Also in GB2RS this week…

| January 23, 2015

GB7SC is now operational from the south coast at Bognor Regis. It is on 439.4750 Rx and 430.475 colour code three. GB7SC is the first digital repeater on the south coast connected to the worldwide MARC network where two QSOs can go through the repeater system at a time. The repeater is also connected to the London and southern roaming group talk group eight, slot two, where continuous coverage is obtained by the repeaters giving out a beacon signal and radios will lock onto the strongest beacon signal enhancing coverage. Coverage reports to the repeater keeper would be appreciated on talk group nine, slot two.

In 2015, Romania has been a member of the IARU for 77 years and it is also the 90th anniversary of the IARU. Romania will be active with YO90IARU, YP90IARU, YQ90IARU and YR90IARU from 1 February to 31 December. Contact with these stations can count towards the IARU-90 diploma, details of which can be found at

The websites for International Museums Weekends and International Air Ambulance Week are open for registration. Dates for the diary are 20 and 21 and 27 and 28 June for the museums event and 19 to 27 September for air ambulance. More details about the events can be found at

QRZ Logbook now recognises contact confirmations from ARRL’s Logbook of The World and users now can download their contacts from Logbook of The World directly into their QRZ Logbook. has posted an LoTW Download Quick Start Guide (4-page/498KB PDF). The User Support Center can provide help with any problems or answer questions.

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