RSSRSGB Notices

RSGB comments on Ofcom VDSL report

| August 4, 2017

Ofcom published a research report which RSGB contends came to the mistaken conclusion that no electromagnetic disturbance capable of causing harmful interference was found at three sites tested, all of which had reported interference from VDSL. The RSGB EMC Committee has analysed in detail the results obtained by Ofcom and converted them to standard units […]

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Online voting for UKAC scoring system

| August 4, 2017

The voting is now open to determine which scoring system will be used in the UKAC contests from 6m though to 23cm for 2018. Online voting on this consultation will remain open until 2359 BST on 20 August 2017. Those eligible to vote are current RSGB members who have taken part in an RSGB VHF/UHF/SHF contest […]

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Regional Manager, Scotland South and Western Isles

| August 1, 2017

Marcus Hazel-McGown, MM0ZIF, has decided to step down as Regional Manager for Scotland South and the Western Isles. We would like to thank Marcus for his hard work during his term as Regional Manager. We are of course seeking a replacement Regional Manager and would welcome applications from anyone living in the region who is […]

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Examinations Group Chair, Alan Betts, G0HIQ retires

| July 28, 2017
Examinations Group Chair, Alan Betts, G0HIQ retires

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. Alan first became involved […]

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International Amateur Radio

| July 27, 2017

RSGB volunteers contribute to the development of international amateur radio within Region 1 of the International Amateur Radio Union. Some volunteers also work directly with the IARU. This vital work goes on largely unseen but is essential in ensuring the amateur radio voice is heard, especially in Regional telecommunication organisations, the International Telecommunications Union and […]

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International Amateur Radio Union

| July 24, 2017
International Amateur Radio Union

We all know about the importance of the radio spectrum in modern life – or should do!   The amateur radio service has to compete with many other users and potential users.  The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU), of which the RSGB is a member, provides a vital strong voice in negotiations about such important […]

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