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Improving club practical sessions

| July 3, 2015

The Inspire Group is doing some research for the RSGB on the benefits and challenges of running regular practical sessions during club nights. Does your club organise this type of event? If so, we’d like to hear about your experiences and find out what worked, what didn’t and what you’d like to do if you […]

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Crowds flock to BATC at Friedrichshafen

| July 3, 2015

More than 200 radio amateurs visited the British Amateur Television Club (BATC) stand at the international amateur radio exhibition at Friedrichshafen. BATC chairman Noel Matthews, G8GTZ described it as a “very busy and worthwhile” three day event promoting both amateur television and the BATC. Enthusiasts from across Europe, and beyond, were shown demonstrations of the latest reduced bandwidth […]

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Guildford Space Colloquium soon

| July 3, 2015

The AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium will be held 24 to 26 July at the Holiday Inn, Guildford, GU2 7XZ. Among the speakers will be Peter Guelzow, DB2OS with an update on AMSAT-DL projects, including the Phase 4 satellite and Chris Brunskill, formerly of Surrey Space Centre. He will be presenting a novel project aimed at […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| July 3, 2015

RadCom and other magazines often include photographs of instantly recognisable buildings, but this may have to stop if a new EU restriction on the so-called freedom of panorama is voted in on 9 July. Many organisations including Wikipedia and the Royal Photographic Society are strongly opposed to the restrictions. A change.org petition has been set […]

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New AGM trophy gallery

| July 2, 2015

The Society is pleased to announce that a photo gallery of the AGM trophies is now available on the RSGB website. The gallery features high-quality photographs of all the awards. Hover your mouse over each award to see details of past and present winners, a description of the award, who donated it, and what it […]

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Club stations and RSLs

| June 29, 2015

Following last week’s publication of the Policy on temporary call signs and call sign enhancement, Ofcom officials have confirmed that they are content for clubs in England to decide themselves whether and when to enhance their club call sign with the Regional Secondary Locator “X”, thus continuing current custom and practice.

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