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DX News – 19 November 2017

| November 17, 2017

Olof, G0CKV will be active again as 3B9HA from Rodrigues Island, IOTA reference AF-017, from 23 November to 12 December. He will operate CW, with main activity during the CQ WW DX CW Contest and focus on the low bands at other times. QSL via LoTW and M0OXO’s OQRS. Nick, G3RWF will be active again […]

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Special Event News – 19 November 2017

| November 17, 2017

Indian special event station AU2JCB will be on the air from 23 November until the 11 December. This is to celebrate the 159th anniversary of the birth of India’s great scientist and inventor, Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose. Activity will be on 40 to 10 metres using SSB, plus FM on 10 and 6 metres. QSL […]

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Contest News – 19 November 2017

| November 17, 2017

On Sunday the 19th, the UK Microwave Group contest runs from 1000 to 1400UTC. Using all modes on the 1.3 to 3.4GHz bands, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. Tuesday sees the 1.3GHz UKAC from 2000 to 2230UTC. Using all modes on the 23cm band, the exchange is signal report, serial number […]

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Propagation News – 19 January 2017

| November 17, 2017

Last week saw the solar flux index stay steadfastly in the mid-70s thanks to a lack of visible sunspots on the solar surface. But by Thursday one had appeared over the limb and was designated sunspot 2687. Geomagnetic conditions were mostly settled in the first half of the week, but a minor G1 geomagnetic storm […]

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Strategy in action

| November 14, 2017
Strategy in action

This time of year is always particularly busy for us at the RSGB with some great opportunities to meet radio amateurs across the country and, indeed, from around the world. That was enhanced this year with YOTA 2017 in August when some of us had the privilege of spending a week with 80 enthusiastic, fun […]

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Extra frequencies for Argentina amateurs

| November 10, 2017

Amateur radio operators in Argentina are to gain access to the 60m and 630m bands, and some of their other bands are being extended. The new allocations will be effective in 90 days. The new allocations are 472 to 479kHz for the 630m band and 5351.5 to 5366.5kHz for the 60m band. Top Band has […]

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