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New Examination Checklists

| October 23, 2014

Checklists to help ensure consistency of exam provision between Exam Centres, and that essential requirements don’t get forgotten or overlooked are now available for download from the Exam Forms Section. They all print on a single side of A4 paper.  They are particularly relevant for Examination Secretaries and First Named Invigilators. The Training and Education […]

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IARU Region 1 Conference Report

| September 25, 2014
IARU Region 1 Conference Report

RSGB Delegates this week attended the 23rd International Amateur Radio Union General Conference in Bulgaria. National societies from 43 countries covering Europe, Scandinavia, Asia and Africa sent representatives to agree and coordinate activity to secure the future of amateur radio. Real progress was made at the meeting on a number of topics that are of […]

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G3BJ New IARU R1 President

| September 25, 2014

Don Beattie, G3BJ, former President of the RSGB, has been elected as IARU Region 1 President at the Conference in Bulgaria today.  Further details to follow.

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E-Day Caedmon Hall, Gateshead

| September 24, 2014

On Saturday 27 September 2014, an “E- Day” will be held at Caedmon Hall Gateshead Central Library, Prince Consort Rd, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE8 4LN from 10am – 3pm The Angel club will be running workshops suitable for all ages including a Crystal radio build and demonstration, circuit builds and demos, an hf radio and oscilloscope […]

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RSGB IOTA – The Future

| September 24, 2014
RSGB IOTA – The Future

Islands on the Air (IOTA) celebrated its 50th anniversary as a premier DX programme in July 2014, under the care of the RSGB and the IOTA manager, Roger Balister G3KMA. The last fifty years has seen the programme grow to 2,500 active island chasers and approximately 15,000 more casual participants. It is perhaps second in […]

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Ofcom Consultation Paper

| September 9, 2014

Ofcom has today published a consultation setting out proposals for updating the terms and conditions of the amateur radio licence. This consultation, which is likely to be of interest to those in the amateur radio community, closes on 20 October 2014.  A discussion forum will be opened shortly here

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