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Special Event News – 8 October 2017

| October 6, 2017

Members of the Scarborough Amateur Radio Society will again be attending the North Yorkshire Moors Railway annual World War II weekend at Pickering. This year the event is on the 13, 14 and 15 October. All are welcome to come along to the marquee in the station yard, where period radio equipment will be on […]

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Contest News – 8 October 2017

| October 6, 2017

The Oceania DX SSB contest ends at 0800UTC on Sunday, the 8th. Using the 1.8 to 28MHz bands, the exchange is signal report and serial number. The 432MHz to 245GHz contest ends at 1400UTC on Sunday, the 8th. Using all modes, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. The IARU 432MHz to 245GHz […]

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Propagation News – 8 October 2017

| October 6, 2017

Last week saw sunspot activity remain fairly stable, with the solar flux index hovering in the upper 80s. There were no solar flares and so no associated coronal mass ejections either. On the whole, geomagnetic conditions were a little more settled than they have been of late and other than a K-index of four on […]

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VHF Contest Rules 2018 Consultation

| October 6, 2017

The VHF Contest Committee has opened a consultation to help set the rules for the 2018 series of contest. Through its earlier consultation, it has already agreed to change the scoring system for the UKACs to the ‘Nordic System’, but this exercise asks some wider questions. If you are a VHF Contest participant, the Committee […]

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Online examinations announcement

| October 6, 2017

An online option for Full examinations (previously known as Advanced) was launched in March 2017. Clubs, exam centres and candidates have all given very positive feedback and supported the original idea of extending the online option to Intermediate and Foundation exams. We’re delighted to announce that a recent Exam Group meeting approved the roll-out of […]

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Ofcom licensing portal maintenance

| October 5, 2017

Ofcom has advised us that it’s online licensing portal will be down for maintenance from 18:30 on Friday, 6 October until 01:30 on Saturday, 7 October.

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