Archive for October, 2020

Behind the scenes of RSGB 2020 Convention

| October 16, 2020

The RSGB 2020 Convention Online took place last week and was a huge success, with top-notch talks by many of the world’s leading amateurs. The two simultaneous live lecture streams were viewed by people in 24 countries. Over the coming weeks the RSGB will release the individual presentations on its YouTube channel, so you can […]

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Bath Distance Learning places available

| October 16, 2020

We recently announced that the Bath-Based Distance Learning (BBDL) team was resuming its work. There are still a very few places available on the Intermediate course that runs from November this year to March 2021. To open availability as widely as possible, the deadline for applications has been extended until Friday, 23 October 2020. Students […]

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146MHz experiment to continue

| October 16, 2020

All Notices of Variation for the temporary 146 to 147MHz band expire on 31 October 2020. Ofcom has agreed to make the frequencies available for a further year. To take advantage of this band, you will need to apply online for a new Notice of Variation (NoV) even if you have held one before. Go […]

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GB2RS News Script for 18 October 2020

| October 16, 2020

Tap or click the link below to download this week’s GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 18 October 2020 (11-page/212KB Microsoft Word document) Problems downloading the GB2RS news script? Try this alternative link.

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| October 16, 2020

The IARU Region 1 Virtual General Conference concluded on Friday. The plenary saw numerous recommendations across a wide range of general, HF, VHF, UHF, microwave and EMC matters, including youth and spectrum issues. The RSGB was a leading contributor and was pleased at the success of its proposals. Barry Lewis, G4SJH was elected as the […]

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YOTA Month activities this year

| October 16, 2020

The RSGB will once again be participating in the annual YOTA Month activities in December 2020. Normally, we would encourage large youth groups, schools, Scouting associations, and amateur radio clubs to participate. However, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be encouraging large group events. We do hope that smaller groups will be able […]

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