Tynemouth Amateur Radio Club is away on another IOTA trip, this time to the Isle Of Mull, EU-008, until 28 April. They will be operating as GS0NWM on the 10 to 80m bands using most modes with four HF stations. In addition they will have a VHF/UHF station. Full details of the trip are already […]
GB0STG and GB4STG will be on air on Sunday the 23rd for St George’s Day—see www.phoenixarc.org.uk for more details. A group of Essex Hams will once again be operating a special event station for St. George’s Day on Sunday, 23 April. Operations will be from Galleywood Common near Chelmsford using the call sign GB1STG.
The 23rd SP DX RTTY contest ends its 24 hour run at 1200UTC on Sunday the 23rd. Using the 3.5 to 28MHz bands the exchange is signal report and serial number with SP stations sending their province code too. The UK/EI DX CW contest also ends its 24 hour run at 1200UTC on Sunday the 23rd. […]
HF propagation last week was good in parts. There were days when even 20 metres seemed almost devoid of signals, but others when the band really shone. For example, for well-equipped stations 3D2AG on Rotuma Island near Fiji was workable on both CW and RTTY at times on 20 metres. This was remarkable considering the […]
Two new GB2RS services start later today. At 6.30pm, Mike, GD6ICR will lead with a news reading via GB3IM on the Isle of Man. In Northern Ireland at 7.30pm, the news will be read on DMR via GB3OM, GB7LY, GB7UL and GB7HB. To be able to receive the news on DMR via these repeaters, users […]
Dozens of official award stations have registered to take part in the 2017 International Marconi Day event, this year being held on the 22nd of April. The event is not a contest, but an opportunity for amateurs around the world to make point-to-point contact with historic Marconi sites. Go to www.qrz.com/db/GB4IMD for details of the […]