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Be part of the RSGB Board

| January 28, 2022

This is the time of year when volunteers can step forward for election at the RSGB 2022 AGM. There are two elected Board Director vacancies. If you are unsure whether to submit your application, read this important message from the RSGB Board Chair and the RSGB President. They would like to encourage applicants from diverse […]

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Amateur radio in Tonga emergency

| January 28, 2022

Many radio amateurs have expressed concern over the situation in the Kingdom of Tonga after the eruption of the volcano. The IARU Region 3 representative says that amateur radio in Tonga is difficult as there are currently no HF operators and few transceivers in storage. An emergency communication network may be set up in the […]

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National Radio centre re-opens on Monday

| January 28, 2022

Don’t forget, the RSGB National Radio Centre (NRC) at Bletchley Park reopens to visitors on Monday, 31 January 2022. The RSGB would like to thank the volunteers who will be on duty enabling the NRC to open seven days a week. RSGB Members will once again be able to download the free entry voucher in […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| January 28, 2022

There are a number of vacancies for volunteer roles within the RSGB. Currently Region 3, England North-West, is looking for District Representatives for the Greater Manchester, Merseyside or Cumbria areas. District 11, England South West, is looking for District Representatives for Dorset, East Devon and West Somerset, as well as South Devon. The work is […]

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National Radio Centre re-opens soon

| January 21, 2022

The RSGB National Radio Centre (NRC) will re-open to visitors from Monday, 31 January and will be open seven days a week. Visitors will be encouraged to wear face masks although this will not be mandatory. The number of people accessing the radio room will be limited and, for the time being, visiting radio amateurs […]

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Special RSL for Jubilee celebrations

| January 21, 2022

Ofcom has kindly agreed to an RSGB request that radio amateurs licensed by Ofcom may celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen by using the special RSL ‘Q’. This will be available for use throughout June 2022 and will require a Notice of Variation that will be available via our website shortly. The Society is […]

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