Archive for September, 2020

Greg Munton, G4XMS, 23rd July 2020

| September 23, 2020
Greg Munton, G4XMS, 23rd July 2020

Greg Munton, G4XMS died peacefully at his home in Maidstone, England on the 23rd of July 2020. Greg had a lifelong love of amateur radio, maintaining regular skeds with friends in Finland (OH2VZ) and North America (K2LBJ) for decades. Greg worked as an ophthalmic surgeon and performed several thousand operations that restored sight and/or improved […]

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RSGB August Board meeting proceedings

| September 22, 2020

The proceedings from the RSGB August Board meeting are on the website. Key points were: An IARU Region 1 update from Don Beattie G3BJ, President IARU Region 1 The continued dramatic rise in numbers of both exam entrants and joining members which underpins the RSGB’s ability to represent the interests of radio amateurs in the […]

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RSGB General Manager in RAC Conference keynote presentation

| September 21, 2020

On Sunday 20 September the Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) held its 2020 Conference and AGM online. RSGB General Manager, Steve Thomas, was invited to participate in the keynote presentation with IARU President Tim Ellam, VE6SH; ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR; and RAC President Glenn MacDonell, VE3XRA as moderator. The focus was “Amateur Radio during […]

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Examinations Standards Committee publishes 2020 report

| September 21, 2020

The RSGB’s Examinations Standards Committee (ESC) has published its 2020 report which looks back on activities during 2019 – you can read it and previous reports on our website.

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Mainstream media features amateur radio

| September 18, 2020

As part of its continuing Get on the air to care campaign with the NHS, the RSGB has been working with the BBC recently to highlight amateur radio in a number of ways. BBC Radio Surrey and Sussex ran an interview with RSGB Board Director Stewart Bryant, G3YSX last week; BBC Radio Somerset aired an […]

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RSGB 2020 Convention – antenna modelling and ionoscatter

| September 18, 2020

During the online RSGB 2020 Convention, you will be able to enjoy some excellent lectures. On Saturday, 10 October 2020, the RSGB will be presenting two online streams for everyone to enjoy. In An introduction to… we will have Antenna Modelling With MMANA-GAL with Steve Nichols, G0KYA. He will look at the free MMANA-GAL package […]

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