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RSGB online Convention streams announced

| July 10, 2020

The RSGB online Convention will consist of two streams. The first is called An introduction to… and will include a wide range of topics to support new and returning radio amateurs as well as existing amateurs who’d like to try something new. The second is Learn more about… where speakers dig deeper into the details […]

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Latest news on ‘Get on the air to care’

| July 10, 2020

The RSGB and NHS Get on the air to care campaign continues to gain coverage in the national and amateur radio media as well as being supported by clubs and radio amateurs. There are some great stories to read on the Society’s website that feature clubs like Denby Dale ARS, individuals such as remote exam […]

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RSGB introduces remote invigilation for Intermediate exams

| July 10, 2020

Following the success of remote invigilation Foundation exams, the RSGB is pleased to expand that to include Intermediate level exams. From Monday 13 July the automated exam booking system will accept bookings for both Foundation and Intermediate level exams. Please note that the earliest available bookings for exams at either level are during the second […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| July 10, 2020

An article has just been published in Nature about the first amateur radio communication system in lunar orbit, Longjiang-2, also known as Lunar-OSCAR 94 or LO-94. It was built by students at the Harbin Institute of Technology—thanks to the Spectrum Forum for this information. Despite the closure of many amateur radio events, you can still […]

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Celebrate the NHS with Get on the air to care

| July 3, 2020

The RSGB’s Get on the air to care campaign with the NHS is celebrating the 72nd birthday of the NHS on Sunday, 5 July 2020. The Society is encouraging all radio amateurs to Get on the air to care to mark the celebration and to use /NHS after their call sign. Share photos on the […]

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Contest Committee to relax COVID-19 rules

| July 3, 2020

As we’re all aware, the changes to COVID-19 restrictions have been coming thick and fast recently, but they have also remained inconsistent across the different parts of the UK. The Contest Committee is preparing to allow Single Operator Portable entries to RSGB contests again from Tuesday, 7 July 2020. This is in time for the […]

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