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DX News – 26 March 2017

| March 24, 2017

A group of radio amateurs from Sweet Lake City in the Netherlands will be in Liechtenstein from the 1st to the 8th of April. Using the HB0 suffix to their callsigns they will be on all HF bands using CW, SSB and digital modes. All QSLs are via PE1FLO. W2APF will be on Nevis Island […]

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Special Events News – 26 March 2017

| March 24, 2017

GB8EGT will be on the air from RAF Eglington in Londonderry from the 25th of March to the 9th of April, 9am-5pm. The station will be on air holiday style. Contact Paul Lewis, MI1AIB by email to paul.m1aib@gmail.com GB8BKY will be on the air from RAF Ballykelly in Limavady from the 25th of March to […]

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Contest News – 26 March 2017

| March 24, 2017

The CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest ends its 48 hour run at 2359 today, the 26th. Using all contest bands from 160 to 10m, the exchange is signal report and serial number. In this contest everyone can work everyone. On Tuesday the SHF UK Activity Contest runs from 2000 to 2230UTC. Using all modes […]

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Propagation News – 26 March 2017

| March 24, 2017

Last week’s predicted geomagnetic storm materialised on cue, sending the K index up to five on Tuesday. The storming continued right through Wednesday into Thursday. There was an initial ionospheric enhancement late on Tuesday, but it didn’t last long. Maximum useable frequencies were then adversely affected on Wednesday with noisy bands and even 20 metres […]

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High volume of calls to Ofcom

| March 17, 2017

Ofcom Spectrum Licensing is currently experiencing a high volume of calls about licensing issues. Email enquiries can take up to four weeks and telephone answering can also be delayed at peak times. Please use the online portal for licence activities and consult the Information for Radio Amateurs and Frequently Asked Questions before calling or emailing.

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90th RSGB AGM in Cardiff

| March 17, 2017

The 90th RSGB AGM will be held at the Angel Hotel, Castle St, Cardiff CF10 1SZ on Saturday, 22 April 2017, commencing at 12 noon. Details of those standing for elections, the accounts and the Minutes of the 2016 AGM appear in the April RadCom. Arrangements have been made for Members who are unable to […]

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