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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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Exam syllabus reviews published

| June 16, 2017

A complete review of the syllabus for all three levels of the amateur radio examinations has been completed. The draft of the new syllabus is now available for consultation together with a survey for any comments you may wish to make. The survey will run until 21 July 2017. Please visit rsgb.org/syllabus_review to access the […]

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YOTA 2017 volunteers sought

| June 16, 2017

There’s just seven weeks to go before the RSGB host the IARU Region 1 Youngsters on the Air activity week. Activities during the week will include Summits on the Air, ARDF, construction, and operating a special event station—amongst many other topics. We are still looking for volunteers from RSGB affiliated clubs to help with various […]

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