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Updated licence exam manuals released

| July 17, 2024

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve released updated training manuals for the Foundation, Intermediate and Full licence exams. These books are in addition to the existing manuals and reflect changes to the syllabus due to the new licence conditions. The RSGB will start examining to version 1.6 of the syllabus from 1 September 2024 and […]

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You could be the next RSGB Company Secretary

| July 12, 2024

The RSGB is looking to recruit an RSGB Member to be the Society’s Company Secretary. This volunteer position plays a key role in the Society’s governance and provides vital support in running Board meetings and the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Stephen Purser, GW4SHF took on the role temporarily after the previous Company Secretary stepped down. […]

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GB2RS News Script for 14 July 2024

| July 12, 2024

Tap or click the link below to download this week’s news script News script for 14 July 2024 (MS Word document)

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Planning Advisory Committee needs volunteers

| July 12, 2024

The RSGB Planning Advisory Committee needs additional volunteers to join its advisory panel. Volunteers deal with queries from members about problems they face in getting planning permission for masts and aerials. These enquiries can be for support in making an application to the local council, or in submitting an appeal. If you have a relevant […]

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Video summary of Ofcom licence changes

| July 12, 2024

The RSGB has released a video summary of the Ofcom licence changes that came into effect in February this year. This is an extended version of the video shown at the Society’s AGM. It covers the range of changes from power increases and call signs, to additional options for Foundation licensees and new opportunities for […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| July 12, 2024

Callum, M0MCX reports that DX Commander is having an open day on Saturday, 17 August 2024. The event will include operating two amateur radio stations. One will be an HF station with a Kenwood TS-990s transceiver. The other station will be an Icom IC-9700 operating on the VHF bands. The stations are located in a […]

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