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SK: Andreas Mavrides 5B4LP - funeral details PDF Print Email
  
Thursday, 20 November 2014 18:00

SK: Andreas 5B4LPIt is with great sadness and deep shock that we learned of the unexpected passing of Andreas, 5B4LP on Wednesday evening, 19 November 2014, after suffering a heart attack at the age of 46. Andrea’s funeral will be held at Agia Sophia church (Strovolos, Nicosia), on Friday 21 November 2014, at 15:00. The family will be accepting condolences at the church from 14:00.

Andreas was initiated to amateur radio while he was a student at the English School, where he joined the English School Radio Club, 5B4ES. Later on he served on the 5B4ES committee.

Andreas served CARS from various positions. Most notable was the period 1998 – 2002 during which time he served as President of the Society. Both during his time serving on the committee, and

Last Updated ( Thursday, 20 November 2014 18:31 )
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SK: Andreas Mavrides 5B4LP PDF Print Email
  
Thursday, 20 November 2014 00:00

silent keyIt is with great sadness and deep shock that we announce the unexpected passing of Andreas, 5B4LP a little while ago.

More details about this sad news and the funeral will be made available as soon as possible.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 20 November 2014 12:25 )
 
Scouts game: “Rock to the 2014 JOTA/JOTI Rythm” PDF Print Email
  
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 23:19

The Cyprus Amateur Radio Society (CARS) in cooperation with the Nicosia Regional Scouts Commissioner and the Cyprus Scouts Association JOTI Organizer, have this year joined forces and prepared a fun, interactive game, known as “Rock to the 2014 JOTA/JOTI Rythm”. The game can be played by Scouts of all ages throughout Cyprus through their Scout groups, and will be played during the forthcoming Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) & Jamboree on the Internet (JOTI) weekend.

The idea behind the game is simple. Participating Scout groups will be issued with a unique code, known as the JOTA Puzzle Identifier (JPI). The game commences on Saturday, 18/10/2014 @ 00:00, and closes on Sunday, 19/10/2014 @ 23:59 local time. During the game,

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 08 October 2014 23:33 )
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Listening in to Lambda Sat - Technical details PDF Print Email
  
Sunday, 24 August 2014 06:48

To listen into the Lambda sat transmission, the following details are necessary:

Hardware: connect your radio speaker to your computer soundcard microphone/line in

Frequency: 437.462 MHz
Downlink: AX.25 Unnumbered Information (UI) packets at 1200 bps AFSK
Transmission Power: 1W
Call Sign: KK6DFZ

Recommended software: MixW (http://mixw.net/)  [License: Free]

Instructions on how to setup the software are available here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFW_tWWj-UA

Last Updated ( Sunday, 24 August 2014 10:12 )
 
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.

http://www.darc.de/referate/dx/contest/fd/en/rules/

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

Greek Minds at Work!

lambda sat logo

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 www.lambdasat.com. 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 )
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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

 
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