G100RSGB, the special event callsign celebrating the RSGB Centenary will be operated today by Bedford and DARC running an HF and VHF station. Monday it’s the turn of Bracknell ARC who are planning HF and VHF coverage with the possibility of some datamodes operations. On Tuesday 25th, Echelford ARS will be running HF and VHF stations using SSB and CW and Verulam ARC take over on Wednesday putting signals out on the 160m to 23cm bands. Newport Pagnell Group will run the station on Thursday operating on the 160m to 6m bands as well as 2m. Next weekend from Friday to Sunday, Shefford and DARS will be operating from Clophill using the 80m, 40m, 20m, 15m and 10m bands. Details of how to get your QSL card are on the RSGB website.
An update on amateur radio on the International Space Station program given by Frank Bauer, KA3HDO can now be viewed on the web. The presentation was given at the 2013 Dayton Hamvention and Frank takes a quick look at 30 years of amateur radio on the Space Shuttle and International Space Station, and some changes at NASA that are affecting ARISS. Watch the video via the AMSAT-UK website at www.amsat-uk.org.
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