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Nine satellites to be launched

| June 26, 2015

Nine satellites, designated CAS-3A to CAS3i, with payloads operating in the amateur bands, are expected to be launched on 20 July on the new CZ-6 rocket. The Chinese amateur satellite group CAMSAT says that six of the satellites, CAS-3A to CAS-3F, are equipped with substantially the same amateur radio payloads. This will be a 20kHz […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| June 26, 2015

Ofcom has published a statement¬†(50-page/297KB PDF) giving effect to policy decisions to extend recognised spectrum access for receive-only earth stations to two new frequency bands. These are ground based terminals that are used to receive signals from meteorological satellites, earth exploration satellites and space missions, but do not transmit. This now extends to the 7850-7900MHz […]

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GB2RS News Script for 28 June 2015

| June 26, 2015

Click here if your GB2RS News Script download does not start automatically

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Rallies and Events News – 28 June 2015

| June 26, 2015

On Sunday, 28 June, the West of England Radio Rally will be held at the Cheese and Grain, Bridge Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BE. Doors open from 10am to 2pm and admission is ¬£2.50. There will be trade stands, including an RSGB bookstall, as well as disabled facilities. Details from Shaun, G8VPG on 01225 873 […]

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Special Events News – 28 June 2015

| June 26, 2015

On Sunday, 28 June, Martin, G7MRV and Bob, M1BBV are walking the Lyke Wake Walk challenge, whilst operating GB0MAG. Operation will be at quite low power on 2m FM only with an ultra lightweight rucksack mounted antenna to increase the range. See QRZ.com for more information. The 16th Island Games will be held in Jersey […]

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DX News – 28 June 2015

| June 26, 2015

G8OFQ will be active stroke HC8 from the Galapagos Islands, SA-004, from 1 July to 30 September. Operations will be on the 160 to 6m bands. QSL via HA3JB. ON8VP, ON6QQ and ON5TQ will be operating as OJ0V from Market Reef from 28 June to 4 July. Activity will be on the 40 to 10m […]

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