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60m allocation for Kenya

Following a request from the Radio Society of Kenya, the Kenya state radio regulator has advised that a new 60m allocation has been granted between 5275kHz and 5450kHz on a secondary basis. All modes are permitted, with a maximum power of 400W PEP. Category: Front Page News Read the full article at http://rsgb.org/main/blog/front-page-news/2017/09/08/60m-allocation-for-kenya/ (Disclaimer: This…

Taking exams at RSGB Convention

Discount rates are available for taking the UK amateur radio exams at the RSGB Convention on 14-15 October 2017. The Foundation and Intermediate, taken together on the 14th, are £45 instead of £60, while the Intermediate and Full exams on the 14th and 15th are £52 together instead of £70. For the adventurous and well-prepared, you can…

100kW IARU news bulletins

From 16 to 22 September 2017, the IARU Region 1 Conference will take place in Germany. 130 delegates from the 96 member societies will discuss issues related to the amateur radio service. RADIO DARC will report current news on the conference in six daily special short wave transmissions. These will be made in partnership with…

Keep hurricane frequencies clear

Hurricane Irma is getting widespread news coverage and will affect many countries in the Caribbean. There are the usual American nets on 14.265 and 14.325MHz to gather information on the storm. Several other frequencies will be used and amateurs in IARU Region 1 are asked to please take steps to avoid interference with emergency operations.…

News for Northern Ireland – 10 September 2010

Mid-Ulster Amateur Radio Club is holding its AGM on Sunday, the 10th, at 3pm. For details, contact Dave, 2I0SJV, on 0796 7043 982. Category: News for Northern Ireland Read the full article at http://rsgb.org/main/blog/all-regions/region-8/2017/09/08/news-for-northern-ireland-10-september-2010/ (Disclaimer: This accuracy of this article is the responsibility of the original author and/or publisher. Stray Signals does not claim ownership…

Also in GB2RS this week …

The RSGB HF Contest Committee plays a key role in the enjoyment of amateur radio by many RSGB Members. It is responsible for deciding the HF contesting strategy, organising the HF contesting calendar, setting the rules and providing clarification of the rules to the contest adjudicators. The current Chair of the committee, Nick Totterdell, G4FAL,…

ISS cross-band voice repeater

The cross-band voice repeater aboard the International Space Station has been set up by the Russian team to help get telemetry from their satellites. Although some amateurs report communicating via the repeater, ARISS would like to remind amateurs that it has not officially been activated for amateur contacts. When the ARISS voice repeater is active…