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DX News – 19 July 2015

| July 17, 2015

G5O will be operating as GI5O from the East Lighthouse, Rathlin Island, IOTA reference EU-122, from 24 to 26 July, primarily for the IOTA Contest. Jean-Paul, HB9ARY, is working Mauritius, AF-049, and operating as 3B8HC until 25 July. Activity will include some slow CW but mainly SSB on all HF bands, from 80 to six […]

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Contest News – 19 July 2015

| July 17, 2015

Sunday, the 19th, is host to several contests. Running from 0900 to 1600UTC, the RSGB Low Power Contest is on the 3.5 and 7MHz bands using CW only. The exchange is signal report, serial number and power level. The UK Microwave Group contest runs from 0900 to 1700UTC today on the 24 to 248GHz bands. […]

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Propagation News – 19 July 2015

| July 17, 2015

The sun continues to be unsettled as we slide down from the peak of solar cycle 24. This is to be expected as the downward portion of any cycle tends to throw up more solar flares and coronal mass ejections. The 12th and 13th were quite unsettled, with the Kp index reaching five on Monday […]

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RadCom August 2015, Vol. 91, No. 8

| July 17, 2015
RadCom August 2015, Vol. 91, No. 8

News and Reports 6 RSGB matters Support Project DX-15, Club of the Year 2015, volunteers needed, volunteer spotlight, licence revalidation and other Ofcom news, exam changes for new licence, trophy photo gallery, QSL matters, congratulations, joiners and rejoiners 11 News All the amateur radio news 14 New products Exciting new products we’ve heard about this […]

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Schools ISS Tim Peake contact

| July 14, 2015
Schools ISS Tim Peake contact

The list of schools that will have the opportunity to contact British ESA astronaut Tim Peake using amateur radio while he is in orbit has been revealed today at the UK Space Conference. The schools will host a direct link-up with the International Space Station (ISS) during two-day, space-related STEM workshops. In a 10-minute window […]

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Welsh Youth DXpedition soon

| July 10, 2015

The RSGB’s Youth Committee is running a Kenwood-sponsored Youth DXpedition, DX-15, and will be active as MC0RYC from the Brecon Beacons in Wales from 23 to 30 July. They’ll be on all HF bands and VHF including satellite operations. Throughout the course of the week, they will be taking part in a range of activities […]

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