Archive for August, 2022

GB2RS News Script for 14 August 2022

| August 12, 2022

Tap or click the link below to download this week’s GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 14 August 2022 (17-page/459KB Microsoft Word document) Problems downloading the GB2RS news script? Try this alternative link

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RSGB RadCom Team

| August 12, 2022

We announced earlier in the year that RadCom Managing Editor, Elaine Richards, G4LFM, was planning to retire after leading the RadCom team for 14 years. Very soon after that announcement, we had to come to terms with the sad and sudden news that RadCom Technical Editor, Giles Read, G1MFG, had passed away. RadCom obviously needs […]

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Jamaican amateurs mark 60 years of independence

| August 12, 2022

Amateur radio stations from Jamaica may use the 6Y60 prefix to mark the 60th anniversary since the Colony of Jamaica gained independence from the UK. For example, 6Y5WE will be using 6Y60WE.

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Jacques, ON4AVJ, Silent Key

| August 12, 2022

Sad news next. The IARU has announced that Jacques, ON4AVJ, has become a Silent Key. He held many roles within the Belgian national society, UBA, and was part of the IARU Region 1 VHF Committee. He received honours from both the UBA and IARU for his work on VHF and higher frequencies. Our thoughts are […]

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Also in this weeks GB2RS…

| August 12, 2022

This year is the 25th anniversary of the international Lighthouse and Lightship weekend that will take place next weekend, the 20 and 21 August. The event runs for 48 hours and, as this news script was prepared, there are 325 stations registered for this year from Argentina to Malta and The Netherlands to Wales. Some […]

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Rallies and Events News – 14 August 2022

| August 12, 2022

Please send your rally and event news as soon as possible to radcom@rsgb.org.uk We’ll publicise your event in RadCom, on GB2RS, and online. Today, the 14 August, the Flight Refuelling ARS Hamfest takes place at Cobham Sports and Social Club Ground, Merley, near Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3DA. Talk in will be on 145.550MHz. Gates open […]

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