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Antenna Workshop and Talk 10th February 9AM

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Dear Members,
The RSSL is conducting an antenna workshop on the 10th of February starting at 9.00AM at Jaliya 4S7JL’s residence at Athurugiriya. The main activity is to build 2 metre and 6 metre antennas. If you are interested please contact Jaliya on the following Mobile numbers. 0772378108 / 077 650 9108. Jaliya is making available his top workshop and Jaliya will bulk purchase materials needed, so you need not carry anything. The cost of a 2m antenna is estimated at Rs.200. The 6m antenna will cost around Rs 1000

You should contact Jaliya no later than the 9th of February about your participation. Every one is welcome, either to make your antenna or come observe and take part in the process and if you are sitting the exam the lecture will cover the topic of antenna.

Jaliya’s home can be located at https://goo.gl/maps/3BKiq5DWBWy

Regards and 73
Victor 4S7VK
Secretary RSSL

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AMATEUR RADIO EXAMINATION 2019

APPLICATIONS NOW ACCEPTED TILL FRIDAY 8TH FEBRUARY 2019.

If you are interested in Amateur radio, to get a license and get on the air, on High Frequency, VHF, UHF and above from your own home and connect with similar interested people all over he world, anyone above the age of 14 years can sit the examination and get the license. If you are an electronics experimenter and have been wanting to transmit legally, DON”T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY. The exam in held once a year and the Radio Society of Sri Lanka will help you get your license. If you like to join the RSSL details and application forms are available under Services.

Go to the following link and download the application form, fill up and hand it in at the TRCSL office, 276 Elvitigaala Mawatha, Colombo 09..

http://www.trc.gov.lk/images/pdf/AmeteurRadioApplication_Form.pdf

You can pay up there. If you want to send applications in any other way see the government Gazette of the 11th January 2019. If you have not completed the GCE OL a letter from your school will suffice.

The gazette can be downloaded here;

http://www.rssl.lk/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/1547640576_2019-01-11_I-IIA_E.pdf

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Monthly Meeting January 2019

THE GENERAL MEETING OF THE RADIO SOCIETY OF SRI LANKA will be held on the 23rd  of January 2019, commencing sharp on time at 6PM in the Balcony Hall OTTER AQUATIC CLUB, BAUDHALOKA MAWATHA COLOMBO.

All present will be served with refreshments as usual.

Hope to see you all at Otters.

73 and good DX
Victor Goonetilleke 4S7VK
Hony Secretary RSSL
Tel 0112614098/0711356113
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Monthly Meeting November 2018

THE GENERAL MEETING OF THE RADIO SOCIETY OF SRI LANKA will be held on the 8th of November 2018, commencing sharp on time at 6PM in the Karaoke Hall OTTER AQUATIC CLUB, BAUDHALOKA MAWATHA COLOMBO.

There will be a special guest of honour presentation, John Meyer NZ9Z who has been a great friend of the Sri Lankan Amateur community. John will be giving away a digital radio receiver. lucky draw amongst SWLs!!!
We have also scheduled a a technical presentation  on the UBITEX Transceiver kit that Lal 4S7LP is using which Ravi 4S6RAV put together.  All going well Ravi will tell you all about it and how you could get about it..  Lal will also tell you about the DX he has worked in addition to Sri Lankan and Indian stations with less than 7watts on SSB and CW.
All present will be served with refreshments as usual.

Hope to see you all at Otters.

We are looking into reviving the SMS alert system as well. Lets hope there will be no QRM taking things as they evolve as I write this notice, and life will be calm and we can enjoy fellowship.
73 and good DX
Victor Goonetilleke 4S7VK
Hony Secretary RSSL
Tel 0112614098/0711356113
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RSSL New council of Management 2018 -2019

The AGM which was held at Otters on Sunday the 23rd September was attended by 19 Licensed radio Amateurs and 5 SWLs. The following were elected uncontested.

New Council of Management. 2018-2019

1. President. Dammika Fernando 4S7DF
2. Ist Vice President. Nadika Hapuarachchi 4S6NCH
3. 2nd Vice President Jaliya Lokeshwara 4S7JL
4. Secretary Victor Goonetilleke 4S7VK
5. Treasurer Dharshana Sirimanne 4S7DSB

Council Members
1. Mahinda Abeyewardhane 4S7PA
2. Uthpala Vithane 4S7UV
3. Dilshan Aberewardene 4S6DLN
4. Singhe Wijesinghe 4S6LEO
5. Jayantha Salgamuwa 4S5SC

Associate Member Representatives.

1. Kingsly Wimalawanse
2. Ranil Hemantha.

Immediate Past President Bharath Aponso 4S6ABC
Immediate Past Secretary Cristy Perera 4S6CPT
Immediate Past Treasurer Jayasiri Wijereratne 4S7VJ.

Appointments by the Council

IARU Representative/Webmaster : Kamal Edirisinghe  4S7AB

BEACON Coordinator: Kamal Edirisinghe 4S7AB

Shack Custodian and Beacon custodian. Bharath Aponso 4S6ABC

Pidurutalagala Repeater: Mahinda Abeyewardhane 4S7PA

Yatiyantota: J. T. Wijeeratne  4S7VJ

Deniyaya: Jaliya Lokeshwara   4S7JL, Udaya Jayantha  4S5SC

QSL Manage: Uthpala Withana  4S7UV

Librarian Ranil Heemantha.

73 from 4S7VK

Hon. Secretary