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  • Tonight’s 70cm contest.

    Just a quick reminder that the RSGB’s 70cm UKAC  contest begins at 1900UTC (8pm UK/local time) Tonight! Interested club members should meet at 7pm in Bryn-y-Maen, in the lay-by just past the church. However, if it is raining then the meeting will not take place. If you have a horizontally polarised aerial for 70cm that [...]

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  • DIY Satellites & Amateur Radio

    Just a quick reminder that next week’s talk being delivered by Joe Hinchcliffe is about DIY Satellites and Amateur Radio. As usual, anyone with an interest is welcome to attend whether a club member or not. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided by the club. The talk will begin at 7.30pm, sharp!

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  • MW0TMH-L Echolink Node. Talk this Tursday 17th July.

    This Thursday 17th of July Tom MW0TMH will be giving a talk on Echolink and specifically the Echolink node which operates from Tom’s house. Tom says all who attend can bring their handies with them to ensure they have the correct settings programmed into their kit. The evening is open to all visitors whether you [...]

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  • Moel-y-Parc visit.

    Just a quick reminder for those wishing to visit Moel-y-Parc this evening. We are meeting at The Caerwys exit (junction 31) of the A55 at 6.30pm. We will be leaving for ‘MP’ at 6.45pm, no later.

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  • North Wales Radio Rally 2014

    North Wales Radio Rally 2014

    This year North Wales Radio Rally will again be held at the Abergele Leisure Centre, Abergele. The venue has been booked, the tables have been ordered and the traders & visitors enquiries have been trickling in for a few weeks now. Our main equipment dealer has confirmed his table order and Britain’s biggest aerial dealer [...]

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  • Blind veterans special events station.

    NWRS members had the priveledge of joining the Blind Veterans UK Amateur Radio Society at their Llandudno Training and Rehabilitation Centre today. Upon arrival we were greeted by Blind Veteran’s President Ray Hazan OBE G0PQQ and his YL Robbie Hazan, and Blind Veterans UK Radio Society Chairman Ray Peart G0FHK and his YL Claire Peart. [...]

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  • GB3LL is back on the air!

    After an unrelenting campaign by NWRS and with the assistance of the RSGB’s General Manager Mr Graham Coomber G0NBI we are pleased to report that the UHF repeater GB3LL has finally been re-instated. It has taken sixteen months, dozens of telephone calls, countless emails, and official complaints to the board of the RSGB and OFCOM [...]

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  • Hopefully, the final countdown.

    Hopefully, the final countdown.

    RSGB General Manager Mr Graham Coomber has once again confirmed that GB3LL will finally be recommissioned this weekend after another fourteen months of inactivity. This recommissioning comes after numerous failures to bring GB3LL back into operation. NWRS and Mr Coomber felt somewhat disillusioned by UKFM Group (Western) and Dave Wilson’s broken promises to repair (or [...]

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  • GB3LL – ‘please sir, may I have some more…..time’

    Following on from the previous thread….. Recently, Graham Coomber G0NBI (RSGB General Manager) began to understand the frustration radio amateurs have been feeling when dealing with the UKFM Group (Western) and the RSGB President Dave Wilson M0OBW. His comment “I’m going round in circles here” certainly indicates that not even he could break the vicious [...]

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  • GB3LL – Set to rise from the ashes

    GB3LL – Set to rise from the ashes

    Llandudno’s UHF repeater GB3LL will be back on-air very soon, before Christmas in fact according to assurances given to RSGB General Manager Mr Graham Coomber G0NBI A few weeks ago NWRS called Mr Coomber and explained the rather colourful history behind GB3LL and it’s administrators and we asked if he could use his influence to [...]

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