Archive for November, 2014
December is Youngsters on the Air month and stations will be operating all around Europe getting young people involved in amateur radio. The callsign G14YOTA is moving around the UK throughout December. On the 1st it will be operated by the Wessex Contest Group, on the 3rd by Aberystwyth University, the 4th it is on […]
On 3rd December, it is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Several countries will be active with special event stations. Listen out for 9K2WDD from Kuwait, 6Z2RL from Liberia, SU0ERA from Egypt, E71AVW from the Radio Club of Tuzla and PI4CGR from the Dutch Society VERON.
The next Bath Buildathon is to be held on 10th January 2015. The aim of the event is to encourage newcomers to have a go at homebrewing radio equipment under the watchful eye of some experienced radio constructors. The kit chosen for is the Rode receiver from Walford Electronics, which can be used on any […]
The latest edition of The 5MHz Newsletter is now available. The Autumn 2014 edition features a number of stories, including Dominica on 5MHz, several items on WRC15, South African beacon changes and NVIS observations, Ofcom’s UK Amateur Licence Consultation, Is it getting noisier on 5MHz?, new webSDRs covering the band and GB2RS on 5MHz. It […]
The final rallies of the year are on 6th and 7th December. The South Lancs Winter Rally will take place on 6 December at the Bickershaw Labour Club, Bickershaw Lane, Bickershaw, Wigan WN2 5TE. Doors open at 9am for visitors, with traders having access from 7.30am. Admission is £2 and there will be trade stands […]