Archive for April, 2014
472kHz signals from Murray Greenman, ZL1BPU have been heard at a range of over 3,100 miles. Dereck Zeck, VK6DZ logged the transmissions in Elleker, western Australia. Activity on 630m is quite common between New Zealand and Australia, although generally over shorter paths.
A new nine-day International Air-ambulance Weekend event, IAW, has been announced by the new Amateur Radio Events Organisation. The inaugural event will commence on 27 September 2014 and is in support of the many air ambulance services around the world, particularly in the UK, that are funded by donations. More details on the event, it […]
The Andover Radio Amateurs Club Spring Boot Sale is today, 27 April, in the Wildhern Village Hall, Andover. There will be trade stands as well as a car boot area. Doors open at 10am. Details, by e-mail, from Aracsec@hotmail.co.uk. The 30th Yeovil QRP Convention takes place today at Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 […]
GB2SOH will be on the air from the Isle of Scalpay, EU-010, in the Outer Hebrides, from today until 9 May. Operated by Elaine, 2E1BVS, Val, G6MML, John, G3WFK and Glenn, G6HFF, activity will be on various HF bands, using SSB and PSK31, subject to band conditions. Some own-callsign portable SOTA and WAB working will […]
Camb-Hams will be operating GS3PYE/P from the Isle of Lewis, IOTA EU-010, until 3 May. Thirteen operators will be active on all bands and many modes from 80 to 4m plus 2m and 70cm for satellites and 2m and 23cm for EME. Take, JI3DST will be active as JI3DST/6 from Kuchino island, AS-049, from 29 […]
The SP DX RTTY contest runs from 1200UTC on 26 April to 1200UTC on the 27th. Using the 3.5 to 28MHz bands the exchange is signal report and serial number with SP stations sending their Province code too. The BARTG 75 Baud Sprint runs for four hours on Sunday 27th from 1700 to 2100UTC. Using […]