Category Archives: Radio Operating

Bulletin: 2nd November 2016

Proposed Changes to C3S Trade According to Lt Col Stu Brown SO1 RESTORe writing in the Sapper, along with a raft of changes proposed or in progress across a wide variety of trades, the C3S trade is due change. The … Continue reading

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Bulletin: 20th June 2016

On Net REA Radio Branch in Joint Military Communications Exercise Besides the regular Saturday net this weekend I made a late decision to take part in exercise BLUE HAM with the UK Air Cadets.  This took place on Saturday and Sunday … Continue reading

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Bulletin: 1st August 2015

Operation Musketeer Recalled On net today Jack, G3PWK reminded us of the forthcoming 60th Anniversary of Operation Musketeer and a parachute operation to capture El Gamil Airfield in November 1956.   New Licences and New Branch Members.   The branch welcomes two … Continue reading

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Radio Communication Schedules

Shortwave (HF) Nets (Local Times) Notes: 1.  Free Web Based Shortwave Receiver at this link 2.  Alternatively use 5.3985.5 Mhz 3.  On Week days Schedules should be arranged within these times by emailing members @ reasignals.net.  Best day being Wednesday. … Continue reading

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Bulletin: 10th July 2015

40 Meter Net The branch will be establishing a new net in addition to its normal Saturday Morning Net. This will take place on Wednesday Evenings on 7.070 Mhz +/- (QRM) in the forty Meter Band.  G3RE will call CQ at … Continue reading

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Conduct of REA Amateur Radio Nets

Our Current Net On Saturday Morning the net controller calls CQ at around 0730 Hours.  Stations call in to set up communications.   It’s usual to establish communications first on 3.722 Mhz and then establish the order in which stations transmit. … Continue reading

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About Us

About Us REARB MEMBERSHIP People join the Royal Engineers Association Radio Branch for various reasons.  The majority are serving or ex professional radio operators, combat signallers, wireless operators, and today CIS Operators.  Mostly they serve in the Army command and control system (C2) as Sappers – handling … Continue reading

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Operating Schedules & Amateur Radio in the Corps: 21 May 2015

Schedules Please see below for operating skeds next week and some thoughts about amateur radio and possible options for future operating and encouraging newcomers and listeners to our hobby. Your comments would be welcome. Net Operating Times and Schedules Gordon … Continue reading

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