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by David Gibson
Fri 06 Oct 2017 14:31
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: Caves & Karst of the Yorkshire Dales - Volume 2
Replies: 1
Views: 2939

Re: Caves & Karst of the Yorkshire Dales - Volume 2

This book is now available for ordering online.

Please note that the hardback edition is not yet available but you can order it now, and we expect it to be delivered to you by the end of October.
by David Gibson
Wed 13 Sep 2017 21:34
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: Caves & Karst of the Yorkshire Dales - Volume 2
Replies: 1
Views: 2939

Caves & Karst of the Yorkshire Dales - Volume 2

Caves & Karst of the Yorkshire Dales - Volume 2 We are pleased to announce that Volume Two of this book will be launched on 4 October 2017, price £30, and will be available to order online from that date, for £30 including UK postage. Information is at http://bcra.org.uk/bookshop/dales.html but ple...
by David Gibson
Wed 13 Sep 2017 14:21
Forum: Cave Radio & Electronics
Topic: CREG Field Meeting 28-29 October 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 3952

CREG Field Meeting 28-29 October 2017

posted on behalf of Rob Gill The next CREG field meeting will be held in the Yorkshire Dales over the weekend of 28th/29th October and reports from regular attendees suggest that quite a lot of activities are already being planned. However, if you attend less frequently, or haven’t yet been to a CR...
by David Gibson
Thu 07 Sep 2017 16:27
Forum: Hidden Earth - The National Caving Conference
Topic: Hidden Earth 2017 - Booking Form
Replies: 1
Views: 4553

Re: Hidden Earth 2017 - Booking Form

Apologies for the continued delay. The Hidden Earth competition entry forms for the four salons (Art, Photo, Video and Survey) are now online . Go to http://hidden.earth and follow the links or take a short-cut to http://hidden-earth.org.uk/forms Despite the late arrival of these entry forms you do ...
by David Gibson
Sun 03 Sep 2017 12:35
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: News; August 2017 - including field trips on 22 October
Replies: 0
Views: 3614

News; August 2017 - including field trips on 22 October

In this newsletter... Cave & Karst Science 44(2) slightly delayed BCRA AGM, Leeds, 21 October BCRA Cave Science Symposium, 21 Oct CREG journal 99 published CREG field meeting 28-29 October 2017 Hidden Earth 29 Sept to 1 Oct BCA Ballot Special offer on Hidden Earth admission Cave & Karst Science 44(2...
by David Gibson
Fri 01 Sep 2017 14:29
Forum: Cave Radio & Electronics
Topic: CREG Journal 99 now published
Replies: 0
Views: 3982

CREG Journal 99 now published

CREG Journal 99 - The September issue - is now online at http://bcra.org.uk/cregj (If your online subscription has expired, you will find out when you try to log in). CREG journal 99 will be posted to subscribers within the next week, hopefully. (If your paper CREG subscription has now expired, it w...
by David Gibson
Sun 27 Aug 2017 20:58
Forum: Hidden Earth - The National Caving Conference
Topic: Hidden Earth 2017 - Booking Form
Replies: 1
Views: 4553

Hidden Earth 2017 - Booking Form

Hidden Earth bookings are now open. With apologies for the delay, advance bookings are now open for Hidden Earth 2017, which runs from Friday 29 Sept. to Sunday 1 Oct. See hidden.earth for information about the event, which will be at Churchill Academy in the Mendips. For advance bookings, please go...
by David Gibson
Thu 01 Jun 2017 10:23
Forum: Cave Radio & Electronics
Topic: CREG Journal 98 now published
Replies: 0
Views: 4457

CREG Journal 98 now published

CREG Journal 98 - The June issue - is now online and will be posted to subscribers within the next week, hopefully. If your paper CREG subscription has now expired, it will say so on the wrapper. Please renew at http://creg.org.uk/renew If your online subscription has expired, you will find out when...
by David Gibson
Mon 29 May 2017 10:29
Forum: Cave Radio & Electronics
Topic: Cave Radio and the Loran-C spectrum
Replies: 0
Views: 4487

Cave Radio and the Loran-C spectrum

I was disappointed that Robin Gape's article (Cave Radio and the Loran-C spectrum, CREGJ 97, pp7-9) made no reference to the significant discussion of Loran-C that has already taken place in the CREG journal, with articles by myself, Mike Bedford, Rob Gill, John Hey, Antonio Muñoz, Graham Naylor, Jo...
by David Gibson
Fri 12 May 2017 11:57
Forum: BCA Web Services
Topic: Spam on Mailman lists
Replies: 0
Views: 3546

Spam on Mailman lists

There was a (single) spam attack across a range of BCA's Mailman lists earlier today. (Including BCRA and CSCC lists; possibly more). This was a fairly "ordinary" spam attack and has been identified as being due to a particular loophole in the way the lists were configured. If anyone need further in...
by David Gibson
Tue 02 May 2017 15:27
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: News; May 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 4091

News; May 2017

In this newsletter... Cave & Karst Science 44(1) published CREG journal 97 published BCRA Field Meeting, May 19-21 CREG Field Meeting, May 19-21 BCRA Cave Science Symposium, 21 Oct Hidden Earth 29 Sept to 1 Oct Calling all past BCRA Authors Cave & Karst Science 44(1) published C&KS volume 44(1) is n...
by David Gibson
Tue 02 May 2017 14:48
Forum: Cave Radio & Electronics
Topic: May 2017 CREG field Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 4408

May 2017 CREG field Meeting

Posted on behalf of Rob Gill... A quick update to confirm the CREG Field Meeting is on track for the weekend of 20th/21st May. We have accommodation reserved courtesy of Wessex Cave Club at Upper Pitts, BA5 3AX - directions: http://wessex-cave-club.org/?page_id=128 . We have bunk spaces booked for ...
by David Gibson
Sun 30 Apr 2017 17:23
Forum: BCA Web Services
Topic: Web and Email security - two tips
Replies: 1
Views: 4019

Re: Web and Email security - two tips

...and here is a tip from Matt Wire on forcing the WWW prefix to be dropped. Apparently, allowing both www and non-www URLs is "not helpful for SEO/analytics". RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^(?:www\.)?(.+) [NC] RewriteRule ^ https://%1%{REQUEST_URI}?debug=%{TIME} [R=301,L] In the...
by David Gibson
Thu 27 Apr 2017 17:27
Forum: BCA Web Services
Topic: Web and Email security - two tips
Replies: 1
Views: 4019

Web and Email security - two tips

Redirecting HTTP to HTTPS The new BCA server offers the HTTPS protocol at no added cost. If you want to direct your website readers to an HTTPS URL put this short bit of code in the .htaccess file in your document root. RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^$ RewriteR...
by David Gibson
Wed 19 Apr 2017 12:46
Forum: BCA Web Services
Topic: Email reputation on BCA's servers – SPF, DKIM and DMARC
Replies: 0
Views: 3356

Email reputation on BCA's servers – SPF, DKIM and DMARC

BCA's IT team has recently implemented several features to enhance the reputation of email passing through its servers. This was done to reduce the amount of spam which, in turn, enhances the reputation of the servers and prevents large ISPs from periodically blocking BCA email. These measures, know...