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| May 10, 2013

Spanish GPS buoys interfering with 28Mhz band

According to the IARU Region 1 Monitoring System newsletter, Spanish GPS buoys are a new threat to the 28MHz band. You can find their bursts between 28 and 28.5MHz transmitting in F1B with 51 baud and about 300Hz shift. They were observed and measured by DK2OM and HB9CET and found to be in the Atlantic Ocean, west of Portugal. The Portuguese Monitoring System informed the Portuguese authorities.

Still time to apply for RCF funding

There is still time to apply for funding from the Radio Communications Foundation for projects to promote the benefits of radio to the general public. The Foundation meets on 15 May to consider small projects that would benefit from funding. Send details, by e-mail, to All decisions on whether to provide financial support are made by the Trustees and there is no certainty that any project proposed will receive funding.

New address for Spanish QSL Bureau

We have received news on a change of address for the Spanish QSL Bureau. If you send bulk QSL cards to Spain, they should now go to URE, PO Box 55055, 28053 Madrid, Spain.

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