Archive for June, 2014
Ofcom has just started a consultation on the key issues to be considered at the World Radiocommunication Conference 2015, or WRC-15. These conferences are held approximately every four years and take key decisions concerning the identification and international harmonisation of spectrum bands. Ofcom represents the UK at WRCs. The next conference takes place in Geneva […]
The RSGB is pleased to announce that Vaughan Ravenscroft, M0VRR has been appointed as Intruder Watch Coordinator, succeeding Chris Cummings, G4BOH, to whom the RSGB expresses thanks for his years of service to the amateur radio community. Vaughan took up his duties on 27 June and may be contacted by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Throughout the year, many local radio clubs hold construction competitions. Those RSGB Members who enter should remember that the RSGB’s annual construction competition will be judged at the RSGB Convention in October. Winners in each category will be awarded prizes and the best overall entry will be awarded the Pat Hawker MBE, G3VA Trophy. There […]
The RSGB’s Islands on the Air programme is celebrating its 50th anniversary at a conference at Beaumont House, Windsor on 4 to 6 July. Saturday sees a range of talks from the IOTA Contest to DXpeditions in Panama, Austral Islands and Corsica amongst the programme. Anyone considering attending as a day visitor should note that […]
This weekend sees the Hamtronic Show taking place in Germany. The RSGB President and Chairman of the Board are attending the event and there is a large RSGB bookstall as well as an IOTA presence. Today, 29 June, the West of England Radio Rally takes place at the Cheese and Grain, Bridge Street, Frome, Somerset […]
Riviera ARC will be running GB8AFD on 29 June for National Armed Forces Day. The plan is, weather permitting, to run datamodes on HF. They may also be active on 2m FM. Causeway Coast and Glens ARC will be holding an on the air event from 1 to 7 July to help raise funds for […]