Archive for January, 2019

Steve Coleman, G4YFB, 4th January 2019

| January 21, 2019
Steve Coleman, G4YFB, 4th January 2019

It is with a tremendous amount of regret that I have to notify that Stephen Coleman, G4YFB, passed away on Friday 4 January 2019 aged 66. He had been battling cancer, having been diagnosed only nine weeks previously. Steve was a member of the Reading and District Amateur Radio Club and recently had been helping […]

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OAS Regional Operating Adviser vacancies

| January 21, 2019

The Operating Advisory Service (OAS) is the RSGB’s advisory and reporting service. It provides advice on good practice to support radio amateurs affected by problems with use of the amateur bands. We aim to recruit a team of Regional Operating Advisers (ROAs) from around the country, nominally one per region. The ROAs will be the first point […]

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Showcase radio in British Science Week

| January 18, 2019

British Science Week runs from 8 to 15 March 2019 and is a fantastic opportunity to showcase radio communications in the 21st century to young people. The RSGB is encouraging clubs to develop relationships with their local school or community group. The theme for this year is ‘journeys’. Ideas for activities could include the journey […]

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Prepare for Thinking Day on the Air

| January 18, 2019

Thinking Day on the Air 2019 will take place over the weekend of 16 and 17 February 2019. A list of known stations is available from guides-on-the-air.co.uk. There is a form on the page for stations to submit their details to be added to the list, and an IO group for exchanging details or arranging […]

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AMSAT celebrates 50th birthday

| January 18, 2019

AMSAT’s 50th anniversary will be celebrated with AMSAT-DL special event call sign DL50AMSAT. The station will be on the air from Saxony on the Czech Republic border via satellites only, and will debut this weekend. Track the event on Instagram and Twitter with the hashtag #satelliteweekend

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| January 18, 2019

The latest versions of the UK band plans have been published. RSGB Members will receive a copy within the February edition of RadCom, and the information is freely downloadable from rsgb.org/bandplans. Two more 2018 RSGB Convention videos are now available for Members to view on the RSGB website. Convention favourite Ian White, GM3SEK can be seen speaking […]

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