General Meeting – January 2017

Dear Members,

The first General Meeting for the new year 2017 will be held on Tuesday the 31st of January 2017 at the club shack, Haig Road, Bambalapitiya.

January GM Agenda attached herewith.

Regards

Mahinda Abeyawardhane   4S7PA

Hony. Secretary RSSL

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Notice from Treasurer

Dear RSSL members,

I wish to take this opportunity to thank the members who took the advantage offered by the council of management to renew membership and join hands together, irrespective of delayed back subscription arrears to be part of the active RSSL membership.

The RSSL always expect and welcome all the members and the Amateur Radio License holders in and around Sri Lanka to join voluntarily with  society activities. checking in to VHF repeater nets on 145.650MHz with+600Hz shift or 145.625MHz with -600Hz shift, and  on HF round table QSO’s. The RSSL also encourages you to log into FB and the rssl.lk web page regularly, to up-date them-selves regarding amateur radio and RSSL activities and also, share views and experiences with each other.  Your suggestions are always welcome.

Finally, I would like to inform especially members who annually pay-up that membership subscriptions for the year 2017-18 are accepted and will be valid on the financial year basis ie. from 01st April 2017 to 31st March 2018.

Your cooperation and participation are much appreciated.

Thanking you,

73’s,

 Bandula Sirimanne   –   4S7DSB

RSSL – Treasurer

19th January 2017

Email               : dondsbsiri@yahoo.com

Mobile             : 0771873626

RSSL Bank deposit details for payments;        Bank                – Bank of Ceylon – City Office

A/c Name        – The Radio Society of Sri Lanka

A/c no.             – 0000350919

( Please email or post a copy of the deposit slip for documentation )

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MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017

The Council of Management

RADIO SOCIETY OF SRI LANKA

wish all members a

MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017

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DXpedition – 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th of December, 2016

The council of management is pleased to inform all members that we have finalized all arrangements for the DXpedition, 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th of December, 2016 at Hiyare Galle.

The Location is a wildlife research station situated in middle of a 600 acre rain-forest and adjoining a lake (6° 3’31.39″N, 80°18’56.34″E) see the pictures below. This location can be easily accessed by the southern highway and will not take more than 1 ½ hours from Colombo. It is only a 15 minutes drive from the Pinnaduwa (Galle) highway exit to the Hiyare research station. If any member is coming by highway bus, we can arrange to pick you up from the Pinnaduwa exit.

We are hoping to operate in all HF bands 160M to 10M on CW, SSB and Digital modes under the 4S7RS callsign. An open invitation is being extended to anyone to come, be they already members or want to join or just see how radio amateurs do things. We are hoping to see you all there to have a wonderful time of fellowship.

2i2a3417 2i2a3428 2i2a3432 hiyare

For More information Please contact Nadika 4S6NCH on 0777889885

Thank you
Rssl Council of Management

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YOTA 2017 – UK

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to share the information on Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) 2017
to be held in UK, August 2017.

It is the program run by IARU Region 1 to promote Ham Radio to youngsters,
but there is some limited room for participants from other Regions.

If anyone is interested in participating in this event, more information is available
on the following website.
http://www.ham-yota.com/call-for-application-youngsters-on-the-air-uk-2017/

Thanks to IARU Region 1 for making some room for other regions.
In 2016 program, IARU Region 3 was invited to participate, but could not send anyone.

I wish to see some participants in YOTA 2017 from IARU Region 3.

73 de Ken Yamamoto JA1CJP
Secretary, IARU Region 3

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