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Contest News – 8 October 2017

| October 6, 2017

The Oceania DX SSB contest ends at 0800UTC on Sunday, the 8th. Using the 1.8 to 28MHz bands, the exchange is signal report and serial number. The 432MHz to 245GHz contest ends at 1400UTC on Sunday, the 8th. Using all modes, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. The IARU 432MHz to 245GHz […]

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Propagation News – 8 October 2017

| October 6, 2017

Last week saw sunspot activity remain fairly stable, with the solar flux index hovering in the upper 80s. There were no solar flares and so no associated coronal mass ejections either. On the whole, geomagnetic conditions were a little more settled than they have been of late and other than a K-index of four on […]

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IARU Conference report now online

| September 29, 2017

The Report for the 24th Region 1 IARU General Conference, held in Landshut Germany from 16 to 23 September 2017, is available on the Region 1 website. The papers for C3, C4, C5 and C7 are also available in zipped format on this page.

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Enter the RSGB Construction Competition

| September 29, 2017

The RSGB annual Construction Competition is still open for entries. The aim of the competition is to encourage home construction, experimentation, design and innovation. The competition can be entered by individual members or groups of members where the build team will be treated as a single entrant. The closing date has been extended to 6 […]

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VDSL interference survey extended

| September 29, 2017

The RSGB EMC Committee has been investigating VDSL broadband interference on the HF amateur bands for three years now. To increase the amount of evidence available, the Committee set up a survey to collect current signal levels at the frequencies of VDSL band transitions. There are still lots of responses being received so the deadline […]

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| September 29, 2017

A valve workshop will be held on 14 October 2017 at The National Museum of Computing, Bletchley Park MK3 6EB. If you have a basic knowledge of electronics and can read an electronic circuit diagram then they will show you how electronics began, following its critical components for its first 50 years. Find out about […]

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