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Friendship on the Air

| April 9, 2021

The RSGB has launched the Friendship on the Air Award to support the radio amateur community as restrictions lift over the coming months. There will be monthly and annual awards for individuals, clubs and the highest-scoring club in each region. The points system is simply an encouragement to get on the air, represent your club […]

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RSGB online AGM

| April 9, 2021

The RSGB is holding its AGM online this year on Saturday the 24th of April. The event will include both the formal AGM business and a presentation by John Rogers, M0JAV on the new EMF licence regulations. If you are an RSGB Member you can submit written questions for Board Directors in advance through a […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| April 9, 2021

We are saying farewell to a couple of our long-standing newsreaders. Tony, G1JPV has decided to stand down and we would like to thank him for his dedication to GB2RS. We’re also saying goodbye to Colin, G3ISB/DJ0OK, a stalwart of the 40m broadcasts from Germany alongside Günter, M0DXM/DJ2XB. Thank you Colin for your work on […]

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DX News – 11 April 2021

| April 9, 2021

Joe, 9H5JO will be on the air at weekends during April from Malta. Between 1200 and 1300UTC each weekend he will listen specifically for Foundation licensees on, or very near to, 14.268MHz. This could be a really good opportunity to get Malta in your logbook. Ruud, PG1R will be active as PG96WARD until the 30th […]

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Special Events News – 11 April 2021

| April 9, 2021

Celebrating the 83rd birthday of Antonio, CU8AS, special callsign CQ83AS will be aired between the 13th and 19th of April from Flores Island, EU-089, in the Azores. QSL via HB9CRV. Between 0600UTC on the 14th and 2200UTC on the 17th of April, two special callsigns will be operating in Israel. 4X73xx and 4Z73xx will be […]

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Contest News – 11 April 2021

| April 9, 2021

With different parts of the UK having different lockdown restrictions, please make sure you follow the appropriate rules. Several contests now accept portable entries, so please check the contest rules. Above all, please follow relevant national and local restrictions. Today, Sunday the 11th, is a busy day for contests. The First 50MHz contest runs from […]

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