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RSGB writes to Ofcom

| August 19, 2016

Many UK radio amateurs will be aware that there have been problems with the new Ofcom licensing system. Following numerous complaints from members, RSGB Board members have been in almost daily contact with Ofcom senior staff. Unfortunately, we continue to receive complaints and the Society has become frustrated at the continued lack of progress. The […]

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Aves Island DXpedition surprise

| August 19, 2016

An unexpected invitation from the Venezuelan Navy has given an opportunity for a DXpedition to Aves Island, IOTA reference NA-020. Last activated in February 2007, it is number 17 on the ClubLog DXCC Most Wanted List. A small number of civilian and Navy operators will be on the air as YX0V for up to 10 […]

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AMSAT-UK Colloquium videos online

| August 19, 2016

Thanks to the efforts of BATC and AMSAT-UK volunteers, videos of presentations at the July 2016 International Space Colloquium are now available on YouTube. These, and previous years’ presentations, can also be downloaded from the AMSAT-UK YouTube channel. AMSAT-UK members operated a satellite ground station during the event, using the call sign G0AUK. Contacts were […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| August 19, 2016

Gerald Youngblood, K5SDR,  Matt Youngblood, KD5FGE and Lori Hicks of FlexRadio visited the National Radio Centre at Bletchley Park recently. They delivered a generous donation to the GB3RS station – a FlexRadio FLEX-6500 and a FLEX Maestro. The trio from FlexRadio were met by the RSGB President, Nick Henwood, G3RWF and RSGB General Manager Steve […]

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Ofcom website latest news

| August 12, 2016

We continue to have regular meetings with senior managers at Ofcom about problems with their new licensing system including the issuing of previously used call signs and the continuing need to revalidate amateur licences every five years.  The Society is extremely frustrated at the lack of progress by Ofcom and appreciate the inconvenience caused to […]

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Volunteer for the RSGB

| August 12, 2016

Have you thought about volunteering with the RSGB? The RSGB is always looking for volunteers, whether you can spare a little time or a lot, and wherever you are in the UK. The Volunteer Vacancies page on the RSGB website has recently been updated to make it easier to find the role that would suit […]

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