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Next Tim Peake contact confirmed

| April 29, 2016

The ARISS UK Operations team is delighted to announce that the ARISS Schools contact between Ashfield Primary School in Otley, West Yorkshire and Tim Peake on the International Space Station has now been confirmed for Thursday the 5th of May at 0908BST. It will be a direct contact operated by GB1APS. The contact should be […]

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Advanced exam “on demand”

| April 29, 2016

The Examinations Standards Committee have agreed that the Advanced amateur radio examination can be requested “on demand”. This means that Advanced exams can be booked in the same way as the Foundation and Intermediate with the important exception that one calendar month’s notice must be given. On demand bookings will commence on 1st May ie […]

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IARU Interim Meeting minutes released

| April 29, 2016

The minutes from the Interim Meeting of IARU Region 1 are now available on the RSGB Spectrum Forum website. Over the weekend of 16 and 17 April, delegates from Member Societies discussed numerous papers and proposals on HF, VHF/Microwave and EMC matters. The resulting recommendations for band plan and other changes will be considered for […]

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Repeater insurance update

| April 28, 2016

The RSGB-provided repeater insurance premium for the period from 30 April 2016 to 29 April 2017 will be £10 per repeater. You may renew online at the RSGB shop. A certificate will be sent by email once payment has been received, but please allow a couple of days for applications to be processed.

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RSGB Examination Standards Manager

| April 26, 2016

The RSGB Examination Standards Committee (ESC) wishes to appoint an Examination Standards Manager (ESM) for the Radio Communications Examinations (RCE).  This volunteer role is currently held by Ian Shepherd, G4EVK, who has been appointed to the RSGB Board.  Reporting to the Examinations Standards Committee, the ESM is responsible for developing and documenting the internal and […]

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RadCom May 2016, Vol. 92, No. 5

| April 25, 2016
RadCom May 2016, Vol. 92, No. 5

When this reaches you, the transition between Presidents will be just a few days away and the process of handing over from the retiring General Manager to his successor will be underway. We wish Graham well in his retirement and look forward to working with his successor Steve Thomas, M1ACB. News and Reports Around Your […]

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