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Peter Carbutt, G2AFV, 8 April 2015

| May 28, 2015

It has been brought to our attention via a report in the Barnsley Chronicle that Peter Carbutt, G2AFV passed away at the age of 92 on 8 April 2015. Peter was a Spitfire pilot in the Second World War, ultimately being shot down by tank fire. He crash-landed on Allied territory, breaking his back in […]

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David Hicks, G6IFA, 19 May 2015

| May 28, 2015

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the death of my uncle, David Hicks, G6IFA, who passed away quite suddenly on the morning of the 19th of May 2015 aged 71. David grey up in Hounslow, West London and since moving to Cheshire, became an amateur in the early 1980s. He was […]

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Nepal emergency ops suspended again

| May 22, 2015

Amateur Radio emergency operations on 20 metres, resumed in the aftermath of the second Nepal earthquake, have now been suspended again, according to Jayu Bhide, VU2JAU, the Amateur Radio Society of India National Coordinator for Disaster Communication. He said he discussed the situation on 17 May with Satish Kharel, 9N1AA, and that the decision was […]

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Certificate for RSGB Exam Secretary

| May 22, 2015

RSGB Exam Secretary Carol Meredith, M6MUP, has been awarded a Certificate of Appreciation by the Norfolk Amateur Radio Club for the “hard work, support and extra mile she goes to support both exam secretaries and candidates alike”. About 3,000 amateur radio examinations are held each year and Carol processes all of the paperwork. Part of […]

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South Africa new power limit.

| May 22, 2015

The power limits available to amateurs in the Republic of South Africa on most of the amateur bands have been raised to 1kW for A licensees and the 160m band has been extended up to 2MHz.

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| May 22, 2015

RSGB President John Gould, G3WKL and General Manager Graham Coomber, G0NBI represented the RSGB at a garden party at Buckingham Palace recently. They were formally presented to the Society’s Patron, HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, KG, KT. On Wednesday a super-secret US military unmanned spaceplane was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. […]

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