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Ofcom Licence Variation Proposals

| January 8, 2015

As you will be aware, Ofcom is required to give all licensed radio amateurs notice that it intends to vary licences in line with its decisions following last year’s consultation. That process has now begun and letters are being sent out. It has been brought to the RSGB’s attention that some amateurs have received a […]

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NRC Holiday opening times

| December 17, 2014

If you are planning to visit the National Radio Centre over the holiday period, please note that the last day it will open this year will be 22 December. It will re-open on 2nd January 2015.

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Ofcom Review of 420-470 MHz band

| December 10, 2014

Ofcom has published a call for inputs as part of its strategic review of the 420-470MHz band. This will help Ofcom to understand whether its current approach to managing the band is able to meet the needs of current and future users. Users include business radio, the emergency services and utilities and demand is increasing. […]

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The Imitation Game

| November 12, 2014
The Imitation Game

In Autumn 2013, we asked Members if they had HRO and AR88 receivers that could be borrowed by a company making a film about the life of Alan Turing. The result—The Imitation Game—goes on public release from the end of this week. The RSGB has received a message of thanks from the film’s producers to […]

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Towards a new RAYNET

| October 25, 2014

For 60 years, RAYNET groups have been offering the community a unique service — emergency communications independent of infrastructure which is vulnerable to disruption by natural causes or technological failure.  The leadership of the Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) and the Radio Amateurs’ Emergency Network (RAEN) believe there are considerable benefits to there being one RAYNET organisation. This […]

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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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