GB1VE – Fort Purbrook

Fort Purbrook Amateur Radio Club is activating GB1VE over this weekend, ending today, the 10th of May. Activity will be carried out the homes of from six members. Two stations will be on HF voice, always on different bands, another on HF CW, one on HF data modes, one on 6m or 2m or 70cm and, finally, one on 4m and Oscar-100. Full details are made available by the club on QRZ.com.
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Russian DOSAAF-85 (RS-44)

An amateur radio satellite linear transponder on the Russian DOSAAF-85 (RS-44) has been activated. It operates using both CW and SSB/CW. Dmitry Pashkov R4UAB has explained that RS-85 is a small scientific satellite built by specialists at Information Satellite Systems and students at Siberian State Aerospace University (SibSAU). The satellite’s name commemorates the 85th anniversary of the VRead More…