RSGB NRC QO-100 update

For some time, the RSGB National Radio Centre has been using the narrow band (SSB, CW) segment of the geostationary QO-100 satellite to make demonstration QSOs to visitors. This has proved particularly popular not only for making reliable QSOs throughout its extensive communication footprint but also from a STEM perspective in giving a practical demonstration […]

Latest version of RSGB EMF Calculator

The RSGB has issued trial version 2 of its EMF Calculator app. This version removes the restriction on frequencies below 10MHz and the minimum separation of near field boundary. The app is being released as a trial version as the RSGB would welcome feedback from users. You can find the app and more information in […]

RSGB Convention programme

The draft programme for the RSGB Convention has been released on our website. There are over 50 lectures planned for the weekend so we hope there is something for everyone to enjoy. This is our first hybrid event where we will also be livestreaming some of the lectures. Further details of the livestream will be […]

Jubilee activities

We are bringing our Jubilee activities to a close as a mark of respect for the Queen. Our website is being updated and the Innovation 70 award has been cancelled. Any radio amateur who has collected QSOs between 1 – 30 June 2022 for the Jubilee Award 70 may still submit their application to the […]

Special Regional Secondary Locator – Q

In response to requests from radio amateurs and after contact from Ofcom, a special RSL “Q” will be available from Wednesday, 14 September 2022 until the end of official national mourning on Monday, 19 September 2022. Any licensed radio amateur may choose to use this after their UK callsign prefix to show their respect for […]

Board proceedings – new online location

Following the introduction of our upgraded Membership Services system, the Board proceedings and reports have moved to a new location. They can now be found inside your new Membership Services portal. Proceedings and reports from the present day back to January 2019 have already been added to the new section; the remaining archive from 2015 […]

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 direct post will be subject to a […]

1970 Yaesu FT101 transceiver donated to NRC

Paul Riley has proudly donated a 1970s’ era Yaesu FT101 transceiver to the RSGB National Radio Centre. It belonged to his late father Ken Riley, G3JAS. It will form part of the ‘Time-Line’ display which illustrates the development of wireless communication from the earliest days through to modern equipment. Paul and his wife made the […]

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 get involved in one of […]

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