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New 23cm IARU Region 1 record claimed

| July 21, 2017

Terry M0VRL reports that on 14 July 2017 he completed a QSO of 2,662km, from IO70PO to IL28FC, with Pedro EA8AVI in the Canary Islands that breaks the UK and Region 1 23cm tropo records. Terry runs an Icom IC-910X, a Gemini 23 power amp and a 67 element Wimo Yagi. Pedro runs an Icom […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| July 21, 2017

Paul Whatton, G4DCV has been appointed as Chair of the RSGB’s Training and Education Committee. Paul previously held the post of Vice-Chair within TEC and is the project leader for the Train the Trainers scheme, which recently trained its 200th tutor. On the 28 July 2017, Ofcom will be opening the radio monitoring station at Baldock to […]

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GB2RS News Script for 23 July 2017

| July 21, 2017

Please click the link below to download this week’s news script* GB2RS News Script for 23 July 2017 *If you are used to the script downloading automatically, please click the link above instead as that feature has now been discontinued.

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Amateur radio at The Royal Mint Experience

| July 21, 2017

A unique event is taking place at The Royal Mint Experience, The Royal Mint’s new visitor centre in Llantrisant, Wales from 30 July to 5 August 2017. Local school children and members of the public have been invited to “The Royal Mint Radio Experience” to enjoy a fun, informal and interactive amateur radio workshop. Visitors […]

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Rallies and Events News – 23 July 2017

| July 21, 2017

On Sunday, 23 July the Finningley ARS Rally will take place at the Hurst Communications Centre, Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster DN8 5SX. Doors open at 10.30am. There is free parking and a large indoor and outdoor traders’ area. Hot food and drinks are available all day. Admission is £3. Contact Kevin, G3AAF on 07831 614640. […]

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DX News – 23 July 2017

| July 21, 2017

A large team from Cockenzie and Port Seton ARC will be active from the Isle of Tiree, EU-008, from 28 to 30 July. They will participate in the IOTA Contest as GM2T, and might be on the air as MM0CPS before the contest. QSL via GM4UYZ either direct or via the bureau, Club Log, Logbook […]

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