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DX News – 14 January 2018

| January 12, 2018

Brian, GW4DVB will be operating a small holiday DXpedition between the 21 and 28 January. Operating as J88PI from Palm Island situated near the southern tip of St Vincent and the Grenadines. The IOTA reference is NA-025. He will be using a Yaesu FT-991A with 100 watts into a 10m vertical on the 10, 15, […]

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Special Event News – 14 January 2018

| January 12, 2018

The GB1LBC will be on the air from Silloth RNLI Lifeboat Station on the 20, 21, 27 and 28 January, to raise awareness of the work the volunteer crews undertake in the coastal waters of the UK. Main operating bands will be 40m voice and 20m digital modes, mostly PSK and FT8. Other bands maybe […]

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Contest News – 14 January 2018

| January 12, 2018

On Tuesday the 1.3GHz UK Activity Contest runs from 2000to 2230UTC. Using all modes, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. On the 18th the 70MHz FM Activity Contest runs from 1900 to 2000UTC. It is followed by the 70MHz UK Activity contest that uses all modes from 2000 to 2230UTC. The exchange […]

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Propagation News – 14 January 2018

| January 12, 2018

Last week, we continued to suffer the effects of coronal holes on the Sun, which are very prevalent at this point in the solar cycle. On Wednesday, HF was very lacklustre with little on the bands and 20m closing around 4pm. Having said that, there were pearls to be found. The 6O6O DXpedition to Somalia […]

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Happy New Year to all

| January 5, 2018

The news team and all the staff at RSGB HQ would like to wish our newsreaders, listeners and online readers a very Happy New Year. We would like to remind every one that the deadline for news items is 10am on Thursday mornings and we welcome your news every week by email to radcom@rsgb.org.uk. The […]

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Jeff Smith, MI0AEX awarded MBE

| January 5, 2018

Congratulations to RSGB Past-President Jeff Smith, MI0AEX, who was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List for services to health, for founding Ards Peninsula First Responders. The Ards Peninsula First Responders is a volunteer group who responds to life-threatening emergency calls, in partnership with the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service, serving the BT22 area.

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