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Lauren, M6HLR – Wainwrights success

| August 4, 2017

Congratulations to Lauren, M6HLR who completed the Wainwrights on the Air challenge this week—she has climbed all 214 Wainwrights and been portable on amateur radio from each one. At just 12 years old she is the youngest person to complete the challenge. BBC Look North caught up with her on Monday after her 213th Wainwright […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| August 4, 2017

Online voting is now open to determine which scoring system will be used in the UKAC contests from 6m though to 23cm for 2018. Online voting on this consultation will remain open until 2359 BST on 20 August 2017. Those eligible to vote are current RSGB Members who have taken part in an RSGB VHF, […]

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146-147 MHz digital TV progress

| July 28, 2017

Slides and video are now available on the Ofcom website from the latest RSGB and BATC presentation to Ofcom’s Business Radio Interest Group. The meeting was held on 30 June 2017. Ongoing advances in Reduced Bandwidth TV by radio amateurs at 146 to 147MHz were presented by VHF Manager John Regnault, G4SWX. The video clip […]

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Exam Chair steps down

| July 28, 2017

Alan Betts, G0HIQ has recently chosen to step down from his long-standing and much-valued role as Chair of the Examination Group. He will continue as part of the Group and to contribute to the examination system in numerous ways, not least being the lead tutor at his local amateur radio group. The RSGB thanks Alan […]

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One week to YOTA 2017

| July 28, 2017

It is just one week until YOTA 2017 when we will welcome 80 young radio amateurs from across the world. Father-and-daughter-team Kevin, G0PEK and Lauren, M6HLR will speak to YOTA teams during the week about their experiences on the UK hills and mountains. Following that, team members will build a portable antenna and take it […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| July 28, 2017

A vacancy has arisen for a Deputy Regional Manager in District 132, which is the South Nottinghamshire South Derbyshire area of Region 13. If you are an RSGB Member who resides in or around that area and are interested in finding out more about this role, please contact the Regional Manager, Jim, G0EJQ by email […]

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