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Call for IARU Region 1 inputFri 19th Oct 2018 16:13 BST

The RSGB has opened a call for inputs as part of its preparation and consultation process for the 2019 IARU Region 1 interim meeting that will be held next April. Topics on HF, VHF/microwave and EMC matters will be considered. Whilst suggestions are welcome at this stage, full draft papers are required by December 2018, […]

Construction Competition winnersFri 19th Oct 2018 16:07 BST

Congratulations to all the category winners in the RSGB Convention Construction Competition 2018, sponsored by Martin Lynch & Sons. Antony Watts, M0IFA won the Innovation section for a series of tools to help people learn to code and understand radio. Andrew Vare, G4XZL was awarded a Technical Merit for his approach to measuring noise. The […]

First of six new IOTA groups announcedFri 19th Oct 2018 16:04 BST

Islands on the Air (IOTA) has announced the first of six new IOTA groups. The new groups cover a Swedish-Finnish joint sovereignty island and groups in North America, Asia, and Oceania. All new groups have provisional numbers. This means they will need to be confirmed by a thousand-plus QSO operation that takes place after 14 […]

Also in GB2RS this week…Fri 19th Oct 2018 15:59 BST

We were saddened to learn that John Crabbe, G3WFM, became a Silent Key in the early hours of Thursday, 18 October 2018. He volunteered for many years as Curator of the RSGB Museum and Library at Potters Bar, and was also the RSGB Shack Manager. A longer tribute can be found on the RSGB website. […]

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