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DX News – 31 July 2016

| July 29, 2016

Tom Callas, KC0W, continues from Tuvalu as T2COW until the 18 August. He will be on CW only on HF including the 6m band, running 500W into vertical antennas over salt water. Theodoros, SV1EJD is on the air as SV8/SV1EJD from Syros Island, IOTA EU-067, until the 11 August. Activity is on the 6 to […]

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Special Events News – 31 July 2016

| July 29, 2016

South Essex ARS will operate GB2BOX for Airfields on the Air on Sunday, the 31st, from 10am to 4pm from RAF Boxted Airfield Museum, Langham Lane, Langham, Essex CO4 5NW. GB5RC will be on the air to commemorate Radio Caroline broadcasts. The Martello Tower Group, based in Essex, is operating two stations aboard the MV […]

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Contest News – 31 July 2016

| July 29, 2016

Sunday, the 31st, the UK Microwave Groups contest runs from 0600 to 1800. Using all modes on the 5.7 and 10GHz bands, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. The IOTA Contest ends its 24 hour run at 1200UTC on Sunday, the 31st. It’s CW and SSB only on the 3.5 to 28MHz […]

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Propagation News – 31 July 2016

| July 29, 2016

This week we have been looking once again at a blank solar disk. The spotless sun offered a solar flux index of 72 on Thursday, just six points up from a typical solar minimum figure. Unfortunately, the bad news doesn’t stop there. There were poor geomagnetic conditions last weekend thanks to the effects of a […]

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Training and examination information

| July 27, 2016

Three documents relating to training and examinations have been published on the RSGB website. An examinations announcement relating to the recent IARU Bandplan changes is available from rsgb.org/main/clubs-training/examination-announcements The latest edition of the Tutors’ Newsletter is available from rsgb.org/main/clubs-training/tutor-resources-2/newsletters Updated Guidelines for Practical Assessments is available from thersgb.org/services/training/guidelines-for-practical-assessments  

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RadCom August 2016, Vol. 92, No. 8

| July 25, 2016
RadCom August 2016, Vol. 92, No. 8

Pete Hart, G3SJX examines the first mainstream Japanese transceiver to adopt full direct-digital sampling SDR technology while retaining traditional knobs and dials—the revolutionary benefits of SDR with no computer needed. News and Reports 79th Commonwealth Contest 2016 36 Around your region – Club events calendar 83 Around your region – Events roundup 87 Members and […]

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