Archive for November, 2012

GB2RS News for Sunday, 18 November 2012

| November 18, 2012

Longest-serving GB2RS Newsreader becomes silent key The Radio Society of Great Britain is saddened to report that its longest serving GB2RS Newsreader, Jimmy Porter, GI3GGY, died on Wednesday 7 November. He was 92 years of age and had spent the two previous weeks in hospital. Jimmy was an active member of the RSGB’s news broadcasting […]

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Rallies and Events

| November 18, 2012

The Mayo Radio Experimenters Network Radio Rally will take place today, 18 November, at the Welcome Inn, Castlebar, Co Mayo. Doors open at 11am and admission is €5 per adult. Children are free. The usual traders will be in attendance. More information about the rally can be found on the club website, www.ei7mre.org. The North […]

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Special Events

| November 18, 2012

There are no special events this week.

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DX News

| November 18, 2012

HB9OAU will be on the air as 8Q7AU from the Maldives, IOTA reference AS-013, between 26 November and 11 December. Activity will be holiday style on 10 through to 80 metres, SSB only. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the bureau. Dave, WJ2O will be active as 8P9DF from Barbados, which is IOTA […]

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Contest News

| November 18, 2012

The 1.3GHz UK Activity Contest takes place on 20 November from 2000 to 2230UTC. Using all modes the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. The big event of the month will be the busiest, the CQWW DX CW. It takes place for the full 48 hours of the weekend of the 24th and […]

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Propagation News

| November 18, 2012

And now the solar factual data for the period from Friday the 9th to the 15th of November compiled by Neil Clarke, G0CAS on Friday the 16th of November. Several large and complex sunspot groups were visible during the period but only one produced any sizable solar flares. Solar activity was low on the 9th […]

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