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DX News – 22 October 2017

| October 20, 2017

Keith, GM4YXI and Chris, GM3WOJ will be active as VK9CZ from Cocos-Keeling, OC-003, from 24 October to 7 November, including the CQ WW DX SSB Contest. They will operate SSB, CW and some RTTY on the 10 to 160m bands with  two stations. QSL via N3SL and Logbook of The World, logsearch on Club Log. […]

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Special Event News – 22 October 2017

| October 20, 2017

On Sunday, the 22nd, Watcombe Radio Club is running JOTA station GB3TBS for Torbay Borough Scouts at the Torbay District Scout Camp in Torquay from 10am to 1pm. Grey Point Fort Amateur Radio Society will be operating JOTA and Jamboree on the Internet, JOTI, with Bangor West Explorer Scouts today, the at Grey Point Fort, […]

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Contest News – 22 October 2017

| October 20, 2017

The Worked All Germany contest ends its 24 hour run at 1500UTC this Sunday. Using CW and SSB on 80 to 10m, the exchange is RST and serial number, with DLs sending DOK. The 50MHz AFS contest takes place on 6m from 0900 to 1300UTC this Sunday, the 22nd. All modes can be used, and […]

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Propagation News – 22 October 2017

| October 20, 2017

The latter half of last week saw more settled geomagnetic conditions with the Kp-index declining to one and even zero. This helped the HF bands enormously and there were openings up to and including 12 metres. The upper bands were full of signals, reflecting the better HF conditions associated with autumn. Higher critical frequencies also […]

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BBC DG to open G8BBC shack

| October 13, 2017

On Wednesday, 18 October 2017 BBC Director General Tony Hall will cut the ribbon to mark the official opening of the new G8BBC radio shack at Broadcasting House, London. The station, home of the recently formed London BBC Radio Group, will move on from test transmissions to full operation following a watch period of a […]

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Upcoming Train the Trainers courses

| October 13, 2017

Train the Trainers is free to any RSGB Member teaching at Foundation, Intermediate or Advanced level. It is especially designed for any one who does not already have a professional background in teaching. Courses must be pre-booked. One is planned for the 18 November 2017 at Worksop Amateur Radio Club—email Steve Hambleton on g0eaksteve@gmail.com to […]

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