CAMSAT: CAS-7A launch postponed until May

CAMSAT says the CAS-7A launch has been postponed until next May, as ARRL reports. “Because of COVID-19, many things have been delayed,” says CAMSAT’s Alan Kung, BA1DU. He said an announcement would be made closer to the announced launches. CAMSAT …

John Butcher, G3LAS, 12th September 2020

It is with sadness that I have to report that John Butcher, G3LAS passed away on 12th September 2020. He had suffered a number of strokes over the past year and had been in a home for some months. John served as CDXC Chairman for eight years, passing the baton to me in 2009. Those […]

RadCom October 2020, Vol. 96, No. 10

Out Now! The new edition of the RSGB Radio Communication Handbook To read this edition, tap or click cover image News and Reports Around Your Region – Club events calendar 84 Around Your Region – Events roundup 88 Beyond Exams, the story so far, Chris Colclough, G1VDP 70 New products 14 News 11 RSGB Matters […]

Tonight @ 8 bumper edition this evening

Tonight @ 8 is back this evening with a bumper edition RSGB Convention Chair David Bondy, G4NRT will give a short pre-recorded interview about this year’s RSGB 2020 Convention Online. That will be followed by the usual Tonight @ 8 live presentation, which tonight is Tim Kirby, GW4VXE and My World of VHF. You can […]

Amateur Radio Newsline

The RSGB and NHS campaign ‘Get on the air to care’ was featured in this week’s Amateur Radio Newsline report. The report also includes the RSGB’s announcement of the expansion of remote invigilation exams to include the Full licence exam.

RSGB introducing Full exam remote invigilation

Following on from the success of the remote invigilation exams for the Foundation and Intermediate licence, the RSGB is now expanding that to include Full licence exams. The automated booking system is now accepting exam bookings for all three licence levels. Please note that the earliest date available for exam bookings at any level is […]

Solar Cycle 25 is officially here

The Solar Cycle 25 Prediction Panel, an international group of experts co-sponsored by NASA and NOAA, announced that the solar minimum occurred in December 2019, marking the start of a new solar cycle. Because our Sun is so variable, it can take months after the fact to declare this event. Scientists use sunspots to track […]

Latest online Convention news

During the online RSGB 2020 Convention, you will be able to enjoy some excellent lectures. On Saturday, 10 October 2020, the RSGB will be presenting two online streams for everyone to enjoy. In An introduction to… stream, we will have Getting Started on Low Earth Orbit Satellites by Peter Goodhall, 2M0SQL. He will look at […]

Also in GB2RS this week…

Like the RSGB Convention, the AMSAT-UK Colloquium 2020 will also be online this year. Taking place on Sunday, 11 October 2020, there will be a lecture stream from 11am to 4pm. Amongst the lectures on the day, Daniel Estévez, EA4GPZ will look at Decoding Mars Spacecraft and explain the bit and pieces you can learn […]

GB2RS News Script for 27 September 2020

Tap or click the link below to download this week’s GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 27 September 2020 (12-page/223KB Microsoft Word document) Problems downloading the GB2RS news script? Try this alternative link.