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Contesting Review Group reports

| July 24, 2015

The RSGB President’s Review of Contesting, which commenced at the beginning of May, reached its finale this Wednesday with a day-long workshop. There were 18 participants, from different parts of the UK, with diverse experience. The workshop produced agreement that substantial change is needed in certain areas. Key outcomes are available on the RSGB website […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| July 24, 2015

The RSGB’s Youth Committee DXpedition, DX-15, will be active as MC0RYC from the Brecon Beacons in Wales until 30 July. Throughout the course of the DXpedition, they will be taking part in a range of activities including operating SOTA summits. Please work the young team if you can, including during the IOTA contest that is taking place this weekend. The […]

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ARISS shortlist revealed

| July 17, 2015

The list of 10 schools that will have the opportunity to contact British ESA astronaut Tim Peake using amateur radio while he is in orbit was revealed at the UK Space Conference earlier this week. Tim will launch to the International Space Station this December and will spend six months working and living on the […]

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New Radio initiative

| July 17, 2015

At the amateur radio show in Friedrichshafen, a ‘new radio’ initiative led by the Austrian and German national societies was launched. This highlighted that amateur radio equipment, particularly handhelds, needs to move further into the 21st century and towards ‘smart’ radios with adaptable voice flex codecs as well as a more open applications layer, perhaps […]

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Listen out for MC0RYC youngsters

| July 17, 2015

The RSGB’s Youth Committee DXpedition, DX-15, will be active as MC0RYC from the Brecon Beacons in Wales from 23 to 30 July. Throughout the course of the week, they will be taking part in a range of activities including operating SOTA summits. Please work the young team if you can. The RSGB would like to […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| July 17, 2015

In Europe, 76 young amateur radio operators from more than 22 nations are getting ready to share their youthful enthusiasm for the hobby at the Youngsters on the Air summer camp in Italy from 18 to 25 July. A small team of youngsters from the UK will be there. The programme, which is a mix […]

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