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Schools Link project starts

| July 1, 2016

Now that the Tim Peake school contacts have finished, you might be thinking that it is all over. As far as the RSGB is concerned, this is just the beginning of another big project. The RSGB has set up the Schools Link Project to work initially with the 10 ARISS contact schools to develop wireless-related […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| July 1, 2016

As we announced last week, GB2RS newsreader Peter Robinson, G8MSQ passed away last week. His funeral will take place on 5 July at Kingswood Chapel, Worthing Crematorium, Horsham Road, Findon, Worthing, BN14 0RG at 12.20pm. If you plan to attend please email g4gnx@theatreorgans.co.uk Chris Smith is a cub leader in Dronfield, Derbyshire at the 5th […]

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Rupert R Thorogood, G3KKT, 25th June 2016

| June 27, 2016
Rupert R Thorogood, G3KKT, 25th June 2016

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Rupert Thorogood, G3KKT, who was the RSGB Company Secretary from 2006 until he passed away on Saturday 25 June 2016. RIP Rupert. Our thoughts are with his family at this sad time. If you have any recollections of Rupert that you would like to […]

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Training and Assessment Guide

| June 24, 2016

The amateur radio Training and Assessment Guide is now available on the RSGB website. This series of documents describes the procedures that are to be followed for the provision of training and assessment as part of the RSGB scheme for people to become eligible for a UK amateur radio licence.

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ISS amateurs return to Earth

| June 24, 2016

Three radio amateurs who had been on board the International Space Station for a little more than six months have landed safely back on Earth, touching down in Kazakhstan in a Soyuz transporter. Tim Kopra, KE5UDN; Tim Peake, KG5BVI/GB1SS, and Yuri Malenchenko, RK3DUP, undocked from the space station early on 18 June after spending 186 […]

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Listen on 17.2kHz for SAQ

| June 24, 2016

The annual transmission on Alexanderson Day with the Alexanderson alternator on VLF 17.2kHz with the call sign SAQ will take place Sunday, 3 July at 0900UTC. Tuning up will start after 0830UTC. The process will be repeated at 1200UTC, with tuning up starting after 1130UTC. An amateur radio station with the call sign SK6SAQ will […]

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