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RSGB Convention 2015

RSGB 2015 Convention LogoIf you are thinking of attending this year’s RSGB Convention the organisers have, to date , confirmed 27 lectures on a variety of subjects such as HF propagation; antenna modelling on your PC; Datamodes made easy; Raspberry Pi in your shack; kit building techniques; meteor scatter; aircraft scatter; clean up your shack and lots more.

A number of members from Worksop Amateur Radio Society went last year and there are all booking to go again !

Please see http://rsgb.org/…/about…/rsgb-convention/rsgb-2015-lectures/ for further details.

Its Worksop Water Day today 6th June !

Its Worksop Water Day today 6th June !

The free event will take place on Saturday 6th June near the Lock Keeper pub, from 11am-5pm.

The day is being organised by the Canal and River Trust, Chesterfield Canal Trust, the Angling Trust, Focus on Young People in Bassetlaw and Bassetlaw District Council, and supported by the Grafton Angling Association, Worksop and District Anglers Association and the Lock Keeper Pub.

Glyn Williams, member of the Canal and River Trust’s East Midlands waterway partnership, said: “We held a similar event last year which was a great success and this promises to be even more fun and a great opportunity for people to try something new.”

Families are encouraged to wear waterproofs and suitable footwear and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

There will be free trips on the Chesterfield Canal Trust’s boat Hugh Henshall.

For More info visit www.chesterfield-canal-trust.org.uk  or http://www.innorthnotts.co.uk/

RSGB Contest Committee White Paper 2015

The RSGB Contest Committee have announced that  as part of the continuing initiative to consult with the contesting community over topics of mutual interest, the Contest Committee has published the 2015 White Paper. This document contains 36 proposals and suggestions for changes to the RSGB contest rules for 2016. The White Paper is available from the RSGB Contest Committee website at www.rsgbcc.org/whitepaper2015.pdf or by clicking on this link.

Please take a few minutes to read this, and then please send your comments to committee@rsgbcc.org no later than 7th August 2015.