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Rallies and Events News – 26 June 2016

| June 24, 2016

Today, 26 June, sees the West Of England Radio Rally at the Cheese and Grain, Bridge Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BE. The venue has car parking and disabled facilities. Doors are open from 10am to 2pm and admission is £3, with under 14s free. There will be trade stands and an RSGB book stall, There […]

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DX News – 26 June 2016

| June 24, 2016

Dave, FJ/W9DR and Tom, FJ/W9AEB will be operating from Saint Barthelemy Island, NA-146, until 29 June. Dave is on 6 metres only, doing CW/SSB with a 6m Beacon, and Tom is working on the 10 to 40m bands using CW and SSB. QSL via their home call signs. Harald, DF2WO will be active as D44TWO […]

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Special Events News – 26 June 2016

| June 24, 2016

GB0APS will be on the air next Saturday and Sunday from Leicester Vintage Festival for International Museums on the Air. Activity will be from noon to 5pm from Abbey Pumping Station Museum, Corporation Road, Leicester LE4 5PX. Also active next Saturday and Sunday for International Museums on the Air will be GB2FDH. It will be […]

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Contest News – 26 June 2016

| June 24, 2016

On Sunday, the 26th, the 50MHz CW contest takes place from 0900 to 1200UTC. This is a VHF Championship event. Using CW only on the 6m band, the exchange is RST, serial number and locator. Also today is the 70MHz Cumulative #4. Running from 1400 to 1600UTC, all modes are permitted and the exchange is […]

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Propagation News – 26 June 2016

| June 24, 2016

Once again the sun looks pretty spotless, apart from one tiny smudge. As a result, this week saw the solar flux index drop below 80. We’re beginning to sound like a stuck record, but ongoing coronal hole activity pushed the K-index to five on Wednesday 22nd. Noisy electrical storms across most of northern Europe didn’t […]

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News for England Midlands – 26 June 2016

| June 24, 2016

We start with clubs that are having several events this week. Today and next Sunday Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm. On Monday the Intermediate course continues. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class and club night, plus preparation for the VHF Field Day. Friday sees the regular nibbles night […]

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