Monthly Archives: November 2012

RAE – A word of warning

Advanced Radio Amateur’s Examination at Lough Erne Amateur Radio Club

I was the first invigilator at an Advanced Examination in May 2012 in which two candidates participated.

This exam, like every other exam run by myself, was conducted in full conformity with Radio Communication Foundation (RCF) Regulations. These require candidates to be seated ‘at least 1.5 metres apart’

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New Satellite powered by a smartphone

Three Phonesats with amateur radio downlinks in 437 MHz are slated to launch December 17.

The YouTube description reads:

Did you know your smartphone is more powerful than most computers in space right now?

A few smart folks at NASA realized this as well and thought…

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Tweets from SYRG Tweets from SYRG

  • GB3SY has found a new location and with the aid of a donation form SYRG will remain on air for the foresable future… ,
  • Surplus Sale: Denby Dale Pie Hall, 297 Wakefield Rd, Denby Dale, HD8 8RX 20:00 to 21:00 Weds 4th April 2018,