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DX News – 17 June 2018

| June 15, 2018

John, W5JON will be operating as V47JA from St Kitts, IOTA reference NA-104, from 22 June. Active on 160 to 6m, including 5MHz, he will be using SSB. QSL to home call or Logbook of the World. The Cayman Islands, NA-016 play host to Lawrence, K8HTC operating as ZF2LT on HF from 18 to 24 June. QSL […]

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Special Events News – 17 June 2018

| June 15, 2018

Many stations are active around the world this weekend, and next weekend, for Museums on the Air. Some UK examples include GB4CTM from Coventry Transport Museum, GB1MSM from Manston Spitfire Museum and GB2RRM at Ramsey Rural Museum. Well over 50 stations have registered to take part. Next Sunday, Shoreham Coast Watch special event station GB1SCW […]

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Contest News – 17 June 2018

| June 15, 2018

The All Asian DX contest finishes its 48 hour run at 2359UTC this Sunday. This CW-only event uses all the HF contest bands from 1.8 to 30MHz and the exchange is serial number plus the operator’s age. This Sunday is busy on 6m, with the WAB 6m Phone contest running from 0800UTC to 1400UTC. Using […]

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Propagation News – 17 June 2018

| June 15, 2018

It was more of the same last week with virtually zero sunspots, but some sporadic E to keep us amused on HF. We say virtually zero sunspots as a group had just appeared over the sun’s limb, pushing the sunspot number to 16 as the time of writing. This represents 10 for the single group […]

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The RSGB Board – stronger strategy links and responsibilities

| June 14, 2018
The RSGB Board – stronger strategy links and responsibilities

The RSGB’s Strategy 2022 has been in place for a year now and is already affecting various aspects of what we do. With major changes to the Board we now have three new Directors, including a new Chair, and we also have a new President. There has also been a major rethinking of the Volunteer […]

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The role of the Regional Team

| June 14, 2018
The role of the Regional Team

The majority of RSGB work is conducted by volunteers, coordinated by a recently refocused Volunteer Leadership Team (VLT). The VLT comprises Regional Representatives elected by Members in their regions, Committee Chairs, Honorary Officers, senior HQ staff and the Board. The 13 Regional Representatives (RRs) are elected by local members to represent those Members’ views in […]

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