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Rallies and Events News – 12 April 2015

| April 10, 2015

The 31st Yeovil QRP Convention takes place today, 12th April, at Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3AA. There will be talk-in on S22 and the doors open at 9.30am. Admission is £3 and there will be trade stands, a Bring & Buy as well as a lecture stream. More details from Steve, G7AHP, […]

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Special Events News – 12 April 2015

| April 10, 2015

Leicester Radio Society will be running a special event station on HF from about 10am until 5pm using GX3LRS at the Hobbies and Pastimes Steam Day today, 12th April. This takes place at the Abbey Pumping Station, LE4 5PX. One of the war graves and memorials for fallen Australians is Polygon Wood in Belgium. To […]

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DX News -12 April 2015

| April 10, 2015

The DX0P DXpedition to Spratly Island will take place from the 15th to 20th April. The operators will arrive on site on the 14th and take down will be late afternoon on the 20th. Full details at www.DX0P.ORG Brian, GW4DVB will be operating a mini DXpedition using callsign J88PI from Palm Island in St. Vincent […]

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Contest News – 12 April 2015

| April 10, 2015

Today, 12th April, the first 50MHz Contest runs from 0900 to 1200UTC. Using all modes the exchange is signal report, serial number, locator and postcode. The Worked All Britain Data contest takes place today, 12th April, from 1200-2200UTC. This is on 3.5, 7 and 14MHz bands and the exchange is signal report, serial number and […]

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Propagation News – 12 April 2015

| April 10, 2015

Last week we said that the sun was virtually clear, but spots have a habit of popping up from nowhere. This is exactly what did happen, pushing the solar flux index to a high of 126. Geomagnetic conditions were relatively settled, helping to improve HF propagation. This high declined as the week went on and […]

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New spectrum for digital experiments

| April 2, 2015

Ofcom have agreed the use of 70.5 MHz to 71.5 MHz by radio amateurs for digital experimentation. Use will be permitted only via a Special Research Permit and further details of the application process will be published in due course. For information, the following conditions will apply:- Access to this part of the spectrum will […]

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