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Rallies and Events – 2 October 2016

| September 30, 2016

The British Vintage Wireless Society Auto Jumble takes place on Sunday, 2 October, at The Angel Leisure Centre, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1SF. Doors open from 10.30am to 4.30pm. Details online at www.audiojumble.co.uk. On Sunday, the 2nd, the Blackwood ARS Rally takes place at Rougemount School, Llantarnham Hall, Malpas Road, Newport NP20 8QB.  The venue has […]

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DX News – 2 October 2016

| September 30, 2016

New Zealand amateur operators will be active from Norfolk Island as VK9NZ until 8 October. They hope to have three stations operating simultaneously. Send QSL cards to ZL3PAH. Logs will also be uploaded to Logbook of The World. Polish operators will be operating from central Kiribati starting on 4 October for about four weeks. The […]

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Special Event News – 2 October 2016

| September 30, 2016

Poole Radio Society celebrates its 40th Anniversary in October. GB40PRS will be on air during the month at locations in and around Poole. Until 3 October, the call sign will be on the air from Kingstone Lacy, then from Worth Matravers on 4 and 5 October. From 8 to 10 October it will operate from […]

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Contest News – 2 October 2016

| September 30, 2016

The 432MHz-248GHz contest ends its 24 hour run at 1400UTC on Sunday, the 2nd. Using all modes the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. The Oceania DX SSB contest ends its 24 hour run at 0800UTC on Sunday, the 2nd. Using the 1.8 to 28MHz bands the exchange is signal report and serial […]

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Propagation News – 2 October 2016

| September 30, 2016

Last week was dominated by extensive geomagnetic disturbances thanks to ongoing coronal hole activity on the sun. Coronal holes are areas with open magnetic field lines that allow plasma to escape as a high-speed stream. This plasma impacted the Earth causing aurora and unsettled HF conditions, especially on paths over the poles. The K-index was […]

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News for England Midlands – 2 October 2016

| September 30, 2016

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Worksop Amateur Radio Society continues its Intermediate course tonight. On Tuesday there’s a club night and the UK Activity Contest. On Thursday there’s a technical night with construction, Morse training, radio operation and data modes. Next Friday to Sunday sees the club at […]

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