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Band Plan Changes from 1 Jan 2018

| January 15, 2018

The RSGB has just announced an updating of the Band Plans from 1 Jan 2018. Tutors and students should note that the Band Plans used for examination purposes will NOT be changing. Examination questions will continue to be based on the band plans shown within the Exam Reference Data booklets EX 307, EX308 or EX […]

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An active and thriving amateur radio community is what we need!

| January 12, 2018
An active and thriving amateur radio community is what we need!

Part of our strategic goal for 2022 is to have an active and thriving amateur radio community. I’m going to explain this a little more and pose some questions for you, the Members. The Strategy’s narrative says this about the 2022 goal: “The inescapable truth is that the amateur radio community is ageing and we […]

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Morse Competency Scheme

| January 8, 2018

Phil Cragg, G3UGK had indicated that he is standing down as Morse Competency Project Lead. The Society wishes to thank him for his work on behalf of the Training and Education Committee (TEC). The RSGB is now seeking a successor to take forward the Morse Competency Scheme including proposed changes to make the scheme more […]

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HF DXpedition Fund

| December 18, 2017

The RSGB assists HF DXpeditions to the rarer countries through a fund that is supported each year from proceeds of the raffle, which is held at the annual RSGB Convention, as well as income from legacies and donations. The Society is looking to appoint a 5th Trustee for the HF DXpedition Fund who, given the increasing […]

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Strategy and the Spectrum

| December 8, 2017
Strategy and the Spectrum

The recent RSGB Strategic review highlighted a number of priorities including Spectrum and closely related issues of Growth, Research and Participation. One basic fact is that without spectrum there would be no amateur radio. The RSGB Spectrum Forum is unusual in its extensive range of participants from both inside the Society and external specialist groups. These include […]

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RSGB Board Change

| December 7, 2017

Due to a change in work circumstances and a significantly increased workload, Sara McGarvey, 2I0SSW has reluctantly decided that she needs to step down from her Board responsibilities and thus has tendered her resignation as an Elected Board member of the RSGB. The Chairman and Board would like to thank Sara for her contribution to […]

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