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The Extraordinary History of Amateur Radio Satellites


Here’s a startling fact — more than 70 Amateur Radio satellites have been launched over four decades.

The number is astonishing as these sophisticated and groundbreaking spacecraft are little known outside the ham radio fraternity.

In fact, private groups of Amateur Radio operators around the globe have built and sent dozens and dozens of Amateur Radio communications and science satellites to orbit since the first,

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Our tale of John “Swift Nick” Nevison

Ringstone Hill Farm in Brierley is the home of GB7YD and once a hideout in the 17th century for the highwayman William Nevison – AKA  John “Swift Nick” Nevison.

Find out more about our connection with Britain’s most flamboyant highwayman.

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