RadCom Basics September 2020, No. 18

The September 2020 edition of RadCom Basics is now at rsgb.org/radcom-basics. In this edition— Welcome to the latest edition by Lee, G4EJB, Editor Magnetic loop antennas Metal bashing Station maintenance Index of RadCom Basics articles: editions No. 1 to 18 To read the articles, you’ll need to sign in with your RSGB Membership Services account. […]

Radio Society of Great Britain – Main Site 2020-09-24 14:58:24

RadCom Basics is a bi-monthly digital publication that explores key aspects of amateur radio in a straightforward and accessible way In this edition… Welcome to the latest edition by Lee, G4EJB, Editor In this edition, a brief look at RadCom and the RSGB archive, webinars, radio clubs using Zoom®, and the RSGB 2020 Convention Online; […]

RadCom Basics July 2020, No. 17

RadCom Basics is a bi-monthly digital publication that explores key aspects of amateur radio in a straightforward and accessible way In this special FREE edition… Welcome to the latest edition from Lee, G4EJB, RadCom Basics editor In this edition, a mention of the Beyond Exams programme to support and encourage those new to our hobby. […]

Tomorrow YOTA Online #5

Tomorrow, 24.9. 18:00 UTC make sure to head to our Youtube, Facebook or Twitch in order to watch the 5th YOTA Online session! This months topic is December YOTA month. The session will include general info about DYM, participants feedback …

RSGB to introduce remote invigilation for the Full exams

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. From Thursday 24 September the automated booking system will accept exam bookings for all three licence levels. Please note that the earliest date available for exam bookings at […]

Greg Munton, G4XMS, 23rd July 2020

Greg Munton, G4XMS died peacefully at his home in Maidstone, England on the 23rd of July 2020. Greg had a lifelong love of amateur radio, maintaining regular skeds with friends in Finland (OH2VZ) and North America (K2LBJ) for decades. Greg worked as an ophthalmic surgeon and performed several thousand operations that restored sight and/or improved […]

RSGB August Board meeting proceedings

The proceedings from the RSGB August Board meeting are on the website. Key points were: An IARU Region 1 update from Don Beattie G3BJ, President IARU Region 1 The continued dramatic rise in numbers of both exam entrants and joining members which underpins the RSGB’s ability to represent the interests of radio amateurs in the […]

RSGB General Manager in RAC Conference keynote presentation

On Sunday 20 September the Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) held its 2020 Conference and AGM online. RSGB General Manager, Steve Thomas, was invited to participate in the keynote presentation with IARU President Tim Ellam, VE6SH; ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR; and RAC President Glenn MacDonell, VE3XRA as moderator. The focus was “Amateur Radio during […]