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  1. Nick Redmayne, G6PQW has written an engaging piece in The Telegraph this week about how the lockdown has reinvigorated a teenage interest in amateur radio. The piece includes a quote from RSGB General Manager, Steve Thomas, M1ACB. Unfortunately The Telegraph won’t give us permission to share the full article directly on our website but has […]
  2. By Oliver J. Lodge, D.Sc., LL.D., F.R.S. When Oliver Lodge started working with electricity, he was following in the footsteps of Heinrich Hertz who had produced and detected electric waves. He identified electromagnetic radiation independent of Hertz’s proof and, at his 1894 Royal Institution lectures, Lodge demonstrated an early radio wave detector he named the […]
  3. It is with sad news we hear of the passing of John Branagh, GI3YRL, on the 19th of January 2021. A founding member of the Carrickfergus Amateur Radio Group. Always involved, sharing his vast knowledge. An exceptional teacher and friend who will be sadly missed. Tribute by Darryl Mudd, 2I0CGZ, for Carrickfergus Amateur Radio Group
  4. With great sadness I learned that Stig Rasmussen, G1MVF died of Covid-19 on the evening of Friday 15-Saturday 16 January 2021. Some eight days before his death he believed he had contracted Covid-19. He was taken to hospital where, sadly, he subsequently passed away. Mervyn S Foster Chairman, Huntingdonshire Amateur Radio Society
  5. Andy Levy, M5ALG passed away on the 27th of December 2020. He was a major factor in the McMichael Rally Committee for over 15 years as Booking and Organising Manager, with his cheerful welcome to all, he was in to contesting being first licenced in 1995 as G7UET. His other interests were the Christian Aid Walk, […]