Also in GB2RS this week…

| May 11, 2018

Next weekend is the Dayton Hamvention®. The RSGB QSL Bureau is attending, which will of course mean they are out of the office for some time. This, plus an expected influx of cards from Dayton will make them very busy afterwards. All Members, clubs and special event stations are asked to delay sending any other cards to the Bureau until after 3 June 2018.

Also next weekend, on 19 and 20 May, Albania’s Open Source conference, OSCAL 18 takes place in Tirana. Daniel Pocock, M0GLR/VK3TQR hopes to run a prominent amateur radio demonstration station at the event. No call sign has been announced but information on the plans is online. will be providing free electronic kits for accompanied school-age children attending the Scottish Electronics and Radio Convention. It takes place at the Braehead Arena, Glasgow, on 20 May 2018. A dedicated construction area will be set up, and help will be on hand so children should leave with a fully working project. Alternatively, it may be built at home with a parent. The kits and construction session is sponsored by the RSGB and Antex Electronics Ltd.

Finally, Darenth Valley Radio Society announces that they still have places for their Foundation course starting on 9 June 2018. More information can be obtained from Mike, G8AXA, via email to

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