RSSGB2RS Headlines

RSGB Past President GI3KYP SK

| October 12, 2018

RSGB Past President Alexander Davidson Patterson OBE, FIEE, GI3KYP, died on October 10, 2018, peacefully, at home, surrounded by his family. Better known as Barney, he was RSGB President in 1967. Barney travelled widely during his Presidency and, among many other achievements, oversaw the purchase of 28 Little Russel Street, London, as the then-new RSGB […]

Continue Reading

VHF Contest consultation open

| October 12, 2018

The RSGB Contest Committee has opened the 2018 edition of the RSGB VHF Contesting Consultation for comments at surveymonkey.co.uk/r/VHFCC2018 to help set the rules for 2019. They are specifically looking for your views around the AFS contests, FM activity contests, possible new MGM contests, Christmas cumulatives, 432MHz low power, and the SHF UK activity contests, […]

Continue Reading

Do you want to activate GB18YOTA?

| October 12, 2018

This year the RSGB has secured the call sign GB18YOTA for the December YOTA month event. Clubs, groups, and individuals from all over the country are needed to set up stations and host the call sign over the 31 days of December. The RSGB is particularly looking for stations with a passion for running events […]

Continue Reading

Also in GB2RS this week…

| October 12, 2018

This year’s Jamboree on the Air and Jamboree on the Internet take place from 19 to 21 October 2018. About 1.8 million Scouts will be participating from around the world. Some 20,000 licensed amateur radio operators put 12,000 radio stations on the air. Over the weekend of 20 and 21 October, Hartlepool ARC will be […]

Continue Reading

Website scheduled downtime

| October 11, 2018

A third-party service provider has notified us that they will be conducting essential infrastructure maintenance on Monday, 15 October 2018. Work will begin at 22.00 and is predicted to last approximately three hours. During this time, the following RSGB online services will not be available— Membership Services Club Finder Events Planner Course and Exam Finder […]

Continue Reading

Club of the Year winners announced

| October 5, 2018

At the National Hamfest on 29 September 2018 the winners in the RSGB’s National Club of the Year 2017 competition were presented with their prizes. Once again, we thank Waters & Stanton for sponsoring this year’s event. There are two categories, large clubs with 25 members or over, and small clubs with under 25 members. […]

Continue Reading