Archive for July, 2013

Centenary station: lost log

| July 24, 2013

A part of the computer log for the Colchester Radio Amateur’s operation of the station on 22nd and 23rd July has irretrievably been lost due to a catastrophic computer problem. About 140 contacts are involved.  Attempts at data recovery have proved unsuccessful. Obviously, this will mean loss of credits for the Centenary Award and the […]

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July 2013

| July 22, 2013

2.3 / 3.4 GHz Public Sector Spectrum Release: Amateur use of 2310-2450 and 3400-3475 MHz Ofcom Consultation RSGB Joint-response  

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GD DXpedition

| July 22, 2013

Three members of the Macclesfield and District Amateur Radio Society  will be QRV from the Isle of Man from 20 to 26 July 2013. Tom M(D)1EYP/P, Jimmy M(D)0HGY/P and Edward 2(D)0NSR/P will be primarily active from the summits of the five Manx hills that qualify for the Summits on the Air – SOTA programme. Specific […]

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IOTA Contest next weekend

| July 19, 2013

The annual Islands on the Air contest takes place next weekend on 27 and 28 July. The most sought-after multipliers are those assigned to offshore islands and a list can be found at www.rsgbiota.org/info/directory/EU.pdf (9-page/387KB PDF). This year a special Centenary Commemorative Certificate is available. Everyone who enters and submits a log of contest QSOs […]

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Sked group launched on Facebook

| July 19, 2013

A new group has been formed on Facebook for amateurs wishing to schedule contacts with other amateurs. So if you need a particular contact for an award, or just a chat, then go to www.facebook.com/groups/hamsked (Facebook login required) and have a look.

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RSGB Centenary Day film available

| July 19, 2013

Paul Whatton, G4DCV has produced this short film of the RSGB’s historic Centenary Day event which was held at Bletchley Park on Friday, 5 July 2013.   The film is permanently archived, along with other videos of Centenary events, on the RSGB’s Centenary Videos page.

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