Archive for October, 2017

New NoVs for 146-146MHz

| October 20, 2017

All current 146 to 147MHz band Notices of Variation expire on Tuesday, 31 October 2017. Ofcom has agreed that the band will be made available for another year. However, to continue to use the frequencies you must obtain a new NoV. These are available, free of charge, from the RSGB website at rsgb.org/nov.

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500th GB2CW transmission for G3UKV

| October 20, 2017

Martyn, G3UKV will be making his 500th GB2CW transmission this coming Thursday, 26 October 2017. He made his first transmission under GB2CW in February 2007, and comes on 80m on a frequency of 3605kHz every Thursday at 9am local time. He would welcome as many call-ins following the half hour Morse transmission as possible to […]

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60th Jamboree on the Air

| October 20, 2017

This weekend will see many international call signs on the air for the 60th Jamboree on the Air, where amateur radio and the Scouting movement get on the air. This year they are expecting around one million participants from around 150 countries. If you hear these young people on the air, please give them a […]

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2016 Convention videos on YouTube

| October 20, 2017

The RSGB has released 12 lectures from the 2016 Convention onto its YouTube channel. Visit www.youtube.com/theRSGB or RSGB 2016 Convention lectures on the RSGB website.

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Advanced exam distance learning course

| October 20, 2017

The Bath-based distance learning course for the Advanced exam has achieved an 85 percent pass rate with over 500 passes to date. The Bath-based distance learning team will be running another Advanced amateur radio course from January until June. Weekly work packages are sent out to students who complete the studying at home and submit […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| October 20, 2017

Train the Trainers is free to any RSGB Member who is currently—or will be starting—teaching at Foundation, Intermediate or Advanced level and is especially designed for any one who does not already have a professional background in teaching. There are two workshops in the near future, one at Worksop ARC on 18 November 2017 and […]

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