August Newsletter

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I’ve now uploaded every issue of the newsletter (all 230 of them) to issuu.com so you can read them all in the fantastic issuu viewer.

http://www.issuu.com/cpsarc/docs

Alternatively, the Newsletter menu takes you to the complete archive as downloadable PDF’s

 

RSGB IOTA Contest

CPSARC will be active once again from the Island of Tiree (IOTA EU-008) as GM2T

The team consists of MM0DXC, MM0JXI, M0RNR, GM4UYZ, MM0MRM, GM4GZW, MM5AHO, MM0FZV, G3UJE, MM0YMG, MM0VTV, MM0GZA, GM4IKT, MM0KTC,  MM0GTU and MM0VPR.

We will be active in RSGB IOTA Contest 30-31 July 2011

QSL via GM4UYZ

Having achieved an excellent 3rd place in the Island DXpediton section last year, we continue to promote and encourage contesting at a high level with newly licensed and less experienced radio amateurs.
We’ve been going to Tiree to take part in this contest since 1998 and we’re grateful to our friends on the island for their hospitality and generosity over all these years.

VHF Field Day photos

Photos are in the gallery now.

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Innes Fairbairn’s Funeral

We have just received information to say that the funeral service for Innes Fairbairn GM4VJV who passed away suddenly in Abu Dhabi on 16 June, is on Friday 1 July at 10am at Cockburnspath Parish Church to which all family and friends are invited.

Family flowers only, please.
Donations may be given on retiral, in aid of Chest, Heart and Stroke.

VHF Field Day

It is VHF Field Day this weekend and the club will once again be active from our site to the south of Castle Douglas, Dumfries.

Our locator is IO84BT.

The following link is directions to the site.

Map

We will be operating from 1400 GMT (15:00 BST) Saturday till 14:00 GMT (15:00 BST) Sunday.
· 144MHZ and 432MHZ will be running the whole 24 hours
· 6M will be running from 14:00 GMT to 22:00 GMT
· 4M will be running from 08:00 GMT to 15:00 GMT

You are all more than welcome to come along and take part as part of the team but if you can’t why not give us a call.
The call sign that will be used on all bands is MM0CPS/P