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Rallies and Events News – 22 January 2017

| January 20, 2017

There are no rallies in the diary for this weekend, the 21st and 22nd. The next rally is the Horncastle Winter Rally on the 29th at Horncastle Youth Centre, Willow Close, Cagthorpe, Horncastle LN9 6BZ. Doors open at 10am and there is free car parking on-site. Entry is £2. The venue is all on one […]

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DX News – 22 January 2017

| January 20, 2017

Jean-Pierre, F6ITD is on the air as TO7D and FG/F6ITD from La Desirade Island, IOTA NA-102, until 9 March. Activity is on 160 to 10 metres using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to his home call sign. DF3FS, DJ7JC, DL8JJ and DJ9RR will be operating as TU5MH from the Ivory Coast from 22 […]

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Special Events News – 22 January 2017

| January 20, 2017

Wearside Electronics Amateur Radio Society is on the air on Saturday the 28th and Sunday the 29th for SOS Weekend from 10am at the Lifeguard station Marine Way, in the block yard, using all bands. Special event station 9H2017EU is on the air until June 2017 to mark the 2017 Maltese European Union Presidency. QSL […]

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Contest News – 22 January 2017

| January 20, 2017

On Tuesday the SHF Activity Contest runs from 2000 to 2230UTC using the 2.3 to 10GHz bands. The exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. On Wednesday the UK EI CC 80m contest runs from 2000 to 2100UTC. Using CW only, the exchange is your four character locator. The CQ World Wide 160m DX […]

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Propagation News – 22 January 2017

| January 20, 2017

We saw a couple of sunspots last week, but they weren’t enough to make a major difference to HF propagation. This was due in part to a raised K-index, thanks to solar material from a recurrent coronal hole. NOAA released a geomagnetic storm warning for the 18th and 19th. The solar index remained in the […]

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News for England Midlands – 22 January 2017

| January 20, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Wythall Radio Club has its net tonight and next Sunday from 8pm on 145.225MHz or GB3WL. On Tuesday there’s a talk about the Cambridge Remote Station Project by Bob Whelan, G3PJT. Friday sees the regular nibbles and operating night in the shack. Details from Chris, […]

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