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| July 3, 2015

RadCom and other magazines often include photographs of instantly recognisable buildings, but this may have to stop if a new EU restriction on the so-called freedom of panorama is voted in on 9 July. Many organisations including Wikipedia and the Royal Photographic Society are strongly opposed to the restrictions. A change.org petition has been set […]

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New AGM trophy gallery

| July 2, 2015

The Society is pleased to announce that a photo gallery of the AGM trophies is now available on the RSGB website. The gallery features high-quality photographs of all the awards. Hover your mouse over each award to see details of past and present winners, a description of the award, who donated it, and what it […]

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Club stations and RSLs

| June 29, 2015

Following last week’s publication of the Policy on temporary call signs and call sign enhancement, Ofcom officials have confirmed that they are content for clubs in England to decide themselves whether and when to enhance their club call sign with the Regional Secondary Locator “X”, thus continuing current custom and practice.

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MBE for radio amateur

| June 26, 2015

Congratulations to Ray Aldous, G8CBU who was awarded the MBE in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours for his service to Scouting. Ray became interested in radio whilst he was a student at Luton Technical College and he joined the RAF in 1951 as a wireless mechanic. He was posted to Egypt and it was there […]

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RSGB Convention news

| June 26, 2015

The RSGB Convention takes place over 9 to 11 October at Kent’s Hill Conference Centre in Milton Keynes. More lectures have been confirmed. Steve Nichols, G0KYA will be speaking on Understanding HF Propagation with a look at the sun, sunspots, solar flares, coronal mass ejections and their effects on HF. He will also discuss propagation […]

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Nine satellites to be launched

| June 26, 2015

Nine satellites, designated CAS-3A to CAS3i, with payloads operating in the amateur bands, are expected to be launched on 20 July on the new CZ-6 rocket. The Chinese amateur satellite group CAMSAT says that six of the satellites, CAS-3A to CAS-3F, are equipped with substantially the same amateur radio payloads. This will be a 20kHz […]

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