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Latest rally news

| June 18, 2021

The organisers of Dartmoor Radio Rally have revised the date to 15 August 2021. It will be held at the new venue of The Yelverton War Memorial Hall, Meavy Lane, Yelverton PL20 6AL. Doors open at 10am—details can be found here. The McMichael Rally Committee has announced that this year’s rally is, sadly, cancelled. It […]

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ARISS SSTV from ISS

| June 18, 2021

A slow-scan television ARISS event is scheduled between 21 and 26 June 2021. Transmissions from the ISS will be on 145.800MHz FM using PD120 SSTV mode. The SSTV images will be transmitted continuously. Transmissions will start at or about 0940UTC on the 21st and will end by 1830UTC on the 26th. Signals should be receivable […]

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Ofcom updates EMF guidance document and calculator

| June 18, 2021

The guidance document What you need to know as an amateur radio user has been updated, as has the Ofcom EMF calculator. The guide provides an overview of what you need to do to comply with Ofcom’s EMF licence condition Links to all of the documents and calculators can be found on our website This […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| June 18, 2021

Since reopening just over two weeks ago, the RSGB National Radio Centre at Bletchley Park has welcomed more than 3,800 visitors. With the improved signage and Bletchley Park interactive map, the NRC is typically seeing close to 50% of the Park’s footfall. The RSGB would like to thank Martyn, G0GMB and the NRC volunteers for […]

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National Hamfest postponed to 2022

| June 11, 2021

It is with much regret that the organisers of the National Hamfest have decided to postpone the event planned for 24 and 25 September 2021 until September 2022. A number of factors have made the organisation of the event impossible to predict this year. At this point the organisers cannot reliably commit to successfully and […]

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Kyrgyzstan amateurs get 5MHz band allocation

| June 11, 2021

The national amateur radio society for Kyrgyzstan has announced that, on 4 June 2021, the national regulator made a 5MHz allocation available to amateurs. The WRC-15 Amateur Secondary Allocation of 5351.5 – 5366.5kHz is available at a maximum power of 100W. Other secondary allocations made available at the same time were 472 – 479kHz at […]

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