Tag: Ireland

Kingstown Regatta Centenary

In the late 19th century the Kingstown Regatta was a big annual social event in Dublin. Wireless telegraphy was in its infancy when in July 1898 the Dublin Express newspaper invited Marconi to set up a wireless station aboard the Flying Huntress anchored at the race finish line

EI8GQB – EI7T next activation

After many European SSB successes during the CQ WW WPX, CQ WW DX and the IARU World Champions contests in single operator low power category, Olivier ON4EI is back again to activate EI8GQB (8th-18th July) and EI7T (14th-15th July) during the IARU World Championship

Upcoming IRTS Meetings

The Irish Radio Transmitters Society (IRTS) would like to remind all affiliated clubs to nominate a member of their club who is also a member of IRTS to act as the club’s representative for this year

Additional Spectrum in EI – Clarification

Seán EI7CD writes: Thank you for publishing in full our news release of 30 April regarding additional spectrum in EI. The analysis of the situation published in your issue of 1 May perhaps has caused some confusion and the following is an attempt to ‘clarify’ the situation

Additional frequencies for Ireland

In December 2015 ComReg (Ireland’s regulator) published a Draft Radio spectrum Management Strategy 2016-2018. The Society responded with a comprehensive submission to this draft and a summary of this was published in the March 2016 edition of Echo Ireland