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Rallies and Events News – 17 September 2017

| September 15, 2017

The Weston-super-Mare Rally takes place on Sunday, 17 September, at The Campus, Highlands Lane, Weston-super-Mare BS24 7DX. The venue has a large car park. Doors open from 10am and admission is £3 for adults. There will be trade stands, a bring-and-buy, lectures, and an auction at the end of the day. There will also be […]

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DX News – 17 September 2017

| September 15, 2017

David, G4NRT will be on the air as Z21NRT in Zimbabwe until 29 September. He will be on the 80 to 6m bands using SSB, CW and digital. QSL to his home call sign. E6AG will be operating until 25 September on the island of Niue, IOTA reference OC-040. It will be holiday-style and QSLs […]

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Special Event News – 17 September 2017

| September 15, 2017

Rugby ARTS will operate GB0RRS until 22 September to celebrate the historic Rugby Radio Station, which operated from 1926 to 2007 at a site near Hillmorton, Rugby. On Sunday, 17 September Chatham Historic Dockyard will again be hosting their 1940s weekend. During the event Brian, G0TAR and some Medway ARTS members will be operating GB2CAV […]

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Contest News – 17 September 2017

| September 15, 2017

The 2nd 70MHz contest takes place on Sunday, the 17th, from 0900 to 1200UTC. Using all modes, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. The UK Microwave Group contest runs from 0900 to 1700UTC on Sunday. Using the 24 to 26GHz bands, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. The BARTG […]

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Propagation News – 17 September 2017

| September 15, 2017

After the solar chaos of last weekend, things looked a little more settled at first. However, following last Sunday’s X8.2 solar flare, material from a coronal mass ejection impacted the Earth on Wednesday. The Solar Flux Index declined to 75 by Thursday, but we were seeing the geomagnetic effects of yet another coronal hole as […]

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RadCom Plus

| September 11, 2017
RadCom Plus

We’re delighted to announce that the latest issue of RadCom Plus is now available. It contains the following features: Vertical phased arrays from compromised locations John Matthews, G3WZT wanted to improve his antennas for 80m when he decided to go US county chasing, but only on 80m CW. Simple APRS tracker Anthony Le Cren, F4GOH […]

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