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RSGB EMC Committee publishes EMF calculator

| January 15, 2021

The RSGB’s EMC Committee (EMCC) has updated the EMF web page which contains information on the new licence requirement to assess EM Fields. Most notably, as agreed with Ofcom last month, the EMCC has published its calculator, which incorporates the Ofcom calculator but adds a front end specifically for radio amateurs. This calculator will be updated […]

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GB2RS News Script for 17 January 2020

| January 15, 2021

Tap or click the link below to download this week’s GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 17 January 2021 (11-page/217KB Microsoft Word document) Problems downloading the GB2RS news script? Try this alternative link.

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New AllStar Gateway in North Lancashire

| January 15, 2021

Recently, the MB7IMB repeater came on the air in North Lancashire. It is a simplex AllStar gateway on 145.2375MHz narrow FM, with a CTCSS access tone of 110.9Hz. The North West AllStar Group has been formed, linking AllStar nodes and repeaters throughout north-west England. The group is encouraging use of the repeater. All that’s needed […]

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Enter Construction Competitions!

| January 15, 2021

Have you entered the RSGB’s ‘Get on the air to care’ construction competition? The deadline is the 1st of February. Your project can be hardware, software or a system and may be based on a kit. If you made something during the autumn lockdowns, over the holiday season, or are in the middle of something […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| January 15, 2021

Very low frequency enthusiast Joe, VO1NA reports that Stefan, DK7FC copied his 50-character EbNaut message transmitted from Newfoundland on 8.271kHz, with a radiated power of 10mW. We believe this is a new record for amateur transatlantic VLF. Joe’s tower supports a VLF rotated L, which is 10 metre average height and 100 metres long. The […]

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Special Events News – 17 January 2021

| January 15, 2021

Hull and District Amateur Radio Society is celebrating 100 years of amateur radio clubs in the Hull area with a year-long special event station, callsign GB1OOH. The station will operate most days throughout 2021 on bands ranging from 160m to 70cm and using different modes. Further details about the station and QSL options can be […]

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