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Special Events News – 14 June 2015

| June 12, 2015

Riverway ARS will be operating GB200W, Golf Bravo Two Hundred Whiskey, to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the battle of Waterloo. Operation will take place until the 28th of June and will be active on all bands from 80m to 70cm where possible. QSLs will be accepted via EQSL only. Full information about the station […]

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DX News – 14 June 2015

| June 12, 2015

Strumble Head DX & Contest Group is travelling to Ramsey Island, IOTA EU-124 from 19 to 22 June with three stations on the air. The usual DX Code of Conduct rules will be adhered to and the regular QSL route is via M0URX. Please do not send your card to them via the bureau as […]

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Contest News – 14 June 2015

| June 12, 2015

Today, the 14th, the second 144MHz Backpackers contest runs from 0900 to 1300UTC. Using all modes on the band the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. The Low Power contest organised by Practical Wireless takes place for 8 hours today, running from 0900 to 1600UTC. The maximum power in this one is 3 […]

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Propagation News – 14 June 2015

| June 12, 2015

HF propagation during last weekend’s field day was pretty much as predicted. Conditions were settled, but there wasn’t an awful lot of DX to be had, with F2 layer openings topping out at 21MHz at times. This was mainly due to summer HF conditions with lower daytime MUFs. The beginning of the week saw the […]

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News for England Midlands – 14 June 2015

| June 12, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Midland Amateur Radio Society is at the Junction 28 QRP Rally today. Wednesday sees training classes and planning for the summer social. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003. South Normanton Alfreton & District Amateur Radio Club is at the Junction 28 […]

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News for England North – 14 June 2015

| June 12, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Denby Dale Radio Club is taking part in International Museums weekend today and tomorrow, operating GB2NCM from the National Coal Mining Museum. Wednesday sees an introduction to astrophotography by Neil Bintcliffe. On Thursday it’s the RSGB 80m UKCC. Next Sunday sees the WAB […]

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