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New Repeater

There is a new repeater close to Stamford, located in Baston.

RX: 430.8625 Mhz
TX: 438.4625 Mhz
CTCSS: 88.5

More details are here: Repeater Details GB3DP (ukrepeater.net)

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WSPR DX records

Here are the latest DX records for the WSPR beacons

BandCallsignDistance (km)Date
10mFR1GZ9,79427/9/21
6mEA8BFK289016/6/21
4mSP6PWT12228/7/21
2mLA3EQ75821/7/21
70cmG4AGE8218/2/21
Updated 12/1/22
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Grounding

The next net on GB3SA will be on Tuesday 15 June at 7:30pm. This week’s topic will be ‘Grounding and Bonding – pros and cons’. Most kit has a screw at the back for grounding. Should you use it or not? Does it actually make a difference, and are there any downsides?

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Fortnightly Net

The next net will be on Tuesday 18th May at 730pm. Following on from the last topic of good communications audio, the topic for this net will be “Good operating practices and hints and tips for making more QSOs”.

All are welcome to join in – just give us your callsign!

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Amateur Radio

If you are interested in knowing more about getting on air and enjoying this fascinating hobby, please contact us for more information. We will be happy to help get you started!

Get your licence!

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Listen to GB3SA

You can listen to live transmissions on GB3SA by following this link

https://www.broadcastify.com/webPlayer/34746

Transmissions are delayed by about 30s, following an advert which is how we get to use this facility for free.

Thanks to Ben Topham G5REV for working out how to do this

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New WSPR Record

The 10m WSPR beacon hit a new DX record on Sat 20th February 2021, being heard 2,890km away in the Canary Islands on 10m using only 5 watts.

All Band DX records for G8IOA

Band Callsign Distance (km) Date
10m EA8BFK 2,890 20/2/21
6m SM0DXT 1,364 17/11/20
4m SWLIO83 141 6/2/21
2m IO91SWL 158 18/10/20
70cm G4AGE 82 18/2/21