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Contest News – 15 May 2016

| May 13, 2016

The first of this year’s VHF CW Championship events takes place Sunday, the 15th. The 70MHz CW contest runs from 0900 to 1200UTC. The exchange is signal report, serial number, locator and postcode. The Worked All Britain 7MHz Phone Contest takes place Sunday, the 15th of May, from 1000 to 1400UTC. The exchange is signal […]

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Propagation News – 15 May 2016

| May 13, 2016

The solar flux index hovered teasingly just below 90 this week, trying to make us believe that we are not heading towards the next sunspot minimum. There were no significant solar flares, but we did have geomagnetic disturbances, particularly at the beginning of the week. This was due to an ongoing high-speed solar wind stream […]

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G0FUW appointed RSGB Chairman

| May 6, 2016

The RSGB is pleased to announce that Steve Hartley, G0FUW, has been appointed as Chairman of the Board for the coming year. Steve has been an active volunteer for over 25 years, predominantly in training, and has served on the Board for two and a half years. He has led the introduction of the Youth […]

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Final ARISS contact

| May 6, 2016

The final ARISS Schools contact between Kings School, Ottery St Mary, Devon and Tim Peake on the International Space Station has now been confirmed for Monday, 9 May at 0926UTC, which is 1026BST. It will be a direct contact using callsign GB1OSM operated by the ARISS UK Operations team. The downlink should be audible over […]

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Exams Standards Committee report

| May 6, 2016

The first annual report of the RSGB Examination Standards Committee has been released. It includes details such as committee membership, results statistics and reports from officers. The report can be found on the RSGB website (12-page/88.2KB PDF).

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| May 6, 2016

For those with an interest in World War II history, an auction of a D-Day Museum’s storage is due to take place on the 21st and 22nd of May at the Auction House in Caen, France. Around 800 lots are in the catalogue with items from British troops to French resistance as well as US […]

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