RSSGB2RS Headlines

Changes on 60m in Portugal

| November 11, 2016

Jose, CT1EEB reports from Portugal on changes to the 60m allocation in that country. These include some of the existing channels, plus the new WRC15 allocation. The new 60m band licence allows 5371.5kHz and 5403.5kHz A1A and J3E and 5351.5kHz to 5366.5kHz using A1A and J3E.

Continue Reading

Youngsters on the Air 2017

| November 11, 2016

As many will know the RSGB is seeking support for the International Youth event – YOTA 2017 that is being held at Gilwell Park in August 2017. We are pleased to say that delegates to the RSGB Convention in October were very generous in donating hundreds of pounds to the appeal. We would like to […]

Continue Reading

Summit to Summit event

| November 11, 2016

Following the success of the Australia-Europe Summit-to-Summit event in October, one between Europe and North America is now to take place from 1400 to 1700UTC on Saturday the 19th of November. So far, 27 stations in Europe, North America and even Africa have indicated their intention to participate. The aim of the event is to […]

Continue Reading

Also in GB2RS this week…

| November 11, 2016

On the 27th of November, the largest amateur radio event in Portugal will take place in Lisbon. You need to be able to speak Portuguese to learn more from the ARVM website, but if you are holidaying in the area, it could be worth checking out. www.arvm.org/fr16.htm ARISS Milestones, a video of a presentation by […]

Continue Reading

Download ITU Radio Regulation

| November 4, 2016

The 2016 ITU Radio Regulations have been released. They are available as a free download via the ITU website, in English and five other languages. You can download your copy of the ITU Radio Regulations via www.itu.int/pub/R-REG-RR-2016

Continue Reading

Warning over out of band signals

| November 4, 2016

It has been brought to the attention of the Amateur Radio Observation Service that software commonly used by UK licensees for the production of signals in both JT65 and JT9 modes, uses a default preset frequency of 5.357MHz (JT65) or 5.359MHz (JT9) in the 5 MHz band. UK licensees are reminded that, after applying the […]

Continue Reading