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  • North Wales Radio Rally – Today

    That final table has been taken. One seller realised he had too much equipment for a single table so booked that final table upon arrival. The rally opens at 10am so see you there. As usual, Radioworld is our main equipment dealer along with the ever reliable aerial supplier Moonraker. We have an increased number [...]

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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 Rally 2013

    North Wales Rally 2013

    Breaking news!   This years radio rally, traditionally held in Llandudno, will be moving to a new, more central location. The date is set, the venue booked and the catering is sorted too!   Click here ‘North Wales Rally 2013‘ for more details.

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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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  • Stan GW7MQO passed on.

    Stan Littlewood GW7MQO, long time member of the North Wales Radio Society passed away during the early hours of Thursday July 5th in Ysbyty Glan Clwyd after seeing his closest family members. Stan had been admitted to hospital with pneumonia some time before. Stan, of Gwydyr Road LLandudno is survived by his wife Mikki and his [...]

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  • 2m UKAC Contest report

    First of all a huge thank you to all the stations who took part in the RSGB’s 144MHz UKAC contest last night (July 3rd). As usual a last minute window of opportunity appeared for Tuesday evening and the details of the outing were promptly posted on the club forum. Club Sec. Mark MW0RKB and Treasurer Tony MW0BXJ quickly called to [...]

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