Chelmsford Announce Extra Amateur / Ham Radio Exam Sessions

The Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS) have announced they are making amateur radio exam sessions available every month

Amateur radio exams sessions will be held at the Danbury Village Hall on the evening of:

  • Monday 17th September 2018
  • Monday 15th October 2018
  • Monday 19 November 2018

The next CARS amateur radio Foundation training course will run over six Thursday evenings (7-9pm) starting 6th September 2018.  

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Amateur / Ham Radio Foundation Licence Support on Zello

There is a Foundation Amateur/Ham Radio license support net on Zello on the 'network radios ev' channel

Commencing from Tuesday 21st August 2018 at 1930 BST (1830 GMT) Paul M1BPT will host a weekly support session on Zello for those preparing for their amateur radio Foundation license, all interested are welcome to join.

To take part, go to the Network Radios on Zello and add the channel 'network radios ev' owned by G1YPG.

The support session will be in the form of questions and answers so those participating might like to have some questions ready that they need help with.

Download Zello -

ICQ Podcast Episode 271 - Network Radio -

RSGB Releasing New Amateur Radio Exam Syllabus

RSGB has announced Syllabus 2019 for Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced amateur radio exams will be released during the week commencing 13th August 2018

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There will be a considerable amount of work to be done by volunteers to implement the changes. It is understood there will be at least 12 months advance notice before the syllabus changes are implemented.

The announcement on the RSGB site says the new syllabus was approved by the RSGB Board in July. The 2018 RSGB Examination Standards Committee report indicates Ofcom approved the syllabus in May.

We will also release a comparison document at the same time, enabling tutors to see at a glance what changes have been made between the old and new syllabuses.

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