Archive for September, 2020

John Butcher, G3LAS, 12th September 2020

| September 29, 2020

It is with sadness that I have to report that John Butcher, G3LAS passed away on 12th September 2020. He had suffered a number of strokes over the past year and had been in a home for some months. John served as CDXC Chairman for eight years, passing the baton to me in 2009. Those […]

Continue Reading

RadCom October 2020, Vol. 96, No. 10

| September 29, 2020
RadCom October 2020, Vol. 96, No. 10

Out Now! The new edition of the RSGB Radio Communication Handbook To read this edition, tap or click cover image News and Reports Around Your Region – Club events calendar 84 Around Your Region – Events roundup 88 Beyond Exams, the story so far, Chris Colclough, G1VDP 70 New products 14 News 11 RSGB Matters […]

Continue Reading

28 September – My World of VHF by Tim Kirby, GW4VXE

| September 28, 2020

Tim’s presentation Tim talks about the different VHF bands, what types of propagation is possible on the each band, and why you’ll find that the VHF bands aren’t as quiet as you think they are. About Tim Tim Kirby, GW4VXE says he is lucky enough to review equipment for Practical Wireless, RadioUser and, more recently, […]

Continue Reading

28 September – A brief interview with RSGB Convention Chair, David Bondy, G4NRT

| September 28, 2020

In response to the UK’s continuing social distancing regulations, the RSGB Convention Committee has changed the arrangements for this year’s event and is holding an online Convention on Saturday, 10 October 2020. The programme will be split into two streams and whether you’re a new licensee, or have been enjoying amateur radio for many years, […]

Continue Reading

Tonight @ 8 – latest episode aired on Monday

| September 28, 2020

The Tonight @ 8 webinar that aired Monday, 28 September 2020 was a bumper edition! RSGB Convention Chair David Bondy, G4NRT gave a short, pre-recorded interview about this year’s online Convention, followed by Tim Kirby, GW4VXE giving his live presentation My World of VHF. You can watch both talks again at rsgb.org/webinars, where you can also […]

Continue Reading

Amateur Radio Newsline

| September 26, 2020

The RSGB and NHS campaign ‘Get on the air to care’ was featured in this week’s Amateur Radio Newsline report. The report also includes the RSGB’s announcement of the expansion of remote invigilation exams to include the Full licence exam.

Continue Reading