RSSGB2RS Headlines

Examinations Standards Committee chair wanted

| March 24, 2017

Following the sudden and unexpected sad loss of the recently-appointed Examinations Standards Committee Chair Dave Powis, G4HUP, the RSGB Board is again seeking to appoint a suitably qualified replacement. The Committee oversees all aspects of the examinations. More details are on the RSGB website, but if you require further information or an informal chat about […]

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UK YOTA 2017 team announced

| March 24, 2017

The RSGB is delighted to announce that the members of the UK YOTA 2017 team are Peter Barnes, 2E0UAR and Jonathan Sawyer, M0JSX. Peter is 19, and a member of Thornbury and South Gloucestershire ARC. Jonathan is 23, and belongs to the Reading and District ARC. You will be able to read more about them […]

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ISS contact deadline approaches

| March 24, 2017

The deadline for schools or informal educational institutions and organisations to submit proposals to host amateur radio contacts next year with International Space Station crew members is fast approaching. All applications must be in by 5 April. Organiser ARISS anticipates that contacts will take place between 1 January and the 30 June next year. Any […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| March 24, 2017

The 90th RSGB AGM will be held at the Angel Hotel, Castle St, Cardiff CF10 1SZ on Saturday, 22 April, commencing at 12 noon. Details of those standing for elections, the accounts and the Minutes of the 2016 AGM appear in the April RadCom. Votes must be received by the ERS before 12 noon on […]

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High volume of calls to Ofcom

| March 17, 2017

Ofcom Spectrum Licensing is currently experiencing a high volume of calls about licensing issues. Email enquiries can take up to four weeks and telephone answering can also be delayed at peak times. Please use the online portal for licence activities and consult the Information for Radio Amateurs and Frequently Asked Questions before calling or emailing.

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90th RSGB AGM in Cardiff

| March 17, 2017

The 90th RSGB AGM will be held at the Angel Hotel, Castle St, Cardiff CF10 1SZ on Saturday, 22 April 2017, commencing at 12 noon. Details of those standing for elections, the accounts and the Minutes of the 2016 AGM appear in the April RadCom. Arrangements have been made for Members who are unable to […]

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