Snips – News For Scotland – 8th December 2019

The news headlines: GB2RS Christmas schedule YOTA month news Sweden discontinuing 2.3 & 3.4GHz permits GB2RS – Script – HERE . CLUB NEWS: On Monday Edinburgh and District ARC has its net. Contact Norman, GM1CNH, on 0774 094 6192. On Tuesday Dundee Amateur Radio Club has its Christmas meal. Contact Martin, 2M0KAU, on 0776 370 …

GB2RS Christmas schedule

Because of the way Christmas and New Year falls there will be no GB2RS News script for Sunday, 29 December 2019. An abbreviated script will be prepared for Sunday, 5 January 2020 for those newsreaders who are able to read that day. Normal service resum…

YOTA Month news

YOTA Month is in full swing and thanks to local clubs, schools and Scout groups it has already introduced large numbers of youngsters to amateur radio. Hilderstone Radio Society used GB19YOTA to give 40 children aged seven to eight the chance to speak …

Sweden to discontinue 2.3 and 3.4GHz permits

Amateurs in Sweden have been able to apply for temporary permits to allow operation in 2.3GHz and 3.4GHz bands. Their regulator, the PTS, has announced these temporary permits will no longer be issued from 1 January 2020. The reason is 5G. Swedish amat…

Also in GB2RS this week…

Following a tutors’ Syllabus 2019 presentation on software defined radio earlier in the year, the RSGB has now published three short videos to help tutors teach this aspect of the new Syllabus. You will need your Membership Services login to acce…

Syllabus 2019 SDR presentations

Following a tutors’ Syllabus 2019 presentation on software defined radio earlier in the year, the RSGB has now published three short videos to help tutors teach this aspect of the new Syllabus. You will need your Membership Services login to access the…

GB2RS News Script for 8 December 2019

Tap or click the link below to download this week’s GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 8 December 2019 (11-page/158KB Microsoft Word document) Problems downloading the GB2RS news script? Try this alternative link.

DX News – 8 December 2019

Tev, TA1HZ will be active as 4L/TA1HZ from Georgia between 13 and 20 December. He will operate from 4L6QC’s QTH, with main activity on the lower bands using FT8 and FT4. QSL via Logbook of The World, or direct to TA1HZ. Matt, IZ4YGS will be opera…

Special Events News – 8 December 2019

On Monday and Tuesday, from 1200 to 1800UTC, GB19YOTA will be operated by M0XDX and M0NCG, and Wednesday sees Flight Refuelling ARS operating from 1800 to 2359UTC. On Thursday and Friday, the call sign moves to Wales under the supervision on GW1YQM fro…