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146-147MHz NoV Renewal

| October 19, 2017

All current 146-147MHz band Notices of Variation (NoV) expire on Tuesday 31 October. 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 from the RSGB website.

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Construction Competition 2017

| October 15, 2017
Construction Competition 2017

The RSGB Convention Construction Competition 2017, sponsored by Martin Lynch and Sons, was judged by Alwyn Seeds G8DOH, Bob Beebe GU4YOX and Ian White GM3SEK. Congratulations to all the category winners: * Judges Merit – Dean Brice, G0UIL, from RAIBC for the RAIBC Talking Shack Manager * Beginner – Peter Barns, M0SWN, for the Time […]

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VHF Contest Rules 2018 Consultation

| October 6, 2017

The VHF Contest Committee has opened a consultation to help set the rules for the 2018 series of contest. Through its earlier consultation, it has already agreed to change the scoring system for the UKACs to the ‘Nordic System’, but this exercise asks some wider questions. If you are a VHF Contest participant, the Committee […]

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Online examinations announcement

| October 6, 2017

An online option for Full examinations (previously known as Advanced) was launched in March 2017. Clubs, exam centres and candidates have all given very positive feedback and supported the original idea of extending the online option to Intermediate and Foundation exams. We’re delighted to announce that a recent Exam Group meeting approved the roll-out of […]

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Ofcom licensing portal maintenance

| October 5, 2017

Ofcom has advised us that it’s online licensing portal will be down for maintenance from 18:30 on Friday, 6 October until 01:30 on Saturday, 7 October.

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So what does being an RSGB Board member really mean?

| October 4, 2017
So what does being an RSGB Board member really mean?

We asked current Board Directors to give us their thoughts: “A chance to give something back for the enjoyment I have had from amateur radio over many years – here and overseas.” Most people cite being able to give something back as being a key driver; others want to use their knowledge, skills and experience […]

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