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Belarus gets 60m band

| August 5, 2016

Amateurs in Belarus now have access to the new WRC15 60m allocation. Their band is from 5351.5 to 5366.5kHz with a maximum power of 50 watts. Class A, the top level licence holders, may use SSB, CW and digital modes.

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Dayton Hamvention moves venue

| August 5, 2016

Hara Arena, home of the Dayton Hamvention, is due to close shortly. Hamvention managers have announced that the event will be moving to the Greene County Fairgrounds and Event Center in Xenia, Ohio. It’s about 16 miles east of central Dayton. More details at www.hamvention.org.

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| August 5, 2016

Since the first Sunday in June there has been an addition to the GB2RS broadcast schedule. Reg, G8VHI, in Nuneaton, now reads the news at 2030UTC on 145.525MHz. He has a very good VHF location and should be audible over a large part of the West and East Midlands. His best report to date is […]

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New Ofcom licensing portal update

| August 5, 2016

Update (GB2RS): 19 -Aug-2016 Many UK radio amateurs will be aware that there have been problems with the new Ofcom licensing system. Following numerous complaints from members, RSGB Board members have been in almost daily contact with Ofcom senior staff. Unfortunately, we continue to receive complaints and the Society has become frustrated at the continued lack […]

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New Ofcom licensing portal available

| July 29, 2016

Ofcom have informed us that its new licensing portal is now available for use. New and existing customers of the previous licensing system should follow the instructions for registering on the new system carefully and consult the online help and support for further information. The RSGB guidance and FAQ pages will be updated to match […]

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G5RP nominations sought

| July 29, 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 […]

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