Commonwealth Contest March 11/12 2017

As received from RSGB President:

As a Commonwealth member of IARU I thought you would be interested in seeing the letter I have just received from our Patron HRH Duke of Edinburgh.

In it HRH refers to this year’s Commonwealth Contest which takes place on March 11/12 2017. Perhaps you would be kind enough to encourage some of your fellow Commonwealth amateurs to participate.

There are some very fine prizes to be won by entrants and details can be found at the webpage


The contest runs from 10:00UTC on 11 March 2017 until 10:00UTC 12 March 2017. It is CW only on 80,40,20,15,10m bands. Contacts can be made with any station in the RSGB Commonwealth Call Area List ( except stations in the entrants own call area. Please read the full rules at
Full details and breaking news can be found at . You are encouraged to keep a close watch on any news, especially DXpeditions. Even if you are not ‘ into contesting’ why not try this one, you might win something, work some good DX and for sure you will have a lot of fun trying!


Nick G3RWF
President RSGB

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General Meeting February 2017

Dear Members,

General meeting for the month of February will be held on Wednesday, 22nd February 2017 at the club shack, Haig road, Bambalapitiya.
Attached is the Agenda for the meeting (February 2017 GM Agenda )and the minutes of the last GM held on 31st January will follow to your email account.
Thank you
Mahinda Abeyawardhane   4S7PA
Hony. Secretary
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2017 IARU HST World Championship Bulletin

Radio Society of Sri Lanka [RSSL]

Dear Sir or Madam,

It is our pleasure to inform you, that the 14th IARU HST World Championship is being organized by the Hungarian Radio Amateur Society (MRASZ).
It is held in Esztergom between 8-12 September, 2017.
Please find the letter of invitation and the declaration of intent for You and your society, attached to this letter.
The letter of intent can be downloaded in an editable format from

More details:

We are looking forward to meeting you in Hungary!

In the name of MRASZ,
Attila Holop HA2NA and Csaba Molnar HA6PX

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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.


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 145.050MHz 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 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,


 Bandula Sirimanne   –   4S7DSB

RSSL – Treasurer

19th January 2017

Email               :

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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