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DX News – 28 August 2016

| August 26, 2016

Two amateurs from Japan are operating as VP6J from Pitcairn Island, IOTA reference OC-044, until 3 September. Activity is on 160m to 10m operating CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to JF2MBF. Following their departure on the 3rd, a German amateur, Uli, DL2AH, arrives and will be there until 25 November. Carl, DU6/OE9MON is active […]

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Special Events News – 28 August 2016

| August 26, 2016

Houghton–le-Spring ARC and Wearside Electronics ARS are operating from Shildon Railway Museum on Sunday the 28th, using the call sign GB6MOB. Operation will be on HF and VHF/UHF. Visitors are invited and entry into the museum is free, although donations are welcome. GB100E will be commemorating the rescue of the crew of the Endurance by […]

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Contest News – 28 August 2016

| August 26, 2016

The Irish IRTS 2m Counties takes place from 1300 to 1500UTC on Sunday, the 28th. In this contest QSOs with EI and GI are the only ones that count for points. Each of the 32 Irish counties is a multiplier. Using the 2m band only, SSB and FM, the exchange is RTT and serial number, […]

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Propagation News – 28 August 2016

| August 26, 2016

This week was a mixed bag in terms of the sun and HF propagation. The solar flux index hovered around the 80 mark, but there was a geomagnetic disturbance on Tuesday evening that sent the K-index up to five for more than six hours. This prompted warnings that aurora might be visible from lower than […]

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Jim Harrison, G4AGW, 13th August 2016

| August 23, 2016

It is with great sadness that I have to report Jim Harrison, G4AGW passed away 13th August 2016 after a short illness. Jim was licenced in 1970 and was active on HF and VHF. I worked Jim on a regular basis from 1975 onwards. He moved from East London to Norfolk  where we still communicated […]

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RadCom September 2016, Vol. 92, No. 9

| August 23, 2016
RadCom September 2016, Vol. 92, No. 9

FlexRadio Systems donates Maestro control console to the National Radio Centre News and Reports Around Your Region – Club events calendar 82 Around Your Region – Events roundup 86 New products 15 News 12 RSGB Matters 6 Amateur TV Contest, Dave Crump, G8GKQ 43 Online edition Membership Services login required, follow the link below or […]

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