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Navassa DXpedition video online

| May 20, 2016

Glenn Johnson, W0GJ was a member of the K1N DXpedition to Navassa Island, which was voted DXpedition of the Year 2015. It was a once-in-32-year DXpedition and the number one Most Wanted Entity in Europe. In October 2015, he was the keynote speaker at the 2015 RSGB Convention. If you weren’t able to visit the […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| May 20, 2016

Amateurs are advised that updates to a small number of band plans will occur on 1 June 2016. This follows approval of proposals agreed at the recent IARU Region 1 Interim meeting. The updates to 80m, 30m and VHF will provide greater flexibility for narrowband modes. The RSGB website and RadCom will be updated to […]

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Celebrate the ITU’s founding

| May 13, 2016

The International Telecommunication Union will mark the anniversary of its founding on 17 May 2016. The ITU was established on that day in 1865. The theme of the 2016 World Telecommunication and Information Society Day will be Information and Communication Technology Entrepreneurship for Social Impact. In conjunction with World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, radio […]

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School SSTV satellite to deploy from ISS

| May 13, 2016

The slow scan television CubeSat STMSat-1 is planned to deploy from the International Space station on 16 May between 1400 and 1500UTC. It is thought to be the first amateur satellite to be built by elementary school students, who are aged between five and 10 years old. It is expected to transmit using the Robot36 […]

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RSGB thanks for Peake contacts

| May 13, 2016

The final ARISS school contact of the Principia Mission took place on 9 May 2016. It was between King’s School, GB1OSM, in Ottery St Mary, Devon and Tim Peake, GB1SS, on the ISS. The RSGB would like to thank every one who has worked so hard to plan and support all of the 10 contacts […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| May 13, 2016

An initial meeting for all those interested in Broadband-Hamnet, a system of digital communications on the amateur microwave bands, will be held on 22 May at Crawley Amateur Radio Club. The organisers hope to attract attendees from across the country. There will be presentations, demonstrations and open discussions. Please contact Ted, G4ELM, via email to […]

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