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Kenilworth pupils speak to astronaut

Pupils at Kenilworth School in Warwickshire conversed with astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor aboard the ISS on Friday afternoon. The amateur radio on the International Space Station contact was facilitated by the ARISS volunteers and streamed live via the internet. Ten children asked around 20 probing questions, and we learned things like what the outside of the […]

Kenilworth pupils speak to astronaut 2018/12/14 15:58

SAQ to transmit on Christmas Eve

Sweden’s Alexanderson alternator station SAQ has planned a Christmas Eve transmission on 17.2kHz. The transmitter will be tuned up starting at around 0730UTC, and a message will be transmitted at 0800UTC. The 200kW Alexanderson alternator is an electromechanical transmitter dating back to 1924. The event will be streamed live on the Alexanderson site YouTube Channel. […]

SAQ to transmit on Christmas Eve 2018/12/14 15:52

Call in to YOTA stations

Youngsters on the Air month (YOTA) runs throughout December. The next clubs to activate the GB18YOTA call sign will be the RSGB’s National Radio Centre on Sunday, 16 December 2018. This is followed by Castle Rushen High School Radio Club on the 21st and Chertsey Club on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th. If you hear […]

Call in to YOTA stations 2018/12/14 15:49

Also in GB2RS this week…

The forms and paperwork for the various RSGB Regional and Board elections are now available on the RSGB website at rsgb.org/nominations. There are 10 regional vacancies, two elected Board Director vacancies, and two nominated Board Director vacancies. Volunteers are sought for all these roles. Details also appear in the January 2019 edition of RadCom. Due to a […]

Also in GB2RS this week… 2018/12/14 15:44

Election paperwork now available

The forms and paperwork for the various RSGB Regional and Board elections are now available on the RSGB website at rsgb.org/nominations. There are 10 regional vacancies, two elected Board Director vacancies, and two nominated Board Director vacancies. Volunteers are sought for all these roles. Details also appear in the January 2019 edition of RadCom.

Election paperwork now available 2018/12/14 15:41