RSSRSGB Notices

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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2015 Review of Contesting Report: online questionnaire now open

| February 10, 2017

RSGB President Nick Henwood, G3RWF is writing a report on the implementation of the 2015 Review of Contesting. A questionnaire forms an important part of the input to this report, but there will also be feedback from clubs, groups and individuals as well as factual analysis of performance where possible. The questionnaire is now available […]

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“Have your say” review

| February 8, 2017

As part of the Society’s drive to improve communications across the organisation, the Chairman of the Board is going to investigate suggestions that the RSGB is not responding in a timely manner to comments received via Have Your Say. He will report his findings to the Board by 17 March.  

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VHF Contesting

| February 7, 2017

There is a current external online petition about RSGB VHF/UHF/SHF contesting.  It is mainly about dissatisfaction with an important rule change and how it was introduced.  The change sought to address the 2015 Review recommendations about geographical weightings and scoring. The new scoring system is on a one-year trial with review. When there is a […]

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