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  1. Neville Cheadle, G3NUG, Silent Key

    It is with great sadness that the RSGB reports that Eric Neville Cheadle, G3NUG passed away unexpectedly on 14 January 2018. Neville was an amateur’s amateur. A gentleman of the airwaves, he was also a terrific and prolific operator. Chairman of Chiltern DX Club for many years, Neville was a keen contester and the driving […]
  2. GMDX Group sponsors new contest

    The GMDX Group is sponsoring a new annual competition to promote VHF-UHF DX and contesting activity in the geographical north and west of the British Isles, and to give stations everywhere an opportunity to work those areas. The competition is based on the GMDX Celtic Knot Award, which is for working stations in GM, GI, […]
  3. 15 new SOTA associations added in 2017

    Fifteen new SOTA associations were added during the year 2017, bringing the total to 136 worldwide. These included IA, Isole Africane d’Italia, VO1, Canada—Newfoundland, FG, Guadeloupe, VY1, Canada—Yukon and ZB2, Gibraltar. For any countries not yet represented, the SOTA management team is happy to provide advice and support in the aim of bringing qualifying areas […]
  4. Also in GB2RS this week…

    The DP0GVN WSPR beacon now is in operation from Antarctica. It is in the German Neumayer III Research Station of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research. The installation is part of a scientific project of the Technical University of Munich in cooperation with the University of Bremen and the German national amateur […]
  5. RSGB response – IoM 3.4GHz consultation

    The RSGB has responded to a consultation in the Isle of Man regarding licensing additional spectrum in the 3.4GHz band for commercial use. This is immediately adjacent to the UK amateur allocation. Details of the consultation and the RSGB response can be found on the RSGB website.