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Special Event News – 1 March 2015

| February 27, 2015

This weekend, listen out for GB0PAS on air for the Pontefract Astronomy Society. GB100BVU will be on the air from Llandudno celebrating 100 Years of St Dunstan’s from 6 to 14 March. If you have news of any future special event stations, please e-mail details to radcom@rsgb.org.uk.

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DX News – 1 March 2015

| February 27, 2015

The DXpedition to Robinson Crusoe Island, IOTA reference SA-005, in the Juan Fernandez Archipelago is scheduled to run until 4 March. The multinational team comprises of 23 operators from seven countries using the callsign 3G0ZC. ZD8D will be on the air from Ascension Island, AF-003, until 6 March. The three operators will focus on the […]

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Contest News – 1 March 2015

| February 27, 2015

This weekend is the CQ WW 160m DX contest. It started at 2200UTC on Friday 27th and ends its 48 hour run today, the 1st. It’s SSB only and the exchange is signal report and CQ Zone, which for the UK is 14. On Monday, the data leg of the 80m Club Championships runs from […]

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Propagation News – 1 March 2015

| February 27, 2015

We are now into March with the spring equinox just a few weeks away. With equal illumination on both hemispheres, this is traditionally a good time for north-south contacts on HF, such as UK to South Africa and South America. A detailed analysis using VOACAP online shows a few more factors to consider when planning […]

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News for England Midlands – 1 March 2015

| February 27, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Lincoln Short Wave Club has its shack brunch today, with bacon butties available. Tuesday sees the RSGB UKCC and on Wednesday there are shack activities with G5FZ on the air. The repeater net is on GB3LM from 8pm on Thursday and next Saturday […]

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News for England North – 1 March 2015

| February 27, 2015

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is on the air on Monday and continues its Advanced class, for which the exam is on Saturday. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036. Stockport Radio Society continues its Intermediate course on Monday. Tuesday sees a […]

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