 2717 to mark the 75th Anniversary of its formation. Amateur radio operators are invited to take part […]

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