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Speak now on RSGB future

| March 3, 2017

The consultation on the RSGB’s future direction ends on Sunday, 5 March, so don’t miss out on your chance to give feedback. Go to the consultation’s page on the RSGB’s website and let your voice be heard.

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Repeater NoVs now due

| March 3, 2017

The RSGB’s ETCC reminds repeater keepers that if they are not in possession of a valid Notice of Variation to their amateur licence on 1 April 2017, they must close their repeater or gateway down, as they will be operating outside the terms of their licence. If you do allow your NoV to expire, Ofcom […]

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80th Commonwealth Contest

| March 3, 2017

The 80th Commonwealth Contest will take place over next weekend, 11 and 12 March 2017. A number of special prizes and awards have been organised to celebrate what is now the longest running CW DX contest in amateur radio. See the March RadCom for details. It is expected that there will be a number of […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| March 3, 2017

The North American 4m transatlantic licence for WG2XPN has been renewed for another two years. The trustee of WG2XPN advises that the beacon is still operating 24/7 using its usual operating parameters; 70.005MHz CW, GPS locked, ERP 3kW from a Yagi aimed at 60 degrees true North from grid square FM07fm. The QTH is 1280m […]

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Long path propagation SOTA event

| February 24, 2017

Mike, 2E0YYY, Andrew, VK1AD and Ed, DD5LP are planning another long path propagation SOTA Summit to Summit event for 11 March starting at 0630 UTC. Activity will be SSB or CW on 20 metres and going by the last action in October 2016, over 30 summits are expected to be active concurrently over Europe, Australia, […]

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Review of Contesting seeks your thoughts

| February 24, 2017

RSGB President Nick Henwood, G3RWF is writing a report on the implementation of the 2015 Review of Contesting. A questionnaire forms an important part of the input to this report, but there will also be feedback from clubs, groups and individuals as well as factual analysis of performance where possible. The questionnaire is now available […]

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