Meet the team of young RSGB Members who will be heading out to the Netherlands (from 12 to 15 December) for the 2019 YOTA Winter camp.
We’re pleased to announce that Rob Evered, G2RE has joined us as the volunteer Youth Champion. Rob will work closely with the Youth Team to develop links (with schools, scouts & guides, universities and the public) and motivate young people to get involved in amateur radio.
Amongst the array of trophies and awards which were presented at last weekend’s RSGB Convention were the G5RP Shield and the ROTAB Trophy. The G5RP Shield is awarded for greatest progress in the DX field made by an RSGB Member resident in the UK during the year. This was presented to Tom Jones, M5NEX. The […]
The winners of the 2019 RSGB Construction Competition were announced today at the RSGB Convention in Milton Keynes. Judges’ Merits went to: Russell Tribe, G4SAQ, for his Low Earth Orbit satellite antenna tracking controllers. David Holman, M0YDH, for his Digital Amateur TV system Dean Brice, G0UIL, for his Bluetooth satellite antenna controller In […]
At the National Hamfest on 28 September 2019 we announced the winners of the RSGB National Club of the Year 2018. We thank Waters & Stanton for sponsoring this year’s event, and for kindly donating the prizes. This year’s competition had only one category for entrants, and as well as being open to clubs of […]
The next Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact is scheduled for the week of 7 October 2019 with Bampton School in Devon. They’ll be operating as GB4BPS and contacting NA1SS on the station. More details to follow soon.
Due to essential maintenance work on the SteppIR beam, the radio room at the RSGB National Radio Centre at Bletchley Park will not be operational for much of Wednesday 11 September. We apologise for the short notice and any inconvenience caused to NRC visitors.
We are looking for a new Chair for the RSGB Convention Organising Committee. The current post holder, Graham Murchie, G4FSG will be standing down after the 2019 event in October after six highly successful years in the role. Ideally Graham’s successor will work with him on concluding arrangements for 2019’s Convention and to start planning […]
After due consideration, and as reported in GB2RS news on Friday, 5 July 2019, RSGB President Dave Wilson, M0OBW wrote to Ofcom strongly expressing the RSGB’s concerns about the proposed WRC-23 aeronautical Agenda Item that includes 144-146 MHz. The President’s letter started by stating that the RSGB “shares the concerns of the global amateur community […]