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Transatlantic Centenary

| September 24, 2021

The RSGB and the ARRL The National Association for Amateur Radio® in the US have announced joint events to celebrate the achievement of transatlantic communications by radio amateurs 100 years ago.  In December 1921, ARRL sent Paul F. Godley, who held the US callsign 2ZE, as their representative to listen for amateur signals from North […]

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GB2RS News Script for 5 September 2021

| September 3, 2021

Tap or click the link below to download this week’s GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 5 September 2021 (15-page/427KB Microsoft Word document) Problems downloading the GB2RS news script? Try this alternative link

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Prof Cathryn Mitchell to headline Convention

| September 3, 2021

The RSGB is delighted to announce that Professor Cathryn Mitchell, M0IBG has agreed to be the keynote speaker at the Online Convention on 9 October. Her talk, Radio technology and space science – a perfect partnership, will explore the connections between radio and space and will look at the many ways that everyone can get involved. […]

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Newbury children to contact ISS

| September 3, 2021

A group of children at the Mary Hare School for deaf children in Newbury will be talking to an astronaut aboard the International Space Station in October, using amateur radio equipment set up with the help of Newbury and District ARS. The children will each ask a question to the astronaut who will then answer […]

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IARU responds to European Commission

| September 3, 2021

The IARU Region 1 Political Relations Committee, PRC, has responded to two recent European Commission consultations to promote the amateur radio viewpoint. In the case of the consultation on ‘Designing mobile phones and tablets to be sustainable – ecodesign’ the PRC responded with a written submission. It is expected to set a precedent for all […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| September 3, 2021

On Monday 6 September the RSGB starts its autumn Tonight @ 8 webinar series. Gavin Nesbitt, MM1BXF will give an introduction to meteor scatter communications. These free webinars are livestreamed on the RSGB YouTube channel and you can ask questions during the presentations via live chat. For more information about this and other webinars in the […]

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