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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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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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Apply now to run GB19YOTA

| October 11, 2019

Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) Month takes place each December to encourage youngsters to get on the air and to learn more about the practical side of the hobby. The RSGB has the call sign GB19YOTA and we’re looking for radio clubs, schools, Scout and Guides groups, Cadet groups, and individuals to activate the call […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| October 11, 2019

The RSGB is pleased to announce that Rob Evered, G2RE has taken up the volunteer post of Youth Champion. Rob will work closely with the Youth Team to ignite interest; develop links with schools, Scouts and Guides, universities and the general public; and motivate young people to get involved in amateur radio. A special WRC-19 […]

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