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Diversity in amateur radio

| August 17, 2017
Diversity in amateur radio

What was your earliest encounter with amateur radio? There are probably almost as many stories as there are RSGB Members. Perhaps it was early contact with your local club. I remember looking mine up in the RSGB Bulletin (yes, I know!) and going to a meeting. Fortunately, I was already nuts about radio or that […]

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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 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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GB2RS News Script for 13 August 2017

| August 11, 2017

Please click the link below to download this week’s news script* GB2RS News Script for 13 August 2017 *If you are used to the script downloading automatically, please click the link above instead as that feature has now been discontinued.

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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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