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G2HCG becomes centenarian this weekFri 3rd Apr 2020 17:48 BST

A good news story to start this week’s news. The RSGB would like to wish Bill Sykes, G2HCG a happy 100th birthday for Wednesday, 8 April 2020. Bill is well-known for his involvement with JBeam aerials and for his in-depth knowledge of aerials in general. He is still active, mostly on 80m slow scan television.

Remember to vote in RSGB electionsFri 3rd Apr 2020 17:45 BST

Don’t forget that voting for the RSGB elections is still open. If you’ve struggled to find your Membership number, the Society has made it easier for you by adding it to the righthand sidebar of your Members’ page when you log into Membership Services. This is your opportunity to choose who you want to be […]

Foundation exams online during pandemicFri 3rd Apr 2020 17:24 BST

On the 20 March 2020, the RSGB stopped accepting new exam bookings as part of its response to the government’s guidance concerning coronavirus. Since then, it has been exploring ways in which it can use the online exams platform to enable new people to access amateur radio and obtain their licence. Following rigorous tests, the […]

Also in GB2RS this week…Fri 3rd Apr 2020 17:19 BST

To help and support radio amateurs who are isolated at home and would appreciate contact with other people, the RSGB Contest Committees are launching a new six week initiative: the Hope QSO Party. Starting on 6 April 2020 and open to every radio amateur, not just RSGB Members, this contest will also welcome international participation. […]

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