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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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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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A great day at RSGB 2020 Convention Online

| October 9, 2020

This year’s Convention was on online-only event and streamed live between 08.45 and 17.30 on Saturday, 10 October 2020. If you missed anything, or want to see a lecture again, you can watch the presentations again on our website at rsgb.org/convention, or our YouTube channel. There are a range of presentations to enjoy—whether you’re a […]

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New field strength licence condition proposed by Ofcom

| October 9, 2020

Ofcom received 400 responses to their EMF consultation, 255 of which were from radio amateurs. Ofcom has addressed some respondent’s concerns, revised their proposals, and requested feedback. The RSGB will reply to Ofcom’s revised proposals and keep you updated on rsgb.org/emf. Ofcom intends to add a condition to all licences that allow more than 10W […]

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