Also in GB2RS this week…

| March 17, 2013

G100RSGB going from strength to strength

The special event station celebrating the RSGB Centenary, G100RSGB, is going from strength to strength. This weekend it’s being operated by Otley ARS. On Monday and Tuesday G100RSGB will be operated by Hornsea ARS, who hand it over to Denby Dale ARS for Wednesday to Friday. Next weekend it will be in the hands of M2D East Yorkshire Contest Group.

QSL sub-manager wanted

The QSL Bureau is looking for an active G3 L, M or N callsign holder to take over responsibility for the G3 L to N QSL sub group. The current volunteer, Tom Bartlett, G3ITB, is stepping down after 18 years and the RSGB would like to thank him for his excellent service to his fellow members. The ideal replacement needs to have time available, email available and some basic knowledge of Excel spreadsheets. This sub group currently handles around 15 to 20 thousand cards per year. If you hold a callsign starting G3 L, M or N and are interested in helping others, please contact the QSL bureau via email to

IARU spectrum planning committees to meet

Two IARU spectrum planning committees are meeting in late April this year. The C4 committee handles HF, while C5 looks after VHF, UHF and microwave matters. All UK amateurs are invited to view and comment on the papers submitted for this meeting. They can be found online at two Yahoo reflectors. The C4, HF papers and discussions are at The C5, VHF, UHF and microwave papers and discussions are at In early April 2013 the RSGB IARU Committee will review comments on these reflectors and also input from the RSGB Spectrum Forum in order to agree the brief for the RSGB delegates at the two committee meetings.

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