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Can you help out with YOTA?

| June 23, 2017

There’s just six weeks to go before the RSGB host the IARU Region 1 Youngsters on the Air activity week. Activities during the week will include Summits on the Air, ARDF, construction, and operating a special event station—amongst many other topics. We are still looking for volunteers from RSGB affiliated clubs to help with various […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| June 23, 2017

YOTA teams across the world have been invited to submit questions for the planned contact with the International Space Station during YOTA 2017. Linking with the theme of the amateur radio event, questions should focus on communications, which can include amateur radio, mobile phones, data links, satellites, etc. YOTA team members have been asked to […]

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Exam syllabus reviews published

| June 16, 2017

A complete review of the syllabus for all three levels of the amateur radio examinations has been completed. The draft of the new syllabus is now available for consultation together with a survey for any comments you may wish to make. The survey will run until 21 July 2017. Please visit rsgb.org/syllabus_review to access the […]

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YOTA 2017 volunteers sought

| June 16, 2017

There’s just seven weeks to go before the RSGB host the IARU Region 1 Youngsters on the Air activity week. Activities during the week will include Summits on the Air, ARDF, construction, and operating a special event station—amongst many other topics. We are still looking for volunteers from RSGB affiliated clubs to help with various […]

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Jamaica gets 5MHz

| June 16, 2017

Hot on the heels of now being Morse code-free, Jamaica also has access to 5MHz. In a recent update to their National Frequency Allocation Table published by the regulator, the WRC-15 60m Amateur Secondary Allocation of 5351.5 – 5366.5kHz has been granted under ITU Footnote 5.133B, which in the case of Jamaica means a maximum […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| June 16, 2017

Garden City Amateur Radio Club will sponsor the Boy Scouts of America K2BSA/8 special event station at the Michigan Crossroads Council D-Bar-A Scout ranch, locator EN82ix. The station will be on the air from 0300UTC on 25 June to 0500UTC on 28 June. They will start out using 3.840, 7.270 and 14.330MHz. This camp is […]

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