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DX News – 27 August 2017

| August 25, 2017

Prefix hunters may be interested in the special event station ZY158CAT that is active from Brazil until the 30th of August. The station commemorates 158 years of the city of Catalao in the state of Goias. The QSL manager is PP2BO. Peter, GW4UWD will be on the air as 9A/GW4UWD/P from Zlarin Island, IOTA reference […]

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Special Event News – 27 August 2017

| August 25, 2017

GB4GHF will be on the air on the 2nd of September from 9.30am from Gloucester Life Museum, formerly the Gloucester Folk Museum, on Lower Westgate Street, Gloucester. Operating on the 80, 40, 20 and 15m bands as well as 2m, visitors are welcomed. The station will be run by Alan, G4MGW.

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Contest News – 27 August 2017

| August 25, 2017

Today, the 27th, sees the UKuG contest from 0600 to 1800UTC. Using all modes on the 5.7 and 10GHz bands, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. The ITTS Counties contest takes place on 2m SSB and FM today, the 27th, from 1300 to 1500UTC. The exchange is signal report and serial number, […]

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Propagation News – 27 August 2017

| August 25, 2017

Last week saw the solar flux index touch 90 as large sunspot group 2671 rotated into the centre of the solar surface. But, unfortunately, the predicted unsettled geomagnetic conditions, caused by a high-speed coronal hole solar wind stream, pushed the K index up to six early in the week. This hampered DX by pushing maximum […]

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News for England Midlands – 27 August 2017

| August 25, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has a net from 8.30am today and next Sunday on 50.220MHz USB. On Tuesday there’s the slow CW net around 3540-3550kHz from 8pm. Contact Derek, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099. Wythall Radio Club has its regular net at 8pm today and […]

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News for England North – 27 August 2017

| August 25, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Denby Dale Radio Club has its net via GB3HD from 10.30am today and next Sunday. On Wednesday there’s a fox hunt. Details from Darran, G0BWB, on 0797 442 3227. Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is closed on Monday but is taking part in SSB Field […]

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