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Tim Peake and ARISS – get involved

| August 28, 2015

Later this year, astronaut Tim Peake will join the International Space Station for six months. During his time in orbit he will have contact with up to 10 schools via amateur radio. These schools have been chosen by the European Space Agency and the RSGB will be working closely with them, and their local clubs, […]

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Book updates available for exam changes

| August 28, 2015

It is now just one month to 1 October when the new UK Licence rules will be examined. The RSGB has published updates to the Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced training books and they are now available in the Books Extra section of the RSGB website. The revised Exam Reference Data Booklets and sample exam papers […]

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RAYNET helps at Shoreham air disaster

| August 28, 2015

South Sussex RAYNET group, assisted by members of South Kent RAYNET, provided communications support for the organisers and the user services at Shoreham Airshow when a Hawker Hunter aircraft crashed during a flying display. Our thoughts are with those who offered their services as well as the family and friends of those involved.

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M0WUT in IARU youth contest programme

| August 28, 2015

In 2015, a new IARU Region 1 Youth Contesting Programme was created. Youth members from IARU Region 1 member societies were invited to take part in a contest from so-called ‘Top Gun’ stations. These young amateurs will learn how to operate the contest station, improve their contest skills and will aim for the best results […]

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JOTA event planned? Let us know!

| August 28, 2015

Jamboree on the Air, or JOTA, takes place from 16 to 18 October this year. The RSGB would like to support any clubs or groups who will be taking part and members of the Youth Committee are keen to visit as many events as possible. Please let us know if you’re planning a JOTA event—send […]

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RSGB responds to PC Pro article

| August 21, 2015

An article mentioning amateur radio was included in the August issue of computer magazine PC Pro. As the national society for amateur radio, the RSGB responded to highlight the considerable changes that have occurred within amateur radio in the thirty years since the author gained his licence. It also outlined the important role that radio […]

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