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RSGB supports ISS work in schools

| March 20, 2015
RSGB supports ISS work in schools

The Radio Society of Great Britain has announced its participation in a programme designed to enthuse and encourage young people throughout the United Kingdom into amateur radio and a career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Tim Peake, the first British ESA astronaut, will launch to the International Space Station in November of this year […]

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G3RJV wins prestigious technical award

| March 20, 2015

RadCom author and famous QRPer George Dobbs, G3RJV has been awarded the Dayton Hamvention Technical Excellence Award for a lifetime of work for QRP. He has helped many amateur radio operators build their own equipment as well as writing columns in both Practical Wireless and RadCom and books on the subject. Congratulations George. Other winners […]

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GB3PY turns 40

| March 20, 2015

The UHF repeater GB3PY turns 40-years-old in March and to celebrate this anniversary of the first ever UHF voice repeater in the UK being licensed, GB3PY will be using the callsign GB40PY for the rest of the year, with immediate effect. Ofcom have issued an NoV and Cambridgeshire Repeater Group will be running a number […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| March 20, 2015

Category 5 Cyclone Pam caused severe damage when it hit the Pacific nation of Vanuatu last weekend. Recovery is expected to take a very long time. The idyllic location is a haven for tourists and DXpeditioners, with all those who have been there in the past struggling to recognise damaged landmarks now being shown on […]

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Eclipse experiment – results

| March 20, 2015

Steve Nichols, G0KYA, reports that early results of the Medium Wave experiment are coming in and are positive.  See RSGB Forums for more information.

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NoV to the Amateur Radio licence

| March 13, 2015
NoV to the Amateur Radio licence

Following the recent notification sent to licensees of the proposal to vary the Amateur Radio Licence, Ofcom has now published a Notice of Variation to the Amateur Radio licence. The new licence document, which will have effect from 7 April 2015 has also been published on the Ofcom website. Licensees who received a notification dated […]

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