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Power Supplies Explained

| November 5, 2018
Power Supplies Explained

By Paul Lee, G3ZKO A power supply is something that is often overlooked by radio amateurs, as for many it is simply the box, that at the flick of a switch, provides stable DC voltage. A modern power supply is though much more, combining theory that dates back to the nineteenth century incorporating the latest […]

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Roy Smith, G3MPB, 9 September 2018

| September 21, 2018
Roy Smith, G3MPB, 9 September 2018

Roy Smith, G3MPB was born in 1913 and passed away on the 9th of September 2018. Despite operating from a postage stamp suburban garden and only using 100W to a multiband vertical with single 4ft ground rod, Roy achieved the DXCC Honor Roll with 358 DXCCs to his credit. He had participated in every Commonwealth […]

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New Legacy Committee Chair

| April 13, 2018

Steve Hartley, G0FUW has been appointed as the new Chair of the RSGB Legacy Committee and he will begin the role after the AGM. He takes over from current RSGB President Nick Henwood, G3RWF who has done excellent work with the committee over the last seven years. The RSGB Legacy Fund, thanks to the generosity […]

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Track the German team as they cycle to YOTA 2017!

| August 1, 2017

The German YOTA 2017 team are already on their way over to Gilwell Park. They are keen to share their journey with us – you can track them using APRS. There are two separate links to look at.

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Meet Milo, the UK team leader at YOTA 2017

| August 1, 2017

Milo, 2E0ILO went to Friedrichshafen to be part of the YOTA handover ceremony, receiving the YOTA key and flag from last year’s host, Austria. He is excited about leading the UK team during the YOTA 2017 camp – you can hear more from him in our latest vlog.

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Brian Joseph Poole, G3MRC, RNARS No 33, FOC No 1683, 2nd May 2017

| June 26, 2017
Brian Joseph Poole, G3MRC, RNARS No 33, FOC No 1683, 2nd May 2017

There are not many radio amateurs of whom it can be said that they defined First Class when it comes to CW operating. ‘Joe’ Poole was certainly one of the few. I had the good fortune to contact him from a number of places, starting with my own home station and whilst visiting places such […]

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