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Propagation News – 18 September 2016

| September 16, 2016

The solar flux index followed the NOAA prediction this week, declining to 85 by Thursday. Geomagnetic conditions were regrettably not as settled as we would have liked, with the K-index hitting three at times thanks to a continued high speed solar wind stream from a coronal hole. Luckily, no Earth-directed coronal mass ejections were observed […]

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British ARDF gold medal

| September 9, 2016

Eight British competitors attended the ARDF World Championships in Bulgaria in the name of the RSGB. The National Anthem sounded at the award ceremony for day two of the championships. David Williams, M3WDD took the gold medal in the men’s 50-year-plus age group sprint race. This is only the second gold medal won at a […]

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Apply for ISS schools contacts

| September 9, 2016

Following on from the successful ARISS contacts carried out during the Tim Peake Principia mission to the International Space Station, schools from across Europe are being invited to submit applications to be part of the ARISS programme for September 2017 to January 2018. As so clearly demonstrated by the UK contacts, schools extensively benefit from […]

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Latest Hamfest news

| September 9, 2016

For the first time, DXCC card checking will be available at the National Hamfest on 30 September and 1 October 2016. This is being undertaken by volunteers on the UK 6m group stand, where you can also have your identity documents checked for your Logbook of the World application. Your photo driving licence or passport […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| September 9, 2016

The RSGB 2016 Convention takes place 7 to 9 October at Kents Hill Conference Centre, Milton Keynes. One of the highlights will be a talk on space weather by Professor Cathryn Mitchell, M0IBG. Space weather bombards the Earth, sometimes with dramatic effects on our technology. Many people will already be familiar with solar events disrupting […]

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Rallies and Events News – 11 September 2016

| September 9, 2016

Sunday the 11th sees the Torbay Communications Fair at Newton Abbot Racecourse, Devon TQ12 3AF. The event is indoors and doors open at 10am with disabled visitors gaining access half an hour earlier. Admission is £2. There is plenty of car parking on-site. There will be a bring-and-buy, an RSGB book stall and on-site catering. […]

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