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7 March 2022 – The bluffer’s guide to digital voice by Tim Kirby, GW4VXE

| January 10, 2022

Tim’s presentation Tim will provide a quick overview of the most common digital modes (D-STAR, DMR and Fusion) as well as some of the less common modes. Tim will explain how you might use them. Which mode is the best? Tim will look at code-plugs and hotspots and try and demystify some of the jargon […]

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4 April 2022 – Breaking the big story – when amateur radio was the only way by Laurie Margolis, G3UML

| January 10, 2022

Laurie’s presentation BBC journalist and long-time RSGB member Laurie Margolis broke the fact of the invasion of the Falklands through amateur radio. Here’s how… He will also cover his involvement in the 1970 King Hussein story. In this 40th anniversary year since the Falklands War, we are delighted to have this presentation from Laurie. About […]

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RSGB and ARRL announce winners of Transatlantic Centenary Cups

| December 16, 2021
RSGB and ARRL announce winners of Transatlantic Centenary Cups

The Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) and the ARRL – The National Association for Amateur Radio – have announced winners of the 160-Meter Transatlantic Centenary QSO Party. The 12 December on-air event commemorated the 100th anniversary of the successful second Transatlantic Tests which contributed to the dawn of international amateur radio communication. Participating stations […]

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BBC Radio 4 covers Transatlantic Centenary

| December 13, 2021

We have been celebrating the centenary of the Transatlantic Tests in Ardrossan this weekend. We sent out a press release to a range of media and The World This Weekend on BBC Radio 4 included a piece on the Transatlantic Centenary. It starts at 22:40 minutes.

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Examinations Standards Committee report published

| December 10, 2021

The RSGB Examinations Standards Committee has published its 2021 annual report which covers activities in 2020. Despite the challenges of Covid, the Committee was quick to approve and support proposals for changes to the exam system, such as approving online remote invigilation and the suspension of practical assessments. This allowed people to continue to take […]

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New publishing schedule for RadCom online

| December 9, 2021
New publishing schedule for RadCom online

Having listened to feedback, we’re delighted to announce that from this issue onwards, we are making RadCom available online for Members to read in the same week that the hard copy arrives through the letterbox. The January 2022 RadCom is now online at rsgb.org/radcom.

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