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Introducing the RSGB WRC-19 Blog

| October 17, 2019
Introducing the RSGB WRC-19 Blog

As the start of WRC-19 draws closer, the RSGB attended the final UK preparation meeting this week at Ofcom. Positions on agenda items as well as logistics and travel advice for the UK delegation were considered. WRC-19 takes place over a full month starting on Monday 28 October 2019, concluding on Friday 22 November 2019. Particular […]

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G5RP Shield and ROTAB Trophy presentations

| October 15, 2019
G5RP Shield and ROTAB Trophy presentations

Amongst the array of trophies and awards which were presented at last weekend’s RSGB Convention were the G5RP Shield and the ROTAB Trophy. The G5RP Shield is awarded for greatest progress in the DX field made by an RSGB Member resident in the UK during the year. This was presented to Tom Jones, M5NEX. The […]

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2019 Construction Competition winners

| October 13, 2019

The winners of the 2019 RSGB Construction Competition were announced today at the RSGB Convention in Milton Keynes.   Judges’ Merits went to: Russell Tribe, G4SAQ, for his Low Earth Orbit satellite antenna tracking controllers. David Holman, M0YDH, for his Digital Amateur TV system Dean Brice, G0UIL, for his Bluetooth satellite antenna controller   In […]

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Committee Chair change, G7LFC

| October 11, 2019

We are sorry to announce that Derek Hughes, G7LFC has stepped down from the role of Chair of the Developing Amateur Radio Group (DARG). We’d like to thank him both for his hard work during the changes to the Training and Education Committee (TEC) and also for leading RSGB teams at national events such as […]

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RSGB meets Ofcom to discuss VDSL issues

| October 11, 2019

As a result of RSGB Members’ concerns, a letter requesting a meeting was sent to Ofcom by Prof. Philip Willis, M0PHI (Director responsible for Spectrum), Ian Shepherd, G4EVK (RSGB Board Chair) and Dave Wilson, M0OBW (RSGB President). Subsequently, Dave Wilson, Philip Willis, Dr Martin Sach, G8KDF (RSGB EMC Committee Chair), Dr John Rogers, M0JAV (previous […]

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Scottish Microwave Round Table

| October 11, 2019

The Scottish Microwave Round Table will take place in Burntisland in Fife on Saturday, 2 November 2019. The programme includes talks by Martin Hall, GM8IEM Constructing a 13cm Home Station Around the Kuhne MKU23 G4 Transverter; Heather Lomond, M0HMO Beginning with GNU SDR and Mark Hughes, GM4ISM Microwave EME. Other attractions include a construction competition, […]

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