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Abuse causes repeater shutdowns

| August 25, 2017

The RSGB have been made aware that due to continuing and sustained repeater abuse, GB3DY at Wirksworth and GB3EE at Chesterfield have been required by Ofcom to close down for 14 days. The RSGB’s Amateur Radio Observation Service and the Emerging Technology Coordination Committee are working to formalise an agreed process for dealing with unfortunate […]

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UKAC Scoring vote result announced

| August 25, 2017

The results of the vote on changes to UKAC scoring arrangements have been announced. 77% were in favour of the Nordic method, where the first contact with every new square attracts a bonus of 500 points. The B3 method, a variant of the current scheme with reduced overall bonus scores and some additional high bonus […]

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Train the Trainers in West Dumbartonshire

| August 25, 2017

Lomond Radio Club is hosting a Train the Trainers day on the 2nd of September at their radio shack in Renton, West Dunbartonshire. The RSGB will be providing instructors to inform volunteer trainers on the latest methods of presentation and updates on the many changes that are occurring in the hobby. The course is designed […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| August 25, 2017

The major papers and speeches from the HamRadio 2017 show in Friedrichshafen have been made available by DokuFunk. You can find the information on the website www.dokufunk.org along with material from 2016 and previous years. At the National Hamfest on 29 and 30 September, the UK Six Metre Group has agreed to host Fred, G4BWP […]

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GB2RS News Script for 27 August 2017

| August 25, 2017

Please click the link below to download this week’s news script* GB2RS News Script for 27 August 2017 *If you are used to the script downloading automatically, please click the link above instead as that feature has now been discontinued

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Rallies and Events News – 27 August 2017

| August 25, 2017

The Milton Keynes ARS Rally takes place on today, the 27th, at The Irish Centre, Fenny Stratford, Bletchley MK2 2HX, just opposite Dobbies Garden Centre. Doors open at 10am. Contact Tim Cowell, G6GEI on 07976 262 497 or email renegade62@hotmail.co.uk for more information. On Bank Holiday Monday, the 28th, the Huntingdonshire ARS Rally takes place […]

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