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New exhibition at Bletchley Park

| March 16, 2018

Opening on 24 March 2018, a new, permanent exhibition at Bletchley Park will tell the story of the Bombe machines that helped break the Enigma code in the actual location that housed the machines. Hut 11A: The Bombe Breakthrough explains in detail the challenges posed by Enigma and explores how Alan Turing, Gordon Welchman and […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| March 16, 2018

John Mattocks, G4TEQ, the Chair of the RSGB Planning Advisory Committee, has written a response on behalf of the Committee to the Law Commission review of Planning Law in Wales. The response can be seen on the RSGB website. A 3U CubeSat, HuskySat-1, is planned for launch later this year. It will fly with the […]

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Changes to Scotland GB2RS readings

| March 9, 2018

Due to antenna damage at the station of GB2RS news reader Jon, GM3JIJ in Stornoway, the news will be read by Jim, GM4NTL from Dumfries at 12.30pm on 3.640MHz each Sunday until the antenna repairs are completed. We thank Jim for stepping in to cover this news reading and hope that Jon can swiftly repair […]

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RAYNET active in extreme weather

| March 9, 2018

RAYNET groups around the country were activated during the heavy snowfall last weekend. Cardiff and District RAYNET were called in to assist with the transportation of key personnel, such as community care workers, as well as assisting stranded motorists to reach safety. Lothian and Fife RAYNET groups provided a communications net for the local 4×4 […]

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NRC now open six days a week

| March 9, 2018

The RSGB is planning to open the National Radio Centre (NRC) on a regular basis, every Monday, starting on Monday, 2 April 2018 which is Easter Monday. This now means that the NRC, inside Bletchley Park, is open to the public six days a week. The National Radio Centre attracts around 26,000 visitors a year […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| March 9, 2018

Last week, on 1 March 2018, an attempt to hack the Echolink computer for GB3NC was made. Because of the attempted hack, there is no Echolink facility currently on the repeater, as a re-engineer of the machine is being conducted. Assuming the re-engineer is successful, it is hoped to restore the facility within the next […]

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