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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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Business Radio Interest Group meeting

| May 15, 2015

Ofcom has now posted the files from the Business Radio Interest Group meeting on 30 April at which John Regnault, G4SWX gave a short presentation on the first six months of progress with the 146MHz experimental amateur allocation. Reduced Bandwidth Digital Amateur Television was a topic that interested many of the attendees and John played […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| May 15, 2015

Amateur radio relief activity in Nepal had begun to wind down before a magnitude 7.3 earthquake again shook parts of the Himalayan nation on 12 May, collapsing buildings and killing dozens in a region that’s still trying to recover from the much stronger earthquake on 25 April. The latest quake revived the ham radio effort. […]

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Rallies and Events News – 17 May 2015

| May 15, 2015

The Dayton Hamvention ends its three day run on Sunday. The RSGB has been represented by the President, John Gould, G3WKL, plus an RSGB book and Membership stand. Details are at www.hamvention.org. Sunday, 17 May, the 32nd Dunstable Downs Radio Club National Amateur Radio Boot Sale will take place at Stockwood Park, Luton. See www.ddrcbootsale.org […]

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