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St Peter-in-Thanet CE Junior School

| January 4, 2024

In October 2023 pupils from St Peter-in-Thanet CE Junior School in Broadstairs had an ARISS-UK contact with NASA astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli, KI5WSL on board the International Space Station. It seems their fascination for the cosmos continues to grow. On 28 November 2023, a group of more than a hundred people, including both students and their […]

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Ireleth St Peters CofE Primary School

| July 22, 2023
Ireleth St Peters CofE Primary School

Thanks to Chris Leviston, M0KPW, ten children at Ireleth St Peters (ISP) CofE Primary School in Cumbria have achieved their Radio Surfer Awards. Chris recently started an after-school club at ISP, and over the five weeks that it ran, the children enjoyed a range of amateur radio activities, leading to them each being presented with […]

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Mallaig High School

| July 14, 2023
Mallaig High School

Not content with solely being for the school’s students, Mallaig High School ARC, has built on recent success by extending its reach to local residents, so everyone can experience the wonder of radio! Local Mallaig resident and long-standing SWL Alistair MacKellaig was thrilled to pass his Foundation Exam with flying colours. He now holds the […]

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Ormiston Horizon Academy

| May 25, 2023
Ormiston Horizon Academy

The amateur radio club (M0OHA) at Ormiston Horizon Academy has been running for over five years. Current members in Year 8 and 9 have been working towards taking their Foundation licence exam in July 2023. Here they are getting to grips with block diagrams!  

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Sandringham School

| May 25, 2023
Sandringham School

The amateur radio club at Sandringham School was one of those who hosted the GB22YOTA call sign during December’s YOTA Month. Licensed students operated five separate stations, with other students helping with set up and check logging. Station 1 was a traditional HF station, running a K3 and KPA500 amplifier on SSB 80m to 10m. […]

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St Peter-in-Thanet CE Junior School

| May 24, 2023
St Peter-in-Thanet CE Junior School

John Hislop, G7OHO recently established a new STEAMettes club at St Peter-in-Thanet CE Junior School, Broadstairs, Kent. With a mixed group from Years 2, 3 and 4 (6- to 9-year-olds) the first week saw them making bracelets and developing their skills in wire stripping and soldering. As well as creating a circuit using solderless breadboard, […]

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