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DX News – 26 March 2017

| March 24, 2017

A group of radio amateurs from Sweet Lake City in the Netherlands will be in Liechtenstein from the 1st to the 8th of April. Using the HB0 suffix to their callsigns they will be on all HF bands using CW, SSB and digital modes. All QSLs are via PE1FLO. W2APF will be on Nevis Island […]

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Special Events News – 26 March 2017

| March 24, 2017

GB8EGT will be on the air from RAF Eglington in Londonderry from the 25th of March to the 9th of April, 9am-5pm. The station will be on air holiday style. Contact Paul Lewis, MI1AIB by email to paul.m1aib@gmail.com GB8BKY will be on the air from RAF Ballykelly in Limavady from the 25th of March to […]

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Contest News – 26 March 2017

| March 24, 2017

The CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest ends its 48 hour run at 2359 today, the 26th. Using all contest bands from 160 to 10m, the exchange is signal report and serial number. In this contest everyone can work everyone. On Tuesday the SHF UK Activity Contest runs from 2000 to 2230UTC. Using all modes […]

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Propagation News – 26 March 2017

| March 24, 2017

Last week’s predicted geomagnetic storm materialised on cue, sending the K index up to five on Tuesday. The storming continued right through Wednesday into Thursday. There was an initial ionospheric enhancement late on Tuesday, but it didn’t last long. Maximum useable frequencies were then adversely affected on Wednesday with noisy bands and even 20 metres […]

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Barrington (Barry) George Crosby Thompson, G4LKF / G8JJE, 5th March 2017

| March 21, 2017

It is with regret that I would inform you regarding the peaceful passing of Barrington (Barry) Thompson, G4LKF / G8JJE, on the 5th March 2017 following three months of illness. Barry served in the RAF from 1947 to 1957, seeing service in the UK and in Hong Kong and later as an NCO Instructor at […]

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Stan McQueen, GM8MRW

| March 21, 2017

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society (Glasgow) is sad to report the passing of Stan McQueen, GM8MRW. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of his family. All members will greatly miss him and his weekly quiz. Tribute by James, 2M0UOS Secretary, West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society (Glasgow)

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