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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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YOTA flag handed to the RSGB

| July 21, 2017
YOTA flag handed to the RSGB

Last weekend, the IARU Region 1 International Youth meeting took place at the HAM Radio exhibition in Friedrichshafen. An enthusiastic group of young people and youth workers attended. On Saturday afternoon the official Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) flag was brought to the RSGB accompanied by the loud cheering of a group of youngsters. With […]

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Ofcom licensing portal downtime

| July 21, 2017

Ofcom has informed the RSGB that over the weekend of 22 to 23 July 2017 their payment system is being upgraded. As a result of this the online licensing portal will be down until 6am on Monday, 24 July 2017.

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