RSSGB2RS Headlines

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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Also in GB2RS this week…

| May 27, 2016

An International Space Station radio contact has been planned for Jeff, KD5TVQ with participants at a school in Ontario, Canada. The event is scheduled for Monday, 30 May at approximately 1901UTC. The contact will be a telebridge contact operated by IK1SLD in northern Italy. The downlink signals should be audible over parts of Europe. Interested […]

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G3KMA in CQ DX Hall of Fame

| May 20, 2016

We are delighted that Roger Balister, G3KMA is one of the 2016 inductees in the CQ DX Hall of Fame. As manager of the Islands on the Air (IOTA) program since 1985, Roger has seen IOTA grow from a few hundred early participants to more than 10,000 today, making it one of the most popular […]

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Distance learning course news

| May 20, 2016

The Bath-based Advanced distance learning team are now enrolling for their next course that will run from early July to December. The course has weekly work packages to guide students through the RSGB textbook with regular revision questions to check on progress. There are no fees to pay but students pay a deposit of £30 […]

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