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SOS Radio Week imminent

| January 13, 2017

SOS Radio Week starts at 0000UTC on 21 January and concludes at 2359UTC on the 29th. The event is open to every one to take part in and you can still enrol as a registered station and get on the air to raise awareness of the work of Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). If you […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| January 13, 2017

The RSGB’s Commonwealth Contest is one of the longest-running contests in the HF contesting world, having started as the BERU contest in the 1920s. It promotes contacts between stations in the United Kingdom and Crown Dependencies, Commonwealth and Mandated Territories. The 80th Commonwealth Contest will take place on 11 and 12 March, for the 24 […]

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Rallies and Events News – 15 January 2017

| January 13, 2017

The Red Rose Winter Rally, organised by West Manchester Radio Club, takes place on Sunday the 15th, at Lowton Civic Centre, Hesketh Meadow Lane, WA3 2AH, just off the A580 East Lancs Road. Doors open at 11am and car parking is free. There will be trade stands, a bring-and-buy, special interest groups and an RSGB […]

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DX News – 15 January 2017

| January 13, 2017

Between 20 and 23 January, JA2NQG, JH2BNL, JI2UAY will operate from Benjor Resort, Port Vila, on Efate Island, OC-035, as YJ0WW, YJ0AA and YJ0FM respectively. Activity will be on 160-10 metres using CW, SSB and RTTY. They will have two 500 watt stations and one 200 watt station into an Inverted L, dipoles, CrankIR and […]

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Special Event News – 15 January 2017

| January 13, 2017

GB2SLS will be on the air from Sheringham Lifeboat Station on 21 January. Part of the SOS Radio Week activities.

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Contest News – 15 January 2017

| January 13, 2017

On Tuesday the 1.3GHz UK Activity Contest runs from 2000 to 2230UTC. Using all modes the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. On Thursday, the 19th, the Low Power 70MHz FM contest runs from 1900 to 2000. Using FM only the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. Also on Thursday it’s […]

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