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New Ofcom licensing portal available

| July 29, 2016

Ofcom have informed us that its new licensing portal is now available for use. New and existing customers of the previous licensing system should follow the instructions for registering on the new system carefully and consult the online help and support for further information. The RSGB guidance and FAQ pages will be updated to match […]

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G5RP nominations sought

| July 29, 2016

The G5RP Trophy is an annual award to encourage newcomers to HF DXing. The award is not limited to youngsters or the newly-licensed; it is open to any one who has recently discovered and made significant progress in HF DXing. If you are an established HF DXer and want to recommend some one to be […]

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New RadCom Plus now available

| July 29, 2016

RadCom Plus is the RSGB’s digital technical supplement. The latest version is now available to RSGB Members. This edition has articles on a narrowband direct upconverter for the LF/ME bands, the issues and solutions for making a direct SSB upconverter that is suitable for audio or digital modes, a relatively inexpensive way to start transmitting […]

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John Fogden, G4WSX, SK

| July 29, 2016

It is with sadness that we advise Members that two QSL sub-groups have been temporarily suspended, due to the sudden death of John Fogden, G4WSX. He was a stalwart of the RSGB, a long time volunteer who will be missed by many, especially his friends in the G3I-L and G4W-X sub-groups that he handled with […]

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Tim Peake leads Downing Street visit

| July 29, 2016

UK Astronaut Tim Peake, GB1SS headed a contingent of radio amateurs and youngsters invited to visit the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, at 10 Downing Street earlier this month. Sandringham School student Jessica, M6LPJ, and her head teacher Alan, G4DJX, were among those to visit No. 10.

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RadCom Plus, Vol. 2, No. 2

| July 28, 2016
RadCom Plus, Vol. 2, No. 2

Contents To read RadCom Plus, click cover picture. 4 Third Method narrowband direct upconverter for the LF/ME bands Following on from the circuit published in the May 2016 RadCom, Andy Talbot, G4JNT discusses the issues and solutions for making a direct SSB upconverter that is suitable for audio or digital modes 10 A journey into […]

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