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News for Wales – 26 February 2017

| February 24, 2017

On Thursday North Wales Radio Society is holding a general meeting. Contact Liz Cabban, GW0ETU, on 07760 190 355. On Friday Cleddau Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM. Contact Heinz, MW0ECY, on 07748 047 008.

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RSGB publishes Band Plans

| February 17, 2017

The RSGB has published the 2017 Band Plans in RadCom and online. These consolidate earlier changes made in June 2016 and just add one important change with respect to UK usage of 5MHz. For the 60m band a new footnote has been added that states that internal UK-only contacts should now be conducted outside of […]

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Plan your Museums on the Air station

| February 17, 2017

It’s not too soon to start planning your International Museums Weekends scheduled for later this year. The dates for your diary are 17 and 18 then 24 and 25 June. More details about the event can be found at www.radio-amateur-events.org. Also at this address are details of the International Air Ambulance Week in September. Registration […]

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New RSGB video page

| February 17, 2017

The RSGB has launched a new page that brings together its full range of videos in one place. Go to rsgb.org/video to see promotional films about amateur radio, RSGB convention lectures and videos commemorating special events. They are freely available for you to download but please read the RSGB’s conditions of use first.

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| February 17, 2017

Sad news that Dave Powis, G4HUP became a silent key on 9 February. Dave was a well-respected tutor and mentor and a very active member of several radio clubs, mentoring many candidates to gaining their amateur radio licences. He joined the Examinations Standards Committee in 2007 and spent much of 2016 working with the Exams […]

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Dave Powis, G4HUP, SK

| February 17, 2017

Sad news that Dave Powis, G4HUP became a silent key on 9 February. Dave was a well-respected tutor and mentor and a very active member of several radio clubs, mentoring many candidates to gaining their amateur radio licences. He joined the Examinations Standards Committee in 2007 and spent much of 2016 working with the Exams […]

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