• [Essex] Ham radio to feature on BBC Countryfile

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    Ham radio to feature on BBC Countryfile

    Posted: 04 Jun 2022 06:51 AM PDT https://feedpress.me/link/22841/15349837/ham-radio-on-bbc-countryfile.html

    Ham radio is set to be featured on national TV on Sunday the 5th of June.

    The BBCs popular Countryfile programme airs nationally on BBC One at 6pm,
    and is set on Flat Holm Island in the Bristol Channel. This location was
    home of one of the Marconi sites involved in sending radio signals over the sea.

    We understand that presenters Ellie Harrison and Matt Baker will be with leading SOTA (Summits on the Air) operator Ben Lloyd GW4BML, covering the
    setup of a portable station on the island so that he can activate the
    location as a SOTA station.

    Hopefully, this will be some great PR for the hobby. Please add / share
    this on social media so that we can get as many people to watch.
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    Annual Amateur Radio Survey 2022

    Posted: 04 Jun 2022 06:33 AM PDT https://feedpress.me/link/22841/15349820/amateur-radio-in-2022.html

    Our annual amateur radio survey took a break during Covid, but its back!

    Were keen to get a snapshot of amateur radio in the UK today, and by taking part in this short survey, you can help to have your say on the following:

    What aspects of amateur radio appeal to you
    Your thoughts on amateur radio clubs and groups
    Your thoughts on the RSGB
    How Covid has affected your enjoyment of the hobby
    The top 3 threats and opportunities for growth

    Take part in the 2022 Survey

    Well be adding results to this page soon, and a full set of results will
    appear later in 2022.

    Thanks for taking part and having your say.The post Annual Amateur Radio
    Survey 2022 first appeared on Essex Ham.

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