RSSRSGB Notices

UPDATE. Beacon and repeater insurance

| April 24, 2017

Beacon and repeater insurance has now been renewed for the year 30 April to 29 April 2018. The premium for this year remains at £10 and you may renew on the RSGB shop at rsgbshop.org/acatalog/Online_Catalogue_Insurance_34.html Please allow a couple of days after renewal for your certificate to be dispatched. Please note that this year we […]

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RadCom May 2017, Vol. 93, No. 5

| April 24, 2017
RadCom May 2017, Vol. 93, No. 5

Handheld operation—trying your hand in the new 2m FM activity contests. News and Reports Around Your Region – Club events calendar 83 Around Your Region – Events roundup 86 Club of the Year – 1st place Small Club winners 91 Committee reports 43 New products 14 News 12 RSGB Matters 6 Islands on the Air […]

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New RSGB Honorary Vice President

| April 22, 2017

We’re delighted to announce that Peter Blair OBE, G3LTF has been elected by the Board as Honorary Vice-President. Peter Blair is a distinguished engineer who spent 45 years in research and development in the UK electronics industry. From a student apprenticeship at Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph Company, in 1962 he joined Standard Telecommunication Laboratories where he […]

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RSGBTech Yahoo Group & the RSGB

| April 7, 2017

RSGBTech Yahoo Group & the RSGB  Brian Reay, G8OSN, the owner of RSGBTech Yahoo Group, and Steve Hartley, G0FUW, the RSGB Chairman, have issued a joint statement to clarify the ownership of the Yahoo Group. RSGBTech Yahoo Group was established in 2009 by an RSGB Board Member to provide a forum for all radio amateurs […]

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“Have your say” report

| April 4, 2017

The Board received a number of reports that postings to the Have Your Say (HYS) web page were not being answered and tasked the Chair with investigating the position. The key findings are set out below. Complaints Policy The HYS web page states that all posts will be answered by either the General Manager (GM) […]

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VHF Contest scoring

| March 30, 2017

The RSGB VHF Activity Contest B2 scoring method was introduced on a trial basis for use during 2017 in order to try to meet the 2015 Presidential Review aim of reducing geographical and other disadvantage. This is an update. To ensure there is time for full and comprehensive consultation with all, arrangements are now being made […]

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