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Rallies and Events – 26 March 2017

| March 24, 2017

Today, the 26th of March, the Callington Radio Rally will take place at Callington Town Hall, Callington, Cornwall PL17 7BD. Doors open at 10am and admittance is £2. There will be a Bring & Buy and trade stands. Catering is available on site and there is ample free parking in the adjacent car park. The […]

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DX News – 26 March 2017

| March 24, 2017

A group of radio amateurs from Sweet Lake City in the Netherlands will be in Liechtenstein from the 1st to the 8th of April. Using the HB0 suffix to their callsigns they will be on all HF bands using CW, SSB and digital modes. All QSLs are via PE1FLO. W2APF will be on Nevis Island […]

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Special Events News – 26 March 2017

| March 24, 2017

GB8EGT will be on the air from RAF Eglington in Londonderry from the 25th of March to the 9th of April, 9am-5pm. The station will be on air holiday style. Contact Paul Lewis, MI1AIB by email to paul.m1aib@gmail.com GB8BKY will be on the air from RAF Ballykelly in Limavady from the 25th of March to […]

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Contest News – 26 March 2017

| March 24, 2017

The CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest ends its 48 hour run at 2359 today, the 26th. Using all contest bands from 160 to 10m, the exchange is signal report and serial number. In this contest everyone can work everyone. On Tuesday the SHF UK Activity Contest runs from 2000 to 2230UTC. Using all modes […]

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Propagation News – 26 March 2017

| March 24, 2017

Last week’s predicted geomagnetic storm materialised on cue, sending the K index up to five on Tuesday. The storming continued right through Wednesday into Thursday. There was an initial ionospheric enhancement late on Tuesday, but it didn’t last long. Maximum useable frequencies were then adversely affected on Wednesday with noisy bands and even 20 metres […]

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News for England Midlands – 26 March 2017

| March 24, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Burton Amateur Radio Club has its net today and next Sunday from 10am around 145.575MHz. On Wednesday there’s a club night, and Thursday sees a club net from 8pm around 145.575MHz. Contact Mike Lewis, 2E0EZG, via email to info@Burton-ARC.co.uk Wythall Radio Club has its net […]

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