RSSRSGB Notices

Band Plan changes from 1 June 2016

| May 31, 2016

Amateurs are advised that updates to a number of band plans are now in effect in the UK and across IARU Region 1 as of 1 June 2016. The changes to 80m, 30m and VHF provide for greater flexibility for narrow band digital modes. The new version also includes some editorial updates in other bands. […]

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Beacon and repeater insurance

| May 27, 2016

This is to remind beacon and repeater keepers that you can renew your repeater or beacon insurance online for £10 per call sign.

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RadCom June 2016, Vol. 92, No. 6

| May 23, 2016
RadCom June 2016, Vol. 92, No. 6

I am delighted to be your President and look forward to the next two years. So let’s get positive—amateur radio is facing challenges, we need to meet those and also plan for the future. News and Reports Annual RSGB trophy presentations 74 Around Your Region – Club events calendar 83 Around Your Region – Events […]

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G3KMA in CQ DX Hall of Fame

| May 20, 2016

We are delighted that Roger Balister, G3KMA is one of the 2016 inductees in the CQ DX Hall of Fame. As manager of the Islands on the Air (IOTA) program since 1985, Roger has seen IOTA grow from a few hundred early participants to more than 10,000 today, making it one of the most popular […]

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Advanced exam “on demand”

| May 13, 2016

The Examinations Standards Committee have agreed that the Advanced amateur radio examination can be requested “on demand”. This means that Advanced exams can be booked in the same way as the Foundation and Intermediate with the important exception that one calendar month’s notice must be given. On demand bookings will commence on 1st May ie […]

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G0FUW appointed RSGB Chairman

| May 6, 2016

The RSGB is pleased to announce that Steve Hartley, G0FUW, has been appointed as Chairman of the Board for the coming year. Steve has been an active volunteer for over 25 years, predominantly in training, and has served on the Board for two and a half years. He has led the introduction of the Youth […]

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