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School launches BBC micro:bit into space

Twenty students from Rishworth School, West Yorkshire, teamed up with their ICT teacher, Peter Bell, to send their homemade space probe over 100,000 feet (about 20 miles) into the air using a helium balloon.

Their probe, consisting of a micro:bit, two Raspberry Pi computers and an adorable Lego astronaut pilot took pictures of the Earth and recorded a bone-chilling minimum temperature of -47.9°C.

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Fall in love with Web SDR


Happy Valentines day, What’s a web SDR?

For you radio lovers – It stands for Web Software-Defined Radio receiver.

What is so special about this little number is that she is multi-band and multi-user unlike most we’ve seen on the internet.

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  • 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,