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KN6IPA Aeronautical Mobile

Many thanks to Stuart for manning the RAFARS HQ station G8FC at RAF Cosford and acting as net controller on 40m to manage contacts with Justin KN6IPA Aeronautical Mobile over the North Sea at 27,000ft in a Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker.

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Talking QRV Journal

George G3TQX RAFARS No 206 has been producing a 'talking' version of the QRV Journal for many years, making it available both on CD and here on the website.

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Annual Membership Subscription

A gentle reminder that the annual membership fee is due on 1st April.

Those of you who pay by Standing Order do not need to take any action.

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BBC resurrects WWII-era shortwave broadcasts

BBC resurrects WWII-era shortwave broadcasts as Russia blocks news of Ukraine invasion After it saw a huge spike in traffic following the invasion

By Jon Porter@JonPorty Mar 4, 2022, 5:53am

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Spring 2022 QRV

The Spring 2022 edition of the RAFARS Journal QRV is now available to read and download in the Member Area.

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A number of members have asked if RAFARS produces a 'digital' QSL card for use with online QSL bureaus such as eQSL. In order to assist members producing such QSL cards, the Webmaster has redrawn the classic RAFARS wings and diamond logos.

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RAFARS Council Vacancy

The RAFARS Council post of  Secretary will become vacant on 31st March 2022. This role is vital to the smooth running of the Society and is a  key Council post.

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The Berlin Airlift 75th Anniversary

There is a high probability that in June 2023 that RAFARS will be taking part alongside the German DARC H35 club, for a special event period covering the 75th anniversary of the RAF’s involvement in the Berlin Airlift.

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Terry Owen G4PSH Silent Key

It is with great sadness that I have to report that Terry Owen G4PSH has become Silent Key. Terry passed away in the early hours of Wednesday 20th October 2021 whilst in hospital.

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