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Business Radio Interest Group meeting

| May 15, 2015

Ofcom has now posted the files from the Business Radio Interest Group meeting on 30 April at which John Regnault, G4SWX gave a short presentation on the first six months of progress with the 146MHz experimental amateur allocation. Reduced Bandwidth Digital Amateur Television was a topic that interested many of the attendees and John played […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| May 15, 2015

Amateur radio relief activity in Nepal had begun to wind down before a magnitude 7.3 earthquake again shook parts of the Himalayan nation on 12 May, collapsing buildings and killing dozens in a region that’s still trying to recover from the much stronger earthquake on 25 April. The latest quake revived the ham radio effort. […]

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Rallies and Events News – 17 May 2015

| May 15, 2015

The Dayton Hamvention ends its three day run on Sunday. The RSGB has been represented by the President, John Gould, G3WKL, plus an RSGB book and Membership stand. Details are at www.hamvention.org. Sunday, 17 May, the 32nd Dunstable Downs Radio Club National Amateur Radio Boot Sale will take place at Stockwood Park, Luton. See www.ddrcbootsale.org […]

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Special Events News – 17 May 2015

| May 15, 2015

Mark, G3ZRR has organised GB50LBC to celebrate the London Borough of Croydon’s 50th birthday. Starting from about 16 May, he intends to operate the station at venues throughout the borough, during the Council’s 50th anniversary. The idea is to include Croydon’s parks, educational establishments, Scout, guide, military and Cadet Force installations. On the 18th of […]

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DX News – 17 May 2015

| May 15, 2015

Iain, G4SGX will operate holiday style as FG/G4SGX from Guadeloupe until 19 May. He will use dipoles on an EU-facing beach on 40, 30, 20 and 15m CW. QSL via his home callsign and Logbook of The World. Three Japanese operators will be on Niue Island, OC-040, until 25 May. Look for the callsigns E6ZS, […]

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Contest News – 17 May 2015

| May 15, 2015

The 144MHz May Contest ends its 24 hours of operation at 1400UTC today, the 17th. This contest is part of the VHF Championship series. With 6- and 24-hour sections for single-op fixed and single-op open stations, plus an open section for multi-op stations, there are convenient categories for everyone. The exchange is signal report, serial […]

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