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Special Events News – 24 May 2015

| May 22, 2015

On 29 May 1815, over 6,000 British cavalry gathered for an inspection beside the river Dender before the battle of Waterloo. To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the inspection and the crossing of the river to battle, the Belgian Amateur Radio Society, UBA, will operate special event station OT200GBN. On Friday the 29th, operation will […]

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DX News – 24 May 2015

| May 22, 2015

Paulo, CT1FJZ, is currently active from the Congo Republic as TN/CT1FJZ. He has been active so far on 20 metres SSB. No other information or length of stay is available. QSL via the home call. Alan, G3XAQ will be active from Brusubi, The Gambia, as C56XA, from 16 May until 4 June. Operation will be […]

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Contest News – 24 May 2015

| May 22, 2015

On Sunday, 24 May, 3rd 70MHz Cumulative runs from 1400 to 1600UTC. Using all modes, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. On Tuesday, the 50MHz UK Activity Contest runs from 1900 to 2130UTC. Using all modes the exchange is the usual signal report, serial number and locator. Also on Tuesday, the SHF […]

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Propagation News – 24 May 2015

| May 22, 2015

This week has been a mixed bag in terms of solar activity. As predicted, the beginning of the week was unsettled with the Kp index hitting six on the 19th. The solar flux index started the week at 120, but by Thursday it had declined to around 106. Next week it is expected to remain […]

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RSGB AGM prize photos now available

| May 15, 2015

Photographs from the RSGB AGM are now available for Members to view in the new Photo Archive section of the RSGB website. Members and clubs receiving prizes can download the relevant images for their club newsletters or other local publicity. Usage permission details can be found here. The RSGB Photo Archive at www.rsgb.org/photo-archive contains images […]

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Brits inducted to CQ Hall of Fame

| May 15, 2015

The CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame honours those individuals who have made significant contributions to amateur radio, to their professional careers or to some other aspect of life on our planet. UK interest in the 2015 inductees include Olof Lundberg, G0CKV, a leader of the communications satellite industry for a quarter of a century, […]

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