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Rallies and Events – 21 May 2017

| May 19, 2017

The 34th Dunstable Downs RC Annual National Amateur Radio Car Boot Sale takes place today at Stockwood Park, London Road, Luton, Bedfordshire LU1 4LX. Entry is £3, including car park fee. All the usual facilities will be there. See www.ddrcbootsale.org for details. Next Sunday the Durham & District ARS Radio Rally takes place at Bowburn […]

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DX News – 21 May 2017

| May 19, 2017

HC2AO, R4WAA and RZ3FW will be active from Salango Island, IOTA reference SA-033 and Puna Island, IOTA SA-034, from the 21st to the 30th of May. They will be active as HD2RRC/4 and HD2RRC/P, operating mostly on 20, 30 and 40m. QSL via RZ3FW, ClubLog OQRS or direct. Members of the Bavarian Contest Club will […]

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Special Event News – 21 May 2017

| May 19, 2017

Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is running its special event station GB1EMC from Eaton Manor today. To commemorate the 500th anniversary of the founding of Le Havre, the city’s amateur radio club, F6KOH, will be putting TM500LH on the air from the 25th to the 31st of May. Operation will be using SSB, CW, […]

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Contest News – 21 May 2017

| May 19, 2017

Today, the 21st, the 144MHz Backpackers contest runs from 1000 to 1500UTC. Using all modes the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. The 144MHz May Contest concludes at 1400UTC today, the 21st. Using all modes the exchange is signal report, serial number, locator and postcode. Tuesday sees the SHF UKAC from 1900 to […]

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Propagation News – 21 May 2017

| May 19, 2017

NOAA’s prediction that the solar flux index would tend towards 80 last week turned out be wrong, as it stayed steadfastly in the low 70s. However, the prediction of poor geomagnetic conditions turned out to be right, with the K index hitting four on Wednesday, with worse to come. Nevertheless, there was DX to be […]

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Philip Willis M0PHI RSGB Board Director

| May 15, 2017

To bring the Board to full strength, the meeting on 13 May unanimously endorsed the co-option of Philip Willis M0PHI as a Board Director.

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