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GB2RS News Script for 7 February 2016

| February 5, 2016

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UK returns to GMT

| October 23, 2015

Did you remember to change your clock last night? In the UK, the clocks reverted to Greenwich Mean Time, or UTC, at 2am this morning. The Youth Hostels Amateur Radio Group is commemorating the start of Greenwich Mean Time today, the 25th, from Mount St Bernard Abbey in Charnwood Forest, with the callsign GB0GMT. The […]

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RSGB fees unchanged again

| October 23, 2015

Despite the increasing strain on operational finances, the RSGB Board has announced that the cost of Society Membership will be unchanged in 2016, the sixth year in a row that this has been achieved. It has also proved possible to maintain examination fees at the same level as previous years. Further details of all charges […]

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IARU consolidates EMC roles

| October 23, 2015

The IARU has announced that it will consolidate into one position the responsibilities for overseeing IARU’s relationship on EMC matters with CISPR, the international special committee on radio interference. Christian Verholt, OZ8CY, will be standing down from his Advisor role, with the Administrative Council’s appreciation for his work over some 20 years. All EMC matters […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| October 23, 2015

Still on EMC matters the CENELEC Committee TC210 WG 11 has completed the standard for in-home PLC devices that operate above 30MHz. The first standard in the family, EN 50561-1, covers the frequency range up to 30MHz and was debated heavily amongst radio users. It does safeguard the broadcast, amateur and aeronautical frequencies, but the […]

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Rallies and Events News – 25 October 2015

| October 23, 2015

The 26th Great Northern Hamfest takes place today, the 25th, in the Barnsley Premier Leisure Complex, Queens Road, Barnsley S71 1AN. Follow the brown Metrodome signs. Doors open at 10am and there will be trade stands and special interest groups. Details from Ernie, G4LUE, on 07984 191 873. The inaugural radio rally organised by Bushvalley […]

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