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  1. New NoVs for 146-146MHz

    All current 146 to 147MHz band Notices of Variation expire on Tuesday, 31 October 2017. Ofcom has agreed that the band will be made available for another year. However, to continue to use the frequencies you must obtain a new NoV. These are available, free of charge, from the RSGB website at
  2. 500th GB2CW transmission for G3UKV

    Martyn, G3UKV will be making his 500th GB2CW transmission this coming Thursday, 26 October 2017. He made his first transmission under GB2CW in February 2007, and comes on 80m on a frequency of 3605kHz every Thursday at 9am local time. He would welcome as many call-ins following the half hour Morse transmission as possible to […]
  3. 60th Jamboree on the Air

    This weekend will see many international call signs on the air for the 60th Jamboree on the Air, where amateur radio and the Scouting movement get on the air. This year they are expecting around one million participants from around 150 countries. If you hear these young people on the air, please give them a […]
  4. 2016 Convention videos on YouTube

    The RSGB has released 12 lectures from the 2016 Convention onto its YouTube channel. Visit or RSGB 2016 Convention lectures on the RSGB website.
  5. Advanced exam distance learning course

    The Bath-based distance learning course for the Advanced exam has achieved an 85 percent pass rate with over 500 passes to date. The Bath-based distance learning team will be running another Advanced amateur radio course from January until June. Weekly work packages are sent out to students who complete the studying at home and submit […]