Also in GB2RS this week…

| January 8, 2016

The annual CWops Award is to recognise individuals, groups, or organisations that have made the greatest contribution toward advancing the art or practice of radio communications by Morse code. It is presented at the Dayton Hamvention. For full details on the criteria and nomination process, go to Nominations should be emailed to with a copy to and the deadline is 15 April.

The Clacton-on-Sea DMR repeater, GB7CL, went on air on 28 December. The frequencies are 430.6375 and 439.6375MHz, colour code 3. The repeater group would welcome any signal reports via the website.

The RSGB Propagation Studies Committee has begun work on a new web HF propagation prediction service. It will feature both area coverage predictions as well as point-to-point on-demand predictions. Presently, only area coverage has been completed and this can be seen at This will soon be followed by the P2P predictions. It is planned that following these trials the RSGB website will host the predictions. Comments and suggestions are invited by Gwyn Williams, G4FKH via email to

The RSGB Board has agreed to split the Contest Committee into three Committees with effect from 1 January 2016. The three committees will be known as the VHF Contest Committee (VHFCC), the HF Contest Committee (HFCC) and the Contest Support Committee (CSC). Vacancy notices for the three chairs, and other positions, will be posted in the next edition of RadCom. Please see the RSGB notice for more information.

The latest edition of The 5MHz Newsletter, a WRC15 Special, is now available in a free download (4-page/807KB PDF).

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