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DX News – 15 January 2017

| January 13, 2017

Between 20 and 23 January, JA2NQG, JH2BNL, JI2UAY will operate from Benjor Resort, Port Vila, on Efate Island, OC-035, as YJ0WW, YJ0AA and YJ0FM respectively. Activity will be on 160-10 metres using CW, SSB and RTTY. They will have two 500 watt stations and one 200 watt station into an Inverted L, dipoles, CrankIR and […]

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Special Event News – 15 January 2017

| January 13, 2017

GB2SLS will be on the air from Sheringham Lifeboat Station on 21 January. Part of the SOS Radio Week activities.

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Contest News – 15 January 2017

| January 13, 2017

On Tuesday the 1.3GHz UK Activity Contest runs from 2000 to 2230UTC. Using all modes the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. On Thursday, the 19th, the Low Power 70MHz FM contest runs from 1900 to 2000. Using FM only the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. Also on Thursday it’s […]

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Propagation News – 15 January 2017

| January 13, 2017

The predicted poor geomagnetic conditions last week were not quite so bad, due to the incoming high speed stream from a coronal hole having a mostly north-facing Bz field. This was less likely to couple with the earth’s magnetic field and we didn’t see the very high K indices and poor auroral conditions we expected. […]

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Note from our patron, HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, KG, KT

| January 12, 2017
Note from our patron, HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, KG, KT

The RSGB Commonwealth Contest (formerly known as the British Empire Radio Union – BERU) is one of the longest-running contests in the HF contesting world. It promotes contacts between stations in the UK&CD, Commonwealth and Mandated Territories. The 80th Commonwealth Contest will take place on 11 – 12 March 2017 between 1000 – 1000 UTC. […]

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VDSL interference

| January 10, 2017

The RSGB’s Electromagnetic Compatibility Committee (EMCC) has worked with BT Technology Services and Operations and also Openreach to design a new process to improve the way multiple line checks are done. This can only be used where the EMCC has received reports from amateurs that it checks and believes are caused by VDSL RFI. In these cases, lines in the near vicinity of […]

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