Archive for February, 2024

ESRG January 2024 key messages

| February 19, 2024

The Exams and Syllabus Review Group (ESRG) met four times during January. It has released these key messages from those meetings: Syllabus v1.5 has been re-written in Word format to allow a comparison with v1.6 Feedback from Ian White, GM3SEK was received about the EMF questions. This was discussed, most of his recommendations were agreed […]

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George Short, G2DGB – 9 February 2024

| February 19, 2024
George Short, G2DGB – 9 February 2024

George became interested in radio in the late 1930s and joined Weymouth & District Short Wave Club (G8WQ) in 1938. He achieved an AA (Artificial Aerial) licence in March 1939, callsign 2DGB. He was called up for national service in July 1939 and de-mobbed in January 1946 after which he managed to get a full […]

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AGM 2024: Ask the RSGB Board a question

| February 16, 2024

Over the last few years, the RSGB has been developing the way in which the Board can be asked questions at the Society’s online AGM. Last year, people were able to ask questions over YouTube live chat, as well as submitting written questions in advance. This year, in response to members’ feedback, there will be […]

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GB2RS News Script for 18 February 2024

| February 16, 2024

Tap or click the link below to download this week’s news script News script for 18 February 2024 (MS Word document)

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Get involved with British Science Week

| February 16, 2024

The RSGB has a collection of resources to help you get involved with British Science Week, which runs from the 8 to the 17 March 2024, and this year has the theme of Time. If you already have something planned, please let the RSGB know. This will be useful for others to see and might […]

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Register for Maritime Radio Day 2024

| February 16, 2024

Registration is now open for Maritime Radio Day 2024, which takes place annually on 14 and 15 April. The event is held to commemorate the almost 100 years of wireless telegraphy service for seafarers which ended with the closure in the UK of Portishead Radio on 30 April 2000. Commencing at 1200UTC on the 14 […]

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