2019-10-07 Famous Radio Hams - lists:

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2019-10-07 Tony Hancock - The Radio Ham 

2019-10-02 Hurricane Lorenzo in the Azores - please avoid:

1 - 3,760.00 MHz.  3,770.00 MHz.  3,750.00 MHz
2 - 7,110.00 MHz.  7,100.00 MHz.  7,060.00 MHz
3 - 14,300.00 MHz.  14,310.00 MHz.  14,320.00 MHz.

(Via Lothians RAYNET). 

2019-09-29 Barnton Quarry Secret Bunker to be open again on Sep 29th. Booking essential (click).

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2019-08-16 RSGB Workshop Group set up on io.groups

2019-08-15 Ideas that changed the world - the Smartphone (BBC iPlayer, 1 hour)

2019-08-13 Perseid meteors peaking about now.

Photo courtesy Spaceweather.com

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2019-07-31-on Fringe play "Wireless Operator" about a WWII Lancaster bomber wireless operator.

 

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2019-07-26 "The Current War" film at Cameo: (Edison - Westinghouse - Tesla); starring Benedict Cumberpatch. PSP review: very good (but probably not very commercial).

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2019-07-26 BBC speech processor stops mumbling.

2019-07-18 EU Galileo Sat-Nav satellites back on air after unexplained week-long outage.

2019-07-15 EU Galileo Sat-Nav satellites off-air since 11th July in mysterious outage.

2019-07-13 New "Top Secret" exhibition at Science Museum, incl. GCHQ & Bletchley Park. (GB2RS).

2019-07-20-21 GB0DAM Special Event Station - Dumfries.

A special event station is being organised at Dumfries Aviation Museum for the weekend of 20/21 July 2019. The idea of this is that it is an opportunity for amateur radio operators, SWLs and others to meet each other over what is a largely scattered population.

For further details and offers of help please contact Clive, GM4FZH, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or the secretary of your group who will pass details on. 

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2019-07-17 Partial Lunar Eclipse visible here

 

Photo: John GM8OTI He's an astronomer, you know!

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2019-07-03 Local 2m Repeater GB3FF is off-the-air indefinitely due to technical difficulties. It was already due to be removed prior to redevelopment of the site. CSFMG needs financial support from the Firth of Forth area to justify reinstalling it at a new site.

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2019-06-30 SAQ Grimeton on 17.2kHz at 08:30 & 11:30 GMT. Click for info. (Live broadcast on SAQ YouTube Channel). Click for soundcard software.

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2019-06-17 at 7:30pm - MOC lecture "From Sputnik to Cubesat - Outer Space (Tele)communication and Scotland" by Matjaz Vidmar, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh. RSVP to Dorothy Brankin. 

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2019-06-16 1st Transatlantic 2m QSO: D41CV (Cape Verde Is) & FG8OJ (Guadeloupe) at 3867km on 144.174MHz by tropospheric ducting in FT8 mode. Later also KP4 & WP4G. Credit: GB2RS.

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2019-05-04 Quatar OSCAR-100 lecture from RSGB AGM for download.

 

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2019-04-30 Scottish Satellite Receiving Station closes after 40 years.

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2019-04-04 Station of Col. J Noel Atkinson VU2FA, Kasauli, India, 1938. (Historical item).

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2019-03-01 Leith spy ship SS Explorer could become maritime museum.

Photo credit: EEN

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2019-02-27 SKA - Square Kilometer Array - world's largest radio telescope, located in Australia & South Africa.

Photo credit - CNET

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2019-02-05 Spectacular video of South Pole aurora. 

Photo credit- Spaceweather.com

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2019-02-03 Report and video of SAQ Grimeton Xmas Eve transmission on 17.1kHz

Photo credit - SAQ.

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2019-02-01 - Aurora seen over Edinburgh at 00:32z

Photo credit: Spaceweather.com