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DX News – 15 April 2018

| April 13, 2018

Bodo, DF8DX will be active as DU1WQY/1 from Palawan Island in the Philippines which counts as OC-128 for Islands on the Air from the 15 to 18 April. Oleh, KD7WPJ will be active as E51BCP from Rarotonga in the South Cook Islands from 15 to 20 April. Apparently, he also plans some SOTA activity on […]

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Special Events News – 15 April 2018

| April 13, 2018

Special Event Station news for April did not arrive in time to be included in the printed edition of RadCom, but the information can be found on the RSGB website. A number of stations involved in International Marconi Day will be active on the bands next weekend. Details of the stations registered can be found […]

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Contest News – 15 April 2018

| April 13, 2018

The First 50MHz Contest takes place this Sunday morning, 15 April, from 0900 to 1200 UTC. Exchange signal reports, a serial number, your six figure locator and the first two letters of your postcode. All modes can be used, but most activity will be on single sideband. The Worked All Britain Data Contest takes place […]

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Propagation News – 15 April 2018

| April 13, 2018

The predicted unsettled geomagnetic conditions arrived on Tuesday and continued with the K-index hitting five on Wednesday. This was due an elongated coronal hole on the Sun, with the escaping plasma causing the solar wind to pick up in both speed and density. The wind peaked at more than 550 kilometres per second and widespread […]

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Shorter than normal news this week

| April 6, 2018

Illness of a key RSGB staff member means that it has not been possible to prepare Local News this week, for which we apologise. Details of many club events can be found in the April edition of RadCom, supplemented by the Events List on the RSGB website, http://rsgb.org/events/ Thank you to everyone who has sent […]

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Next UK ARISS contact coming soon

| April 6, 2018

On or just after Monday the 9th, the date and time for the next UK ARISS contact will be revealed. The contact is between the Kings High School for Girls in Warwick and the International Space Station. It is expected to take place in the week commencing the 16th of April, but for operational reasons […]

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