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Legacy Subcommittee volunteers needed

| September 20, 2017

The Legacy Sub-Committee makes recommendations to the RSGB Board on requests for funding from the ¬£180,000 Legacy Fund. The Board wishes to appoint a new Chairman of the Legacy Sub-Committee¬†and also a further sub-committee member. Information about the fund is on the RSGB website and further details of these appointments are available from the General […]

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Future of amateur radio video released

| September 19, 2017

A video created by the RSGB was used by Don Beattie, President of IARU Region 1, at the IARU conference in Landshut to spark discussion about the future of amateur radio. Five young radio amateurs from different countries (filmed at YOTA 2017) explain what they think the future of amateur radio should look like. They […]

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RadCom Plus

| September 11, 2017
RadCom Plus

We’re delighted to announce that the latest issue of RadCom Plus is now available. It contains the following features: Vertical phased arrays from compromised locations John Matthews, G3WZT wanted to improve his antennas for 80m when he decided to go US county chasing, but only on 80m CW. Simple APRS tracker Anthony Le Cren, F4GOH […]

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YOTA 2017 and Strategy 2022

| September 11, 2017
YOTA 2017 and Strategy 2022

As I write this I am just back from YOTA 2017; a week of intense activity and, whilst I am exhausted, I am invigorated by the feedback that shows the event to have been a great success. The event was an excellent demonstration of our Strategy 2022 in action and it is worth looking at […]

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Report VDSL interference NOW

| September 1, 2017

For three years the RSGB EMC Committee has been investigating the problems of interference from VDSL broadband on the HF amateur bands and lobbying for action to reduce the problem. It has a lot of historic data, but both Ofcom and Openreach contend that 150 reports from 50,000 amateurs are not indicative of a major […]

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ARDF team heads to Lithuania

| September 1, 2017

The RSGB Direction Finding team, which is entirely self-funded, is flying out to Lithuania this weekend for the 21st Region 1 ARDF Championships. There is a strong team in the M50 category, that is men aged from 50 to 59, with individuals competing in the M60 and M70 categories. Four separate competitions make up the […]

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