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RSGB Announcement (140922)


Closures & Special RSL

Please Take Note

Heather Parsons, RSGB Communications Manager has the following announcement:

Mon 19 Sep - RSGB HQ and National Radio Centre closed

The RSGB’s thoughts are very much with the Royal Family as they mourn the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The Society will be closing RSGB HQ and the RSGB National Radio Centre on Monday 19 September, the day of the Queen’s state funeral, as a mark of respect.

Special Regional Secondary Locator (RSL)

In response to requests from radio amateurs and after contact from Ofcom, the RSGB will be making available a special RSL “Q”. Any licensed radio amateur may choose to use this after their call sign to show their respect for the Queen if they wish to do so. It will be available from Wednesday 14 September until the end of official national mourning on Monday 19 September. Radio amateurs will need to download the Notice of Variation (NoV) which is available from the RSGB website at:

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Jubilee Activities

The RSGB is bringing its Jubilee activities to a close as a mark of respect for the Queen. The Society’s website is being updated, and the Innovation 70 Award has been cancelled. Any radio amateur who has collected QSOs between 1 – 30 June 2022 for the Jubilee Award 70 may still submit their application to the RSGB Awards Manager before 31 October. Details of how to do so will remain on the awards section of the RSGB website at:

Tel: 07710 395 012

[email protected]

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