Category: RSGB

Ciaran Morgan, M0XTD, and ARISS-UK Team Awarded the Louis Varney Cup

Ciaran Morgan, M0XTD, and the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) UK Team were awarded the Louis Varney Cup on April 22 at the RSGB 90th Annual General Meeting in Cardiff, Wales. RSGB recognized Morgan and the ARISS-UK team for advances in space communications. Accepting the trophy were Graham Shirville, G3VZV; Noel Matthews, […]

via the RSGB: More countries get 60m

More countries are permitting access to the 60m band. Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba has allocated 5.3515 to 5.3665MHz with secondary status to Full licensees. The band has footnote 5.133B that limits the power in the Caribbean region of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to 25 watts EIRP. Amateurs in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) […]

via the RSGB: Youth contesting program will continue

In 2017, the Youth Contesting Program of IARU Region 1 will continue. Youth members from IARU Region 1 member societies are invited to take part in a contest from so-called Top Gun stations. These young amateurs will learn how to operate the contest station, improve their contest skills and will aim for the best results […]

via the RSGB: April 22nd is Marconi Day

Dozens of official award stations have registered to take part in the 2017 International Marconi Day event, this year being held on 22 April. All contacts counting toward the Marconi Award must be made on HF with registered stations, but other participating stations do not need to be registered to claim awards. The event is […]

RSGB Says Regulator Ofcom is Not Resolving Interference Complaints

Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) has taken issue with assertions by telecoms regulator Ofcom that the agency “advises and assists spectrum users to help resolve harmful interference.” RSGB said that, while Ofcom does advise complainants from the amateur community and elsewhere, it is “usually only to the extent of advising that they can do […]

via the RSGB: Amateur radio discussed at CEPT meeting

A meeting has taken place in the past week in CEPT, which included agenda items considering matters of interest to amateur radio at WRC19. The discussions made progress on matters concerning sharing between the amateur service and other services in the 50-54MHz band, broadcasting, wind-profilers and mobile users, but there remains much still to do […]

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