Longstanding GB2RS newsreader retires

| March 18, 2016

Roy, G8CKN has decided to retire from presenting the GB2RS news and the RSGB would like to thank him for his many years of dedicated service to the amateur radio community.

He started broadcasting at the beginning of the 2m FM service 37 years ago, adding simultaneous 70cm FM and 23cm ATV transmissions for the last 21 years.

He then added worldwide internet video streaming some 15 years ago.

A replacement or replacements are required to take over the current transmissions on 2m FM, 70cm FM via GB3BN, 23cm analogue or 70cm digital ATV via GB3HV and internet streaming via batc.tv.

Assistance will be given to set up these transmissions and some equipment may also be available.

If any one would like to take over as a GB2RS news reader in Hampshire-central-southern England please contact the GB2RS News Manager, Ken Hatton, G3VBA, via email to gb2rs.manager@rsgb.org.uk.

Category: Front Page News, GB2RS Headlines