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RSGB’s New Twitter Name

| April 23, 2015
RSGB’s New Twitter Name

From today, the RSGB’s new Twitter name is @theRSGB.  We’ll be tweeting regularly so follow us for amateur radio news, images, events and Member offers. Congratulations to Adam Hutchison MM0KFX who won our Twitter photo competition, and to the two runners-up, Vaughan Ravenscroft, M0VRR and Charles Wilmott, M0OXO!  Adam’s photo is our new Twitter profile […]

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Talk to Tim Peak in Space

| April 21, 2015
Talk to Tim Peak in Space

This Friday is the deadline for schools to apply to talk to Astronaut Tim Peake whilst he is in orbit in the International Space Station. The UK Space Agency, with the assistance of ARISS, AMSAT-UK and the Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB), has a limited number of opportunities for schools across the whole of […]

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New spectrum for digital experiments

| April 2, 2015

Ofcom have agreed the use of 70.5 MHz to 71.5 MHz by radio amateurs for digital experimentation. Use will be permitted only via a Special Research Permit and further details of the application process will be published in due course. For information, the following conditions will apply:- Access to this part of the spectrum will […]

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President’s Review of Contests

| March 30, 2015

Following disquiet about the adjudication of a recent RSGB Contest, the Board has asked John Gould G3WKL, RSGB President, to conduct a review, in conjunction with the Contest Committee and a representative selection of contesters, of several aspects of contest administration. This will include how contest rules are reviewed, developed, communicated and implemented. The Board […]

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AGM – voting now open

| March 27, 2015

Members are advised that the internet voting facility is now open. Please go to the RSGB website, www.rsgb.org/votersgb15 where you will be presented with the voting form after you have logged in.

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Eclipse experiment – results

| March 20, 2015

Steve Nichols, G0KYA, reports that early results of the Medium Wave experiment are coming in and are positive.  See RSGB Forums for more information.

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