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ARISS proposals sought

| August 26, 2016

The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program is seeking proposals from schools and formal or informal educational institutions and organisations to host amateur radio contacts next year with ISS crew members. The window to accept proposals opens on 1 September 2016 and the deadline to submit a proposal is the 1 November […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| August 26, 2016

This year’s International YL Convention takes place between 3 and 10 October at the Novotel Hotel, Milton Keynes MK13 7RA. Ladies from USA, Canada, France, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and India are already booked in, some with their partners. A full programme of events will take place. Details can be found at www.bylara.org.uk or from Carol, […]

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RSGB writes to Ofcom

| August 19, 2016

Many UK radio amateurs will be aware that there have been problems with the new Ofcom licensing system. Following numerous complaints from members, RSGB Board members have been in almost daily contact with Ofcom senior staff. Unfortunately, we continue to receive complaints and the Society has become frustrated at the continued lack of progress. The […]

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Aves Island DXpedition surprise

| August 19, 2016

An unexpected invitation from the Venezuelan Navy has given an opportunity for a DXpedition to Aves Island, IOTA reference NA-020. Last activated in February 2007, it is number 17 on the ClubLog DXCC Most Wanted List. A small number of civilian and Navy operators will be on the air as YX0V for up to 10 […]

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AMSAT-UK Colloquium videos online

| August 19, 2016

Thanks to the efforts of BATC and AMSAT-UK volunteers, videos of presentations at the July 2016 International Space Colloquium are now available on YouTube. These, and previous years’ presentations, can also be downloaded from the AMSAT-UK YouTube channel. AMSAT-UK members operated a satellite ground station during the event, using the call sign G0AUK. Contacts were […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| August 19, 2016

Gerald Youngblood, K5SDR,  Matt Youngblood, KD5FGE and Lori Hicks of FlexRadio visited the National Radio Centre at Bletchley Park recently. They delivered a generous donation to the GB3RS station – a FlexRadio FLEX-6500 and a FLEX Maestro. The trio from FlexRadio were met by the RSGB President, Nick Henwood, G3RWF and RSGB General Manager Steve […]

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