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Prepare for IOTA next weekend

| July 22, 2016

The flagship RSGB HF event of the month is the IOTA Contest, which takes place for 24 hours over the weekend of 30 to 31 July. Every one who lives anywhere in the British Isles lives on an island, so every one will be in demand that weekend. Exchange a signal report, serial number and […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| July 22, 2016

The RSGB 2016 Convention takes place on 7-9 October 2016 at Kents Hill Conference Centre, Milton Keynes. This year, delegates can learn more about aurora with Paul Whiting, G4YQC. Not only is the aurora a magnificent sight and a strange propagation mode it is also a major RF radiator. Paul will talk about what this […]

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Rallies and Events News – 24 July 2016

| July 22, 2016

The Finningley ARS Annual Rally will be held on Sunday, 24 July at The Hurst Communications Centre, Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster DN8 5SX. There will be a talk in station and doors open at 10.30am, with admittance £3. The venue is all on one level. Car parking is free. There is a large indoor and […]

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DX News – 24 July 2016

| July 22, 2016

A group of operators will put DR0F on the air from the island of Neuwerk, EU-127 from 28 July to 1 August, which includes the IOTA Contest. QSL via the bureau to DM4DL. A large group of operators will be active from Yijiangshan Island, IOTA AS-141, from 26 July to 1 August. They will sign […]

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Special Events News – 24 July 2016

| July 22, 2016

GB2SW will be on the air for Skiffie Worlds, the World Rowing Championships, between 24 and 30 July. They will be operating from Delamont Country Park, Downpatrick Road, Killyleagh, Co. Down BT30 9TZ. The station will be on air using multiple modes and bands, operated by a number of amateurs from across the UK. Wearside […]

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Contest News – 24 July 2016

| July 22, 2016

On Tuesday the SHF UK Activity Contest runs from 1900 to 2230UTC. Using all modes on all bands 2.3GHz and up, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. Also on Tuesday the 50MHz UK Activity Contest takes place from 1900 to 2130UTC. Using all modes, the exchange is signal report, serial number and […]

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