At the Society’s AGM held in Glasgow this afternoon, elections were held for two directors and the regional manager for Region 4 (North East of England. The following were duly elected Board Director: Graham Murchie, G4FSG Board Director: Ian Shepherd, G4EVK Regional Manager, Region 4: Ian Douglas, G7MFN
The next planned school contact with Tim Peake on the ISS is Monday, 25 April from The Derby High School in Bury at 1202UTC. This contact will be webcast on the ARISS Principia website and Tim’s transmissions will be audible over most of western Europe on the usual downlink frequency, 145.800MHz.
Thanks to the Brazilian Amateur Radio League (LABRE) radio amateurs who will visit Brazil for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games will be able to get on the air easily. During August and September any foreign amateur will be able to operate in Brazil, regardless of whether there is a reciprocal agreement. No IARP or CEPT licence is […]
We’d like to make you aware that the Club Events Calendar printed in the May RadCom is incorrect due to a clerical error. The February information was repeated. A revised version of the Affiliated Clubs Newsletter for May 2016 has been sent out to clubs, and the electronic versions of RadCom to be published on […]
Following agreement with the RSGB Board, management of the Islands on the Air program has transitioned to Islands Radio Awards Ltd, a new, not-for-profit company. This entity will assume full responsibility for all aspects of the program, which it will run in partnership with the Society. The company has been registered in the names of […]
The Hastings Electronics and Radio Club will be operating G6HH at St. Richard’s Catholic College in Bexhill today, April 18th, from the college’s STEM space conference area. The HERC station will be QRT around the time of the ISS contact, and return to air when advised by the ARISS UK team. Amateurs are invited to […]