RSSRSGB Notices

RadCom Plus, Vol. 2, No. 1

| February 5, 2016
RadCom Plus, Vol. 2, No. 1

Contents To read RadCom Plus, click cover picture. 4 DATV video link Construction, testing and characterisation Mark Atherton, ZL3JVX has been working on a 1.3GHz digital video shack-to-repeater link using a custom DVB-S modulator and an off-the-shelf satellite receiver. This article documents some of the equipment that was constructed along the way. 16 Algorithms and […]

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Are you the next RSGB General Manager?

| January 29, 2016
Are you the next RSGB General Manager?

Graham Coomber, G0NBI, has announced his retirement and the RSGB is seeking some one to take over the mantle of providing leadership for the HQ staff and support for the Board and the Membership. If you are interested in this role, you should be able to demonstrate past success in a management role, be an […]

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Beware third party traffic

| January 8, 2016

The Amateur Radio Observation Service, in conjunction with the Emerging Technology Coordination Committee, has noted a number of examples of UK amateurs operating internet linked nodes that are carrying third party traffic. They would like to draw attention to the requirement for an NoV to the amateur’s licence under these circumstances. Guidance for the use […]

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RSGB Board seeks new General Manager

| January 4, 2016

Graham Coomber, G0NBI, announced his retirement as General Manager of the Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) on 4 January 2016. Graham took on the role in 2012 at a time when the RSGB was emerging from a difficult period in its history and he has helped to steer the Society into a strong position. […]

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Contest Committee Changes

| December 28, 2015

As part of the implementation of the recommendations of the President’s Review of Contesting, the Board has agreed to split the Contest Committee into three Committees with effect from 1st January 2016. This develops the concept put forward in the Review of having spectrum representatives within the committee, and will improve accountability and communications The […]

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Ofcom-RSGB Forum – 3 December 2015

| December 9, 2015
Ofcom-RSGB Forum – 3 December 2015

AROS/Ofcom interface It was noted that Improved joint working arrangements had been agreed. AROS had acquired a new VHF direction finding capability Ofcom had been active in removing non-compliant equipment from the UK market Ofcom, in conjunction with the police, had successfully resolved a complaint about poor operating practice Ofcom had followed up complaints about […]

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