Thursday, January 29, 2009

RSGB Special Offer

Attached you will find a discount voucher that can be used in the RSGB shop.
It can be used by anyone.
This is a £2.50 discount on any order over £10.00 for any product.
It is only available for use online at using the voucher code XB2190.
The offer is limited to one per order although there is no limit on the number of times it can be used. The offer expires on the 28th February 2009.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

60 years of RSGB membership

In the latest issue of RadCom George Ripley GD3AHV is shown to have unbroken membership of the RSGB for 62 years...
Well done George - keep playing radio!


Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Licence numbers in the UK

Examination success!!

Four Intermediate candidates and one Foundation candidate passed their examination on Monday evening (19-Jan-09) and we would like to offer our congratulations.

Not including one shy candidate the attached picture shows how delighted you can look after passing such a difficult paper. Within the next couple of weeks we should see and hear new callsigns on the Island.

Monday, January 12, 2009

New repeaters approved for the Isle of Man

This development is now documented on the UK Repeater Management web site. Note the +7.6 mhz shift.

Eary Cushlin - Radio Weekend

The Outward Bound Centre at Eary Cushlin, has been provisionally booked for the Society members to use.
The provisional date is 19th/20th September 2009 and this booking has to be confirmed no later than 31st of July 2009, so it would be appreciated if those wishing to go for the weekend, would please, book & pay, with ‘Mike GD0HYM’ or ‘Steve GD7DUZ’ as soon as possible.
For those who wish to attend for the complete weekend and sleep at the site, the charge will be £20. Anyone who ‘Attends for just the day, either Saturday or Sunday, the charge will be £10.
It would be appreciated if casual visitors would make a donation to help cover the costs for the weekend. (Tea/Coffee/Biscuits will be provided)
Please note that the IOMARS does NOT subsidise this event. It is paid for by those who attend.
The weekend will run for 24hrs from Midday on the Saturday through until midday on the Sunday.
We will of course be able to gain access to the site from mid morning on the Saturday to set up etc and likewise have time after 12.00 Sunday to dismantle/clean the site afterwards.
If you have never been to Eary Cushlin it is an enjoyable weekend, with the freedom to put up virtually anything you wish in the sky.
The IOMARS will have both the Tower/Beam and an 80mtr Dipole set up as two separate radio stations, or you can bring your own equipment as well if it suits you. Just come along and have a great and fun weekend playing radio!!

Revised Constitution

At the last AGM a change was agreed to the constitution so that "RAYNET Isle of Man" could be incorporated within the Society. The revised constitution is now available to download in pdf format.

New Constitution for the IOMARS