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JOTA event planned? Let us know!

| August 28, 2015

Jamboree on the Air, or JOTA, takes place from 16 to 18 October this year. The RSGB would like to support any clubs or groups who will be taking part and members of the Youth Committee are keen to visit as many events as possible. Please let us know if you’re planning a JOTA event—send […]

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Rallies and Events News – 30 August 2015

| August 28, 2015

The Milton Keynes ARS Rally will take place today, on 30 August, at Longueville Hall, Hammond Park, Whaddon Road, Newton Longville, Milton Keynes MK17 0AT. It is now even bigger, so why not combine the rally with a visit to Bletchley Park and visit the National Radio Centre as well? The rally is in a […]

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Special Events News – 30 August 2015

| August 28, 2015

Colin, G4GBP and friends will be operating GB0WWM from Wilton Windmill about eight miles south east of Marlborough in Wiltshire over the bank holiday weekend. Visitors are welcome, although please do not confuse this Wilton with the Wilton near Salisbury. Refreshments will be available throughout and the windmill will be open on Sunday and Monday […]

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DX News – 30 August 2015

| August 28, 2015

ZA01 will be active from Sazan Island, EU-169, from 2 to 9 September. Plans are for SSB, CW, PSK and RTTY on the HF bands as well as the WARC bands and 6m. Some meteor scatter propagation is planned too. QSL manager is IK2DUW or IK7JWX for Italian contacts only. Details on www.QRZ.com. G8OFQ will […]

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Contest News – 30 August 2015

| August 28, 2015

Sunday, the 30th, the UK Microwave Group contest runs from 0600 to 1800UTC. Using all modes on the 5.7 and 10GHz band the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. The IRTS 2m Counties Contest also takes place on Sunday, the 30th, from 1300 to 1500UTC. Using SSB and FM only, the exchange is […]

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Propagation News – 30 August 2015

| August 28, 2015

The predicted drop in the solar wind failed to materialise this week as it is still being driven by coronal holes on the sun. These are areas of weaker magnetic fields that let plasma escape from the sun’s surface. The Kp index has hit six at times, bringing very unsettled geomagnetic storm conditions and poor […]

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