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Edition No. 9 – October-November 2016

| December 1, 2016
Edition No. 9 – October-November 2016

Taking part in the CQWW contest The SSB leg of the famous CW Worldwide contest takes place on 29-30 October 2016 Using the DX Cluster: Part 2 This time we look at when and how you can spot a station’s call sign on the DX Cluster How and why the HF bands come alive in […]

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Youngsters’ GB16YOTA on the air

| November 25, 2016

Every December, the IARU organises Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) month, which is a month-long activity specifically aimed at getting young people operating amateur radio. It is not a contest but there is an award to chase. The UK station, GB16YOTA, will be put on the air by Sandringham School ARC on 1 December, Sidmouth […]

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Virtual Buildathon from Chertsey

| November 25, 2016

Chertsey Radio Club will be hosting a Virtual Buildathon starting in December. Bob, M6FLT will be building a kit over a couple of weeks, live on camera, and will be able to answer questions as participants follow him. The kit will be a Kanga Products Fox-3, 40m CW transceiver and k16 keyer kit. Participants buy […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| November 25, 2016

It’s with sadness that we report the passing of the long time G3M-P group QSL sub-manager, Gordon Brown, G3MZV. He will be very much missed. The RSGB QSL Bureau is therefore in need of a replacement volunteer for a slightly enlarged and busy group, G3M-S. If you would like to help, have time, space and […]

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Rallies and Events News – 27 November 2016

| November 25, 2016

We are not aware of any rallies taking place today. The final rallies in the 2016 diary take place next weekend, 3 and 4 December. The South Lancs Winter Rally is on Saturday, 3 December at Bickershaw Labour Club, Bickershaw Lane, Bickershaw, Wigan WN2 5TE. The venue has disabled facilities and car parking on site. […]

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DX News – 27 November 2017

| November 25, 2016

Alan, K0AV will operate as ZD8V from Ascension Island, IOTA reference AF-003, until 1 December. Activity will be mainly on CW and QSLs go via the home call. Logs will be uploaded to Logbook of the World. Tim, NL8F and Paula, NX1P will be on Norfolk Island, OC-005 until 3 December. They will use the […]

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