RSGB HQ offices closed on 8 Dec 2016

| December 5, 2016

The RSGB HQ offices will be closed for staff training on Thursday, 8 December 2016. We will be open again as usual at 08.30 on Friday.  

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Wanted: RadCom Basics content editor

| December 2, 2016

RadCom Basics—formerly the New Starter’s Newsletter—has been a bi-monthly email newsletter for new radio amateurs and those looking to extend their knowledge. Over the last three-and-a-half years more than 80 features have been written and published. The RSGB would like to maximise the use of the content that has been produced and is therefore looking […]

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VHF Contest Committee announcement

| November 25, 2016

VHF Contest Committee announcement After careful analysis, the VHF Contest Committee (VHFCC) has made a number of decisions on rule changes for VHF contests in 2017. The full details of each of these, including a trial change to the scoring system, can be found on the Contest Committee website All of the RSGB’s services to […]

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Innovations Working Group vacancies

| November 22, 2016

Part of the breadth of amateur radio is research, experimentation and pushing the boundaries of what we do. The Board has decided to form an Innovation Working Group and is seeking applications from members who might be interested in taking part. The required qualifications are simply an open and inquiring mind together with an enthusiasm […]

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Reunification of Raynet

| November 1, 2016

At the RAYNET AGM held in Cambridge on Saturday 29 October, RSGB President Nick Henwood G3RWF and Cathy Clark G1GQJ, Chairman of the Radio Amateur’s Emergency Network, signed the agreement between the two organisations, for the reunification of RAYNET operations, as from 1 January 2017. Once the formalities associated with the change of name to […]

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RSGB response to Channel 5 TV programme

| October 28, 2016

We work hard to build relationships with the media and often provide facts and help when programmes and articles featuring amateur radio are being prepared. Unfortunately, the RSGB was not invited to be part of Channel 5’s “Nightmare Neighbour Next Door” programme or to verify any facts. We have, of course, contacted Channel 5 about […]

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