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Special Events News – 28 August 2016

| August 26, 2016

Houghton–le-Spring ARC and Wearside Electronics ARS are operating from Shildon Railway Museum on Sunday the 28th, using the call sign GB6MOB. Operation will be on HF and VHF/UHF. Visitors are invited and entry into the museum is free, although donations are welcome. GB100E will be commemorating the rescue of the crew of the Endurance by […]

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Contest News – 28 August 2016

| August 26, 2016

The Irish IRTS 2m Counties takes place from 1300 to 1500UTC on Sunday, the 28th. In this contest QSOs with EI and GI are the only ones that count for points. Each of the 32 Irish counties is a multiplier. Using the 2m band only, SSB and FM, the exchange is RTT and serial number, […]

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Propagation News – 28 August 2016

| August 26, 2016

This week was a mixed bag in terms of the sun and HF propagation. The solar flux index hovered around the 80 mark, but there was a geomagnetic disturbance on Tuesday evening that sent the K-index up to five for more than six hours. This prompted warnings that aurora might be visible from lower than […]

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News for England Midlands – 28 August 2016

| August 26, 2016

We start with clubs that have more than one event this week. On Monday Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its open net from 8pm on 145.375MHz FM and/or 7.16MHz ± QRM. On Thursday there’s an open net from 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB. Friday sees the Great Egg Race. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363. […]

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News for England North – 28 August 2016

| August 26, 2016

We start with advance news that Humber Fortress DX ARC will be running an Advanced course, starting on 7 November, and leading to an exam on 15 May 2017. Classes will take place at Cottingham Road Baptist Church, Hull. For more information contact Bob Lane, M0RWL via email to rwlane@rwlane.karoo.co.uk. Denby Dale Radio Club is […]

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News for Northern Ireland – 28 August 2016

| August 26, 2016

On Thursday Bangor and District Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM. For more information contact Norman, GI3YMY, via email to norman.newell@yahoo.com.

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