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RSGB Strategy video updates

The RSGB has released the first of its Strategy video updates.

In this short video—which was filmed by the TX Factor at National Hamfest—the President, Chairman, General Manager and the Communications Manager talk about some of the ways the Society is engaging with radio amateurs, representing them nationally and internationally and also developing ways of communicating with them more effectively.

Find this, and future Strategy videos, at

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Message from a past member

Name : Graham Down

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Commentbox : Members may not remember me, but I did my radio course with Keith and passed - M3FSX.

Since then I had to emigrate to care for my mum, and nearly four years down the line I thought I'd share with you that I have now passed my full license and am now ZS1FSX. (Albeit with intermittent use of an Hf radio.)
I have got a radio in the Landy that I use to coordinate various events such as the Pelican Watch, and this weekends Langebaan cycle challenge, which for my sins I am organising.

In 2018 I will have saved up for a radio and will endeavour to make contact on the air.

For now I wanted to show my appreciation for MARTS. I don't think you'€™ll understand the feeling of walking into a room looking around listening intently and realising that you are the least intelligent person in that room by quite a fair margin. 

It's doubtful that you'€™ll  comprehend the excitement of going home, mind buzzing and absolutely exhausted from trying to follow the conversational topics.

What a rush for which I have yourselves only to thank.

I'€™ve not learnt as much as I should and I scraped through the exam, but I'€™m on air and trying to make a CW 80m machine when a moment comes up.

I will try to get in touch ahead of a meeting and see if the airwaves can float across the continents to you.

Many thanks Graham ZS1FSX

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