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vendredi 5 août 2022

  • GB22HQ moving location
    For operational reasons it is no longer possible to operate GB22HQ, the special event station for the Commonwealth Games, from the Smithfield site in Birmingham. The move to the Smithfield site had been a last-minute decision due to other calls on our original site by the Commonwealth Games (...)

  • Welsh operators wanted for GB22GW
    GB22GW is the Commonwealth Games callsign for Wales. Cath, GW4CVT is looking for volunteers in Wales to use the callsign either by CW, SSB or datamodes until the 21 August. To book a slot, visit qrz.com and search for GB22GW. There you will find Cath’s email address and the slots that are (...)

  • New Special Interest Group Manager appointed
    The RSGB is pleased to announce that Philip Hosey, MI0MSO has been appointed as the Special Interest Group Manager. The primary role of the Honorary Officer for Affiliated National Societies and Special Interest Groups is to champion their interests and to develop a closer relationship between (...)

vendredi 29 juillet 2022

  • Commonwealth Games station on the air
    The RSGB is excited to be supporting the Commonwealth Games with special event station GB22HQ. This is being activated from the Birmingham Smithfield site where the Beach Volleyball, 3×3 Basketball and Wheelchair Basketball will take place. It is also the starting point for the Marathon. GB22HQ (...)

  • Listen out for YOTA Summer Camp stations
    As part of the Youngsters On The Air 2022 summer camp from the 6 to the 13 August, seven callsigns will be heard. 9A22YOTA will operate from the camp in Croatia for the full duration. 9A1YOTA will join remotely on the 8 August alongside 9A2YOTA on EU-136. 9A3YOTA will be on the air on the (...)

  • RadCom Basics available to RSGB Members
    The latest edition of RadCom Basics for July 2022 is now available. There are more topics to help newcomers and those looking to brush-up. You can read articles on setting up a station on a tight budget, understanding the propagation predictions in RadCom and Inter-G working amongst other (...)

jeudi 28 juillet 2022

  • Radcom Basics July 2022, Edition 29
    Welcome to the July 2022 edition of RadCom Basics, as usual there’s lots for both beginners and experienced amateurs just looking to refresh their knowledge. To read this edition, go to rsgb.org/radcom-basics and login with your RSGB Membership Services details. In this edition – With a tight (...)

vendredi 22 juillet 2022

  • Operate a Commonwealth Games station
    For the Commonwealth Games, GB22HQ will be operating from the Birmingham NEC. There are also seven ‘Special’ Special Event callsigns, one each from the four UK Home Nations and three Crown Dependencies. From the 25 July until the 21 August, the special callsigns will be available for activation (...)

  • GB2RS news readers sought
    The RSGB is seeking one or more readers to join the team that broadcasts GB2RS on 2m FM voice at 9am UK clock time each Sunday from south Essex. You would transmit the news occasionally as part of a schedule devised by the existing team. Your station should provide good coverage of South-East (...)

  • Poldhu ARC Open Day
    Poldhu Amateur Radio Club is holding an Open Day on Saturday the 6 August from 10am. They welcome anyone who has an interest in amateur radio, or those that are already licensed, to join them for the day. There will be an opportunity to operate the club station, have a chat and learn more. The (...)

  • YOTA Croatia 2022 team announced!
    We are pleased to announce the team of young RSGB Members who will be representing the UK at next month’s YOTA camp in Croatia. Hosted by Croatian Amateur Radio Association (HRS), the event will be held in Karlovac, not far from the capital city of Zagreb, between 6 and 13 August. Meet Dan, (...)

jeudi 21 juillet 2022

  • Direct to Full examination syllabus
    We are pleased to announce the publication of the new Direct to Full examination syllabus. Enrolments for the Direct to Full examinations will open in January 2023, six months after the publication of the new syllabus. More information about the changes and the full syllabus can be found at: (...)

  • Direct to Full examination syllabus
    We are pleased to announce the publication of the new Direct to Full examination syllabus. Enrolments for the Direct to Full examinations will open in January 2023, six months after the publication of the new syllabus. More information about the changes and the full syllabus can be found at: (...)

mercredi 20 juillet 2022

  • RSGB website outages
    We apologize for the downtime on our website yesterday, our service provider experienced a major failure at a data centre which impacted a number of websites. Services have mostly been restored but there may be some intermittent downtime while their systems return to normal. Our apologies for (...)

vendredi 15 juillet 2022

  • National Radio Centre seeks volunteers
    The RSGB National Radio Centre (NRC) at Bletchley Park is looking to recruit volunteers, particularly for duties on Mondays, Thursdays and at the weekend. If you think this volunteer role is for you, or you want more information, please contact the NRC co-ordinator, Martyn, G0GMB on (...)

  • Antarctic Stations due to be active
    The Argentine Antarctic Stations at San Martin, AN-016, Belgrano II, AN-016, and Marambio, AN-013, are expected to be active on 14.190MHz every Saturday in July between 1300 and 1800UTC. Look for the call signs LU1ZD, LU1ZG and LU4ZS respectively. QSL all three stations via (...)

  • Unknown interference appearing on 15m band
    The IARU Region 1 Monitoring Service Newsletter for June 2022 is now available. You can read about a new unknown signal on the 15m band. It was present on 21.0035MHz for several days with long-lasting transmissions. It was also received several times in the vicinity of 21.122MHz. There were (...)

  • RadCom August 2022, Vol. 98, No. 8
    The less is more guide to DMR – What you need to know to set up and use DMR (Digital Mobile Radio) on a budget To read this edition, tap or click cover image News and Reports Around Your Region – Club events calendar 84 Around Your Region – Events roundup 88 New products 14 (...)

vendredi 8 juillet 2022

  • ICQ Podcast talks to RSGB
    Recently, the ICQ Podcast team spoke with Steve Thomas, M1ACB, the RSGB General Manager and Murray Niman, G6JYB, the RSGB Spectrum Forum Chair. Steve discussed some of the behind-the-scenes work carried out by the RSGB whilst at Ham radio in Germany. This included participating in IARU (...)

  • Special Australian station for Fleet Air Arm anniversary
    VK75FAA is a special callsign celebrating the 75th anniversary of the formation of the Fleet Air Arm, the Royal Australian Navy’s aviation branch. Activity will continue until the end of October. The callsign will be used by amateurs around Australia on a rota (...)

  • QSL Gallery online
    The large collection of QSL cards on Les Nouvelles DX’s website has been updated. Amongst the sixteen different galleries there are cards for the ten ‘Most Wanted’ DXCC Entities between 2012 and 2021, the 62 deleted DXCC Entities and special stations commemorating the ITU and IARU. You can view (...)

vendredi 1er juillet 2022

  • RSGB Regional vacancies
    The RSGB has vacancies for someone to be co-opted as the Regional Representative for Region 11 until the AGM in 2023. Region 11 covers Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, South Gloucestershire and the Channel Islands. There are 13 RSGB Regional Representatives covering the whole of the UK and (...)

  • Tribute to Zorro, JH1AJT
    3D2AJT is the special callsign that Dom, 3D2USU will be using for one month from Nadi in the Fiji Islands in memory of the late Yasuo ‘Zorro’ Miyazawa, JH1AJT. Activity will end on 27 July, which would have marked Zorro’s 73rd birthday. Zorro was also known for his DXpeditions and charitable work (...)

  • Tonight@8 on Radio waves and antennas
    Tonight @8 will take place on Monday, the 4 July. This is the final lecture before the summer break. Peter Duffett-Smith, GM3XJE will be looking at Radio waves and antennas…and all that. His presentation covers a range of antenna-related information so there should be something for everyone. (...)

vendredi 24 juin 2022

  • RSGB joins IARU Region 1 meeting
    RSGB volunteers and staff contributed to the IARU Region 1 Interim meeting at Friedrichshafen on Thursday, 23 June 2022. The meeting covered topics across HF, VHF and UHF, as well as microwave and EMC matters. This included the latest state of preparations for WRC-23 where agenda item 9.1B on (...)

  • GB70D on air from the Isle of Man
    The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee station GB70D is based on the Isle of Man. On Tuesday, 28 June 2022, it will be based in the grounds of Government House. It is hoped that the Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man and Lady Philippa will participate for several periods during the day. The station (...)

  • Tonight @ 8 on Monday
    Tonight @ 8 will take place on Monday, 4 July 2022. This is the final lecture before the summer break. Peter Duffett-Smith, G3XJE will be looking at Radio Waves and Antennas… and All That. His presentation covers a range of antenna-related information, so there should be something for everyone. (...)

lundi 20 juin 2022

  • RadCom July 2022, Vol. 98, No. 7
    Solar Cycle 25 – A controversial theory regarding sunspot predictions 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 International Marconi Day 2022 54 New products 14 News 12 Obituaries 10 RSGB (...)

vendredi 17 juin 2022

  • Region 1 Monitoring Service newsletter
    The latest IARU Region 1 Monitoring Service newsletter detailing intruders in the amateur bands is available via the website Radars continue to be the most numerous and harmful intrusions in our bands. For the last couple of months monitoring have been receiving signals whose function they have (...)

  • IARU VHF and up matters
    For those with a particular interest in VHF matters, the IARU Region 1 VHF+ Newsletter number 89 is available from this website It contains details of the interim hybrid meeting due to be held during the radio show in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Subjects for discussion include preparation for the (...)

  • GI-QRP Convention
    The GI-QRP Convention will take place on Saturday the 25 June at the Tandragee Golf Club. This event is supported by the G-QRP Club. There will be trade stands, talks and presentations relating to QRP construction and operating. The talks will be streamed live online for those unable to attend. (...)

vendredi 10 juin 2022

  • Feedback on HF band changes welcome
    Amateurs are reminded that IARU Region-1 is holding its Interim Meeting on the 23 June. As outlined in the recent June RadCom, feedback is welcomed on proposals for global HF band changes to accommodate growth in digital modes and related matters. The meeting will also consider a series of (...)

  • Feedback on HF band changes welcome
    Amateurs are reminded that IARU Region 1 is holding its Interim Meeting on the 23 June 2022. As outlined in the recent June RadCom, feedback is welcomed on proposals for global HF band changes to accommodate growth in digital modes and related matters. The meeting will also consider a series of (...)

  • Gateways on the Air
    The Gateways On The Air (GOTA) event will be on the air between 11 and 19 June 2022, and is hosted on the FreeSTAR Multimode Network. The aim of the event is to promote increased RF voice communications via analogue and digital simplex gateways. Licensed amateurs are encouraged to go outside (...)

  • GI-QRP Convention
    Tickets are now on sale for some of the things going on at the GI-QRP Convention; the first to take place in Northern Ireland for many years. This is being organised by members of the RSGB Region 8 team, in conjunction with the G-QRP Club. The event takes place at the Tandragee Golf Club on (...)

mercredi 1er juin 2022

  • Amateur radio to be shown on television
    The hobby of amateur radio, and portable operating in particular, will receive some television coverage on Sunday, 5 June 2022. The long-running BBC Countryfile programme airs at 6pm on BBC 1, and features Flat Holm island in the Bristol Channel; the site of Marconi's first radio transmissions (...)

  • Thank you to all the Society's volunteers
    Volunteers Week takes place between 1 and 7 June every year. It's a chance for the RSGB to recognise the fantastic contribution volunteers make to the work of the Society. From newsreaders to the National Radio Centre, the regional teams, to committees and everything in between, the RSGB would (...)

  • Platinum Jubilee activities underway
    The RSGB's Platinum Jubilee activities have started with the GB70 special event stations up and running. The call signs to look for are GB70E in England, GB70M in Scotland, GB70W in Wales, GB70I in Northern Ireland, GB70J on Jersey, GB70U on Guernsey and GB70D on the Isle of Man. You can find (...)

mardi 31 mai 2022

  • Radcom Basics May 2022, Edition 28
    Welcome to our new look RadCom Basics, in a new magazine-style format. For the first time ever, the magazine is now available in our HTML5 flipbook viewer, and the PDF version is now available as a single file download. To give all our visitors a chance to see what RadCom Basics offers, we are (...)

vendredi 27 mai 2022

  • Jubilee callsigns go live from 1 June 2022
    It isn't long now until the RSGB's Platinum Jubilee activities kick off. You can start using the Regional Secondary Locator, the letter Q, on the 1 June 2022. The free-of-charge Notice of Variation to your licence that is needed is available on the RSGB website. If you want to retain your usual (...)

  • GB70 special event stations
    The GB70 special event stations will be operating next weekend, including the Bank Holidays, and you can get a special QSL card for contact with any of the GB70 stations. The Guernsey club use of the QO-100 satellite is causing a lot of interest. The call signs to look for are GB70E in England, (...)

  • ATV columnist interviewed
    The June edition of MagPi, the Raspberry Pi magazine, features an article about amateur digital television and an interview with RadCom ATV author Dave Crump, G8GKQ. You can find out more in MagPi, issue 118.

  • GB70 special event stations
    The GB70 Special Event Stations will be operating next weekend, including the bank holidays, and you can get a special QSL card for contact with any of the GB70 stations. The Guernsey club use of the QO-100 satellite is causing a lot of interest. The callsigns to look for are GB70E in England, (...)

  • ATV columnist interviewed
    The June edition of the Raspberry Pi magazine, MagPi, features an article about amateur digital television and an interview with RadCom ATV author Dave Crump, G8GKQ. You can find out more via the link issue 118.

mercredi 25 mai 2022

  • GB70 QSL card
    If you contact a GB70 station during June, a professionally-designed QSL card will be available on request from the appointed professional QSL Manager. Bureau QSL cards are free of charge, from M0OXO OQRS with the first batch of cards anticipated to be sent during July 2022. Cards requested by (...)

vendredi 20 mai 2022

  • High altitude balloon launch
    A team from hi-impact on the Wirral will be working alongside the Oaktree Multi-Academy Trust, a Wirral based group of schools, on a High Altitude Balloon launch. This is planned for Thursday the 26 May at 11am from a location near Welshpool. The frequency in use will be 434.250MHz USB. There (...)

  • High altitude balloon launch
    A team from hi-impact on the Wirral will be working alongside the Oaktree Multi-Academy Trust, a Wirral based group of schools, on a High Altitude Balloon launch. This is planned for Thursday the 26 May at 11am from a location near Welshpool. The frequency in use will be 434.250MHz USB. There (...)

  • IARU Region 1 interim meeting
    IARU Region-1 is holding its Interim Meeting on the 23 June. As outlined in the recent June RadCom, feedback is welcomed on proposals for global HF band changes to accommodate growth in digital modes and related matters. The meeting will also consider a series of EMC and Spectrum topics. RSGB (...)

  • IARU Region 1 interim meeting
    IARU Region-1 is holding its Interim Meeting on the 23 June. As outlined in the recent June RadCom, feedback is welcomed on proposals for global HF band changes to accommodate growth in digital modes and related matters. The meeting will also consider a series of EMC and Spectrum topics. RSGB (...)

  • RSGB Commonwealth Games activities
    The Commonwealth Games will be held in Birmingham later this summer. It will see around 4,500 athletes from 72 nations and territories, compete in 19 sports across 14 competition venues. The RSGB has just published news of the various activities it is planning to link with the Games. You can (...)

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