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IARU addresses 2m & 23cm threats

| June 14, 2019

As October’s World Radio Conference, WRC-19 draws closer, proposals that would need to be agreed for the future WRC-23 agenda are also in progress. On Monday the 10th of June, IARU Region 1 provided detailed background and serious concerns it has regarding two proposals under discussion in CEPT/Europe that may potentially impact important amateur bands […]

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High altitude balloon launches on 20th and 27th

| June 14, 2019

hi-impact will be launching two high altitude balloon flights this month, on the 20th and 27th of June. Working alongside Altrincham Prep School and South Wirral High School, they plan to launch from Welshpool at 11am, subject to any operational changes, which will appear on their Facebook and Twitter feeds, @hiimpactconsult. Both flights are HABDuino […]

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Emergency Comms meeting at Friedrichshafen

| June 14, 2019

IARU Region 1 will be hosting a meeting for radio amateurs interested in Emergency Communications in Friedrichshafen on Friday the 21st of June, starting at 12 noon. There will be talks on new technology, satellite use, drills, data networks and responding to a power grid failure. The working language for this meeting will be English.

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| June 14, 2019

The second Midlands ARDF event takes place today, the 16th of June, at Cademan Wood near Whitwick. The assembly area is in the small car park at the Eastern end of the wood. The event is designed for members of radio clubs in RSGB Regions 5 and 13, although anyone is welcome to participate. Registration […]

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YOTA 2019 Bulgaria team

| June 13, 2019

We’re pleased to announce the UK team attending the YOTA 2019 summer camp in Bulgaria. Timothy Hare, 2E0HTJ and Jake Howarth, M0JKE will be heading out in August with team leader, Morgan Matthews, M6NYB. Read more about the team here.    

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2019 ITU World Radio Conference

| June 7, 2019

At the 2019 ITU World Radio Conference there is an important motion on the agenda to consolidate and extend access to the 50MHz band in IARU Region 1, which is Europe, Africa and Asiatic Russia. To gather solid evidence of the high level of amateur activity on the band, and at the same time to […]

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