RSSGOTA2C: Radio amateurs

Lee, M0RLE

| March 26, 2021

Lee, M0RLE started a net at the beginning of the first lockdown. It is every Monday evening on GB3RF and GB3PF and usually attracts over 20 people. He has been working most of lockdown, but has kept the net going. He has also been contacting people if they miss the net to check that they […]

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Tommy Knight, G2FUU celebrates his 100th birthday!

| February 19, 2021
Tommy Knight, G2FUU celebrates his 100th birthday!

Tommy Knight, G2FUU celebrated his 100th birthday this month. He became interested in amateur radio when he left school because a friend was a radio amateur. Instead of waiting to be called up for WWII he decided to volunteer for the RAF and spent the war fitting radar into Spitfires. After the war, he took […]

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Mike, G4SMB – ‘Go box’

| August 6, 2020
Mike, G4SMB – ‘Go box’

We shared this lockdown project from Mike, G4SMB on our Photo Friday feature on social media but wanted to share it here too. He sent us photos and a description in early July but unfortunately at that time he hadn’t been able to try it out due to the lockdown! He customised the box with […]

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Matt, M5MAT

| August 6, 2020
Matt, M5MAT

Matt, M5MAT sent us this photo of when he was enjoying being out portable again after lockdown for the FMAC and UKAC series.

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Stevenage and District Amateur Radio Society

| August 6, 2020
Stevenage and District Amateur Radio Society

For the last four weeks the club has been running its weekly 2m FM club net as G3SAD/P from a local park car park. Members meet with due regard for social distance and are really enjoying seeing each other again. You can listen out for us on the air every Tuesday at 19:30 on 145.450 Our […]

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John Farrar, G3UCQ and his special call sign GB9NHS

| July 1, 2020

During part of April and May, 2020 John Farrar, G3UCQ used the amateur radio call sign GB9NHS to say “Thank you” to the staff of the NHS for the work they are doing during the Covid-19 pandemic and to recognise the work done by hospital staff around the world. John’s YouTube video explains how amateur […]

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