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Super Supporter vlog released

George Dobbs, G3RJV (Hon Secretary) and Graham Firth, G3MFJ (Hon Treasurer) explain why the GQRP Club is delighted to be a Super Supporter of YOTA 2017. Both are long-standing radio amateurs and well-known in the radio amateur community. Graham says, “We feel strongly about encouraging the younger folk to the hobby – and we support it…

Propagation Studies Committee meeting, 13 May 2017

Follow the link below to read the minutes of this meeting. Propagation Studies Committee Meeting, 13 May 2017 (8-page/280KB PDF) Category: Propagation Studies Committee Minutes Read the full article at http://rsgb.org/main/blog/propagation-studies-committee-minutes/2017/06/21/propagation-studies-committee-meeting-13-may-2017/ (Disclaimer: This accuracy of this article is the responsibility of the original author and/or publisher. Stray Signals does not claim ownership of the preceding…

Big attendance at Hamvention® 2017

The recent Hamvention® 2017, at its new venue in Xenia, Ohio, attracted 29,296 attendees. That is the second-largest reported attendance in the history of the event. A flavour of the event can be seen in the July RadCom. Category: Front Page News Read the full article at http://rsgb.org/main/blog/front-page-news/2017/06/16/big-attendance-at-hamvention-2017/ (Disclaimer: This accuracy of this article is…

RSGB Convention 2017 latest

Taking place from 13 to 15 October at Kents Hill Conference Centre in Milton Keynes, the RSGB Convention lecture programme is, once more, catering for all aspects of amateur radio. We have confirmed talks from the A25UK DXpedition to Botswana and the ZL7G DXpedition to Chatham Island. Professor Hugh Griffiths, G4CNV will speak on Reflections…

Jamaica gets 5MHz

Hot on the heels of now being Morse code-free, Jamaica also has access to 5MHz. In a recent update to their National Frequency Allocation Table published by the regulator, the WRC-15 60m Amateur Secondary Allocation of 5351.5 – 5366.5kHz has been granted under ITU Footnote 5.133B, which in the case of Jamaica means a maximum…

YOTA 2017 volunteers sought

There’s just seven weeks to go before the RSGB host the IARU Region 1 Youngsters on the Air activity week. Activities during the week will include Summits on the Air, ARDF, construction, and operating a special event station—amongst many other topics. We are still looking for volunteers from RSGB affiliated clubs to help with various…

Exam syllabus reviews published

A complete review of the syllabus for all three levels of the amateur radio examinations has been completed. The draft of the new syllabus is now available for consultation together with a survey for any comments you may wish to make. Please visit rsgb.org/syllabus_review to access the syllabus draft document and learn how to make…

News for Northern Ireland – 18 June 2017

No news items have been received for Northern Ireland this week. Category: News for Northern Ireland Read the full article at http://rsgb.org/main/blog/all-regions/region-8/2017/06/16/news-for-northern-ireland-18-june-2017/ (Disclaimer: This accuracy of this article is the responsibility of the original author and/or publisher. Stray Signals does not claim ownership of the preceding post). Tweet