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vendredi 6 mai 2022

  • RSGB Convention booking opens
    We are delighted that we will be holding an in-person Convention on 7 to 9 October at Kents Hill Park Training and Conference, Milton Keynes. We’re looking forward to meeting up again. Booking is now open on our website. If you book by 31 August 2022 you can take advantage of the early booking (...)

  • Service message for RSGB members
    The RSGB President spoke about the new Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system at the AGM last Saturday. The Society would like to pre-warn Members that they will not be able to update their membership details from on Thursday, 5 May to Tuesday, 10 May. This applies both to the online (...)

  • Could you join the RadCom Editorial team?
    If you are interested in becoming part of the RSGB RadCom Editorial team, the Society is recruiting for a Managing Editor and a Technical Editor. There is further information about both roles on the Society’s website at rsgb.org/careers.

  • IARU Region 1 wants your bright ideas for the hobby
    IARU Region 1 is looking for ideas that could lead to more licensed radio amateurs. Draft proposals are welcome by the 31 May 2022. The best ideas will be shared with the proposing teams so they can work on a more detailed project on 10 June 2022.OK More details can be found on the IARU (...)

jeudi 5 mai 2022

  • RSGB Convention booking opens
    We are delighted that we will be holding an in-person Convention on 7-9 October at Kents Hill Park Training and Conference, Milton Keynes. We’re looking forward to meeting up again. Booking is now open on our website If you book by 31 August you can take advantage of the early booking discounts. (...)

  • RSGB Convention booking opens
    We are delighted that we will be holding an in-person Convention on 7-9 October at Kents Hill Park Training and Conference, Milton Keynes. We’re looking forward to meeting up again. Booking is now open on our website If you book by 31 August you can take advantage of the early booking discounts. (...)

  • Service message for RSGB members
    The RSGB President spoke about the new Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system at the AGM last Saturday. The Society would like to pre-warn Members that they will not be able to update their membership details from on Thursday, 5 May to Tuesday, 10 May. This applies both to the online (...)

mardi 3 mai 2022

  • RadCom Technical Editor vacancy
    The RSGB is looking to recruit a Technical Editor for RadCom. Reporting to the Managing Editor, the successful candidate will need a wide range of radio and electronic knowledge, including amateur radio. We are looking for someone who is positive, enthusiastic about technology, has an excellent (...)

  • Club, beacon and repeater insurance renewed
    RSGB club insurance, and beacon and repeater insurance, has now been renewed for the year to April 2023. Club insurance certificates can be downloaded from the RSGB website; please use your Membership Services login to obtain a copy of your certificate – for more details go to Club Insurance. To (...)

vendredi 29 avril 2022

  • Service message for RSGB members
    The RSGB President spoke about the new Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system at the AGM last Saturday. The Society would like to pre-warn Members that they will not be able to update their membership details from Thursday 5 May to Tuesday 10 May. This applies both to the online (...)

  • Open Zoom meeting on the ADIF processor
    On Thursday evening, 5 May 2022, Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club is hosting an open Zoom meeting. It will be a talk by Mark Wickens, M0NOM The ADIF Processor. This is an online tool, developed by Mark, for enriching your log files and visualising contacts in Google Earth. Originally developed (...)

  • Service message for RSGB members
    The RSGB President spoke about the new Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system at the AGM last Saturday. The Society would like to pre-warn Members that they will not be able to update their membership details from Thursday 5 May to Tuesday 10 May. This applies both to the online (...)

  • YOTA summer camp in Croatia
    The 2022 Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) summer camp will be held in Croatia not far from the capital city of Zagreb. The Croatian Amateur Radio Association will be hosting the event, which will take place from 6-13 August 2022. This is a chance in a lifetime for young RSGB Members to represent (...)

samedi 23 avril 2022

  • Two new GB2RS broadcasts
    The RSGB GB2RS News Service is delighted to announce two new broadcasts on Sundays. With a nod to how it all started back in 1955, we have introduced a transmission using amplitude modulation. This takes place in the 80m band on 3650kHz at 08.00 UK time from the station of G4JBD in (...)

  • Take part in SOS Radio Week
    Every year thousands of people get into difficulty around our coast. Thousands of unpaid volunteers swing into action to save and rescue them. SOS Radio Week celebrates the work of these selfless volunteers. Amateur radio stations get on the air to raise awareness of the invaluable work of the (...)

  • VMARS nets
    The Vintage Military Amateur Radio Society (VMARS) will be displaying at the Blackpool Rally on Sunday, 24 April 2022. They have regular nets on 3615kHz at 8.30am on Saturdays using AM, and at 8pm on Wednesdays using USB to facilitate the use of ex-military equipment. On Fridays, the frequency (...)

  • 95th RSGB AGM streamed live on 23 April 2022
    The 95th RSGB AGM was streamed live on the RSGB website at rsgb.org/agm and on the RSGB YouTube channel between 12.00 and 15.00 on Saturday, 23 April 2022. The full agenda for the AGM is given below, and a full video recording of the day's event is now available from the RSGB YouTube channel. (...)

vendredi 22 avril 2022

  • RESOLVED – Power outage at NRC – NRC now open as normal
    UPDATE – 08:05 23/04/2022 The electrical issue at the RSGB National Radio Centre at Bletchley Park has been resolved this morning and the NRC is now open for visitors as normal this weekend. UPDATE – 17:21 22/04/2022 The RSGB National Radio Centre at Bletchley Park is experiencing a major power (...)

  • RESOLVED – RSGB email server issue
    UPDATE – 16:57 22/04/2022 The work to replace a key item of network infrastructure at RSGB HQ has now completed, and email services are fully available as normal. If you sent email to an RSGB email address during the outage you are only advised to resend emails if you did not receive a reply as (...)

  • Two new GB2RS broadcasts
    The RSGB GB2RS News Service is delighted to announce two new broadcasts on Sundays. With a nod to how it all started back in 1955, we have introduced a transmission using amplitude modulation. This takes place in the 80m band on 3650kHz at 08.00 UK time from the station of G4JBD in (...)

  • Take part in SOS Radio Week
    Every year thousands of people get into difficulty around our coast. Thousands of unpaid volunteers swing into action to save and rescue them. SOS Radio Week celebrates the work of these selfless volunteers. Amateur radio stations get on the air to raise awareness of the invaluable work of the (...)

  • VMARS nets
    The Vintage Military Amateur Radio Society (VMARS) will be displaying at the Blackpool Rally on Sunday, 24 April 2022. They have regular nets on 3615kHz at 8.30am on Saturdays using AM, and at 8pm on Wednesdays using USB to facilitate the use of ex-military equipment. On Fridays, the frequency (...)

  • RadCom Managing Editor role
    As previously announced, RadCom Editor Elaine Richards, G4LFM is to retire in the summer and there will be a vacancy for a person to edit RadCom, the Society’s journal and one of the most respected amateur radio publications in the world. The successful candidate will need to show demonstrable (...)

  • Jubilee SES – GB70
    As part of the forthcoming Jubilee celebrations, the RSGB has announced further details of its GB70 special event station activities. The seven SES call signs will be active across the Jubilee weekend, from 2-5 June, on multiple bands and modes. After that weekend, these special call signs will (...)

jeudi 21 avril 2022

  • RSGB email server issue
    UPDATE – 13:05 22/04/2022 Our technical team are still working on the networking issue at RSGB HQ, but unfortunately have not yet been able to restore email service. An additional engineer is en route to investigate the issue further, and we will update this post as soon as we know more. UPDATE (...)

mercredi 20 avril 2022

  • RadCom May 2022, Vol. 98, No. 5
    LimeSDR RFE front end and PA A low noise front end and power amplifier add-on for the LimeSDR series To read this edition, tap or click cover image News and Reports Around Your Region – Club events calendar 85 Around Your Region – Events roundup 89 New products 14 News 12 RSGB Matters 6 Special (...)

jeudi 14 avril 2022

  • RSGB AGM to be livestreamed
    The RSGB AGM is being livestreamed on Saturday, 23 April 2022 at 12 noon. You can still submit a question for the RSGB Board to answer during the event, but you will need to do so before 9am on Wednesday, 20 April. Voting in the elections closes at 09.00 on Thursday, 21 April—the Society (...)

  • Pop-up YOTA net on Easter Sunday
    A special pop-up Youngsters On The Air (YOTA) net will be on the air Easter Sunday at 1400UTC. This pop-up net is aimed exclusively at youngsters under the age of 25 and encourages them to call in and have a QSO with fellow youngsters on the air. The net controller for the first hour will (...)

  • EMF video published
    We’ve just published a very short video outlining the new EMF regulations and the help/tools the RSGB provides for radio amateurs. There is a wealth of information and help on the RSGB website and we hope this video will point people towards that in a new (...)

mardi 12 avril 2022

  • RSGB IT Helpdesk delays now improving
    The recent long delays on the RSGB IT Helpdesk are now easing off, and while there is still a high number of tickets queued in the system, we hope to get to all outstanding cases by the end of this week. We know some of you have been waiting a very long time for a (...)

lundi 11 avril 2022

  • EMF video published
    We've just published a very short video outlining the new EMF regulations and the help/tools the RSGB provides for radio amateurs. There is a wealth of information and help on the RSGB website and we hope this video will point people towards that in a new (...)

vendredi 8 avril 2022

  • Youngsters on the Air contest results
    The final results of the third round of the Youngsters On The Air (YOTA) Contest in 2021 are now available on the YOTA website. Throughout the three legs of the contest, the organisers received nearly 700 logs from all over the world, including many from those under the age 26. In 2022, the (...)

  • Celebrate World Amateur Radio Day
    On 18 April 2022, radio amateurs worldwide take to the airwaves in celebration of World Amateur Radio Day. It was on this day in 1925, that the International Amateur Radio Union was formed in Paris. You can read more about the event, and download posters and other publicity material for any (...)

  • Use your vote in the RSGB elections
    Just a reminder that voting is still open in the RSGB AGM. There are three resolutions to vote for including the endorsement of two Nominated Board Directors. They have been put forward by the RSGB Nominations Committee but it is RSGB Members who choose whether or not to endorse them. The (...)

vendredi 1er avril 2022

  • RSGB NRC needs volunteers
    The RSGB National Radio Centre (NRC) welcomes thousands of people through its doors each month and introduces them to amateur radio. The Society needs to expand the team of volunteers and is particularly looking for people who can be part of the team each Thursday. If you are interested in (...)

  • Transatlantic tests and Paul Godley lecture
    As most listeners will already know, Paul Godley was sent over from the USA 100 years ago to conduct the transatlantic tests. Those tests opened up the era of short wave radio communication. But why Paul Godley? Who was he, why was he chosen and what happened next? On Thursday, 7 April 2022, (...)

  • MSF signals closed for maintenance
    A scheduled annual maintenance shutdown of the MSF 60kHz Radio Time Signal service is planned. It will allow safe working on the masts and antennas. The service will be off-air from 0700 to 1700UTC each day between 4 to 21 April 2022. The transmission will be restored overnight whenever (...)

jeudi 31 mars 2022

  • RadCom Basics March issue online now
    The March issue of RadCom Basics is on the website for members to read. This issue includes a look at: Filtering signals within the amateur bands Fun with a VHF/UHF handheld Listening via WebSDRs Making a DC voltage reference for your shack To join the RadCom Basics mailing list, log into (...)

  • 40MHz in the UK
    Recently there have been a number of reports of individual holders of UK amateur licences gaining Innovation and Trial licences from Ofcom to conduct experimental transmissions on 40MHz (8m). Ofcom has made it very clear for several years that there was no likelihood of UK radio amateurs (...)

  • 40MHz in the UK
    Recently there have been a number of reports of individual holders of UK amateur licences gaining Innovation and Trial licences from Ofcom to conduct experimental transmissions on 40MHz (8m). Ofcom has made it very clear for several years that there was no likelihood of UK radio amateurs (...)

  • RadCom Basics – March 2022 edition out now
    We are pleased to announce the March 2022 edition of RadCom Basics is now available at rsgb.org/radcom-basics In this edition – Filtering signals within the amateur bands Fun with a VHF/UHF handheld Listening via WebSDRs Make a DC voltage reference for your shack Whether you’re new to the hobby, (...)

mercredi 30 mars 2022

mardi 29 mars 2022

  • HQ staff update
    A significant number of HQ staff currently have Covid and it is affecting many of us more severely than just minor cold symptoms. We are doing our best to keep up with work where possible, but please be patient if your call or email isn’t answered as quickly as usual. We hope to be back (...)

  • Giles Read, G1MFG, Silent Key
    We start with the sad news that the RadCom Technical Editor, Giles Read, G1MFG, has become a Silent Key following a short illness. Since June 2006, he has been an integral part of the RadCom and GB2RS team and will be missed by his colleagues as well as many in the wider amateur circle. An (...)

  • Long delays on RSGB IT Helpdesk
    We apologise for the very long delays answering tickets on the RSGB IT Helpdesk, the service is exceptionally busy at the moment. Our staff are currently working hard to clear the backlog of tickets, and we hope to get back to our normal response times by the end of this week. If you have been (...)

  • RSGB NRC needs volunteers
    The RSGB National Radio Centre (NRC) welcomes thousands of people through its doors each month and introduces them to amateur radio. The Society needs to expand the team of volunteers and is particularly looking for people who can be part of the team each Thursday. If you are interested in (...)

vendredi 25 mars 2022

  • Giles Read, G1MFG, Silent Key
    We start with the sad news that the RadCom Technical Editor, Giles Read, G1MFG, has become a Silent Key following a short illness. Since June 2006, he has been an integral part of the RadCom and GB2RS team and will be missed by his colleagues as well as many in the wider amateur circle. An (...)

  • Emergency comms in the Azores
    The island of Sao Jorge in the Azores has suffered over 1,800 earthquakes in 48 hours. The regional government has prepared contingency plans to protect the island’s population. CT1END, the Emergency Communications Coordinator for Portugal, reports that a group of nine radio amateurs are working (...)

  • RSGB National Radio Centre re-opens
    We are pleased to announce that the RSGB National Radio Centre (NRC) at Bletchley Park will reopen on Monday 28 March. It will be open seven days per week as usual. We were sorry to have to close the NRC last week due to a significant number of volunteers suffering from Covid and we are (...)

jeudi 24 mars 2022

  • RSGB Platinum Jubilee activities
    The RSGB is offering a wide variety of amateur radio activities to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. From special event stations to an innovation competition, a radio tournament and an operating award, the Society hopes there is something for everyone. You can read an outline (...)

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