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DX News – 24 April 2016

| April 22, 2016

Doug, VK4ADX will operate holiday style from Norfolk Island from 23 April to 2 May. While there he will use the call sign VK9NU and be on SSB only. Logs will be uploaded to Logbook of The World. Elvira, IV3FSG will be active from the Democratic Republic of Congo for one month. She will operate […]

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Special Events News – 24 April 2016

| April 22, 2016

South Essex ARS will operate GB2BOX on Sunday, the 24th, from 10am to 4pm at RAF Boxted Airfield Museum, Langham Lane, Langham, Essex CO4 5NW for Airfields on the Air. Admission to the museum is £3, accompanied children are free. Ballymena ARG will be operating a station at the Shanes Castle Steam Traction Rally on […]

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Contest News – 24 April 2016

| April 22, 2016

The SP DX RTTY contest ends its 24 hour run at 1200UTC on Sunday, the 24th. Using the 3.5 to 28MHz bands, the exchange is signal report and serial number, with SP stations sending their province code too. On Sunday, the 24th, the BARTG Sprint 75 runs from 1700 to 2100UTC. Using 75 baud RTTY […]

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Propagation News – 24 April 2016

| April 22, 2016

It has been week of mixed HF propagation, good at times and lousy at others. The solar flux index declined from 102 on Sunday to 83 on Thursday, as only one lonely little sunspot remained visible. The K-index, which is the three-hourly measure of geomagnetic disturbance due to incoming plasma from the Sun, has also […]

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G6HH at ISS contact

| April 18, 2016

The Hastings Electronics and Radio Club will be operating G6HH at St. Richard’s Catholic College in Bexhill today, April 18th, from the college’s STEM space conference area. The HERC station will be QRT around the time of the ISS contact, and return to air when advised by the ARISS UK team. Amateurs are invited to […]

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Amateur Radio: A World of Possibilities

| April 15, 2016
Amateur Radio: A World of Possibilities

Amateur radio is a hobby with so many aspects it can be hard to describe—and difficult to know what to try first! Our new video Amateur Radio: A World of Possibilities gives you a taster of just some of the many exciting, challenging and fun things you can with amateur radio. We’re planning to take […]

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