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 […]
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.
At the AGM held this afternoon in Glasgow, the regional winners of the Club of the Year 2015 competition were announced. Congratulations to all. Small Clubs Region 1 Cockenzie and Port Seton ARC Region 2 Caithness ARS Region 5 Staffordshire Portable ARC Region 8 Green Island ARS Region 11 Sidmouth ARS Region 12 Leiston […]
At the Society’s AGM held in Glasgow this afternoon, elections were held for two directors and the regional manager for Region 4 (North East of England. The following were duly elected Board Director: Graham Murchie, G4FSG Board Director: Ian Shepherd, G4EVK Regional Manager, Region 4: Ian Douglas, G7MFN
The next planned school contact with Tim Peake on the ISS is Monday, 25 April from The Derby High School in Bury at 1202UTC. This contact will be webcast on the ARISS Principia website and Tim’s transmissions will be audible over most of western Europe on the usual downlink frequency, 145.800MHz.
Thanks to the Brazilian Amateur Radio League (LABRE) radio amateurs who will visit Brazil for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games will be able to get on the air easily. During August and September any foreign amateur will be able to operate in Brazil, regardless of whether there is a reciprocal agreement. No IARP or CEPT licence is […]