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DX News – 7 February 2016

| February 5, 2016

Peter, DC0KK, is operating as 4S7KKG from Moragalla, Sri Lanka, IOTA reference AS-003, until the 3rd of April. He will be working mainly in CW and digital modes with operation on 20 to 10 metres. QSL via DC0KK, via the bureau, which is preferred, or direct. All QSLs will be sent via the QSL bureau. […]

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Contest News – 7 February 2016

| February 5, 2016

Today, the 7th, the 432MHz AFS contest takes place from 0900 to 1300UTC. Using all modes in the 70cm band, the exchange is RST, serial number and locator. This is the final event in the 2015-2016 Super League series so it’s your last chance to top up your points. On Tuesday the 432MHz UK Activity […]

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Propagation News – 7 February 2016

| February 5, 2016

Last week’s HF propagation was spoiled by a K5 geomagnetic event in the early hours of Wednesday morning. This was caused by an enhanced high-speed solar wind stream. This had the effect of knocking the HF bands for six with the VP8SGI DXpedition on South Georgia barely making an appearance for modestly-equipped stations for the […]

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News for England Midlands – 7 February 2016

| February 5, 2016

We start with news that Leicestershire Repeater Group is conducting a survey to see whether to implement one of the digital FM systems on either GB3CF or GB3LE. The survey is available online at www.leicestershirerepeatergroup.org.uk and as many people in the local area as possible are invited to air their views. Now for news from […]

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News for England North – 7 February 2016

| February 5, 2016

On Monday Bolton Wireless Club is having a talk on digital modes by Evan. For details, send an email to boltonwireless@gmail.com. On Monday Sheffield Amateur Radio Club is having a shack night operating M0RCU. Details from David, G6DCT, via email to littlewood20@btinternet.com. On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on Trawler […]

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News for Northern Ireland – 7 February 2016

| February 5, 2016

Grey Point Fort Amateur Radio Society is holding AGM today. Details from Stephen McFarland, GI4RNP, on 028 9185 2731. Next Sunday Mid Ulster Amateur Radio Club is having a talk by youth members about their trip with RSGB Youth on their DXpedition. Details from Dave, via email to muarc.secretary@yahoo.co.uk.

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