Monthly Archives: May 2015

Bulletin: 30th May 2015

Google Map Summary From this station today (G4IYK), signals on both 80m and 60m were down below the noise although on 80 meters signals were reasonably audible using the Kenwood TS570D with the attenuator switched in. Very different on 60 … Continue reading

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Election of Serving Member to REA Radio Branch Committee – WO2 Mark McLay RE

From Branch Secretary – Stuart Dixon The Branch has recently taken the step of creating a new post on its committee for a serving member of the corps.  This is in line with corps policy to create communities which include potential, … Continue reading

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Bulletin: 23 May 2015

80M G3RE called CQ at 0730 Hrs Local on 80m and I heard Gordon, G3WOV come back to his call but not much after that – conditions were poor even at the Hackgreen Secret Nuclear Bunker.  QSY (Change Frequency) to … Continue reading

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Bulletin: 16th May 2015

From Stu – G4IYK I decided to record the net this week which meant listening and not necessarily transmitting.  I was hoping to obtain some live examples of the difference in quality between my own set up and the RX … Continue reading

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Bulletin: 9th May 2015

A link to the 60 M Net recording is below. On Net today: G3RE – Mike in Northampton G4CMG – Tom in Hindhead. G3WOV – Gordon in Nafferton G3PWK – Jack in Harrogate G3XWD – Derek in Hinkley Calling in … 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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Bulletin: 3rd May 2015 – Not On Net or On Net?

From Tom G4CMG thanks Stu for your earlier e-mail.  Hope you managed to put in a few ‘zeds’ and your day isn’t too fuzzy. 80 Meters In order of appearance on 80m were; Jack, Gordon, Mike and myself.  Derek found us and called … 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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Bulletin: 26 April 2015

ON NET On Net is turning into an irregular Bulletin about Radio Communications in the Royal Engineers focussing currently on Amateur Radio Activity and published by the Royal Engineers Association Radio Branch.  Net Activity on 80m and 60m this week (25th … Continue reading

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