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DX News – 29 May 2016

| May 27, 2016

Kevin, K6TOP is on the air as VP2V/K6TOP from Tortola, IOTA reference NA-023, in the British Virgin Islands. He will be active until 15 June while on holiday. Operation is on the 40, 20, 15 and 10m bands using mostly CW. QSL via NR6M. Stefan, DF8HS will be active from Fehmarn Island, EU-128, from 6 […]

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Contest News – 29 May 2016

| May 27, 2016

On Sunday, the 29th, the third 70MHz Cumulative contest runs from 1400 to 1600UTC. Using all modes, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. The CW World Wide WPX CW contest ends its 48 hour run at 2359 on the 29th. Using the 1.8 to 28MHz bands, the exchange is signal report and […]

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Propagation News – 29 May 2016

| May 27, 2016

This past week was more settled geomagnetically with the K-index generally staying around zero or one. This was thanks to a lack of solar coronal hole activity and the associated high-speed solar wind streams. The solar flux index declined from the high to mid 90s as large sunspot 2546 rotated out of view. This has […]

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G3KMA in CQ DX Hall of Fame

| May 20, 2016

We are delighted that Roger Balister, G3KMA is one of the 2016 inductees in the CQ DX Hall of Fame. As manager of the Islands on the Air (IOTA) program since 1985, Roger has seen IOTA grow from a few hundred early participants to more than 10,000 today, making it one of the most popular […]

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Distance learning course news

| May 20, 2016

The Bath-based Advanced distance learning team are now enrolling for their next course that will run from early July to December. The course has weekly work packages to guide students through the RSGB textbook with regular revision questions to check on progress. There are no fees to pay but students pay a deposit of £30 […]

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Navassa DXpedition video online

| May 20, 2016

Glenn Johnson, W0GJ was a member of the K1N DXpedition to Navassa Island, which was voted DXpedition of the Year 2015. It was a once-in-32-year DXpedition and the number one Most Wanted Entity in Europe. In October 2015, he was the keynote speaker at the 2015 RSGB Convention. If you weren’t able to visit the […]

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