Also in GB2RS this week…

| September 30, 2016

The RSGB 2016 Convention takes place on 7 to 9 October at Kents Hill Conference Centre, Milton Keynes, sponsored by Martin Lynch & Sons. If you are attending the Gala Dinner on Saturday and wish to reserve a table for a group of friends, drop an email to and we’ll take care of it for you. Day tickets will be available on the door throughout the 8th and 9th. Under 21s have free entry but those under 16 must be accompanied.

Something for all those RSGB Members who read the news, either regularly or just occasionally. Can you please check that your newsreader NoV is current? If you need to renew, go to the online GB2RS application form on the RSGB website.

Two videos from the 2015 RSGB Convention have gone into the Members section of the RSGB website. The talk by John Regnault, G4SWX Regular 3,000+km Contacts on 144MHz by Meteor Scatter and Tropo is now available; also Clean Up Your Shack by Ian White, GM3SEK where he talks about reducing your noise levels on receive and reduce risks of causing interference.

During the month of December, youngsters will activate call signs with YOTA as the suffix in several IARU countries. The idea of this is to show the amateur radio hobby to youth and to encourage youngsters to be active within the hobby. If you or your club wish to host the UK call sign, please apply before Friday, 7 October to

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