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Contest News – 6 August 2017

| August 4, 2017

The 432MHz Low Power contest takes place on Sunday, the 6th, running from 0800 to 1200UTC. Using all modes on 70cm, the exchange is signal report, serial number, locator and postcode. On Tuesday the 432MHz FM Activity Contest runs from 1800 to 1900UTC. It is immediately followed by the 432MHz UK Activity Contest from 1900 […]

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Propagation News – 6 August 2017

| August 4, 2017

Last week was characterised by reasonably settled geomagnetic conditions and a solar flux index in the low 70s. The settled conditions meant that, despite the ionosphere still suffering from the summer doldrums, there was HF DX to be had. Andy, M0NKR reports working Z81D South Sudan and TX5EG Marquesas Island on Monday as well as […]

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146-147 MHz digital TV progress

| July 28, 2017

Slides and video are now available on the Ofcom website from the latest RSGB and BATC presentation to Ofcom’s Business Radio Interest Group. The meeting was held on 30 June 2017. Ongoing advances in Reduced Bandwidth TV by radio amateurs at 146 to 147MHz were presented by VHF Manager John Regnault, G4SWX. The video clip […]

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Exam Chair steps down

| July 28, 2017

Alan Betts, G0HIQ has recently chosen to step down from his long-standing and much-valued role as Chair of the Examination Group. He will continue as part of the Group and to contribute to the examination system in numerous ways, not least being the lead tutor at his local amateur radio group. The RSGB thanks Alan […]

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One week to YOTA 2017

| July 28, 2017

It is just one week until YOTA 2017 when we will welcome 80 young radio amateurs from across the world. Father-and-daughter-team Kevin, G0PEK and Lauren, M6HLR will speak to YOTA teams during the week about their experiences on the UK hills and mountains. Following that, team members will build a portable antenna and take it […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| July 28, 2017

A vacancy has arisen for a Deputy Regional Manager in District 132, which is the South Nottinghamshire South Derbyshire area of Region 13. If you are an RSGB Member who resides in or around that area and are interested in finding out more about this role, please contact the Regional Manager, Jim, G0EJQ by email […]

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