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George M Christie, GM7GMC, 2016

| May 5, 2016

Amateur radio enthusiasts in Caithness and Orkney are sorry to announce the passing of one of our key radio amateur colleagues. GM7GMC was one of our longest serving GB2RS news readers. For over 25 years George was involved in reading the RSGB News at 9.30am local time, via the local repeater GB3OC.  In 2014 fellow […]

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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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Also in GB2RS this week…

| April 29, 2016

At a recent RSGB Board meeting, the application of the Construction, Design and Management Regulations 2015 in respect of amateur radio activities was discussed. Board Director Steve Hartley, G0FUW will be preparing an article for RadCom giving guidance to clubs and individual Members on how this legislation applies to them. Due to the increase in […]

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GB2RS News Script for 1 May 2016

| April 29, 2016

Click here if your GB2RS News Script download does not start automatically

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