KGEI: April 01, 1978

Many thanks to SRAA contributor, Antonio Ribeiro da Motta, who shares the following recording and notes:

Broadcaster: KGEI San Francisco CA USA

Date of recording: April 01, 1978

Starting time: 2030 UTC

Frequency: 9615 kHz

Recpotion location: São José dos Campos SP Brazil

Receiver and antenna: Philco Transglobe B481 Longwire 22 mt

Notes: Recording of the program Departiendo con La Juventud presented by Mario Barahona (in memorian). There are 2 programs that were merged: days 01 and 02/04/1978.

RadCom Basics, No. 36, September 2023

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Norman Keith Adams Prize

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RSGB Board Director attempts SOTA challenge

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SNIPS – News For Scotland – 24th September

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NEWS FOR SCOTLAND & CLUB NEWS (GB2RS) Extracts inc Additions


The DV Scotland Phoenix Monday Night Net operates every Monday from 8pm to 9.30pm with MM3XGP. This is via all DV Scotland Phoenix repeaters on Talk Group 23556, time Slot 2. In addition, via Allstar HUB 53937, D-Star reflector XLX600D and System Fusion Reflector 0-DVSPh. The Coast-to-Coast Net takes place on Saturdays, from 9 to 10pm, with GM5DVS. Details of how to connect are at


Moray Firth Amateur Radio Society will be having an on-air net this Tuesday, the 26th of September. The net will start at 7pm on the GB3SS VHF FM Repeater. The subject of conversation is not fixed, but details of your HF setup would be of general interest. The repeater details are on the Society’s website:


Glenrothes and District Radio Club’s Tuesday and Thursday multi-speed CW practice sessions and natter nets continue at 7.30pm on 145.425MHz FM. Check-in is open from 7.15pm. Eric, GM4FQE, 01333 450 753


West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society will have its usual Solder Group meeting from 6pm on Wednesday. The club will be meeting at 8pm on Friday at its Rose Street club rooms. For more information check out the club’s website via & Pat, 2M1CKE Secretary


Glasgow University Wireless Society’s next in-person meeting, for members and visitors, is this coming Friday the 29th of September at 7.30pm, within the Electron Club at the Centre for Contemporary Arts, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. For further details contact Michael GM5AUG –


As of next Sunday 1st October the Lomond Club’s Sunday Net will resume on 145.3375. Checkout the WoSARS NETS PAGE for further details.



Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club, together with Dumfries and Galloway RAYNET group, has an open net on GB3DG every day at noon. All are welcome. There is also a net on the GB3DG repeater every Thursday from 7.15pm, then joining via Zoom from 8pm. The club will hold its Annual General Meeting on Thursday the 5th of October at 8pm via Zoom. The next in-person meeting at the Aird facility in Stranraer will be held on Saturday the 21st of October 2023 from 11am to 3pm. Oli,



Details of club activities can usually be found on the individual club’s websites. A fuller summary of activities, Nets, Contacts and Links in Scotland can also be found at RSGB – GB2RS News for Scotland   and the WoSARS NETS Page.

To have your net listed on the WoSARS website or to report any changes, contact Tony, MM0TMZ by email to Please also keep GB2RS updated via email to

GB2RS News Script for 24 September 2023

Tap or click the link below to download this week’s GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 24 September 2023 (24-page/505KB Microsoft Word document) Problems downloading the GB2RS news script? Try this alternative link

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For the whole month of October 2023, a new event known as ‘UK Bunkers On The Air’ will be taking place. The event is now a standalone activity and this year it is dedicated to the memory of the late Chris Darlington, M0DOL. It recognises his work to establish Bunkers On The Air within the […]

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