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DX News – 3 July 2016

| July 1, 2016

Dan, HR2DMR will be active from Swan Island for several weeks as HQ8S. This counts as NA-035 for IOTA. Rafael, NN3RP will operate holiday style from Nicaragua until 22 July. He is using the call sign YN2RP and is active on the 10 to 40m bands. QSLs go via NN3RP, and logs will be uploaded […]

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Special Events News – 3 July 2016

| July 1, 2016

GB0APS will be on the air on Sunday, the 3rd, from Leicester Vintage Festival for International Museums on the Air. Activity will be from noon to 5pm from Abbey Pumping Station Museum, Corporation Road, Leicester LE4 5PX. Also active today for International Museums on the Air will be GB2FDH. It will be on the air […]

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Contest News – 3 July 2016

| July 1, 2016

VHD NFD ends its 24 hour run at 1400UTC on Sunday, the 3rd. Using all modes on the 50 to 1296MHz bands the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. Sunday, the 3rd, the third 2m Backpackers contest runs from 1100 to 1500UTC. Using all modes on the 2m band the exchange is signal […]

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Propagation News – 3 July 2016

| July 1, 2016

The Sun has had another virtually spotless week with the solar flux index keeping stubbornly below 80. As we said last week, this is getting close to the kind of figures we expect to see at sunspot minimum, such as when the SFI touched 64 in June 2007. Geomagnetically, things were a little more settled […]

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Rupert R Thorogood, G3KKT, SK

| June 27, 2016
Rupert R Thorogood, G3KKT, SK

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Rupert Thorogood, G3KKT, who was the RSGB Company Secretary from 2006 until he passed away on Saturday 25 June 2016. RIP Rupert, our thoughts are with his family at this sad time. We will update this tribute as details become clearer, and include his […]

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Training and Assessment Guide

| June 24, 2016

The amateur radio Training and Assessment Guide is now available on the RSGB website. This series of documents describes the procedures that are to be followed for the provision of training and assessment as part of the RSGB scheme for people to become eligible for a UK amateur radio licence.

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