RSSRSGB Notices

GB1SS: schools speaking to Tim Peake

| June 13, 2016
GB1SS: schools speaking to Tim Peake

The 10 school contacts with Tim Peake on the ISS have inspired thousands of young people and introduced them to amateur radio in a new and exciting way Our new video celebrates these historic events and the range of linked activities the schools have enjoyed. Beginning with the exhilaration of the launch, it follows the […]

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Legacy Sub-committee vacancy

| June 8, 2016

The RSGB Legacy Fund exists due to the generosity of donors and the Legacy Sub-Committee works with the Board to consider and recommend proposals for its use. The Fund currently stands at about £170,000 and it provides an excellent opportunity to support innovation and development. Its scope for proposals is deliberately wide with the highest […]

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Band Plan changes from 1 June 2016

| June 3, 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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New Regional Managers

| May 31, 2016

The RSGB Board have agreed to co-opt Regional Managers for Region 2 and Region 12. Both posts will become due for election at the next AGM. Denny Morrison GM1BAN has been appointed for Region 2. Keith Haynes G3WRO has been appointed for Region 12.

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Chair of the Planning Advisory Committee

| May 31, 2016

The RSGB Board is pleased to confirm the appointment of John Mattocks G4TEQ as Chair of the Planning Advisory Committee. John was previously the PAC Vice Chairman and is a retired Planning Inspector. The Society would like to record its appreciation to Stephen Purser G4SHF for his many years of service as PAC Chairman.

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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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