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Contest News – 19 June 2016

| June 17, 2016

The 50MHz trophy finishes its 24 hour run at 1400UTC on Sunday, the 19th. Using all modes the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. The All Asian DX contest concludes its 48 hour run on Sunday. It is CW only on the 1.8 to 28MHz bands, with the exchange being signal report and […]

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Propagation News – 19 June 2016

| June 17, 2016

This week saw some fantastic six metre propagation, with the band behaving more like 20m. Multi-hop sporadic E contacts were made across the Atlantic, as far west as Arizona and south to Texas. Six metres is a band that can exhibit both VHF and HF qualities, although we’ll leave any further sporadic E discussion to […]

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GB1SS: schools speaking to Tim Peake

| June 13, 2016
GB1SS: schools speaking to Tim Peake

The 10 school contacts with Tim Peake on the ISS have inspired thousands of young people and introduced them to amateur radio in a new and exciting way Our new video celebrates these historic events and the range of linked activities the schools have enjoyed. Beginning with the exhilaration of the launch, it follows the […]

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CORRECTION: MK club and Turing centenary

| June 10, 2016

We apologise to Milton Keynes ARS  (MKARS) for a story here and in the 12 June 2016 GB2RS News that stated they would be celebrating Alan Turing’s Centenary this week. In fact the centenary was four years ago and, naturally, the MKARS celebration occurred then. To clarify, there will not be MKARS activity under the callsign GB2AMT as […]

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RSGB Legacy Fund trustee wanted

| June 10, 2016

The RSGB Legacy Fund exists due to the generosity of donors and the Legacy Subcommittee works with the Board to consider and recommend proposals for its use. The Fund currently stands at about £170,000 and it provides an excellent opportunity to support innovation and development. Its scope for proposals is deliberately wide with the highest […]

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Exercise Blue Ham

| June 10, 2016

On 18 and 19 June the Air Cadet Organisation will be organising and running a military-style national radio exercise named Exercise Blue Ham. This will be one of the many events the organisation is holding during 2016 and 2717 to mark the 75th Anniversary of its formation. Amateur radio operators are invited to take part […]

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