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RSGB Convention booking deadline

| September 30, 2022

Booking for the RSGB Convention ends on Sunday, 2 October 2022, so don’t miss out! You will still be able to buy day tickets at the event but these will be at a higher price. The programme is available on the RSGB website with summaries of some of the presentations. Information is added regularly to […]

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Jamboree on the Air and Jamboree on the Internet

| September 30, 2022

Jamboree on the Air and Jamboree on the Internet (JOTA-JOTI) is the world’s largest radio and digital Scout event. It takes place on the air and online between 14 and 16 October 2022. If you or your club are planning to help a local Scout group get on the air, the RSGB would love to […]

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Three new CW and FT8 beacons in service

| September 30, 2022

On Sunday, 25 September 2022, the Mid-Cornwall Beacon and Repeater Group brought into service three new CW and FT8 beacons. These can be found on 28.215MHz, 40.050MHz and 60.300MHz, each using the callsign GB3MCB. The beacons were constructed by Peter, G8BCG and are located at IO70OJ in mid-Cornwall. They are ideally situated for identifying transatlantic […]

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Transatlantic Centenary Tests 2022

| September 30, 2022

The RSGB is hosting the Transatlantic Centenary Tests 2022 on the HF bands for the month of December. Unlike those of the 1920s, which consisted of one-way communication, this event will encourage world-wide two-way communication with UK and Crown Dependency stations. There will be a series of awards available for making QSOs with those who […]

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DXCC card checking and LotW registration

| September 30, 2022

DXCC card checking and new user registrations for Logbook of the World will be available at the RSGB Convention on Saturday only. Online application and payment for Logbook of the World claims can be credited to DXCC scores but applicants must pay in advance, print off the claim cover sheet and sign where indicated, print […]

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RadCom Basics

| September 29, 2022
RadCom Basics

The September issue of RadCom Basics is now available for RSGB members to view. There are a range of features including an introduction to SDR software on a Raspberry Pi4, how to construct a simple and cheap antenna for use on 10m, and the start of a useful series on fault-finding. Head over to our […]

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