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Ofcom licensing problem – short call signs

| August 16, 2017

Ofcom has informed us that a small number of two-letter suffix call signs have been issued in error recently. These short-form call signs are anomalous and stem from an IT problem, which Ofcom is addressing. Ofcom advise us that, although these call signs are not invalid, per se, licensees who have been issued with one […]

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YOTA Award – final log uploaded

| August 14, 2017

The final log has been uploaded to the award database—it contains 10,387 QSOs—and so any one who has been waiting to download their award can now go to the YOTA 2017 Award page to obtain their certificate. Our thanks and congratulations to every one who took part.

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YOTA 2017 wraps up

| August 11, 2017

This weekend sees the end of a fabulous YOTA 2017 week. It has been action-packed and a great success. Eighty young radio amateurs from 26 countries have enjoyed trying out new aspects of amateur radio as well as making new friends. After a tense start at the ISS contact on Tuesday, twelve young radio amateurs […]

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Nominate an upcoming DXer

| August 11, 2017

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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RSGB site adds dynamic updates

| August 11, 2017

This week the RSGB has launched its new dynamic updates page. It brings together in one place the live RSGB Facebook, Twitter and YouTube content as well as the latest news feed. This week the news is focusing on YOTA 2017 but in future will show the RSGB’s latest breaking news.

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Convention discount deadline approaches

| August 11, 2017

The end of the Early Bird discount for bookings at the RSGB’s Convention is fast approaching. The deadline is 18 August 2017 and the event takes place from 13 to 15 October 2017. The provisional programme is now available on the website.

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