Emergency Communications Committee meeting, 29 September 2017

By rsgb Follow the link below to read the minutes of this meeting. Emergency Communications Committee Meeting, 29 September 2017 (3-page/28.2KB PDF)

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Emergency Communications Committee meeting, 8 April 2017

By rsgb Follow the link below to read the minutes of this meeting. Emergency Communications Committee Meeting, 8 April 2017 (4-page/36.1KB PDF)

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RadCom November 2017, Vol. 93, No. 11

By rsgb ANAN-8000DLE—Peter Hart, G3SJX examines Apache Labs’ latest HF-6m SDR transceiver Online edition Membership Services login required, follow the link below or click the cover image. RadCom November 2017, Vol. 93, No. 11 News and Reports Around Your Region – Club events calendar 85 Around Your Region – Events roundup 89 New products 14 News 12 […]

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QRZ DX and The DX Magazine Publisher Carl Smith, N4AA, SK

QRZ DX and The DX Magazine Publisher and Editor Carl Smith, N4AA, of Asheville, North Carolina, died on October 20. An ARRL member, he was 77 and had been a radio amateur and DXer for more than 6 decades. Smith and his late wife Miriam, KB4C, bought

the two publications’ parent DX Publishing in 1997

“Carl was a ham’s ham, as he dabbled in many aspects of our great hobby,” The Daily DX Editor Ber…

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New NoVs for 146-146MHz

By rsgb All current 146 to 147MHz band Notices of Variation expire on Tuesday, 31 October 2017. Ofcom has agreed that the band will be made available for another year. However, to continue to use the frequencies you must obtain a new NoV. These are available, free of charge, from the RSGB website at rsgb.org/nov.

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500th GB2CW transmission for G3UKV

By rsgb Martyn, G3UKV will be making his 500th GB2CW transmission this coming Thursday, 26 October 2017. He made his first transmission under GB2CW in February 2007, and comes on 80m on a frequency of 3605kHz every Thursday at 9am local time. He would welcome as many call-ins following the half hour Morse transmission as possible to […]

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60th Jamboree on the Air

By rsgb This weekend will see many international call signs on the air for the 60th Jamboree on the Air, where amateur radio and the Scouting movement get on the air. This year they are expecting around one million participants from around 150 countries. If you hear these young people on the air, please give them a […]

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The K7RA Solar Update

The past reporting week (October 12-18) saw very little solar activity, with a sunspot number of 12 on October 15, meaning the average daily sunspot number was only 1.7, down from the already low average of 8.4 over the previous seven days.

Over the same two periods, average daily solar flux declined from 76.8 to 70.5, while average daily planetary A index increased from 8.9 to 21.1 and average …

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2016 Convention videos on YouTube

By rsgb The RSGB has released 12 lectures from the 2016 Convention onto its YouTube channel. Visit www.youtube.com/theRSGB or RSGB 2016 Convention lectures on the RSGB website.

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Advanced exam distance learning course

By rsgb The Bath-based distance learning course for the Advanced exam has achieved an 85 percent pass rate with over 500 passes to date. The Bath-based distance learning team will be running another Advanced amateur radio course from January until June. Weekly work packages are sent out to students who complete the studying at home and submit […]

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