SSTV sked from ISS

Russian cosmonauts on the International Space Station (ISS) are planning to transmit slow-scan TV (SSTV) images on 145.800MHz FM using the SSTV mode PD-120. The transmissions will be made from RS0ISS in the Russian ISS service module. The dates are planned as the 6 August 2021 from 1050 to 1910UTC, and the 7 August 2021 […]

New interlinked GB2RS broadcast

We’re always seeking new ways to bring you GB2RS each week, and now we have news of an interlinked broadcast. John, G4TRN and Sean, G7NJX have interlinked GB3ZB and GB3FI to extend their 70cm broadcast to both sides of the Mendips. Thank you to them and all the other newsreaders who bring the news to […]

Amateur on University Challenge

Nikolas, M0IPY, who is Chair of Cambridge University Wireless Society, will be appearing in the Emmanuel College team on University Challenge. The programme airs Monday, 2 August 2021 at 8.30pm. Why not watch and cheer his team on! Nikolas also recently took part in the VHF NFD in Cambridge. You can find out more details […]

Also in GB2RS this week…

Kevin, G0PEK and Lauren, 2E0HLR will be taking part in the Megacycle DXpedition as they cycle from Lands End to John O’Groats. It starts today, the 1st of August, and they hope to be home by the 28th. They will be carrying radio equipment on the bikes and operating VHF bicycle mobile and APRS along […]

Propagation News – 1 August 2021

Last week the Sun was bursting with sunspots, with a solar flux index in the high 80s. But, by Thursday, we were looking at a different picture, with zero sunspots and a solar flux index of 79. We also had a geomagnetic disturbance, thanks to the arrival of a high-speed stream from a coronal hole […]

News for England Midlands – 1 August 2021

Today, the 1st, and tomorrow, Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is operating a special event station at Armourgeddon Tank Museum. Peter, G4XEX 01858 432 105. Lincoln Short-Wave Club has some maintenance working being done in the shack from 10am, with Covid precautions in place today, this Sunday and next. On Tuesday there is a net […]

News for England North – 1 August 2021

Meetings at the Ballasalla venue and Tromode Sea Cadets Hall on the Isle of Man have been suspended until further notice due to Covid-19. There is an open net on GB3IM on Wednesday nights from 7.30pm. The net on Sunday on 3.715MHz at 9.30am and 10pm plus a net on GB3IM after the 11am GB2RS […]

News for Northern Ireland – 1 August 2021

Antrim and District Amateur Radio Club activates GB2CW on Tuesdays from 7pm on 145.250MHz FM. All are welcome to call in. There are voice nets on Friday and Saturday on 2m from 7pm. For details, email Bushvalley Amateur Radio Club has an open net on Tuesdays from 8.30pm on 145.300MHz FM. For details, email […]

News for Scotland – 1 August 2021

In this constantly changing pandemic situation, details of club activities can be found on the individual club’s website. A summary of activities in Scotland compiled by RSGB Regional Representative Tony, MM0TMZ can be found here. Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Society has a net on Sundays from 7.30pm on GB3DG, which then usually moves to Zoom at […]

NRC Net to close

As life returns, we hope, to a degree of normality, the regular weekday National Radio Centre net will cease. Instead, at 10.30am on 3.737MHz an informal gathering will take place for those that want to call in and have a QSO. The RSGB would like to thank Nigel, G4RWI, who ran the NRC 80m net […]