Full licence mock exam papers updated

The RSGB’s Examinations and Syllabus Review Group (ESRG) has just updated the two Full licence mock exam papers. In addition, there are now worked answer pdfs for these papers so you can see the correct answer for each question and the reasoning behind it. These mock papers are provided by the ESRG as a training […]

Amendments to the IARU Region 1 Constitution

Following approval by delegates at the Virtual General Conference in October 2020, proposals to amend the Region 1 Constitution were put to a vote of all Member Societies in December 2020. The changes principally covered two areas: Introduction of the …

Snips – News For Scotland – 2nd May

The news headlines:

  • RSGB AGM appointments
  • Club, Beacon and Repeater insurance renewed
  • Help survey amateur radio

GB2RS Script – HERE .

CLUB NEWS & NETS

Two Scottish awards were presented at RSGB AGM last week:

The Jock Kyle Memorial Trophy was awarded to the GMDX group for services to amateur radio.

And, The Jack Wylie Trophy was awarded to Billy MacFarlane, GM6DX for his GM6DX training resource and the candidates he has mentored and tutored.

A listing of all known nets in Scotland, collated by RSGB Regional Rep Tony, MM0TMZ in association with Jack, GM4COX and the West of Scotland ARS and published at www.wosars.club/radio-nets.

TAGS: (Within GB2RS Script)

G3YSX President of the Society RSGB, Club Insurance and Beacon and Repeater Insurance, GB2RS can now also be heard via the QO-100 amateur radio satellite, SOS Radio Week, University of the Third Age, RSGB award of Life Vice President, Dave Wilson M0OBW, VP8ZMS RAF station at Mount Pleasant Falkland Islands, HL1IWD/4, Guernsey Amateur Radio Society will be using GB5LIB,

RSGB AGM appointments

At the RSGB AGM on 24 April 2021, it was announced that Stewart Bryant, G3YSX has been elected as President of the Society and will serve until the 2023 AGM. We congratulate him and welcome him as RSGB President. Dave Wilson, M0OBW was elected as a Director of the Society and will serve until the […]

Club, beacon and repeater insurance renewed

RSGB club insurance, and beacon and repeater insurance, has now been renewed for the year to April 2022. Club insurance certificates can be downloaded from the RSGB website; please use your Membership Services login to obtain a copy of your certificate—for more details go to Club Insurance. To ensure that your beacon or repeater is […]

Also in GB2RS this week…

There are three new ways to listen to GB2RS news. John, G4TRN and Sean, G7NJX have been providing a regular UHF service via GB3ZB in Bristol for some time. Now this repeater is interlinked to GB3FI in Cheddar to give extended coverage on both sides of the Mendips. The broadcast is at 9.30am. Another new […]

GB2RS News Script for 2 May 2021

Tap or click the link below to download this week’s GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 2 May 2021 (13-page/230KB Microsoft Word document) Problems downloading the GB2RS news script? Try this alternative link.

DX News – 2 May 2021

This year’s International DX Convention will be a virtual two-day meeting to be held on 15 and 16 May, with eight DX-related, and eight exhibitor Zoom webinars respectively. Free pre-registration is required and is now open. See dxconvention.com for more information, including the programme details. Matthew, M0ZMS will be seconded to the RAF station at […]

Special Events News – 2 May 2021

GB0ME will be on the air until 16 May to highlight awareness of the medical condition ME. The official awareness day is 12 May. The schedule of calling is to be confirmed but, until the 16th, George, MM0JNL will be operating as GB0ME when working from home to get the call sign out there. On […]

Contest News – 2 May 2021

With different parts of the UK having different lockdown restrictions, please make sure you follow the appropriate regulations. Several contests now accept portable entries, so please check the contest rules. Above all, please follow relevant national and local restrictions This weekend, the 432MHz to 245GHz Trophy ends its 24 hour run at 1400UTC on Sunday, […]