Also in GB2RS this week…

| October 7, 2016

A Vintage Radio Weekend on the Air will take place on 15 and 16 October. Every one who has a vintage radio is invited to get on the air over the weekend, on any band and at any time. If conditions permit, there will be participants in the UK, Netherlands, Belgium and Germany as well as some in the USA. All participants can download a free high resolution commemorative certificate from where additional information is also available.

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Bellmans Auctioneers in Winchester have a large, single owner, private collection of valve and transistor radios and accessories coming up for sale on Tuesday, 11 October. The details on viewing and bidding are on the website and the radios start at lot 650.

APRS WEST, a regional gathering for those interested in APRS and digital modes, takes place on 16 October at 76 Canal St Martin, in Rennes, France. Running from 11am to 4pm, French time, visitors will bring their own projects, ideas and expertise to exchange with other enthusiasts. Two talks already planned are on a Mini APRS tracker by F4GOH and 100 percent solar-powered Digipeater by F4BEA. Visit and select the APRS tab for more details.

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