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Among the spectators that day, inwas a young airman who had just landed at Witchford airfield from a deadly bombing raid over Germany. Sgt Geoff Payne, a rear gunner in a Lancaster bomber, now living in Cumbernauld just outside Glasgow, takes up the story of that day:. Our plane was being buffeted in the slipstream of those ahead and my legs began to shake in reaction to this frightening experience.
Douglas Rice of Lancaster explains how his homemade antenna picks up messages from satellites on the campus of Thaddeus Stevens College Saturday afternoon. Benjamin Gehron-Rice of Lancaster uses a digital sound card to convert his typing into computer O's and 1's on the campus of Thaddeus Stevens College Saturday afternoon. The Red Rose Repeaters held a contest on Saturday to see who could make the most contacts and the furtherest contact without grid power on the campus of Thaddeus Stevens College Saturday afternoon.
The club conducts weekly VHF nets on their 2m repeater. We also accept Echolink check-ins! The club conducts weekly HF nets on the 10m band. Every week is a different net controller see the calendar above and click on the week of interest to see who is net control.
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Full obituary, which appeared in the Irish Times on Saturday 25 April, can be found here. During the Second World War, Bill McCrea, who has died aged 94, devised an innovative way of informing his family that against the odds he had flown his Lancaster bomber back from yet another raid over Europe. OfBomber Command aircrew 55, were killed, a further 8, wounded and 10, became prisoners of war.
The Trimpell Club is also licensed as our training center and we are licensed to provide all levels of amateur radio licensing and training courses. Even if you're not from the area or club and would like to take an exam please feel free to enquire about our exams and courses. We hold a variety of events, from Video nights, talks, competitions and social evenings.
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