Archive for November, 2019

David Simmonds, G3JKB, 7th November 2019

| November 20, 2019

David (Dave) Simmonds, G3JKB, FOC 1950, passed away on November 7th 2019 after his health had deteriorated over the past year. He and Jacquie had recently moved from Woodhall Spa Lincolnshire to Chipping Sodbury (near Bristol) to be close to their family. The funeral will be held on Tuesday 3rd December from 1215 at Westerleigh […]

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WRC-19 Day-15: A Long Weekend

| November 17, 2019
WRC-19 Day-15: A Long Weekend

The slipping schedule saw slow progress on Friday and consequently full overtime on Saturday and Sunday for future agenda items (AI-10), small-satellites (AI-1.7), 5G mobile (AI-1.13) and 5GHz Wi-Fi (AI-1.16). Overtime started early, with a queue to get in before the 9am Saturday start. The 8:40m Saturday morning queue AI-10 WRC-23/27 Agenda: Late on Sunday […]

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RSGB Board co-opts assistance

| November 15, 2019

Two experienced RSGB Members have been co-opted to assist the Board. Dr John Rogers, M0JAV becomes a Board Director. Dr Stewart Bryant, G3YSX will advise the Board on RSGB publications activities and support the Contest Committee. Dr Rogers and Dr Bryant will remain co-opted until the 2020 RSGB AGM. They will then either step down, […]

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Nominate for CWops award

| November 15, 2019

The CW Operators Club (CWops) is now accepting nominations for this year’s Award for Advancing the Art of CW. Individuals, groups and organisations are all equally eligible, and the award is not limited to amateur radio operators or their organisations. Nominations may be made by anybody, not just CWops members, and should be emailed to […]

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Radio events at Bletchley Park

| November 15, 2019

Following on from the success of previous radio workshops at Bletchley Park, we’ll be running two more events in December 2019. On Saturday, 14 December 2019 the Introduction to Amateur Radio workshop is open to anyone aged 17 and over. It consists of talks, videos and demonstrations, and gives attendees an insight into the world […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| November 15, 2019

The World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) continues in Egypt, considering many aspects of radio including several that will affect our hobby. The ITU Media Team has a TV studio for interviews and they recently spoke to Tim Ellam, VE6SH, President of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU). You can find that interview, plus all the […]

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