RSSRSGB Notices

Chair of the RSGB HF Contest Committee

| August 30, 2017

The RSGB HF Contest Committee is responsible for deciding the HF contesting strategy, organising the HF contesting calendar, setting the rules and providing clarification of the rules to the contest adjudicators. This committee performs a key role in the enjoyment of amateur radio by many RSGB members. The position of Chair of the HF Contest […]

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VHF/UHF UKAC Scoring System

| August 25, 2017

For a number of years, there has been a high degree of debate around what scoring system should be used for the RSGB VHF/UHF UK Activity contests. As a consequence of this discussion, the RSGB President, Nick Henwood, G3RWF, convened a group of experienced contesters representative of the major viewpoints held. This group has worked […]

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Diversity in amateur radio

| August 17, 2017
Diversity in amateur radio

What was your earliest encounter with amateur radio? There are probably almost as many stories as there are RSGB Members. Perhaps it was early contact with your local club. I remember looking mine up in the RSGB Bulletin (yes, I know!) and going to a meeting. Fortunately, I was already nuts about radio or that […]

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RSGB comments on Ofcom VDSL report

| August 4, 2017

Ofcom published a research report which RSGB contends came to the mistaken conclusion that no electromagnetic disturbance capable of causing harmful interference was found at three sites tested, all of which had reported interference from VDSL. The RSGB EMC Committee has analysed in detail the results obtained by Ofcom and converted them to standard units […]

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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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