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Rallies and Events – 25 September 2016

| September 23, 2016

The Chippenham and District Amateur Radio Mini-Rally takes place on Sunday, 25 September, at the new venue of Kington Langley Village Hall, Church Road, Kington Langley SN15 5NJ. The doors open at 10am, with disabled visitors gaining access 30 minutes earlier. Admission is £2, with under 16s free. There is on-site car parking. There will […]

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DX News – 25 September 2016

| September 23, 2016

Alejandro, LU9VEA will be on Easter Island, IOTA reference SA-001, working as CE0Y/LU9VEA between 26 and 30 September. Listen for him on a variety of HF bands, working SSB. Send QSL cards to IK2DUW. Stan, LZ1GC and Emil, DL8JJ will operate as H44GC from Guadalcanal, OC-047, from until 3 October with two stations on the […]

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Special Event News – 25 September 2016

| September 23, 2016

Enigma Reloaded 2016 takes place until 1 October. The main goal of the event is to promote amateur activity as possible all over the world, celebrating the history of the Enigma cipher machine and its crucial role in World War II. From 17 to 30 September, stations registered as Activator stations will be on the […]

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Contest News – 25 September 2016

| September 23, 2016

The CQWW DX RTTY contest ends its 48 hour run at 2359UTC on Sunday, the 25th. Using the 3.5 to 28MHz bands, the exchange is signal report and Zone, which for the UK is 14. A UK Microwave Group contest on 5.7 and 10GHz takes place on Sunday, the 25th, from 0600 to 1800UTC. Using […]

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Propagation News – 25 September 2016

| September 23, 2016

This week saw the solar flux index increase from 80 to 86, but poor ionospheric conditions due to a high-speed solar wind stream dominated the earlier part of the week. The K-index hit five on the 20th but, as predicted, geomagnetic conditions improved slightly towards the end of the week. On the bright side, while […]

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National Hamfest fast approaching

| September 16, 2016

The National Hamfest takes place on 30 September 2016 and 1 October 2016 at the Newark and Nottinghamshire Showground. Traders from the UK, Europe and the Far East will be in attendance, making it a truly international show. The National Club of the Year 2015 winners will be presented with their trophies at 2pm on […]

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