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New Regional Managers

| May 31, 2016

The RSGB Board have agreed to co-opt Regional Managers for Region 2 and Region 12. Both posts will become due for election at the next AGM. Denny Morrison GM1BAN has been appointed for Region 2. Keith Haynes G3WRO has been appointed for Region 12.

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Chair of the Planning Advisory Committee

| May 31, 2016

The RSGB Board is pleased to confirm the appointment of John Mattocks G4TEQ as Chair of the Planning Advisory Committee. John was previously the PAC Vice Chairman and is a retired Planning Inspector. The Society would like to record its appreciation to Stephen Purser G4SHF for his many years of service as PAC Chairman.

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Band Plan changes from 1 June 2016

| May 31, 2016

Amateurs are advised that updates to a number of band plans are now in effect in the UK and across IARU Region 1 as of 1 June 2016. The changes to 80m, 30m and VHF provide for greater flexibility for narrow band digital modes. The new version also includes some editorial updates in other bands. […]

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RSGB Convention news

| May 27, 2016

If you weren’t able to visit the RSGB Convention in 2015, some of the lectures were recorded and are being made available to Members via the RSGB website. In 2016, the Convention is looking forward to welcoming Jeff, VY2ZM/K1ZM, who lives with his wife Miriam on Prince Edward Island. He is both a well-known contester […]

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Transatlantic VHF digital beacon

| May 27, 2016

On 19 May, antennas were erected and the VHF SDR turned on to inaugurate the VO1FN/b Transatlantic VHF Digital Beacon Receiver Site. This is a joint project sponsored in part by the Society of Newfoundland Radio Amateurs, Baccalieu Amateur Radio Club and the Upper Trinity Amateur Radio Club. The VHF Digital Receive site is now […]

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Beacon and repeater insurance

| May 27, 2016

This is to remind beacon and repeater keepers that you can renew your repeater or beacon insurance online for £10 per call sign.

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