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DX News – 21 August 2016

| August 19, 2016

Armin, DK9PY is active again as 6Y6N from Jamaica, IOTA reference NA-097, until 24 August. He operates CW only. QSL via DK9PY, direct or bureau. Logsearch on Club Log. A team from the Lagan Valley Amateur Radio Society will be active as EJ0L from Arranmore Island, EU-121, until 22 August. They will operate CW, SSB […]

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Special Event News – 21 August 2016

| August 19, 2016

GB100E will be commemorating the rescue of the crew of the Endurance by Ernest Shackleton in August 1916. Activity will be from 24 to 31 August at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre. More information is at www.RedKiteRadio.org.uk GB75ACO – that’s Air Cadet Organisation – will be operating at Stalham ATC Squadron, Norfolk, from the 3rd […]

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Contest News – 21 August 2016

| August 19, 2016

On Tuesday the 50MHz UKAC takes place on the 6m band, plus at the same time there’s the SHF UKAC on 2.3 to 10GHz. Both contests are all modes, run from 1900 to 2130UTC and the exchange is RST, serial number and locator. Thursday sees the 80m Club Sprint SSB leg from 1900 to 2000UTC. […]

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Propagation News – 21 August 2016

| August 19, 2016

This week has been a little unsettled in terms of geomagnetic disturbances and we are still experiencing the summer HF doldrums, at least until September. The K index hit three on many occasions due to ongoing coronal hole activity, and these negated the slight rise in the solar flux index caused by a handful of […]

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News for England Midlands – 21 August 2016

| August 19, 2016

We start with clubs that have more than one event this week. Midland Amateur Radio Society is at the Rugby Radio Rally today. Wednesday sees the shack on the air and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003. Rugby ATS is at the RATS Rally at Princethorpe today. Tuesday sees radio operation […]

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News for England North – 21 August 2016

| August 19, 2016

We start with clubs that have more than one event this week. Furness Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting on Monday. On Wednesday there are talks and demos of HPSSC at Barrow. Details from Chris, M0KPW, via email to info@fars.org.uk. Macclesfield & District Radio Society is packing the Field Day equipment on Monday. […]

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