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Robin Shelley, G8VVY

| September 2, 2021
Robin Shelley, G8VVY

Robin, G8VVY was licensed in 1979 and has been a VHF aficionado since those early days as a class B licensee. Although restricted to the bands 2m and higher he was always striving for dx. In the 1980s this meant working into places like Poland, what is now the Czech Republic and former East Germany, […]

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Andrew, 2E1BRT

| July 1, 2021

Andrew has been licenced since 1993 and an RSGB member since 1993. He first became interested in amateur radio as a youngster through his Dad, who bought him an FT690 Mk2 when he gained his licence. That rig gave him the DX’ing bug on 6 metres and he says that he is still a 6-metre […]

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Keith, G6NHU

| July 1, 2021

Keith is an amateur who has been there and bought the t-shirt in terms of all the various aspects of the hobby. He has tinkered with the integration of radio and computers since the early days of the Acorn Atom and BBC computer, playing with packet radio nodes. His involvement with digimodes goes back to […]

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Austin, M0MNE

| June 30, 2021
Austin, M0MNE

Austin, M0MNE has a very appropriate call sign for a mariner (Merchant Navy Engineer)! Austin first became interested in radio through hearing short wave broadcast stations. Even as a young teenager he was exhibiting the experimenter’s curiosity of a radio amateur, stringing up different lengths of wire in the garden to improve reception. Teenage and […]

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