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1. RADIO NEWS ITEMS (Click on for full info).

2020-11-23 Huge New Sunspot, larger than Earth.

AR-2786 sunspot photo c/o Spaceweather.com

2020-11-21 Radio used on Mt. Everest in 1953.

This photo of the radio equipment used on the Mt. Everest expedition in 1953 appeared in the obituary of the later-transgender writer Jan Morris.

Photo c/o The Times.

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2020-11-20 Arecibo 305m dish cannot be repaired.

 Photo c/o MIT Technology Review. 

Photo c/o U of Central Florida.

The gale-damage sustained by the 305m diameter dish in Puerto Rico (second largest in the world) cannot be safely repaired and it is being de-commissioned after 57 years. 

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LRS MEETINGS ARE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE BUT WE DO HAVE OUR "VIRAL NET" EACH WEDNESDAY AT 20:00a ON 144.350 MHz SSB. (Reports on this page).    ALL WELCOME.

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Don't forget the RSGB GB2RS NEWS BROADCAST is available every Sunday morning in the Edinburgh area at 09:30h from LRS member Peter GM4DTH on 70.425MHz FM, 145.525MHz FM, 433.525MHz FM, followed by call-in to Peter at 10:00h on 145.575MHz. 

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2. SILENT KEYS (Click item for full SK). 

3. ITEMS FOR SALE  (Click item for details)

2020-11-21 November List - Norrie GM1CNH

4. ITEMS WANTED 

2020-07-28 NAG-144XL 2m valve power amplifier or similar unit (possibly Dressler). Condition not a problem as long as the transformer is OK - Brian GM8BJF

5. NEW ON LRS WEBSITE 

2000-2016 ARCHIVAL LRS PHOTOS UNEARTHED. A quantity of photos of LRS meetings, contests etc from 2000 to 2016 have been found and are now available.

The 2010 Stirling visit is one example:

2010-05-30 Visit to Stirling Club GM6NX QTH.

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6. COVID-19: Click for Special Instructions.

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