RSSGB2RS Headlines

New GB2RS newsreaders wanted

| September 2, 2016

The GB2RS Manager is looking to recruit volunteer newsreaders in the south-west of England for 2m broadcasts, particularly in the Hampshire area. Readers are also wanted in Scotland, particularly around Ayrshire, again for 2m broadcasts. If you are interested in these volunteer posts, please contact the GB2RS Manager, Ken, G3VBA, by email to gb2rs.manager@rsgb.org.uk.

Continue Reading

Brits in ARDF World Championships

| September 2, 2016

Eight British competitors are going to the ARDF World Championships in Bulgaria in the name of the RSGB. They flew out 3 September 2016, to Varna on the Black Sea Coast. The first of the four competitions is the FoxOring and takes place on Sunday, 4 September 2016. FoxOring is a combination of direction-finding and […]

Continue Reading

RSGB 2016 Convention News

| September 2, 2016

The RSGB 2016 Convention takes place 7 to 9 October 2016 at Kents Hill Conference Centre, Milton Keynes. The draft programme is on the website and there‚Äôs a full programme of events on both days with everything from DXpedition lectures to Raspberry Pi workshops and a Buildathon to microwave lectures. Go to www.rsgb.org/convention for bookings […]

Continue Reading

Also in GB2RS this week…

| September 2, 2016

The G5RP Trophy is an annual award to encourage newcomers to HF DXing. The award is not limited to youngsters or the newly-licensed; it is open to any one who has recently discovered and made significant progress in HF DXing. If you are an established HF DXer and want to recommend some one to be […]

Continue Reading

Italian hams aid earthquake response

| August 26, 2016

Following the magnitude 6.2 earthquake that struck central Italy on 24 August, Italian radio amateurs are active in the emergency response. Please keep 7060kHz clear, along with other Emergency Centre of Activity frequencies in the 80 and 40m bands for emergency communications within Italy. No external assistance is required at this time. The Italian radio […]

Continue Reading

60m and 630m for Latvian hams

| August 26, 2016

Latvian amateurs have two new bands following the introduction of their new amateur radio licence on 9 August. Access has been allowed to the new WRC15 60m, or 5MHz, allocation from 5351.5 to 5366.5kHz with a power of 15W EIRP. 472 to 479kHz in the 630m band has also become available with a power of […]

Continue Reading