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Contest News – 4 December 2016

| December 2, 2016

The 144MHz AFS contest runs from 1000 to 1600UTC Sunday, the 4th. Using all modes, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. The ARRL 160m CW contest ends Sunday at 1600UTC. Work the USA, US territories and Canada. The only time there is a path is when it’s dark at both ends of […]

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Propagation News – 4 December 2017

| December 2, 2016

Last week was a mixed bag in terms of HF propagation. The solar flux index hovered around the 80 mark and the K-index was poor at the weekend, although a little more settled later in the week. Last weekend saw the CW leg of CQ Worldwide and the consensus was that conditions weren’t brilliant. We […]

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Youngsters’ GB16YOTA on the air

| November 25, 2016

Every December, the IARU organises Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) month, which is a month-long activity specifically aimed at getting young people operating amateur radio. It is not a contest but there is an award to chase. The UK station, GB16YOTA, will be put on the air by Sandringham School ARC on 1 December, Sidmouth […]

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Virtual Buildathon from Chertsey

| November 25, 2016

Chertsey Radio Club will be hosting a Virtual Buildathon starting in December. Bob, M6FLT will be building a kit over a couple of weeks, live on camera, and will be able to answer questions as participants follow him. The kit will be a Kanga Products Fox-3, 40m CW transceiver and k16 keyer kit. Participants buy […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| November 25, 2016

It’s with sadness that we report the passing of the long time G3M-P group QSL sub-manager, Gordon Brown, G3MZV. He will be very much missed. The RSGB QSL Bureau is therefore in need of a replacement volunteer for a slightly enlarged and busy group, G3M-S. If you would like to help, have time, space and […]

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Rallies and Events News – 27 November 2016

| November 25, 2016

We are not aware of any rallies taking place today. The final rallies in the 2016 diary take place next weekend, 3 and 4 December. The South Lancs Winter Rally is on Saturday, 3 December at Bickershaw Labour Club, Bickershaw Lane, Bickershaw, Wigan WN2 5TE. The venue has disabled facilities and car parking on site. […]

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