Disabled visitors 10am. Under 12 years free. Refreshments available.
Under 14s free. Bring & Buy. RSGB bookstall. Hot and cold food available.
Talk-in station on S22. Car parking on site. Car boot area. No dogs are allowed, except Guide dog, which is a condition set by the landowner.
Disabled access 8.30am. Car boot sale. Catering. Flea market. Talk-in.
Talk-in station on S22. Free car parking. Huge radio, electronics & computing boot sale. Catering is available on site.
RSGB bookstall. Cafe. Disabled access & facilities. FREE Car parking. BBC: Parking charges waived for ham radio rally
Disabled access 10:00am. Under 12 years free. Refreshments available.
Hosted by South Normanton & Alfreton & District ARC. Disabled facilities. Bar. Catering available. Free parking.
Free car parking. Car boot sale. Bring & Buy. GB4SWR HF station. RSGB bookstall. Catering available.
Talk-in station. Ample car parking. Bring & Buy. RSGB bookstall. Doors open 10.15 for disabled visitors. Catering available.
You need your RSGB Membership Services login to download the 2019 Board proceedings. 16 February 2019 (5-page/426KB PDF) 19 January 2019 (5-page/426KB PDF)
The 92nd RSGB AGM will be held at Jurys Inn, 24 Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2HQ on Saturday the 27th of April, commencing at 12 noon. Details for the 2019 AGM appeared in the April RadCom. Arrangements have been made for Members who are unable to attend the AGM to cast their votes by proxy. […]
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The IARU was represented in Turkey, where committee SE24 on Short Range Devices met to undertake further work concerning Wireless Power Transmission, or WPT. SE24 is considering both WPT for electric vehicles and also generic WPT applications. The IARU has made extensive input on the potential impact on radio communications from spurious emissions from WPT […]
The May RadCom includes a report that an authentic World War 2 Spy Set was recently donated to the RSGB National Radio Centre at Bletchley Park. We are delighted to announce that it is now on display in the reception area, providing a focal point to engage visitors’ interest from the moment they enter the […]
Max, DK1MAX will operate as XT2MAX from Burkina Faso until the 25th of April. He will be on CW and FT8. Please note that he will not be issuing paper QSLs. Logs will be uploaded to Logbook of the World. Anders, SM0HPL is on the air from Kampala, Uganda until the 27th of April. He […]
Special callsigns 4Z64EURO, 4X64S, 4X64O, 4X64N and 4X64G will be active from the 18th of April to the 18th of May for the 64th Eurovision Song Contest, which will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel between the 14th and 18th of May. QSL via Logbook of The World and eQSL. Certificates will be available for […]
This weekend the First Machine Generated Mode Contest ends its 24 hour run at 1400UTC today, the 21st. Using MGM on the 50 and 144MHz bands, the exchange is signal report and four-character locator. On Monday the IRTS 70cm Counties Contest runs from 1200 to 1300UTC. It is immediately followed by the IRTS 2m Counties […]
There are no rallies in the diary for the Easter weekend. On the 28th of April the Northern Amateur Radio Societies Association Exhibition will take place at the Norbreck Castle Exhibition Centre, Blackpool FY2 9AA. There will be a talk-in station and plenty of car parking. There will be trade stands, a Bring & Buy, […]
On Monday Llanelli Amateur Radio Society is closed for the bank holiday. Details from Steve Williams, MW6CCG, on 0787 849 4337. On Wednesday Cardiff University Amateur Radio Society has its regular shack night. Contact Derek, MW0LNA, via email to email@example.com. On Thursday Aberystwyth & District Amateur Radio Society has a club net, beginning on 145.500MHz […]
Flight Refuelling Amateur Radio Society has shack activity nights today, Wednesday and next Sunday. Details from Sue, M0PSZ, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. On Monday Weston Super Mare Radio Society has a club night. Contact M0JOG, on 0750 066 8674/ On Thursday South Bristol Amateur Radio Club has an open house and on air night. Contact […]
Peter Smith, G4JNU died aged 81 on December 23rd 2018. He was a very skilled electrical engineer and a fine mechanical engineer as well. Peter grew up in an engineering household in Reading. Peter’s father was a machine workshop instructor with the REME at Arborfield and Peter was proud that, with a lathe and other […]
Owen Garriott, W5LFL, the US astronaut who operated the world’s first amateur radio station from Space was reported a Silent Key on Twitter, Monday April 15; according to his family, he passed away at his home in Huntsville, Alabama. He was 88 years old. Press release from Johnson Space Center, Houston (lightly edited): […]
Talk-in station. Free car parking. Disabled access 9:50am. Bring & Buy. Catering available.
Sad news next. Ken Hatton, G3VBA, the GB2RS Manager, became silent key at the end of last week. He was appointed as GB2RS Manager on 1 January 2014, taking over from Gordon Adams, G3LEQ. Ken will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
The RSGB has released a vintage silent black and white video of an amateur radio direction finding field day. The video, called D/F Field Day North of the Thames, May 18th 1947, was filmed at Chipping Barnet.
Over the Easter Weekend of 18 to 21 April 2019, Martin Lynch of ML&S is sponsoring broadcasts transmitted from Radio Caroline in memory of his old employee Graeme Platts, G4XOF, who passed away last November due to cancer. One of Graeme’s last ‘bucket list’ visits was to the ship itself arranged by Martin. The history […]
Until 29 April 2019, as part of an art installation in Iceland by Lucy Helton, KD2MFV, SSTV images will be transmitted by TF3JA. The images, appropriated from the Reykjavik Museum of Photography’s collection, are of Icelandic glaciers photographed many years ago. Amateur radio operators who receive these transmissions are being asked to print out the […]
A special event station to commemorate the Battle of Culloden will be on the air on 16 and 17 April from the Highland Astronomical Society, Culloden Battlefield, Culloden Moor, Inverness IV2 5EU. Using the call sign GB0BOC, the station will be on the air from 9am to 8pm. GB0GKA, operated by Tony, G3ZRJ, and GB0GKB, […]
Mart, DL6UAA will be on the air as OH0UA from the Aland Islands, IOTA reference EU-002, until 19 April. He will operate on CW and digital and QSLs go via his home call sign. Chris, VK3FY and Dindo, DU1UD will be active as 4E8T from Tawi Tawi Island, OC-174, from 19 to 23 April. They […]
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We have been asked to clarify definitively that the Andover Rally is on 28 April and NOT on the 18th, as has been reported incorrectly by some non-RSGB sources. This Sunday, the 14th, the West London Radio and Electronics Show will take place at Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury-on-Thames TW16 5AQ. A talk-in […]
The National Museum of Computing (TNMOC) at Bletchley Park will be holding its first-ever ElectroJumble on Sunday, 21 April 2019. Over the years they have accumulated many pieces of electronic apparatus and components that are surplus to requirements. Items for sale include test equipment, military items, domestic radios, telecommunication equipment and vintage components. More details […]
On Sunday Mid-Ulster Amateur Radio Club is having a talk by Bobby Wadey. MI0RYL, the RSGB Awards Champion, speaking on the topic of amateur radio awards. Contact Dave Parkinson, 2I0SJV, via email to email@example.com.
We start with advance info that Marsham ARS will start its next Intermediate course on Sunday, 19 May. If you would like to join the course, or for more information, contact Steve, M0SSR on 07581 305 310. Note that you must have passed the Foundation before you can take the Intermediate exam. The club meets […]
We start with clubs that have several events this week. Central Lancs Amateur Radio Club has nets this Sunday and next Sunday on 1.940MHz LSB from 11am and then around 70.450MHz from 8pm. Details from Peter, G3UCA, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Denby Dale Radio Club has its net via GB3HD from 10.30am this Sunday, plus […]
West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has its FM contest this Sunday. Wednesday sees a Solder Group meeting and there’s no meeting on Friday. Contact Jack, GM4COX, via tinyurl.com/wosars. On Monday Edinburgh and District Amateur Radio Club has an operating evening. Contact Norman, GM1CNH, on 0774 094 6192. On Tuesday Inverness and District Amateur Radio […]
Flight Refuelling Amateur Radio Society has a shack activity night today, Wednesday and next Sunday. Details from Sue, M0PSZ, via email to email@example.com. On Monday Weston-super-Mare Radio Society has its main meeting. Contact M0JOG, on 0750 066 8674. On Thursday Cornish Radio Amateur Club is having a social evening. Details from Steve, G7VOH, on 01209 […]