Archive for January, 2021

Stig Rasmussen, G1MVF, 15th January 2021

| January 19, 2021

With great sadness I learned that Stig Rasmussen, G1MVF died of Covid-19 on the evening of Friday 15-Saturday 16 January 2021. Some eight days before his death he believed he had contracted Covid-19. He was taken to hospital where, sadly, he subsequently passed away. Mervyn S Foster Chairman, Huntingdonshire Amateur Radio Society

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Andy Levy, M5ALG, 27th December 2020

| January 18, 2021
Andy Levy, M5ALG, 27th December 2020

Andy Levy, M5ALG passed away on the 27th of December 2020. He was a major factor in the McMichael Rally Committee for over 15 years as Booking and Organising Manager, with his cheerful welcome to all, he was in to contesting being first licenced in 1995 as G7UET. His other interests were the Christian Aid Walk, […]

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BBC TV Look East

| January 16, 2021
BBC TV Look East

Steve, G3EVA and Jim, G3YLA were on BBC TV’s Look East on Friday 16 January in a short piece talking about ‘Lockdown hobbies’. The segment starts at about 22mins

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RSGB EMC Committee publishes EMF calculator

| January 15, 2021

The RSGB’s EMC Committee (EMCC) has updated the EMF web page which contains information on the new licence requirement to assess EM Fields. Most notably, as agreed with Ofcom last month, the EMCC has published its calculator, which incorporates the Ofcom calculator but adds a front end specifically for radio amateurs. This calculator will be updated […]

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GB2RS News Script for 17 January 2020

| January 15, 2021

Tap or click the link below to download this week’s GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 17 January 2021 (11-page/217KB Microsoft Word document) Problems downloading the GB2RS news script? Try this alternative link.

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New AllStar Gateway in North Lancashire

| January 15, 2021

Recently, the MB7IMB repeater came on the air in North Lancashire. It is a simplex AllStar gateway on 145.2375MHz narrow FM, with a CTCSS access tone of 110.9Hz. The North West AllStar Group has been formed, linking AllStar nodes and repeaters throughout north-west England. The group is encouraging use of the repeater. All that’s needed […]

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