The Irish Radio Transmitters Society (IRTS) held a committee meeting on November 20 th 2021. Items covered were routine, however the following may be of interest to all members. One item on the agenda was the updating of the IRTS constitution.
A sub committee has been looking in detail at the consitution wording, in particular areas that might need updating. An example would be the holding of an online AGM. The current pandemic has raised a number of issues that would not have been relevant when the constitution was last amended.
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A dull week but things certainly livened up for the contest, the ARRL Ten Metres only SSB and CW. Shame as I had other things that needed doing. I’m still having problems with my logging software. There were 6784 reported contacts on Saturday and a similar amount 6787 on Sunday.
Pick of the bunch PX2A (Brazil special), FY5KE (French Guiana special), FR4KR (Reunion Is special). Of course there was lots more DX about.
The South Eastern Amateur Radio Group reminds us that the 89th Irish Radio Transmitters AGM weekend will take place over the weekend of the 9th and 10th of April 2022 in the Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Kilkenny Road, Carlow. Anyone who wishes to book a room is advised to do so as soon as possible.
Tickets for the Gala Dinner can now be pre-booked from John EI7IG for collection on arrival at the event. Tickets cost 35 Euro.
The group is delighted to announce a number of Workshop Talks for Saturday, the 9th of April 2022, in the Killeshin Suite of the Woodford Dolmen Hotel as part as part of the weekend. Speakers on the da
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Ray, HB9DNG/F5UKV (ex-9Q5RP), will be moving and be active as 3B8HH from the small village of Pereybèrein, very close to Cap Malheureux in the north part of Mauritius, starting around the January 20th, 2022.
He informs OPDX that he will be running up to 100 watts into wires and EndFed antennas. Activity will be on 80-2 meters (possibly 160m) using mainly CW and some SSB.
Having his station is completely installed, Ray plans to operate some digital (PSK at the beginning; then RTTY). He also mentions that he might use FM on 10 meters. His operating schedule will be more or less daily; probably starting from 1800 UTC and on
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Members of the Association of Radio Amateurs from Monaco (ARM) marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Albert I, Prince of Monaco (1848-1922) between April 1 and May 31 next year with the callsign 3A5M.
The Prince was a humanist, scientist, founder of the Oceanographic Museum and Institute in Monaco.