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RSGB 2018 Convention booking now

| April 20, 2018

Bookings for the RSGB 2018 Convention are now open. The event takes place from 12 to 14 October 2018 and there will be topics to cater for all tastes and at all levels across five lecture streams. The event also includes a buildathon, a construction competition and an opportunity to visit the National Radio Centre […]

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British Island Waterways on the Air

| April 20, 2018

British Island Waterways on the Air (BIWOTA) is on the weekend 25 to 27 August 2018. The event is open to all boaters, cyclists, walkers and other users of the canals, towpaths and riverbanks for work or recreation. It is also a good chance for WAB enthusiasts to get some rare WAB squares. If you […]

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Radio amateur interviewed on BBC

| April 20, 2018

James Patterson, M1DST—a member of Swindon and District ARC—was interviewed recently on BBC Wiltshire about amateur radio. He discussed whether it still has a place now we have modern technology and the internet. James produced an edited version of his interview which he posted on his website and gave a presentation M1N-the-Middle, A Flexible Hardware […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| April 20, 2018

Illness of a key RSGB staff member means that it has not been possible to prepare Regional News again this week, for which we apologise. Details of many club events can be found in the April edition of RadCom, supplemented by the listing at rsgb.org/events. Thank you to every one who sent event details for the May and June RadCom; event […]

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International Marconi Day

| April 13, 2018

International Marconi Day (IMD) is a 24 hour amateur radio event that is held annually to celebrate the birth of Guglielmo Marconi on 25 April 1874. The event is usually held on the Saturday closest to Marconi’s birthday and this year it will be held on 21 April 2018 from 0000UTC to 2359UTC. Registered stations […]

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FIFA World Cup Marathon

| April 13, 2018

The RSGB has agreed to participate in the FIFA World Cup Marathon which is being organised by the Union of Radio Amateur of Russia (RRC). The Marathon is set to run from 1 June 2018 to 15 July 2018. There will be two call signs available for use on a rotation basis: GB18FWC, for stations […]

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