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Special Events News – 24 June 2018

| June 22, 2018

Paul, M0TVU will be operating GB0FWC for FIFA World Cup most evenings during the World Cup on 20 and 40m SSB, plus 2m FM and SSB. He says he has a humble station so please be patient when calling. Next Saturday and Sunday, Loughton and Epping Forest ARS is operating GB2NWA for the North Weald Airfield Air […]

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Contest News – 24 June 2018

| June 22, 2018

The UKuG High Band contest takes place this Sunday from 0600UTC to 1800UTC. Using all modes on the 5.7 and 10GHz bands, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. Also this Sunday the 50MHz CW contest runs from 0900UTC to 1200UTC. Using CW only on the 6m band, signal report, serial number and […]

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Propagation News – 24 June 2018

| June 22, 2018

A glancing blow from a coronal hole sent the K-index soaring to five on Tuesday, the 19th. This hadn’t been predicted by NOAA as it looked like the high-speed solar wind stream might miss us. However, by Wednesday the ionosphere had calmed down and the index returned to a more settled Kp=1. Much of the […]

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Three balloons go up on Thursday

| June 15, 2018

Three high altitude balloon launches will take place from a site in Welshpool on Thursday, 21 June 2018, conditions permitting. Starting between 10.30 and 11.30am, the balloons will have a number of experiments on board to look at various aspects of space flight. Involving a number of schools in the north west, the launches are […]

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70MHz experimental NoVs now easier

| June 15, 2018

Following agreement with Ofcom, the RSGB is pleased to announce that a new much faster online process is now available for all Full Licensees to access the 70.5-71.5MHz experimental band. Applications can now be made online for a new, annually-renewable Notice of Variation. It works in a similar way to the 146-147MHz NoV. This replaces […]

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RBN adds FT8 spots

| June 15, 2018

The Reverse Beacon Network is beta-testing a separate Telnet feed for FT8 spots. You can find it at telnet.reversebeacon.net port 7001. This is in addition to the existing feed on port 7000, which has been re-purposed as CW-only. Also, Aggregator version five has been developed as a beta that can handle FT8 spots received from WSJT-X. […]

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