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RSGB introducing Full exam remote invigilation

| September 25, 2020

Following on from the success of the remote invigilation exams for the Foundation and Intermediate licence, the RSGB is now expanding that to include Full licence exams. The automated booking system is now accepting exam bookings for all three licence levels. Please note that the earliest date available for exam bookings at any level is […]

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Solar Cycle 25 is officially here

| September 25, 2020

The Solar Cycle 25 Prediction Panel, an international group of experts co-sponsored by NASA and NOAA, announced that the solar minimum occurred in December 2019, marking the start of a new solar cycle. Because our Sun is so variable, it can take months after the fact to declare this event. Scientists use sunspots to track […]

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Latest online Convention news

| September 25, 2020

During the online RSGB 2020 Convention, you will be able to enjoy some excellent lectures. On Saturday, 10 October 2020, the RSGB will be presenting two online streams for everyone to enjoy. In An introduction to… stream, we will have Getting Started on Low Earth Orbit Satellites by Peter Goodhall, 2M0SQL. He will look at […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| September 25, 2020

Like the RSGB Convention, the AMSAT-UK Colloquium 2020 will also be online this year. Taking place on Sunday, 11 October 2020, there will be a lecture stream from 11am to 4pm. Amongst the lectures on the day, Daniel Estévez, EA4GPZ will look at Decoding Mars Spacecraft and explain the bit and pieces you can learn […]

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Mainstream media features amateur radio

| September 18, 2020

As part of its continuing Get on the air to care campaign with the NHS, the RSGB has been working with the BBC recently to highlight amateur radio in a number of ways. BBC Radio Surrey and Sussex ran an interview with RSGB Board Director Stewart Bryant, G3YSX last week; BBC Radio Somerset aired an […]

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RSGB 2020 Convention – antenna modelling and ionoscatter

| September 18, 2020

During the online RSGB 2020 Convention, you will be able to enjoy some excellent lectures. On Saturday, 10 October 2020, the RSGB will be presenting two online streams for everyone to enjoy. In An introduction to… we will have Antenna Modelling With MMANA-GAL with Steve Nichols, G0KYA. He will look at the free MMANA-GAL package […]

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