Archive for October, 2012
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and Olympics QSO Parties Certificates have been dispatched for both of the QSO Parties that were formed around the use of the special prefixes this summer. 32 certificates were issued for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award and 24 for the Olympic Award. They turned out to be quite challenging awards. Whilst QSOs […]
On Saturday 3 November, GB50WVR will be aired for the last time. The station is celebrating 50 years of the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Preservation Society. QSLs should be sent either direct to Pam, 2E1HQY or via the RSGB Bureau. More information can be found on qrz.com.
This weekend sees the CQWW DX SSB Contest taking place, ending at 2359UTC today, 28 October. Using SSB on all contest bands from 3.5 – 28MHz, the exchange is signal report and Zone, which is 14 for the UK. Tuesday 30 October sees the 70MHz UK Activity Contest taking place between 2000 and 2230UTC Using […]
And now the solar factual data for the period from Friday the 19th to Thursday the 25th of October, compiled by Neil Clarke, G0CAS on Friday the 26th of October Solar activity was moderate to high with an X1 class solar flare taking place early on the 23rd. This is the first X class solar […]
Today, 28 October, sees the North Wales Rally taking place at John Bright School, Llandudno LL30 1LF. Opening from 10am to 4pm, admission is £4.50 and there are disabled facilities. There will be trade stands, a Bring and Buy, special interest groups and catering. Details from Gordon, MW0GBR 0773 3531 766, or online at www.nwrs.org.uk. […]
LTZ0 will be active from Penguin Island, IOTA reference SA-087, off the coast of Perth, Western Australia, from 2 to 4 November. They will be operational on 10 to 80m using CW, SSB and PSK31. QSL via LU7DSY. N5ZO will be active from Ascension Island, IOTA reference AF-003, until 30 October as ZD8O. If you […]