Archive for September, 2013

Rallies and Events News 29 September 2013

| September 27, 2013

Northampton Radio Club is hosting the National Final of the British Top-Band Direction Finding Association competition today, Sunday 29 September. In this, the national final, competitors will be required to locate three hidden transmitters, operated using CW and AM; in the 1.8MHz band and with a maximum carrier level of 9dBW. The event will start […]

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Special Events News 29 September 2013

| September 27, 2013

During October, GB1LCT will be on air from Leyland in Lancashire. The station is a tribute to the men and women of Leyland who built and operated the Centurion tanks. The operators Mark, G1PIE, Phil, M6SRZ and Pam, 2E1HQY will be transmitting from the side of the Centurion tank. More information about the station is […]

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DX News 29 September 2013

| September 27, 2013

Vietnam will be on the air in a few weeks when N0ODK will be operational from Ho Chi Minh City as 3W2DK between 17 and 24 October. His operations will be on 20, 17, 15 and 10 metres. QSL via N0ODK, direct, by the Bureau or Logbook of the World. Karl LA8DW is going back […]

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Contest News 29 September 2013

| September 27, 2013

The CQWW RTTY DX Contest ends today having been going on for 48 hours. Using the 3.5 to 28MHz bands the exchange is signal report and Zone, which for the UK is 14. The UK Microwave Group is holding another of its Cumulative Contests today, the 29th. The bands in use will be 5.7 to […]

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Propagation News 29 September 2013

| September 27, 2013

Yet another week where solar activity looks like solar minimum rather than solar maximum, as where we are now. Despite up to 7 sunspot groups visible solar activity was at very low levels except for 8 small C class solar flares that took place, 4 on the 20th, 3 the following day and one on […]

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Foundation Course at Cray Valley Radio Society

| September 24, 2013

Cray Valley Radio Society in Eltham, South East London will be running a Foundation course on Saturdays 16th and 30th November. More details can be found on the CVRS website www.cvrs.org Please contact the club using the e-mail address training@cvrs.org

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