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BBC DG to open G8BBC shack

| October 13, 2017

On Wednesday, 18 October 2017 BBC Director General Tony Hall will cut the ribbon to mark the official opening of the new G8BBC radio shack at Broadcasting House, London. The station, home of the recently formed London BBC Radio Group, will move on from test transmissions to full operation following a watch period of a […]

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Upcoming Train the Trainers courses

| October 13, 2017

Train the Trainers is free to any RSGB Member teaching at Foundation, Intermediate or Advanced level. It is especially designed for any one who does not already have a professional background in teaching. Courses must be pre-booked. One is planned for the 18 November 2017 at Worksop Amateur Radio Club—email Steve Hambleton on g0eaksteve@gmail.com to […]

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Exercise Blue Ham on 5MHz

| October 13, 2017

Cadet Radio Exercise Blue Ham 17-2 is an HF radio exercise on the MOD/amateur shared 5MHz band. It takes place on 21-22 and 28-29 October 2017 from 0800 to 2000UTC. Feedback received from previous exercises has resulted in changes to the scoring system. Details at https://alphacharlie.org.uk/exercise-blue-ham.

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| October 13, 2017

The RSGB Examination Standards Committee Report 2017 is available for download. It includes a submission about the Air Cadets Organisation Foundation equivalent exam. A comparison of the 2016 RSGB exam passes with the RCF figures for 2015 shows a fall in the number of passes at both Foundation and Intermediate levels. You can download the […]

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Foundation and Intermediate exams going online

| October 6, 2017

An online option for Full examinations was launched in March 2017. Clubs, exam centres and candidates have all given very positive feedback. A recent Exams Group meeting approved the roll-out of online Foundation and Intermediate exams. From 1 November 2017, the RSGB HQ Exams Department will accept applications for online Intermediate exams and, from 2 […]

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Keep emergency frequencies clear

| October 6, 2017

Tropical Storm Nate is now threatening to dump flooding rains over portions of Central America, according to the National Hurricane Center. An amateur radio emergency net has been activated in Costa Rica. Amateurs not involved in the storm emergency are asked to avoid interfering or operating near storm nets. The frequencies likely to be used […]

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