Now that the Tim Peake school contacts have finished, you might be thinking that it is all over. As far as the RSGB is concerned, this is just the beginning of another big project. The RSGB has set up the Schools Link Project to work initially with the 10 ARISS contact schools to develop wireless-related […]
As we announced last week, GB2RS newsreader Peter Robinson, G8MSQ passed away last week. His funeral will take place on 5 July at Kingswood Chapel, Worthing Crematorium, Horsham Road, Findon, Worthing, BN14 0RG at 12.20pm. If you plan to attend please email email@example.com Chris Smith is a cub leader in Dronfield, Derbyshire at the 5th […]
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Rupert Thorogood, G3KKT, who was the RSGB Company Secretary from 2006 until he passed away on Saturday 25 June 2016. RIP Rupert. Our thoughts are with his family at this sad time. If you have any recollections of Rupert that you would like to […]
The amateur radio Training and Assessment Guide is now available on the RSGB website. This series of documents describes the procedures that are to be followed for the provision of training and assessment as part of the RSGB scheme for people to become eligible for a UK amateur radio licence.
Three radio amateurs who had been on board the International Space Station for a little more than six months have landed safely back on Earth, touching down in Kazakhstan in a Soyuz transporter. Tim Kopra, KE5UDN; Tim Peake, KG5BVI/GB1SS, and Yuri Malenchenko, RK3DUP, undocked from the space station early on 18 June after spending 186 […]
The annual transmission on Alexanderson Day with the Alexanderson alternator on VLF 17.2kHz with the call sign SAQ will take place Sunday, 3 July at 0900UTC. Tuning up will start after 0830UTC. The process will be repeated at 1200UTC, with tuning up starting after 1130UTC. An amateur radio station with the call sign SK6SAQ will […]