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| January 15, 2016

The 2015 Christmas Eve transmission from SAQ, the Alexanderson alternator station at the World Heritage Grimeton site in Sweden, brought more than 350 reports, according to a preliminary accounting, many of them from amateurs. SAQ transmitted on its standard frequency, 17.2kHz. The majority of reports came from Europe, with nearly 160 from Germany. The RSGB […]

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Vacancies on new contest committees

| January 15, 2016

The RSGB Board is seeking chairpersons for the new VHF Contest Committee, HF Contest Committee and Contest Support Committee. Applicants must be experienced contesters with a commitment to jointly drive a successful RSGB contesting programme. More information is contained in the February edition of RadCom. Further details can be obtained from the RSGB General Manager by […]

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Students speak to Tim Peake in space

| January 8, 2016
Students speak to Tim Peake in space

History made as Sandringham School pupils make amateur radio call to British astronaut Tim Peake The contact took a short while to happen but then every one in the room could hear Tim Peake from the ISS replying to the call from Year 10 pupil Jessica Leigh, M6LPJ. Other pupils lined up to ask their […]

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RSGB General Manager to retire

| January 8, 2016

RSGB General Manager, Graham Coomber, G0NBI, has announced his retirement and the RSGB is seeking some one to take over the mantle of providing leadership for the HQ staff and support for the Board and the Membership. For further information about the role and how to apply, please email Graham Murchie, G4FSG, Chairman of the […]

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Beware third party traffic

| January 8, 2016

The Amateur Radio Observation Service, in conjunction with the Emerging Technology Coordination Committee, has noted a number of examples of UK amateurs operating internet linked nodes that are carrying third party traffic. They would like to draw attention to the requirement for an NoV to the amateur’s licence under these circumstances. Guidance for the use […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| January 8, 2016

The annual CWops Award is to recognise individuals, groups, or organisations that have made the greatest contribution toward advancing the art or practice of radio communications by Morse code. It is presented at the Dayton Hamvention. For full details on the criteria and nomination process, go to www.cwops.org/awards.html. Nominations should be emailed to awards@cwops.org with […]

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