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Artistic SSTV from Iceland

| April 12, 2019

Until 29 April 2019, as part of an art installation in Iceland by Lucy Helton, KD2MFV, SSTV images will be transmitted by TF3JA. The images, appropriated from the Reykjavik Museum of Photography’s collection, are of Icelandic glaciers photographed many years ago. Amateur radio operators who receive these transmissions are being asked to print out the […]

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ML&S sponsors Radio Caroline

| April 12, 2019

Over the Easter Weekend of 18 to 21 April 2019, Martin Lynch of ML&S is sponsoring broadcasts transmitted from Radio Caroline in memory of his old employee Graeme Platts, G4XOF, who passed away last November due to cancer. One of Graeme’s last ‘bucket list’ visits was to the ship itself arranged by Martin. The history […]

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GB2RS Manager Ken Hatton, G3VBA, SK

| April 12, 2019

Sad news next. Ken Hatton, G3VBA, the GB2RS Manager, became silent key at the end of last week. He was appointed as GB2RS Manager on 1 January 2014, taking over from Gordon Adams, G3LEQ. Ken will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| April 12, 2019

The National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park will be holding its first-ever ElectroJumble on Sunday, 21 April 2019. Over the years they have accumulated many pieces of electronic apparatus and components that are surplus to requirements. Items for sale include test equipment, military items, domestic radios, telecommunication equipment and vintage components. More details on […]

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Historic DF field day film now on website

| April 12, 2019

The RSGB has released a vintage silent black and white video of an amateur radio direction finding field day. The video, called D/F Field Day North of the Thames, May 18th 1947, was filmed at Chipping Barnet.

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ElectroJumble at computing museum

| April 12, 2019

The National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park will be holding its first-ever ElectroJumble on Sunday, 21 April 2019. Over the years they have accumulated many pieces of electronic apparatus and components that are surplus to requirements. Items for sale include test equipment, military items, domestic radios, telecommunication equipment and vintage components. More details on […]

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