October 4, 2023

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via the RSGB: RSGB Intruder Watch Service volunteer needed

The RSGB Intruder Watch Service is looking for a volunteer to act as coordinator when Richard Lamont, G4DYA retires from the role in September 2023.

The function of the Intruder Watch Service is to monitor and receive reports of intrusions of non-amateur transmissions into amateur radio bands and to collate reports and alert Ofcom to persistent and regular intruders.

The responsibilities of the volunteer include submitting details of intruders to the IARU Monitoring System on behalf of the UK, membership of the RSGB Spectrum Forum, and providing reports for the Spectrum Forum, RadCom and the RSGB Yearbook.

The successful applicant for the position will have a station capable of reliable monitoring of amateur bands, up-to-date knowledge of transmission modes and modulation methods in order to be able to identify transmissions, and the ability to receive reports of intruders from other amateur stations by email.

If you’re interested in finding out more about this role, please email the RSGB Spectrum Forum Chair, Murray Niman, G6JYB at spectrum.chairman@rsgb.org.uk.