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60th Jamboree on the Air

| October 20, 2017

This weekend will see many international call signs on the air for the 60th Jamboree on the Air, where amateur radio and the Scouting movement get on the air. This year they are expecting around one million participants from around 150 countries. If you hear these young people on the air, please give them a […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| October 20, 2017

Train the Trainers is free to any RSGB Member who is currently—or will be starting—teaching at Foundation, Intermediate or Advanced level and is especially designed for any one who does not already have a professional background in teaching. There are two workshops in the near future, one at Worksop ARC on 18 November 2017 and […]

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BBC DG to open G8BBC shack

| October 13, 2017

On Wednesday, 18 October 2017 BBC Director General Tony Hall will cut the ribbon to mark the official opening of the new G8BBC radio shack at Broadcasting House, London. The station, home of the recently formed London BBC Radio Group, will move on from test transmissions to full operation following a watch period of a […]

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Upcoming Train the Trainers courses

| October 13, 2017

Train the Trainers is free to any RSGB Member teaching at Foundation, Intermediate or Advanced level. It is especially designed for any one who does not already have a professional background in teaching. Courses must be pre-booked. One is planned for the 18 November 2017 at Worksop Amateur Radio Club—email Steve Hambleton on g0eaksteve@gmail.com to […]

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Exercise Blue Ham on 5MHz

| October 13, 2017

Cadet Radio Exercise Blue Ham 17-2 is an HF radio exercise on the MOD/amateur shared 5MHz band. It takes place on 21-22 and 28-29 October 2017 from 0800 to 2000UTC. Feedback received from previous exercises has resulted in changes to the scoring system. Details at https://alphacharlie.org.uk/exercise-blue-ham.

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| October 13, 2017

The RSGB Examination Standards Committee Report 2017 is available for download. It includes a submission about the Air Cadets Organisation Foundation equivalent exam. A comparison of the 2016 RSGB exam passes with the RCF figures for 2015 shows a fall in the number of passes at both Foundation and Intermediate levels. You can download the […]

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