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DX News – 21 August 2016

| August 19, 2016

Armin, DK9PY is active again as 6Y6N from Jamaica, IOTA reference NA-097, until 24 August. He operates CW only. QSL via DK9PY, direct or bureau. Logsearch on Club Log. A team from the Lagan Valley Amateur Radio Society will be active as EJ0L from Arranmore Island, EU-121, until 22 August. They will operate CW, SSB […]

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Special Event News – 21 August 2016

| August 19, 2016

GB100E will be commemorating the rescue of the crew of the Endurance by Ernest Shackleton in August 1916. Activity will be from 24 to 31 August at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre. More information is at www.RedKiteRadio.org.uk GB75ACO – that’s Air Cadet Organisation – will be operating at Stalham ATC Squadron, Norfolk, from the 3rd […]

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Contest News – 21 August 2016

| August 19, 2016

On Tuesday the 50MHz UKAC takes place on the 6m band, plus at the same time there’s the SHF UKAC on 2.3 to 10GHz. Both contests are all modes, run from 1900 to 2130UTC and the exchange is RST, serial number and locator. Thursday sees the 80m Club Sprint SSB leg from 1900 to 2000UTC. […]

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Propagation News – 21 August 2016

| August 19, 2016

This week has been a little unsettled in terms of geomagnetic disturbances and we are still experiencing the summer HF doldrums, at least until September. The K index hit three on many occasions due to ongoing coronal hole activity, and these negated the slight rise in the solar flux index caused by a handful of […]

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Ofcom website latest news

| August 12, 2016

We continue to have regular meetings with senior managers at Ofcom about problems with their new licensing system including the issuing of previously used call signs and the continuing need to revalidate amateur licences every five years.  The Society is extremely frustrated at the lack of progress by Ofcom and appreciate the inconvenience caused to […]

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Volunteer for the RSGB

| August 12, 2016

Have you thought about volunteering with the RSGB? The RSGB is always looking for volunteers, whether you can spare a little time or a lot, and wherever you are in the UK. The Volunteer Vacancies page on the RSGB website has recently been updated to make it easier to find the role that would suit […]

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