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Larry E. Price, W4RA, SKFri 13th Sep 2019 16:24 BST

It with great sadness that IARU reports that ARRL and IARU President Emeritus Larry E. Price, W4RA, died on the 10 September 2019. He was 85. The IARU owes a debt of gratitude to Larry for his tireless work over the decades to represent the interests of amateur radio in regulatory forums. Larry was first […]

Bulgarians get digital segment on 6mFri 13th Sep 2019 16:22 BST

Bulgarian radio amateurs have obtained temporary access to the digital portion of the 50MHz band, 50.310 to 50.335MHz. Previously their allocation was restricted to just 50.05 to 50.2MHz, which excluded digital usage such as FT8. A key objective to WRC-19 is to extend 50MHz access to all countries across Region 1.

RSGB NRC aerial improvementsFri 13th Sep 2019 16:20 BST

The RSGB National Radio Centre at Bletchley Park has successfully completed the realignment of the SteppIR beam this week. The Yaesu rotator is now back in action and the SteppIR beam can be rotated. The D-Star repeater GB7BP is also now back online and operational. Don’t forget RSGB Members can download a free entry voucher […]

Also in GB2RS this week…Fri 13th Sep 2019 16:15 BST

The RSGB Convention takes place in Milton Keynes from 11 to 13 October 2019. The provisional programme of lectures and workshops is now at rsgb.org/convention. In the talk I Can HEAR It, Why Won’t It Decode? Neil Smith, G4DBN will discuss how you choose the best digital mode for tropospheric DX at VHF and above. […]

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