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Special Events News – 29 March 2015

| March 27, 2015

Bushvalley ARC will active as GB8RAF from two locations during the RAF Airfields On The Air activation period of 28 March to 12 April. They will be at RAF Ballykelly today, the 29th. The following two weekends will be split between RAF Eglinton for one day and RAF Ballykelly for one day. More information is […]

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DX News – 29 March 2015

| March 27, 2015

Marc, DU9/ON5SM will visit the Philippines until 25 April operating from Mindanao, IOTA reference OC-130. Using a Kenwood TS480SAT and 300W PA, Signalink DIGImodem into a GB5RV, 6 band Hexbeam and a 10m vertical with CG3000 antenna tuner he plans to be as active as possible. A special QSL card for these contacts can be […]

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Contest News – 29 March 2015

| March 27, 2015

Please note that contest times are given as UTC, which is an hour behind local clock time in the UK now that British Summer Time came in at 1am on the 29th. The second—and final—major American contest is the SSB leg of CQWW WPX running for 48 hours ending at 2359UTC tonight, the 29th. Everybody […]

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Propagation News – 29 March 2015

| March 27, 2015

Last week’s solar eclipse was a great opportunity to try out some propagation experiments. Many listeners reported the enhanced reception of distant medium wave stations at the time of maximum eclipse as the D layer of the ionosphere became less absorbing. The other data are currently being analysed for a feature in RadCom. This week […]

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News for England Midlands – 29 March 2015

| March 27, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Wythall Radio Club is taking part in the CQ WPX SSB Contest all day today, and there’s the club net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL at 8pm tonight and next Sunday. Monday sees a curry night at the Monsoon from 6.30pm. The Tuesday Morse […]

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News for England North – 29 March 2015

| March 27, 2015

On Monday 30 March Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is on the air and continues its Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced classes. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036. On Monday 30 March Sheffield Amateur Radio Club is revisiting the Raspberry Pi with David, G6DCT. Contact David, G6DCT, via email to littlewood20@btinternet.com. On […]

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