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Licence Review – preparation

Posted by Kevin Dawson on November 4, 2013 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (3)

Paul Jarvis, Ofcom, addressed the National Hamfest on 27th September and the RSGB Convention with their thinking for the Licence Review. In the presentation he covered the reasons why the review was being undertaken and emphasised that it was not intended to be a radical change, but that the Licence Review was geared to be more explicit with regard to the wording of some of the existing clauses, on operational practice and to help extend the services available to Amateur Radio to encourage d...

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The teenage radio enthusiasts who helped win World War II

Posted by Kevin Dawson on July 10, 2013 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

The teenage radio enthusiasts who helped win World War II

By Katia Moskvitch

Technology reporter, BBC News There were about 1,500 so-called voluntary interceptors during WWII - civilians helping to intercept secret Nazi codes

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To mark the cente...

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Amateur Emergency Coms in India

Posted by Kevin Dawson on June 28, 2013 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)

The recent severe flooding in northern India has resulted in communication links being affected when they are most needed. Members of the Indian National Institute of Amateur Radio, Hyderabad have been providing emergency communication facilities in the worst-affected areas of Uttarakhand state, North India. Reported operating frequencies include 7.073MHz and 14.160MHz and callsigns in use include VU2JOS, VU2MCW, VU3NUG. As usual, all amateurs are urged to give priority to emergency communica...

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GX3RCM trailer gets live BATC channel

Posted by Kevin Dawson on June 24, 2013 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (0)

GX3RCM trailer gets live BATC channel

The Sheffield Amateur Radio Club's communications trailer now has its very own TV channel thanks to the British Amateur Television Club who have most generously allocated SARC this special live channel.

From now on this new channel will be used to stream live TV from special events attended by the SARC's own communications trailer GX3RCM (Radio Communications Module) whenever a high speed internet link is available. The first of these could b...

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UK Amateur Radio Consultations

Posted by Kevin Dawson on June 18, 2013 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)

UK Amateur Radio Consultations

The UK regulator Ofcom have published information on consultations affecting the Amateur Radio Services.

Ofcom is planning a number of policy initiatives in the next few months that will have a direct effect on amateur radio in the UK. If you want to keep up to date, you can sign up for updates on the Ofcom website at http://www.ofcom.org.uk/static/subscribe/select_li...

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