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RSGB CONVENTION 2017

The Convention programme of lectures for all interests will be available on the website. Principal sponsor Martin Lynch & Sons.

RSGB DX Contest

The RSGB DX Contest is a development of a long established series of HF contests on 21 and 28 MHz which are now expanded to include 3.5, 7 and 14MHz to accommodate periods of poor propagation on the higher bands. This contest is always an excellent opportunity for UK&CD stations to have DX QSOs and for non-UK stations to work United Kingdom and Crown Dependencies (UK&CD) stations on multiple bands and modes.

NATIONAL HAMFEST

Brought to you by the RSGB in association with the Lincoln Short Wave Club.

The venue has free car parking and has disabled facilities.

There will be trade stands, a Bring & Buy, car boot area, flea market, special interest groups and RSGB bookstall.

There will also be representatives from the RSGB Services and committees.

Morse proficiency test will be available. The venue has catering outlets and a seating area.

IARU R1 honours Colin Thomas, G3PSM

We’re delighted to announce that Colin Thomas, G3PSM has been given the Roy Stevens G2BVN Memorial Award by the IARU Region 1. It is appropriate that Roy was Colin’s mentor in his international work. Colin retires as Chairman of the External Relations Committee this year after a period of exemplary service to the amateur radio […] Original Article

 

Legacy Subcommittee volunteers needed

The Legacy Sub-Committee makes recommendations to the RSGB Board on requests for funding from the £180,000 Legacy Fund. The Board wishes to appoint a new Chairman of the Legacy Sub-Committee and also a further sub-committee member. Information about the fund is on the RSGB website and further details of these appointments are available from the General […] Original Article

RSGB Legacy Subcommittee

The Legacy Sub-Committee makes recommendations to the RSGB Board on requests for funding from the £180,000 Legacy Fund. The Board wishes to appoint a new Chairman of the Legacy Sub-Committee and also a further sub-committee member. Information about the fund is on the RSGB website and further details of these appointments are available from the General […] For the full article, http://rsgb.org/main/blog/volunteer-vacancies/2017/09/20/legacy-subcommittee/

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RSGB 3.5MHz CW Autumn Series Contest

A series of short evening contests on 3.5MHz, promoting competition between Affiliated Societies. Individual scores in every event count towards a Society’s overall score. A rolling listing is maintained on the Contest Committee HF Contests web page.

Future of amateur radio video released

A video created by the RSGB was used by Don Beattie, President of IARU Region 1, at the IARU conference in Landshut to spark discussion about the future of amateur radio. Five young radio amateurs from different countries (filmed at YOTA 2017) explain what they think the future of amateur radio should look like. They […] Original Article

IARU Region 1 Conference begins

Sunday, 17 September 2017 sees the start of the IARU Region 1 Conference. Delegates will consider around 140 papers covering many aspects of the future of amateur radio. Among the latest inputs are RSGB papers on noise floor measurements and YOTA 2017. Watch out for media updates during the week.

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Please keep clear of hurricane nets

In view of the arrival of Hurricane Max on the coast of Guerrero, Mexico, the FMRE National Emergency Net has activated. The net is operating on 7.060 MHz and 14.120MHz so please avoid causing interference on or around those frequencies.

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New RSGB Convention video

The latest RSGB Convention promotional video is on the RSGB website. You’ll hear a range of people explaining why they go to the Convention and see highlights of what you can expect during a Convention weekend. Tickets and weekend packages are still available—find out more at rsgb.org/convention.

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