Archive for January, 2022

Mike Adcock, G8CMU, 17th November 2021

| January 18, 2022

Mike Adcock, G8CMU, formerly GW8CMU, passed away on 17 November 2021, following a routine operation in hospital. Mike was a volunteer for the Society, having been a member of the RSGB VHF Committee and then progressing to Chairman of the VHF Committee in the 1990s. He was well known by the VHF/UHF fraternity, particularly by […]

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GB2RS News Script for 16 January 2022

| January 14, 2022

Tap or click the link below to download this week’s GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 16 January 2022 (12-page/452KB Microsoft Word document) . Problems downloading the GB2RS news script? Try this alternative link

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SpaceX launches amateur satellites

| January 14, 2022

SpaceX Falcon 9 Transporter-3 mission launched on Thursday carrying 105 satellites including several amateur radio payloads. The Tevel mission comprises eight satellites, each with an FM transponder with an uplink on 145.970MHz and downlink, plus beacon transmissions on 436.400MHz. The EASAT-2 and Hades cubesats also have 2m to 70cm transponders, with Hades also carrying a […]

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NASA recognises ARISS in pictures

| January 14, 2022

NASA has recognised Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) as a science education and research programme. Two images of ARISS activity are among those singled out by the space agency as some of the best space station science pictures of 2021. ARRL Representative to ARISS International Rosalie White, K1STO, said recognition is significant […]

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BBC Radio Norfolk interviews Roger Cooke, G3LDI

| January 14, 2022

Roger Cooke, G3LDI of Norfolk ARC was interviewed on BBC Radio Norfolk yesterday to talk about Morse Code in celebration of ‘Learn your name in Morse Code Day’. Roger is the RSGB’s GB2CW Coordinator and has also written a book about Morse Code which you can buy in the RSGB Shop. Listen to his interview […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| January 14, 2022

If you couldn’t join the RSGB’s Tonight @ 8 webinar on amateur radio software construction this week, you can catch up on the RSGB YouTube channel or at rsgb.org/webinars. Heather Lomond’s talk has inspired people to try something new; so take a look and perhaps make something yourself for the RSGB Construction Competition. There are […]

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