RSSRSGB Notices

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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Tony Kent G8PBH RSGB ESC Chair

| July 19, 2017

Appointment of Prof. Anthony (Tony) Kent, G8PBH to Chair of the Examinations Standards Committee Tony obtained his callsign, G8PBH, in 1978 and has been active on the bands continuously since. His interests in that time have included home construction, mobile and portable operation and, most recently, DX chasing. His favourite band is 6 m and, […]

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