RSSRSGB Notices

146-147MHz NoV Renewal

| October 19, 2017

All current 146-147MHz band Notices of Variation (NoV) expire on Tuesday 31 October. Ofcom has agreed that the band will be made available for another year. However, to continue to use the frequencies you must obtain a new NoV. These are available free from the RSGB website.

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Construction Competition 2017

| October 15, 2017
Construction Competition 2017

The RSGB Convention Construction Competition 2017, sponsored by Martin Lynch and Sons, was judged by Alwyn Seeds G8DOH, Bob Beebe GU4YOX and Ian White GM3SEK. Congratulations to all the category winners: * Judges Merit – Dean Brice, G0UIL, from RAIBC for the RAIBC Talking Shack Manager * Beginner – Peter Barns, M0SWN, for the Time […]

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VHF Contest Rules 2018 Consultation

| October 6, 2017

The VHF Contest Committee has opened a consultation to help set the rules for the 2018 series of contest. Through its earlier consultation, it has already agreed to change the scoring system for the UKACs to the ‘Nordic System’, but this exercise asks some wider questions. If you are a VHF Contest participant, the Committee […]

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Online examinations announcement

| October 6, 2017

An online option for Full examinations (previously known as Advanced) was launched in March 2017. Clubs, exam centres and candidates have all given very positive feedback and supported the original idea of extending the online option to Intermediate and Foundation exams. We’re delighted to announce that a recent Exam Group meeting approved the roll-out of […]

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IARU R1 honours Colin Thomas, G3PSM

| September 22, 2017
IARU R1 honours Colin Thomas, G3PSM

We’re delighted to announce that Colin Thomas, G3PSM has been given the Roy Stevens G2BVN Memorial Award by the IARU Region 1. It is appropriate that Roy was Colin’s mentor in his international work. Colin retires as Chairman of the External Relations Committee this year after a period of exemplary service to the amateur radio […]

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Legacy Subcommittee volunteers needed

| September 20, 2017

The Legacy Sub-Committee makes recommendations to the RSGB Board on requests for funding from the £180,000 Legacy Fund. The Board wishes to appoint a new Chairman of the Legacy Sub-Committee and also a further sub-committee member. Information about the fund is on the RSGB website and further details of these appointments are available from the General […]

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