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Enter the RSGB Construction Competition

| July 24, 2015

The RSGB annual Construction Competition is open for entries and judging will take place at the RSGB Convention in October. The competition can be entered by individual members or groups of members where the build team will be treated as a single entrant. The closing date is the end of September and projects that have […]

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New Licence terms to enter exams

| July 24, 2015

We are getting closer to 1 October when the new UK Licence rules will be examined. The RSGB has now published updates to the Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced training books and they are now available on the Books Extra section of the RSGB website. A further announcement will be made as soon as the revised […]

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Contesting Review Group reports

| July 24, 2015

The RSGB President’s Review of Contesting, which commenced at the beginning of May, reached its finale this Wednesday with a day-long workshop. There were 18 participants, from different parts of the UK, with diverse experience. The workshop produced agreement that substantial change is needed in certain areas. Key outcomes are available on the RSGB website […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| July 24, 2015

The RSGB’s Youth Committee DXpedition, DX-15, will be active as MC0RYC from the Brecon Beacons in Wales until 30 July. Throughout the course of the DXpedition, they will be taking part in a range of activities including operating SOTA summits. Please work the young team if you can, including during the IOTA contest that is taking place this weekend. The […]

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ARISS shortlist revealed

| July 17, 2015

The list of 10 schools that will have the opportunity to contact British ESA astronaut Tim Peake using amateur radio while he is in orbit was revealed at the UK Space Conference earlier this week. Tim will launch to the International Space Station this December and will spend six months working and living on the […]

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New Radio initiative

| July 17, 2015

At the amateur radio show in Friedrichshafen, a ‘new radio’ initiative led by the Austrian and German national societies was launched. This highlighted that amateur radio equipment, particularly handhelds, needs to move further into the 21st century and towards ‘smart’ radios with adaptable voice flex codecs as well as a more open applications layer, perhaps […]

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