Stuart Boast, G3WDL, 8 January 2020

Stuart Boast G3WDL was born on 22 June 1945 and became a SK on 8 January 2020. Stuart was born in Doncaster and lived in the neighbourhood all his life. On leaving school he worked at the steel works in Scunthorpe but had ambitions of becoming a ships …

RadCom March 2020, Vol. 96, No. 3

Anytone AT-D578UVPRO—a look at the dual band 144/430MHz DMR/FM mobile To read this edition, tap or click cover image News and Reports Around Your Region – Club events calendar 84 Around Your Region – Events roundup 89 New products 14 News 12 RSGB Matte…

New distance record on the 122GHz band

Using low power silicon chips with barely a milliwatt, an astonishing new world record of 139km has been achieved on the 122GHz millimetre wave amateur band. The distance record set in the California mountains is particularly notable as this frequency …

Repeater, gateway and beacon NoV renewals

The RSGB would like to remind all holders of Notices of Variation for repeaters, gateways and beacons to ensure their contact details are up to date. The three year renewal season is under way and there are a number of keepers who have changed their em…

Ofcom consults on EMF exposure

Ofcom has published a consultation document called Proposed Measures to Require Compliance with International Guidelines for Limiting Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields which can be read at tinyurl.com/gb2rs-ofcomemf. The RSGB is reviewing the document…

GB2RS News Script for 23 February 2020

Tap or click the link below to download this week’s GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 23 February 2020 (12-page/191KB Microsoft Word document) Problems downloading the GB2RS news script? Try this alternative link.

Also in GB2RS this week…

This weekend members of Girlguiding will have been participating in Thinking Day on the Air. This event is an opportunity for the youngest Rainbow to the oldest Trefoil Guild member to talk to other members of the World Association of Girl Guides and G…

Three Blue Ham exercises now planned for 2020

The Royal Air Force Air Cadets (RAFAC) are pleased to announce that due to popular demand for the Blue Ham Radio Communications Exercises they have been able to programme in three exercises for 2020. The first exercise will be during the weekend of 7 a…