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YOTA flag handed to the RSGB

Last weekend, the IARU Region 1 International Youth meeting took place at the HAM Radio exhibition in Friedrichshafen. An enthusiastic group of young people and youth workers attended. On Saturday afternoon the official Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) flag was brought to the RSGB accompanied by the loud cheering of a group of youngsters. With…

Why on earth does the RSGB need a Strategy? Why don’t you just ‘get on with it’?

This is a question that has been asked of Board members in the last few weeks since we published the Strategy. As the newly-elected Board Chair, let me try and answer the question. Download the full editorial (1-page/701KB PDF) Category: RSGB Strategy 2022 Read the full article at http://rsgb.org/main/blog/news/rsgb-strategy-2022/2017/07/21/why-does-the-rsgb-need-a-strategy/ (Disclaimer: This accuracy of this article…

Paul Whatton G4DCV RSGB TEC Chair

Paul Whatton, G4DCV has been appointed as Chair of the RSGB’s Technical and Educational Committee (TEC). Paul previously held the post of Vice Chair within TEC and is the Project Leader for the Train the Trainers scheme, which recently trained its 200th tutor. First licenced in 1972 as G8FUR, Paul is a member of Windmill…

Tony Kent G8PBH RSGB ESC Chair

Appointment of Prof. Anthony (Tony) Kent, G8PBH to Chair of the Examinations Standards Committee Tony obtained his callsign, G8PBH, in 1978 and has been active on the bands continuously since. His interests in that time have included home construction, mobile and portable operation and, most recently, DX chasing. His favourite band is 6 m and,…

US exams at RSGB Convention

At this year’s RSGB Convention there will be the opportunity to sit the FCC tests for a US licence at 1pm on Sunday, 15 October 2017. Please contact Martin, G3ZAY at g3zay@btinternet.com before the event if you would like to sit an exam. This is important as he wants to ensure there are enough exam…

Latest episode of TX Factor out now

The summer edition of TX Factor is out now and includes a trip to Norwich where Pete, M0PSX spends a day with the Norfolk Amateur Radio Club at their recent annual field day ‘Radio Active’. He also chats to RSGB President Nick Henwood, G3RWF about his Club Initiative. TX Factor goes digital as Mike, G1IAR…

40m GB2RS broadcasts back next week

On Sunday, 16 July 2017, there will be no news broadcast on 40m from Germany because both newsreaders are attending the Ham Radio show at Friedrichshafen, Germany. They will resume reading on 23 July 2017. Category: Front Page News, GB2RS Headlines Read the full article at http://rsgb.org/main/blog/news/gb2rs/headlines/2017/07/14/40m-gb2rs-broadcasts-back-next-week/ (Disclaimer: This accuracy of this article is the…

Newsreader G4NZQ retires after 23 years

Phillip Brooks, G4NZQ has been looking after the GB2RS news service in Norwich since 20 November 1994, which makes it almost 23 years of newsreading. Together with support from the local stand-in news readers, he has provided an unbroken service over that period. Phillip has decided it is time to retire, although the others in…