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Contest News – 25 September 2016

| September 23, 2016

The CQWW DX RTTY contest ends its 48 hour run at 2359UTC on Sunday, the 25th. Using the 3.5 to 28MHz bands, the exchange is signal report and Zone, which for the UK is 14. A UK Microwave Group contest on 5.7 and 10GHz takes place on Sunday, the 25th, from 0600 to 1800UTC. Using […]

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Propagation News – 25 September 2016

| September 23, 2016

This week saw the solar flux index increase from 80 to 86, but poor ionospheric conditions due to a high-speed solar wind stream dominated the earlier part of the week. The K-index hit five on the 20th but, as predicted, geomagnetic conditions improved slightly towards the end of the week. On the bright side, while […]

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Terry Barnes, GI3USS, 18th September 2016

| September 19, 2016
Terry Barnes, GI3USS, 18th September 2016

Fformer RSGB President Terry Barnes, GI3USS passed away on the 18t of September 2016. Terry served as RSGB President in 1992. He was the first GI to hold the position for some 25 years (the last being Barney Patterson, GI3KYP, in 1967). Terry had been a volunteer for the Society for some years before his election […]

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Ron Harding, G3AKU, 1st July 2016

| September 19, 2016

Ron Harding, an amateur radio enthusiast all his life, sadly passed away at the age of 94 o the 1st of July 2016.  Ron’s interest in radios led him to become a Leading Aircraftman Radio Mechanic in the RAF during WW2, and, after spending most of the war in the Middle East (Egypt, then-Palestine, Aden […]

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Frank Emery, G3ZMF, 14th September 2016

| September 19, 2016

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I have to announce that we have all lost a true friend and fellow radio amateur. Frank Emery, G3ZMF (aka Zany Mad Frank) lost his brief but courageous battle against cancer. Having been admitted to Epsom Hospital on Tuesday 23rd August, he remained on the […]

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Richard Hyslop, MM0PFR, 15th August 2016

| September 19, 2016
Richard Hyslop, MM0PFR, 15th August 2016

It is with great sadness that I request that you add another silent key to your records. My husband Richard Hyslop, MM0PFR, sadly passed away on 15th August 2016. He was an avid amateur radio enthusiast among many other hobbies and is sadly missed by many friends far and near . Although He leaves a […]

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