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Work Navassa before it’s too late

| February 6, 2015

Time is running out to try and work Navassa Island, K1N, a small, uninhabited and disputed island in the Caribbean Sea. If you miss it this time it is likely to be at least 10 years before a further DXpedition is allowed. Please see their website for all information and day to day updates.

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New UK Six Metre Group

| February 6, 2015

The UK Six Metre Group has a new Yahoo Group that it is encouraging six metre enthusiasts to join. It will keep participants up-to-date with the latest happenings on six metres. Further details are online.

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Also in GB2RS this week

| February 6, 2015

World Radio Day marks the anniversary of the first broadcast by UN Radio in 1946, when it first transmitted “This is the United Nations calling the peoples of the world.” World Radio Day seeks to raise awareness about the importance of broadcast radio. It will be marked at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in Geneva […]

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January 2015 Band Plans now online

| February 2, 2015
January 2015 Band Plans now online

The Society is pleased to announce that the January 2015 Band Plans are now available to browse and download on the RSGB website. To access the Band Plans go to www.rsgb.org/bandplans where your can browse the plans online, or to download them in the form of a PDF or Excel file. The following notes explain […]

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SSTV transmissions from ISS

| January 30, 2015

The Russian ARISS team plan to activate SSTV from the International Space Station on Sunday 1 February. The expected SSTV mode will be PD180 on 145.800MHz with three minute off periods between transmissions. A total of 12 different photos will be sent during the operational period. This is the second series of pictures to be […]

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Rare Navassa DXpedition imminent

| January 30, 2015

Coming up in the next few weeks will be a DXpedition to the island of Navassa, IOTA NA-098. Navassa has not been on the air for 22 years and the authorities have said it will be at least another 10 years before a further licence is issued. This all suggests that there will be a […]

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