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Rallies and Events News – 23 August 2015

| August 21, 2015

Today, the 23rd, the Rugby Amateur Transmitting Society annual radio rally will be held at Princethorpe College, Princethorpe, Rugby CV23 9PX. Entry is £3, and the doors are open from 10am to 4pm. Sellers have access from 8.30am. Details from Tony, G0OLS on 07759 684 411. The Milton Keynes ARS Rally will take place on […]

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Special Events News – 23 August 2015

| August 21, 2015

Cray Valley Radio Society will be operating GB150CM today, the 23rd at Crossness Museum, The Old Works, Thames Water STW, Belvedere Road, Abbey Wood, London. SE2 9AQ. Open from 10.30am to 4pm, admission to the Museum is £6. GB2BB will be operated at the RAF Bradwell Bay Memorial Flypast on the 27th of August. Operation […]

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DX News – 23 August 2015

| August 21, 2015

Jim, G3RTE, Phil, G3SWH and Matt, MJ0ASP will be QRV as F/G6AY/p from Cezembre Island, IOTA reference EU-157, on from the 26th to 28th of August. They will operate CW only on 30 to 10 metres during their daylight hours only. QSL via G3SWH, direct or bureau. Volker, DL1ZB will be active as SV5/DL1ZB from […]

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Contest News – 23 August 2015

| August 21, 2015

The UKSMG Summer Marathon is now over, and the closing date for entries was set at the 17th of August. However, as there were a few technical issues uploading logs earlier this year, the submission closing date has been extended to Friday the 4th of September. Details are on the uksmg.org website. On Tuesday two […]

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Propagation News – 23 August 2015

| August 21, 2015

HF propagation conditions were very bad earlier this week. The culprit was a high-speed solar wind stream from coronal holes on the sun. The solar wind often exceeded 500 kilometres per second and had a south-facing Bz field at times. This meant that it more easily coupled with the Earth’s magnetic field – and plasma […]

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News for England Midlands – 23 August 2015

| August 21, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Midland Amateur Radio Society is at the Rugby ATS rally today. Wednesday sees an open meeting, training classes and the shack on the air. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003. Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has its 6m open net on […]

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