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Bulletin: 19th April 2017 Branch 2016 AGM and Visit to RE Command Support Branch

Most of us know it as the wing.  Some of us know it as work and others as school but to all combat signallers or CIS Operators in the Royal Engineers it is more or less home.  According to the … Continue reading

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Army Signals in World War One and the role of the Royal Engineers

Introduction This bulletin is inspired by a series of articles reproduced by the Royal Signals Amateur Radio Society and Published in their journal – Mercury, numbers 172 to 174 in 2016, the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. These … Continue reading

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A Signaller in the Great War 1914 – 1918

By Mike Gater This is an account of Mike’s fathers service as a signaller in the great war, first published in the Royal Signals Amateur Radio Society Journal. Mike is G4ICC and served as an officer in the Royal Engineers … Continue reading

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Antennas in a restricted area

When I was house hunting in Cumbria, I fell in love with a wee cottage in Underbarrow, just outside of Kendal. At the time it seemed perfect; country living, a detached cottage, and a low noise floor. “Great”, I thought, … Continue reading

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