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Eclipse radio plans refined

| March 13, 2015

With the solar eclipse now less than a week away, we should start with an apology. When we last mentioned the various experiments we said that the UK would experience up to 89 percent totality. Of course, in Shetland, they will experience 97 percent totality. Our apologies to all those living there, we really hope […]

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RSGB Youth Committee news

| March 13, 2015

Three young people have been chosen by the Youth Committee to represent the RSGB at the Italian YOTA event in July. They are Dan, M0WUT, Cristos, M0WCK and Ricky, MW6GWR. Sadly, the leader for the event has had to pull out and so the RSGB is looking for a replacement. You should ideally be a […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| March 13, 2015

A team of amateur radio astronomers from around the world have been making observations of hydrogen spectra using the G4NNS EME system near Andover as an L band radio telescope. By studying hydrogen spectra it is possible to gain insights into the shape and motion of our galaxy. It is the unexpected motion of the […]

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Investigating interference from VDSL

| March 6, 2015
Investigating interference from VDSL

The EMC Committee is carrying out an investigation of the significance of interference to amateur radio from VDSL broadband. Where emissions occur from a normally working VDSL system the noise is continuous twenty-four-seven and sounds like white noise. Occasionally, when the VDSL system is faulty or disturbed by large external signals, different emissions may be […]

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Places still available on Youth Dxpedition

| March 6, 2015
Places still available on Youth Dxpedition

Five places remain on the DXpedition to Wales from 23 to 30 July, organised by the RSGB Youth Committee. If you are under 26 and an RSGB Member why not join the group and take part in a week of radio? It only costs £50 for the whole week and the RSGB will cover travel […]

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Eclipse QSO party announced

| March 6, 2015

Recently, the RSGB Propagation Studies Committee announced the Eclipse Propagation Experiment for the morning of 20 March. The UK will experience up to 89 percent totality on that day, which is likely to reduce the effect of the D layer of the ionosphere above the UK. This could mean that stations may be heard on […]

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