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Subj: IRTS Radio News Bulletin Sunday 12th May 2019
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IRTS Radio News Bulletin Sunday 12th May 2019
Results of the IRTS 70 cms and 2 metres Counties Contests held on
Easter Monday have been published, see www.irts.ie/results
(the Contest Results page) for full details. Award Certificates for the
leading station in each section may be downloaded from the respective
Activity during both contests was low: for the 70 cms contest, just 9
logs were submitted, showing 25 EI and GI stations in 17 counties active
on the band. For the 2 metres contest, 20 logs were submitted, showing
91 EI and GI stations in 28 counties active during the contest.
Dundalk Amateur Radio Society
DARS held their AGM on 1st May at Marconi House. The new committee was
elected and is as follows:
• Chairman Hugh EI9KF • Secretary Brian EI8EJB • Treasurer Jim EI2HJB
• P.R.O. Thos EI2JD • QSL Manager Seßn EI4IP • IRTS Representative Pat
EI2HX • Technical Manager Richard MI3CQR • Librarian Michael EI1581
• Caretaker Ivan EI1166
The latest addition to facilities at Marconi House is our new technical
library. Already, thanks to kind donations from club members, the society
have a significant amount of text books, magazines, journals, manuals,
etc. which are available for withdrawal by members. This will assist
new-to-the-hobby members as learning tools, as well as being a reference
source to not-so-new-to-the-hobby members.
DARS is looking forward to the new 2019/2020 season and would like to send
thanks to all those associated at the club.
DARS were also delighted to find out that EI0W/P (the club's contest
call sign) won 1st place in the SSB/FM High Power Section of the IRTS 2m
Counties Contest last Easter Monday.
South Dublin Radio Club
The South Dublin Radio Club will be hosting a guest speaker talk on
Tuesday 4th of June 2019 at Ballyroan community centre on the Marian
road in Rathfarnham. All members are asked to attend. Additional details
to follow over the coming weeks.
South Eastern Amateur Radio Group
A reminder that the South Eastern Amateur Radio Group EI2WRC will be
hosting the 88th Annual Irish Radio Transmitters Society AGM over the
weekend of the 18th & 19th April 2020, in The Woodford Dolmen Hotel,
Kilkenny Road, Carlow.
This will be their 2nd time to host the event and they look forward to
welcoming everyone from Ireland and beyond to Carlow. Room prices for
the weekend are as follows.
Friday & Saturday – 2 nights bed & breakfast, with one evening meal is
€288 for a double room. Friday & Saturday - 2 nights bed & breakfast,
with one evening meal is €254 for a single room. Saturday Night Only
– bed & breakfast is €149 for a double room Saturday Night Only – bed
& breakfast is €139 for a single room.
The hotel reception may be contacted on 059 9142002. Please use the
code “IRTS 2020ö to obtain the special room prices for the event. More
information on the weekend will be released once confirmed.
For anyone that wishes to find out more about the South Eastern Amateur
Radio Group and their activities you can drop them an email to
“southeasternarg /at/ gmail /dot/ comö or please feel free to come
along to any of their meetings. You can check out their website
www.searg.ie and you can also join them on Facebook and follow them
To mark the 26th anniversary of the Amateur Radio Union of the Kyrgyz
Republic the special callsign EX26Y will be on the air until 15th May.
Activity will be on 10 -160m on SSB, CW and Digital.
Tom DL7BO will be QRV from Vietnam as XV9BO from 13th – 19th May.
Look for him on 10 – 160m on SSB, CW, RTTY and FT8. Qsls go via the
Thomas F4HPX will be active holiday-style as FR/F4HPX from Reunion
Island from 15th May – 5th June. He will operate mainly SSB and FT8
on 40, 20 and 15m.
Members of the Old House Radio Club OH5C will visit the Aland Islands
from 22nd – 28th May using the callsign OG0C. QSL via OH5CW.
Items for inclusion in next week’s Radio News can be submitted via
e-mail to “newsteam /at/ irts / dot / ieö for automatic forwarding
to both the radio and printed news services. Urgent news items for the
radio news may be telephoned to the radio news editor, Mark EI6HPB on
086 355 2370.
Please note that items for the radio news should reach the editor no
later than midday on Thursday in order to be guaranteed inclusion in
the following Sunday’s bulletin.
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