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DX News – 20 August 2017

| August 18, 2017

The great Solar Eclipse QSO Party mentioned earlier is sure to bring some interesting DX, if only because of the sheer number of stations expected to be experimenting with the anomalous propagation conditions. Listen out for them on 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10 and 6m. Other bands are not being used. If you’re quick, […]

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Special Events News – 20 August 2017

| August 18, 2017

The 19th and 20th is International Lightships and Lighthouses weekend, with numerous special event stations active around the world. We gave details of a number of stations in last week’s bulletin, which we won’t repeat today. The official list of all 436 entrants, including around 25 UK special event stations, is at www.illw.net. A wide […]

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Contest News – 20 August 2017

| August 18, 2017

The SHF UKAC takes place on Tuesday from 1900 to 2130UTC. Activity is on all modes on all bands from 2.3 to 10GHz. RST, serial number and locator form the exchange. Next Sunday, the 27th, sees the UKuG contest from 0600 to 1800UTC. Using all modes on the 5.7 and 10GHz bands, the exchange is […]

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Propagation News – 20 August 2017

| August 18, 2017

Last week saw the solar flux index in the low to mid-70s. Geomagnetic conditions were generally quiet earlier in the week, with some choice DX to be had. Andy, M0NKR reported working the Marshall Islands in the Pacific on 20m CW at 0700UTC on Wednesday, while Del, W8KJP in Florida, USA, was heard by G0KYA […]

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YOTA 2017 wraps up

| August 11, 2017

This weekend sees the end of a fabulous YOTA 2017 week. It has been action-packed and a great success. Eighty young radio amateurs from 26 countries have enjoyed trying out new aspects of amateur radio as well as making new friends. After a tense start at the ISS contact on Tuesday, twelve young radio amateurs […]

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Nominate an upcoming DXer

| August 11, 2017

The G5RP Trophy is an annual award to encourage newcomers to HF DXing. The award is not limited to youngsters or the newly-licensed; it is open to any one who has recently discovered and made significant progress in HF DXing. If you are an established HF DXer and want to recommend some one to be […]

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