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The first Greek microsatellite is a fact! PDF Print Email
Friday, 22 August 2014 07:18

Greek Minds at Work!

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Recognizing the significance and importance of the whole endeavor, the Cyprus Amateur Radio Society invites it’s members and all amateurs of Cyprus to support the work of the group through the establishment of the necessary infrastructure for reception and relaying of the microsatellite signals back to the team for scientific analysis through the group website More details about the project follow below. Technical details about how to listen to Λ-sat will be made available soon


The first Greek satellite is a fact! This is the Lambda-sat, which was designed and built exclusively by Greek scientists. A promising project which reportedly is original not only in the aerospace sector but also in many additional fields.

The Lambda group task has a dual operational mission. It involves the world's first research into the material "graphene" under the influence of ionizing radiation and secondly it serves as a communication platform, through which it will be possible to monitor in real time, Greek merchant ships. Practically, according to the studies that have been made, will significantly reduce the risk to both crews and goods from piracy.

Significant was the contribution of the Greek Lambda group scientists who assisted in the project completion. Their collaboration was

Last Updated ( Friday, 22 August 2014 11:22 )
5B4NC call for participation to the 2014 IARU Region 1 SSB Field Day PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 12 August 2014 10:06

Field dayThe Nicosia Amateur Radio Club - 5B4NC is planning to participate in the "DARC IARU Region 1 SSB Field Day", as it did last year. The Field Day will take place during the weekend of 6-7 of September.

For the needs of the Field Day, we will set up a station at a picnic site in Nicosia district or in Troodos area.
Visitors to the event can make radio contact with people around the world. It's a good opportunity for newly licensed radio amateurs and even for people who are interested in becoming radio amateurs to get valuable experience related to the hobby!

Those who wish, can camp in the area on Saturday night.

For better planning the event, please let us know if you would be interested in participating (until 15/8).
Details about the final place of the Field Day etc will be sent later.

Please forward this message to other amateurs that might be interested in participating in the Field Day.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 12 August 2014 10:10 )
SK various equipment sale PDF Print Email
Friday, 01 August 2014 10:54

for saleSilent key sale:

Icom 756 pro3 transceiver  €     € 1500
FTdx5000 transceiver  €            € 2400
3x RM VLA200 2m amplifier  €    € €100 each
Yaesu G5500 az/el antenna controller  €      € €200
Alpha PA91b amplifier  €          € €600
Yaesu small antenna rotator  €  € €30
2x Diamond power supply 5/15V 40A  €   € 50. each
SanDex switching ps  13.8V 23A  €          € €30
Power inverter 150W 12VDC to 230VAC  €      € €30
Revex SWR and power meter   5W - 5KW  €    € 35
Digital multimeter  €                € €10

All items in used working condition, available in Larnaka.

Call Dmitry 95 137 137

ARISS contact planned with ESA Space Camp, Fleetwood, UK PDF Print Email
Friday, 25 July 2014 00:00

ARISS LogoAn ARISS educational radio contact is planned with ESA Space Camp, Rossall School, Fleetwood, UK.
The event is scheduled Tuesday July 29 at 14:01:13 UTC . It will be a telebridge contact operated by W6SRJ in California.

A video from the event will be webcast at:

The contact will be broadcast on EchoLink AMSAT (node 101 377) and JK1ZRW (node 277 208) Conference servers, as well as on IRLP Discovery Reflector 9010.

This annual camp is organized by the ESA Space Camp Committee takes place in

Last Updated ( Friday, 25 July 2014 08:52 )
5B4WN & 5B4AFM: Good Luck @ WRTC 2014 PDF Print Email
Thursday, 10 July 2014 20:04

WRTC 2014 - 5B ParticipantsCARS wishes all the best of luck to it's very own members Marios 5B4WN, and Stavros 5B4AFM during the upcoming WRTC 2014 competition, taking place during the IARU HF Championship from 1200 UTC July 12 to 1200 UTC July 13. The WRTC 2014 is taking place from 16 New England communities in the United States.

The World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC) is a competition between two-person teams of amateur radio operators testing their skills to make contacts with other Amateur Radio operators around the world over a 24 hour period. All teams will use identical antennas from the same geographic region, eliminating all variables except operating ability.

WRTC2014 will include 59 competing teams from 29 qualifying regions around the world. This will be the largest and most competitive WRTC ever! Marios 5B4WN and Stavros 5B4AFM have qualified to participate as team Asia #3:


Last Updated ( Thursday, 10 July 2014 20:33 )
FT-897D & PROXEL 25Amp power supply PDF Print Email
Saturday, 12 July 2014 09:29

For sale Yaesu FT-897D in good condition, together with PROXEL 25Amp power supply.
The price is 600 euro negotiable for both.

For more information call:

Alin 5B4AJD on 99285095 (Larnaca)

Disaster relief communications in Serbia PDF Print Email
Thursday, 22 May 2014 20:42

At this moment the Serbian Radio Association (Savez radioamatera Srbije) carries out disaster relief communications in flooded areas. The control station uses the call sign YU0S.

On 80m the frequency 3760 kHz (+ QRM) is used. All radio operators are asked to keep this frequency clear.

On VHF a repeater network with the same callsign supports the operations.

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