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Brits join CQ Hall of Fame

| May 19, 2017

Two Britons have been inducted into the prestigious CQ Magazine Hall of Fame this weekend. David Honess, M6DNT and Tim Peake, KG5BVI join 16 others entering the Hall, bringing the total to 310. David, M6DNT developed the AstroPi project, which sent two Raspberry Pi computers to the International Space Station as platforms for students on […]

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Philip Willis joins RSGB Board

| May 19, 2017

To bring the Board to full strength, the meeting on 13 May unanimously endorsed the co-option of Philip Willis, M0PHI as a Board Director. Philip has a wide range of experience, including chairing the Training and Education Committee.

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Licencing portal suffers glitch

| May 19, 2017

The RSGB understands that there has been an issue with Ofcom’s online licencing system this week. At the time this bulletin was written the details and extent are unclear, but the problem appears to affect a number of new licensees, and those upgrading following a recent exam pass. Ofcom engineers are working to fix the […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| May 19, 2017

In the Europe to North America Summit-to-Summit event last Saturday, the 13th of May, a total of 36 European summits and 18 North American summits were activated. Despite abysmal radio conditions with deep fading and high band noise levels, several trans-Atlantic QSOs were made, including some summit to summit contacts. Overall everyone enjoyed the event […]

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RSGB Strategy now online

| May 12, 2017

The RSGB’s new strategy for the next five years was launched at the 2017 AGM, following a detailed consultation with the Board, Regional Council, Committee Chairs, Honorary Officers and HQ staff, as well as the wider RSGB Membership and amateur radio community. You can read the synopsis and the strategy narrative on the RSGB website […]

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KH4 and KH7K back on DXCC list

| May 12, 2017

On 31 March this year, the DXCC desk announced the deletion of Midway Island and Kure Island from the DXCC entities list. After further review, the two entities, KH4 and KH7K, will return to the DXCC list as separate entities. See www.arrl.org/news for full details

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