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RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 12th. August 2018.

8/10/2018
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GB2RS NEWS Sunday 12th August 2018 The news headlines: More Newcomers on 5MHz – Ecuador and Bosnia-Herzegovina Early Bird deadline for the RSGB Convention approaching

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RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 5th. August 2018.

8/3/2018
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GB2RS NEWS Sunday 5th August 2018 The news headlines: New Exams Syllabus soon YOTA 2018 gets under way

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RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 29th. July 2018.

7/27/2018
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GB2RS NEWS Sunday 29th July 2018 The news headlines: WRTC 2022 venue announcedLighthouse 300 registeredKraftwerk jams with astronaut on ISS After the recent successful World Radiosport Team Championship in Germany it has been announced that the 2022 event will be hosted by Bologna in Italy. The invitation-only event pits the world’s greatest DXers against each other in over sixty teams. They compete with each other using similar stations in similar terrain to level the playing field....

Duration:00:17:47

RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 22nd. July 2018.

7/20/2018
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GB2RS NEWS Sunday 22nd July 2018 The news headlines: WRTC 2018 resultsAmateur innovation thrivesNew CubeSats reach ISS Last weekend’s World Radiosport Team Championship ended with a win for Lithuanian amateurs Gedas Lucinskas, LY9A and Mindis Jukna, LY4L, who scored nearly 5.7 million points from 5139 QSOs. The runners-up were Germans Manfred Wolf, DJ5MW and Stefan von Baltz, DL1IAO, who scored nearly 5.3 million points from just under 5000 QSOs. In all, the 63 two-person teams made...

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RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 15th. July 2018.

7/13/2018
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GB2RS NEWS Sunday 15th July 2018 The news headlines: New service to replace AROSHam-designed comms support cave rescueInternational Youth at Sea begins Following an extensive review of the Amateur Radio Observation Service, AROS, the RSGB has decided to create a new service to provide guidance to operators who experience misuse of the amateur bands by others. This service will be known as the Operating Advisory Service, or OAS, and will replace AROS. The change will come into effect...

Duration:00:16:17

RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 8th. July 2018.

7/6/2018
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GB2RS NEWS Sunday 8th July 2018 The news headlines: World Radiosport Team Championship looms RSGB NRC opens all week during holidaysBeware scam emails The World Radiosport Team Championship takes place this week, running from Thursday the 12th to Monday the 16th. This invitation-only event pits the world’s elite contesters against each other in two-person teams. To level the playing field, all the contesters use similar stations with similar antennas, all within a relatively small...

Duration:00:15:21

RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 1st. July 2018.

6/29/2018
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GB2RS NEWS Sunday 1st July 2018 The news headlines: Receive SSTV from the ISSSAQ transmits todayIARU welcomes St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla Amateur Radio Society This weekend ARISS Russia is running a special slow-scan television event from the International Space Station. Unfortunately we learned the details too late to include in last week’s bulletin. The transmissions started around 0900UTC on Friday and continue until around 1830UTC today, Sunday the 1st. The cosmonauts will be sending...

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RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 24th. June 2018.

6/22/2018
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GB2RS NEWS Sunday 24th June 2018 The news headlines: ITU chief declares Z6 prefix illegalOfcom equipment on auctionCurtis Keyer inventor goes SK The Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union has said that authorising Kosovo Z6 callsigns is “unauthorised and illegal”. Houlin Zhao said, “ITU has not allocated call sign series Z6 to any of its member states. Consequently, the utilisation of callsign series Z6 by any entity without a formal allocation and consent of...

Duration:00:15:59

RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 17th. June 2018.

6/15/2018
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GB2RS NEWS Sunday 17th June 2018 The news headlines: Three balloons go up on Thursday70MHz experimental NoVs now easierRBN adds FT8 spots Three high altitude balloon launches will take place from a site in Welshpool on Thursday 21st of June, conditions permitting. Starting between 10.30 and 11.30am, the balloons will have a number of experiments on to look at various aspects of space flight. Involving a number of schools in the north west, the launches are by a team from Hi-Impact...

Duration:00:16:23

RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 10th. June 2018.

6/8/2018
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GB2RS NEWS Sunday 10th June 2018 The news headlines: South Africans get 100kHz on 60mUK prepares for WRC-19Why not chase the HuMPs Excluding Marilyns Award? The South African regulator, ICASA, recently published their 2018 National Radio Frequency Plan. In this, amateur radio was allocated 100kHz on a shared basis in the 60 metre band. 5.350 to 5.450MHz is now available to all licensed radio amateurs on a shared, non-interference basis, with a power limit of 15W EIRP. The South African...

Duration:00:18:15

RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 3 June 2018.

6/1/2018
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GB2RS NEWS Sunday 3rd June 2018 The news headlines: Threat to Belgian 70cm allocation

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RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 27th. May 2018.

5/25/2018
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GB2RS NEWS Sunday 27th May 2018 The news headlines: Opt in to GB2RS emailsMarconi’s Elettra on the airNRC D-Star repeater back again If you receive the GB2RS weekly email you will have seen that you need to opt in to keep receiving it in future. This is so that the RSGB complies with the new General Data Protection Act. The RSGB is delighted that a large number of people have done so already and they will receive the GB2RS email this week. If you are a Member and haven’t yet...

Duration:00:14:40

RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 20th. May 2018.

5/18/2018
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GB2RS NEWS Sunday 20th May 2018 The news headlines: Grab your R series callsign NOWYOTA 2018 team announcedGuide to Ofcom online licensing portal There is still just time to get yourself the unique “R” Notice of Variation that is being used to celebrate this weekend’s royal wedding. All grades of licence can apply; it is valid only from the 19th to the 21st of May. Full details of how to apply for the free NoV, and how to use it, are online at rsgb.org/rwrsl and you MUST sort out the...

Duration:00:15:33

RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 13th. May 2018.

5/11/2018
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GB2RS NEWS Sunday 13th May 2018 The news headlines: Thousands watch CubeSat deployment2×1 calls for Norwegian clubs2017 CQ WW CW contest logs to be re-scored Three CubeSats were deployed on Friday from the Japanese Experiment Module Kibo aboard the International Space Station. The satellites were Irazu from Costa Rica, 1KUNS-PF from Kenya and UBAKUSAT from Turkey. All of them carry amateur radio telemetry payloads; UBAKUSAT also carries a linear transponder for SSB and CW. Details of...

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RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 6th. May 2018.

5/4/2018
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GB2RS NEWS The news headlines: NHS amateur radio callsign launchesTim Duffy, K3LR to speak at RSGB ConventionGet a special callsign letter for the Royal Wedding GB1NHS is the new National Health Service amateur radio station. The RSGB’s National Radio Centre at Bletchley Park is hosting the launch event on Tuesday the 8th of May. National Radio Centre Coordinator Martyn Baker, G0GMB, will make the initial transmission using the call sign at 10.45am and the event will run to 2pm. The...

Duration:00:19:25

RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 29th. April 2018.

4/27/2018
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GB2RS NEWS Sunday 29 April 2018 The news headlines: RSGB AGMSunday Times letter responseBARS operating at Royal Mint Illness of a key RSGB staff member means that it has not been possible to prepare Local News again this week, for which we apologise. We hope to be able to present Local News again next week. Details of many club events can be found in the April and May editions of RadCom, supplemented by the link to the May edition of the RSGB Affiliated Clubs Newsletter at the end of...

Duration:00:17:28

RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 22nd. April 2018.

4/20/2018
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GB2RS NEWS Sunday 22 April 2018 The news headlines: RSGB 2018 Convention British Island Waterways on the Air Radio amateur interview on BBC Illness of a key RSGB staff member means that it has not been possible to prepare Local News again this week, for which we apologise. Details of many club events can be found in the April edition of RadCom, supplemented by the Events List on the RSGB website: rsgb.org/events/ Thank you to everyone who sent event details for the May and June RadCom;...

Duration:00:15:18

RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 15th. April 2018.

4/13/2018
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GB2RS NEWS Sunday 15 April 2018 The news headlines: International Marconi DayFIFA World Cup MarathonRadio amateur honoured Illness of a key RSGB staff member means that it has not been possible to prepare Local News again this week, for which we apologise. Details of many club events can be found in the April edition of RadCom, supplemented by the Events List on the RSGB website: rsgb.org/events/ Thank you to everyone who has sent event details for the May RadCom; all event...

Duration:00:18:16

RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 8th. April 2018.

4/6/2018
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GB2RS NEWS Sunday 8 April 2018 The news headlines: Shorter than normal news this weekNext UK ARISS contact coming soonRSGB at Maker Faire UKIllness of a key RSGB staff member means that it has not been possible to prepare Local News this week, for which we apologise. Details of many club events can be found in the April edition of RadCom, supplemented by the Events List on the RSGB website, http://rsgb.org/events/rsgb-events-site/calendar/ Thank you to everyone who has sent event...

Duration:00:16:01

RSGB GB2RS NEWS BULLETIN for 25th. March 2018.

3/23/2018
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GB2RS NEWS Sunday 25th March 2018 The news headlines: Prepare for SOS Radio Week Next deadline brought forward

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