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SpaceX launches amateur satellites

| January 14, 2022

SpaceX Falcon 9 Transporter-3 mission launched on Thursday carrying 105 satellites including several amateur radio payloads. The Tevel mission comprises eight satellites, each with an FM transponder with an uplink on 145.970MHz and downlink, plus beacon transmissions on 436.400MHz. The EASAT-2 and Hades cubesats also have 2m to 70cm transponders, with Hades also carrying a […]

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NASA recognises ARISS in pictures

| January 14, 2022

NASA has recognised Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) as a science education and research programme. Two images of ARISS activity are among those singled out by the space agency as some of the best space station science pictures of 2021. ARRL Representative to ARISS International Rosalie White, K1STO, said recognition is significant […]

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BBC Radio Norfolk interviews Roger Cooke, G3LDI

| January 14, 2022

Roger Cooke, G3LDI of Norfolk ARC was interviewed on BBC Radio Norfolk yesterday to talk about Morse Code in celebration of ‘Learn your name in Morse Code Day’. Roger is the RSGB’s GB2CW Coordinator and has also written a book about Morse Code which you can buy in the RSGB Shop. Listen to his interview […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| January 14, 2022

If you couldn’t join the RSGB’s Tonight @ 8 webinar on amateur radio software construction this week, you can catch up on the RSGB YouTube channel or at rsgb.org/webinars. Heather Lomond’s talk has inspired people to try something new; so take a look and perhaps make something yourself for the RSGB Construction Competition. There are […]

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RSGB elections update

| January 14, 2022

Due to the recent resignation of Andy Mace as an RSGB Board Director, there are now two elected Board Director vacancies as well as eight Regional Representative roles to be filled. The online nomination process is still open and completed papers, with supporting nominations, must be received by 2359UTC on 31 January 2022.

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New Nominations Committee members

| January 14, 2022

Recent changes in the Regional Team and RSGB Board have brought new members to RSGB Nominations Committee. Tony Miles, MM0TMZ joins as the Regional Forum Nominee and David Hills, G6PYF is the Nominated Director representative. We’d like to welcome them to their new roles.

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