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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, 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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NoV to the Amateur Radio licence

| March 13, 2015
NoV to the Amateur Radio licence

Following the recent notification sent to licensees of the proposal to vary the Amateur Radio Licence, Ofcom has now published a Notice of Variation to the Amateur Radio licence. The new licence document, which will have effect from 7 April 2015 has also been published on the Ofcom website. Licensees who received a notification dated […]

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G3KBR & the Eichmann Trial

| January 27, 2015

Ron Huntsman, G3KBR from Cambridge is one of the last surviving members of the production team who televised the 1961 trial of Adolf Eichmann – one of the Nazi architects of the Holocaust. Ron set up hidden TV cameras in the court room and fed the cables across the street suspended by a catenary wire […]

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