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New DXpedition Fund trustees

| April 8, 2016

The RSGB sponsors HF DXpeditions to the rarer countries through a fund that is supported each year from proceeds of a raffle held at the annual RSGB Convention, as well as income from legacies and donations. The Society wishes to put on record its thanks to Colin Thomas, G3PSM who is stepping down as a […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| April 8, 2016

The 89th RSGB AGM will be held in Glasgow on Saturday, 23 April, commencing at 12 noon. Arrangements have been made for Members who are unable to attend the AGM to cast their votes by proxy. For details, go to www.rsgb.org/AGM2016. Please note that online voting closes at 12 noon on 21 April. Whilst the […]

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YOTA 2017 UK Summer Camp

| April 1, 2016

The RSGB is pleased to announce that the Youngsters on the Air 2017 summer camp will be held in the UK. The Society looks forward to welcoming teams of young amateurs from some 15 countries in IARU Region 1 to the UK in August 2017. The RSGB Youth Committee and RSGB HQ will be working […]

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Ofcom pausing revocations

| April 1, 2016

Representatives of the Society met with Ofcom last month. Further details are on the Notices section of the RSGB website. Subjects discussed included how the Society and Ofcom could work more effectively to tackle reports of EMC, implementation of the WRC-15 agreement to harmonise the spectrum allocation at 5MHz and progress with licence revocation. Ofcom […]

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KH5K off DXCC List

| April 1, 2016

The ARRL Awards Committee has voted to delete Kingman Reef, KH5K, from the DXCC List, effective from the 29th of March 2016. Honor Roll status will now be attainable after confirming 330 entities on the DXCC List and the total number of entities on the List will drop from 340 to 339.

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| April 1, 2016

The findings of the Amateur Radio Survey that was undertaken at the end of last year have now been analysed. An initial summary will appear in the June edition of RadCom and a presentation of the key findings will be made available to affiliated clubs later in the year. Sad news now. Northern newsreader Hugh […]

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