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ARISS shortlist revealed

| July 17, 2015

The list of 10 schools that will have the opportunity to contact British ESA astronaut Tim Peake using amateur radio while he is in orbit was revealed at the UK Space Conference earlier this week. Tim will launch to the International Space Station this December and will spend six months working and living on the […]

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New Radio initiative

| July 17, 2015

At the amateur radio show in Friedrichshafen, a ‘new radio’ initiative led by the Austrian and German national societies was launched. This highlighted that amateur radio equipment, particularly handhelds, needs to move further into the 21st century and towards ‘smart’ radios with adaptable voice flex codecs as well as a more open applications layer, perhaps […]

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Listen out for MC0RYC youngsters

| July 17, 2015

The RSGB’s Youth Committee DXpedition, DX-15, will be active as MC0RYC from the Brecon Beacons in Wales from 23 to 30 July. Throughout the course of the week, they will be taking part in a range of activities including operating SOTA summits. Please work the young team if you can. The RSGB would like to […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| July 17, 2015

In Europe, 76 young amateur radio operators from more than 22 nations are getting ready to share their youthful enthusiasm for the hobby at the Youngsters on the Air summer camp in Italy from 18 to 25 July. A small team of youngsters from the UK will be there. The programme, which is a mix […]

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Rallies and Events News – 19 July 2015

| July 17, 2015

Sunday, the 19th, sees the McMichael Radio Rally and Car Boot Sale at Reading Rugby Football Club, Holme Park Farm Lane, Sonning Lane, Sonning-on-Thames, Reading RG4 6ST. There will be a talk-in station, free car parking and the gates open at 9.30am. Admittance is £2 and there will be special interest groups, trade stands and […]

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Special Events News – 19 July 2015

| July 17, 2015

Wearside Electronics Amateur Radio Society is running GB4SAS from the Roker life boat station, in the marina North Dock, SR6 0PW, for the Sunderland Air Show on 25 and 26 July. Activity will be on all HF bands as well as 2m and 70cm. Visitors are most welcome. A World War II special event commemorative […]

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