Also in GB2RS this week…

| October 18, 2019

The website, supported by the RSGB, is currently without a site developer, consequently a volunteer is sought. Website management skills, as well as Ubuntu and Python knowledge are prerequisites. Presently two items need addressing; the site requires refactoring and the OS needs updating to the newest release, which in itself has some Python prerequisites. Replies to Gwyn Williams, G4FKH at please.

SAQ, the World Heritage radio station, is to transmit on United Nations Day, 24 October 2019. The transmission will be on 17.2kHz CW. The startup of the transmitter will be around 1630UTC and the transmission of the message will be at 1700UTC. No QSL cards will be send out for this transmission and no list of reports will be constructed, but they do accept shorter listeners’ reports by email to

The Royal Signals Amateur Radio Society (RSARS) would like to contact those people who joined the RSARS at the National Hamfest on 28 and 29 September 2019. Please contact the membership secretary by email to

The Homebrew Heroes Award program has announced its first annual recipient, Hans Summers, G0UPL. This annual award recognises persons, groups or organisations who help define the frontiers in amateur radio technology through the long-standing tradition of homebrew construction. The formal video presentation is available on the award program website A longer audio feature interview is available in episode 308 of the ICQ Podcast at

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