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National Hamfest attractions

| July 15, 2016

The National Hamfest takes place at the Newark Showground in Nottinghamshire on 30 September and 1 October 2016. This year the flea market has been redesigned providing low cost table space for selling your personal excess equipment and junk. If you do not wish to sell items yourself then the large bring-and-buy stand will look […]

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New CISPR/H committee chair

| July 15, 2016

The German national Society, DARC, has reported that Thilo Kootz, DL9KCE has been elected as Chair of the CISPR/H committee. CISPR is International Special Committee on Radio Interference.

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| July 15, 2016

The RSGB is looking for a new Company Secretary. This is a key role in the Society’s governance regime and provides important support in the running of Board meetings and Annual General Meetings. The main duties of the post are set out in the Society’s Articles of Association, and detailed terms of reference are available […]

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Rallies and Events News – 17 July 2016

| July 15, 2016

Sunday,  17 July, the McMichael Radio Rally takes place at Reading Rugby Football Club, Holme Park Farm Lane, Sonning Lane B4446, Sonning-on-Thames, Reading RG4 6ST. The venue has free car parking and a talk-in station will be on air. Doors open at 9.30am and admission is £2. There will be trade stands, a car boot […]

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DX News – 17 July 2016

| July 15, 2016

Martinez, HK3Y will sign 5J0Y from San Andres Island from 18 to 23 July. This one counts as NA-033 for the Islands on the Air Award. Braam, 3DA0AY has been active recently from Piggs Peak, Swaziland. It is expected he will remain there until 25 July. QSLs go via his home call ZS6AYE. Stu, VK4SDD […]

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Special Events News – 17 July 2016

| July 15, 2016

Sunday, the 17th, Loughton and Epping Forest Amateur Radio Society is operating GB100NWA for North Weald Airfield Community Day, celebrating the airfield’s 100th anniversary. Also on the 17th, Pontefract and District ARS will be operating GB1AVR from the Ackworth steam spectacular and vintage vehicles event. A special event station will be on the air for […]

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