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Rallies and Events News – 25 June 2017

| June 23, 2017

The West Of England Radio Rally takes place on Sunday, 25 June, at the Cheese and Grain, Market Yard, Bridge Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BE. Doors open from 10am to 2pm, with admission priced at £3 for adults and children under 14 free. There will be inside and outside traders, free car parking, a cafe, […]

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DX News – 25 June 2017

| June 23, 2017

Members of the Chinese Radio Amateurs Club are taking part in a DXpedition to Yongxing Island in the Xisha Archipelago from 26 June to 2 July. The call sign will be B7CRA and they will operate on the 80m to 6m bands using CW, SSB and digital. The IOTA reference is AS-143 and the QSL […]

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Special Events News – 25 June 2017

| June 23, 2017

Dennis, G7AGZ will operate GB6BEN on the 50, 145 and 433MHz bands as he climbs Ben Nevis in aid of Cornwall Hospice Care around 8 July onwards. See QRZ.com for full details. QSL via the bureau and eQSL, with SWL reports welcome. Burnham Beeches Radio Club celebrates its 80th birthday this year. As part of […]

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Contest News – 25 June 2017

| June 23, 2017

On Sunday the 25th, the UK Microwave Group contest runs from 0600 to 1800UTC. Using all modes on the 5.7 and 10GHz bands, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. Also on Sunday the 25th, from 0900 to 1200UTC, it’s the 50MHz CW contest. The exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. […]

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Propagation News – 25 June 2017

| June 23, 2017

Last week the solar flux index remained steadfastly in the mid-70s. There was only one very minor S class solar flare, on Sunday, 18 June. As predicted, geomagnetic conditions were unsettled on the Sunday, but improved as the week went on. During a week when we had the solar solstice, HF conditions were subdued. This […]

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News for England Midlands – 25 June 2017

| June 23, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Burton Amateur Radio Club has a net from 10am around 145.575MHz today and next Sunday. 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. Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has a […]

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