RSSRSGB Notices

HQ opening Christmas and New Year

| December 21, 2016

The Society’s offices will be closed from 12.00 on Friday, 23 December until 08.30 on Tuesday, 3 January. Please remember the Exam Department will not be processing any exam results during the festive period. Ensure you allow the full 10 working days after the exam date before contacting the department if you have not received […]

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Product Development Group volunteers

| December 21, 2016

To assist with the creation of new and appealing products for radio amateurs and those with related interests, the Society is creating a Product Development Group. The purpose will be to identify new product opportunities and take an innovative approach to their creation from concept through to their being offered for sale. The group will […]

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Administrative error in RSGB Yearbook 2017

| December 13, 2016

Each year Ofcom, on request, provides callsign information to the RSGB for the Yearbook. This year a small minority of users’ main station addresses were provided to the RSGB instead of their mailing addresses. As a result, this has been published in the RSGB Yearbook 2017. Only radio amateurs who have given consent to have […]

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RSGB questions Ofcom WTA S54 Regs

| December 11, 2016

RSGB EMC Committee put questions to Ofcom based on their new Wireless Telegraphy Act, Section 54 regulations concerning enforcement against RFI from in service equipment. The attached response largely reiterates the points made in Ofcom’s response to consultation on the original proposal. However the answer to question 6 reveals more information about what is needed for […]

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Wanted: RadCom Basics content editor

| December 2, 2016

RadCom Basics—formerly the New Starter’s Newsletter—has been a bi-monthly email newsletter for new radio amateurs and those looking to extend their knowledge. Over the last three-and-a-half years more than 80 features have been written and published. The RSGB would like to maximise the use of the content that has been produced and is therefore looking […]

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VHF Contest Committee announcement

| November 25, 2016

VHF Contest Committee announcement After careful analysis, the VHF Contest Committee (VHFCC) has made a number of decisions on rule changes for VHF contests in 2017. The full details of each of these, including a trial change to the scoring system and the statistics from the VHFCC 2016 survey that underpinned the rule decisions can […]

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