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GB2RS Christmas schedule

| December 6, 2019

Because of the way Christmas and New Year falls there will be no GB2RS News script for Sunday, 29 December 2019. An abbreviated script will be prepared for Sunday, 5 January 2020 for those newsreaders who are able to read that day. Normal service resumes 12 January 2020. The RSGB would like to take the […]

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YOTA Month news

| December 6, 2019

YOTA Month is in full swing and thanks to local clubs, schools and Scout groups it has already introduced large numbers of youngsters to amateur radio. Hilderstone Radio Society used GB19YOTA to give 40 children aged seven to eight the chance to speak to Santa, and chat to him about what they would like for […]

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Sweden to discontinue 2.3 and 3.4GHz permits

| December 6, 2019

Amateurs in Sweden have been able to apply for temporary permits to allow operation in 2.3GHz and 3.4GHz bands. Their regulator, the PTS, has announced these temporary permits will no longer be issued from 1 January 2020. The reason is 5G. Swedish amateurs are presently permitted by their regulations to run a maximum of 100mW […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| December 6, 2019

Following a tutors’ Syllabus 2019 presentation on software defined radio earlier in the year, the RSGB has now published three short videos to help tutors teach this aspect of the new Syllabus. You will need your Membership Services login to access the presentations. They were filmed by members of the exam team to accompany the […]

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Falklands get 60m

| November 29, 2019

Major changes to the Falklands Islands communications laws have been announced by the Falklands Islands Communications Regulator. They were published in the official Falklands Islands Gazette on 11 November 2019 and came into force on the 15th. One of these changes has resulted in the 60m Secondary allocation becoming available to Falkland Islands radio amateurs. […]

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EMC Committee Chair vacancy

| November 29, 2019

Dr Martin Sach is standing down as Chair of the RSGB’s EMC Committee at the end of the year. The RSGB is very grateful for all he has done as Chair and for his considerable expertise. This expertise will continue to be available to the Society, as not only will Dr Sach remain a member […]

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