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Convention lectures announced

| June 19, 2015

The RSGB Convention takes place over the weekend of 9 to 11 October at Kent’s Hill Conference Centre in Milton Keynes. We are please to announce that Glenn Johnson, W0GJ will be speaking about the K1N DXpedition, a once in 32 years’ opportunity from Navassa Island, that was number one in the Most Wanted Entity […]

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Medium wave experiments in US

| June 19, 2015

A group of US medium wave experimental licensees will transmit greetings on 630m during the ARRL Field Day weekend on 27 and 28 June. While the 472 to 479 kHz band is not yet available for amateur radio use in the US, these greetings messages are allowed. See ARRL news article for details of callsigns […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| June 19, 2015

With the new UK amateur licence now in place, the exams need to change to reflect the current licence conditions. The RCF gave notice that the new rules will be examined from 1 October. The RSGB is now working on updates to the Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced training books and a further announcement will be […]

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RadCom Basics launched

| June 12, 2015

Following the launch of the RSGB’s technical e-supplement, RadCom Plus in May, the RSGB is delighted to announce that the electronic New Starters’ Newsletter has been re-branded as RadCom Basics. Designed to help newly-qualified amateurs get started in amateur radio, RadCom Basics is currently sent to the 2,300 Members who have subscribed to it. If […]

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Enrol now for distance learning

| June 12, 2015

Enrolment for the next Bath-Based Advanced distance learning course closes on 19 June. There are plenty of places remaining. The course comprises around 20 weekly work packages that include revision questions, lecture notes, exercises, videos and mock exams, heading for the December exam. There are no fees for the training but students must provide their […]

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New RD3000 repeater in Malta

| June 12, 2015

A new DR3000 repeater has gone on air in Malta. The repeater forms part of the 9H1BBS repeater system, which consists of two analogue Kenwood repeaters running on VHF and UHF each with a dedicated EchoLink System and now joining the setup is a DMR repeater which is directly linked to the UK c-Bridge. The […]

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