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RSGB EMC Committee publishes EMF calculator

| January 15, 2021

The RSGB’s EMC Committee (EMCC) has updated the EMF web page which contains information on the new licence requirement to assess EM Fields. Most notably, as agreed with Ofcom last month, the EMCC has published its calculator, which incorporates the Ofcom calculator but adds a front end specifically for radio amateurs. This calculator will be updated […]

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New AllStar Gateway in North Lancashire

| January 15, 2021

Recently, the MB7IMB repeater came on the air in North Lancashire. It is a simplex AllStar gateway on 145.2375MHz narrow FM, with a CTCSS access tone of 110.9Hz. The North West AllStar Group has been formed, linking AllStar nodes and repeaters throughout north-west England. The group is encouraging use of the repeater. All that’s needed […]

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Enter Construction Competitions!

| January 15, 2021

Have you entered the RSGB’s ‘Get on the air to care’ construction competition? The deadline is the 1st of February. Your project can be hardware, software or a system and may be based on a kit. If you made something during the autumn lockdowns, over the holiday season, or are in the middle of something […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| January 15, 2021

Very low frequency enthusiast Joe, VO1NA reports that Stefan, DK7FC copied his 50-character EbNaut message transmitted from Newfoundland on 8.271kHz, with a radiated power of 10mW. We believe this is a new record for amateur transatlantic VLF. Joe’s tower supports a VLF rotated L, which is 10 metre average height and 100 metres long. The […]

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Happy New Year from RSGB

| January 8, 2021

The news team and all the staff at RSGB HQ would like to wish our newsreaders, listeners and online readers a very Happy New Year. We would like to remind everyone that we always welcome your news, by email to radcom@rsgb.org.uk, and the deadline is 10am sharp on Thursday mornings. The GB2RS script is uploaded […]

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Volunteers invited to stand for election

| January 8, 2021

We’re into the final weeks of the nominations process for the RSGB elections, which will end at 2359UTC on the 31st of January. The Society is looking for its next President as Dave Wilson, M0OBW will retire at the AGM. There is also a place for one elected Board Director. In addition, there are three […]

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