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  1. Tap or click the link below to download this week’s GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 5 December 2021 (15-page/427KB Microsoft Word document) Problems downloading the GB2RS news script? Try this alternative link
  2. We are pleased to launch our new version of the RSGB EMF calculator v11d which is now available in a new browser-based version as well as the spreadsheet version. You can find both versions on our website The web browser version does not require you to have Excel or another spreadsheet on your computer. This […]
  3. This month marks the centenary of the first amateur radio signals crossing the Atlantic. Signals from the USA were received by Paul Godley, 2ZE, at a specially prepared receiving setup at Ardrossan in Scotland. From 1 to 26 December 2021, all UK and Crown Dependency licensees may add the suffix /2ZE to their amateur call […]
  4. The annual ARRL 160m Contest begins at 2200UTC on Friday, 3 December 2021 and ends at 1559UTC on Sunday, the 5th. This 42 hour CW-only contest is the most similar to the original transatlantic tests. The RSGB is planning to activate special call signs to commemorate the centenary of the tests. Stations from the UK […]
  5. It’s not too late to support December YOTA Month 2021. The RSGB has been granted the call sign GB21YOTA, for allocation to youngsters to operate throughout December 2021. To see what operating slots are still available please look up GB21YOTA on This Sunday, 5 December 2021, the station will be operated by GM1DSK; and […]