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  • 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 …
  • 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 opportun …
  • 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, Can …
  • 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 …
  • 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. De …