P362 ORACLE 362 Fri25 Dec ITV 2000:10  3/3   *************************************** on behalf of all UK amateurs, the RSGB sends seasonal greetings to the readers of page 362. *************************************** A good introduction to amateur radio is an RSGB publication 'A Guide to Amateur Radio' by Pat Hawker, G3VA. It covers equipment, workshop practice, how to get started, the Radio Amateurs' Exam and some sample questions, etc. It is available from RSGB hq (address below) at £3.07 (post & packing included). Details on amateur radio from: The Radio Society of Great Britain, 35 Doughty Street, LONDON WC1N 2AE. Tel. 01-837 8688 (24hr answering) more follows >
P362 ORACLE 362 Fri25 Dec ITV 2010:13  2/3   *************************************** On behalf of all UK amateurs, the RSGB sends seasonal greetings to the readers of page 362. *************************************** The solar flux has remained much higher than expected at this point in the solar cycle. The excellent openings on the HF bands that have resulted are likely to continue into the New Year. The cost of the Post Office morse test has been increased to £15. The UK amateur radio satellite, UoSAT, sends telemetry on 145.825 MHz. and can be copied on a narrow-band FM receiver with a fixed aerial. more follows >
P362 ORACLE 362 Fri25 Dec ITV 2040:10  1/3   *************************************** On behalf of all UK amateurs, the RSGB sends seasonal greetings to the readers of page 362. *************************************** The Russians launched a number of amateur radio satellites on Dec 17th. Little is known about their operation, but the telemetry frequencies are rep- orted as 29.310/320/330/340/360/400/410 and 29.460MHz. The latest information is abailable on the AMSAT-UK net at 1015 on Sundays on 3.780MHz. As a result of the political situation in Poland, Polish radio amateurs have had their Licences recsinded until further notice. more follows >