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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
The RSGB has appointed Youth Committee Deputy Chair, Milo Noblet, 2E0ILO as the UK team leader for YOTA 2017. He will lead the UK young amateurs during the IARU Youngsters on the Air 2017 summer camp the RSGB is hosting at Gilwell Park in August. Plans for YOTA 2017 are progressing and you can help […]
The RSGB has responded to the Ofcom Proposed Annual Plan 2017/18 consultation. The response highlights areas of the plan, including EMC and spectrum, where the RSGB believes that Ofcom should improve its focus and resources. A copy of the response can be seen on the RSGB website.