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technoJAM in the Shack additional monthly meetings launched

What is technoJAM® in the Shack? Having listened to club members at our meeting in February, the Committee have arranged a series of additional practical monthly meetings to be called technoJAM® in the Shack. technoJAM® is the new brand name that the committee has adopted for all its practical events…

Ofcom Consultation: Updating the Amateur Radio licence

Updating the Amateur Radio Licence

Ofcom, the UK’s communications regulator, has released their proposals for updating the terms and conditions of the Amateur Radio licence.

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New Amateur Radio TV channel launched

With the help of Martin Lynch and Yaesu, the TX Factor has been launched as a new TV channel on YouTube. It releases a new half-hour programme every month and is very professionally produced and presented. It’s also aimed squarely at the British Amateur Radio operator and definitely worth a…

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YHA Radio Group

A new nationwide Amateur Radio group has been setup to promote the awareness and benefits of Youth Hostels to Amateur Radio operators, introduce Amateur Radio to youth hostellers and help Amateur Radio operators to establish portable radio stations at remote locations. The Youth Hostel Association Radio Group (YHARG) established its…

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Have you revalidated your Amateur Radio licence?

Here’s a worrying fact for you; 47% of all Amateur Radio licences need to be revalidated – this means that 47% of the Amateur Radio population are operating without a valid licence. Ofcom reserve the right to revoke licences that are not validated at least once in any five year…