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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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Rallies and Events – 21 August 2016

| August 19, 2016

We start with advance notice of the Dutch National Ham Radio Convention on 5 November. Organised by the Dutch Radio Society, VERON, it takes place in the Americahal in Apeldoorn. There will be lectures, presentations, trade stands and a large flea market. More information, in Dutch, is on the veron.nl website. Sad news now that […]

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DX News – 21 August 2016

| August 19, 2016

Armin, DK9PY is active again as 6Y6N from Jamaica, IOTA reference NA-097, until 24 August. He operates CW only. QSL via DK9PY, direct or bureau. Logsearch on Club Log. A team from the Lagan Valley Amateur Radio Society will be active as EJ0L from Arranmore Island, EU-121, until 22 August. They will operate CW, SSB […]

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Special Event News – 21 August 2016

| August 19, 2016

GB100E will be commemorating the rescue of the crew of the Endurance by Ernest Shackleton in August 1916. Activity will be from 24 to 31 August at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre. More information is at www.RedKiteRadio.org.uk GB75ACO – that’s Air Cadet Organisation – will be operating at Stalham ATC Squadron, Norfolk, from the 3rd […]

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Contest News – 21 August 2016

| August 19, 2016

On Tuesday the 50MHz UKAC takes place on the 6m band, plus at the same time there’s the SHF UKAC on 2.3 to 10GHz. Both contests are all modes, run from 1900 to 2130UTC and the exchange is RST, serial number and locator. Thursday sees the 80m Club Sprint SSB leg from 1900 to 2000UTC. […]

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