Also in GB2RS this week…

| November 11, 2016

On the 27th of November, the largest amateur radio event in Portugal will take place in Lisbon. You need to be able to speak Portuguese to learn more from the ARVM website, but if you are holidaying in the area, it could be worth checking out.

ARISS Milestones, a video of a presentation by past ARISS-EU Chair Gaston Bertels, ON4WF, on the history of Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) is now available on YouTube. ON4WF delivered the 12-minute overview during the 6th Polish Nationwide Conference of ARISS Contributors and Supporters, held in Ostrów Wielkopolski on the 22nd of October. In the presentation, he noted that the primary objective of ARISS is educational outreach, by making it possible for students on Earth to speak with ISS crew members via ham radio, and get answers direct from space. You can view the presentation at

Omani amateur radio operators can sign their A4 calls with /46 until the 30th of November in celebration of the 46th anniversary of the independence of Oman.

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