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Consultation on RSGB future

| February 10, 2017

Lots of people have views on what the RSGB should or should not do. Here is your chance to have your say. The RSGB Board has been working with strategy expert Chris Deacon, G4IFX, the Leadership Team and Headquarters staff to develop a strategy for the next five years. That work has been boiled down […]

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Ofcom licensing system update

| February 3, 2017

Ofcom updated its licensing system for radio amateurs on 30 January. Changes include the ability to request a Notice of Variation for standard special event stations; a verify my details button, which prompts users to confirm or update their personal details annually after login; a display showing the date your personal details were last verified; […]

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Online exams FAQ launched

| February 3, 2017

Further to December’s announcement regarding online Advanced exams, a new document, entitled Online Advanced Exams, has just been placed on the RSGB website. The document includes more detail regarding timing of the pilot phase of the project and also includes an FAQ section that hopefully answers most of the questions that exam secretaries and candidates […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| February 3, 2017

To mark the 50th anniversary of the first France-to-US moonbounce contact, special call signs TM8DO and TM1BF will be on the air until 11 February on 2m and 70cm EME using JT65. The original contact was between F8DO in France and W6DNG in California on 27 January 1967. TM8DO will be on 144.21MHz and 432.060MHz, […]

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Prepare for Thinking Day on the Air

| January 27, 2017

Thinking Day on the Air 2017 will take place over the weekend of 18 and 19 February. This is an opportunity for the members of Girlguiding, from the youngest Rainbow to the oldest Trefoil Guild member, to talk to other members of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts all over the world […]

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What makes a club great?

| January 27, 2017

Recently, amateurs have found many new ways of getting together to share their hobby—and ways of spicing up very traditional clubs with innovative ways of doing things. RSGB President Nick Henwood, G3RWF, has got Board support to highlight some of the best things which are going on. Whether you are a long-established club, a group […]

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