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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

Reginald Francis Allenet, GJ3XZE, 17 January 2017

| February 6, 2017

It is with great sadness I have to report that Reginald Francis Allenet, GJ3XZE,passed away on 17 January 2017 after

Ofcom licensing system update

| February 3, 2017

Ofcom updated its licensing system for radio amateurs on 30 January. Changes include the ability to request a Notice of

Online exams FAQ launched

| February 3, 2017

Further to December’s announcement regarding online Advanced exams, a new document, entitled Online Advanced Exams, has just been placed on

RSGB President radio interview

| February 3, 2017

On 2 February, RSGB President Nick Henwood, G3RWF was interviewed about amateur radio on BBC Radio Northampton. Nick explained that

YOTA 2017 plans progressing

| February 3, 2017

Plans for YOTA 2017 at Gilwell Park are progressing. The IARU YOTA team had a very difficult job in selecting

Also in GB2RS this week…

| February 3, 2017

To mark the 50th anniversary of the first France-to-US moonbounce contact, special call signs TM8DO and TM1BF will be on

Rallies and Events News – 5 February 2017

| February 3, 2017

On Sunday, 5 February, the 32nd Canvey Radio and Electronics Rally will take place at The Paddocks Community Centre, Long

DX News – 5 February 2017

| February 3, 2017

A team of US operators will be meeting at Guantanamo Bay, IOTA reference NA-015, at various times between 10 and

Special Events News – 5 February 2017

| February 3, 2017

Members of the Paphos Radio Club are operating a special event station H2017PFO throughout 2017 for Europe’s Capital of Culture