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DX News – 14 May 2017

| May 12, 2017

Krish, W4VKU and Pai are planning another VU7 activity holiday style from the 15th to the 19th of May. Operating as VU2VKU and VU2PAI respectively, they will have two complete stations with KPA500 amplifiers and verticals by the beach. Tom, KC0W will be active as 8R1/KC0W from Guyana until the 8th of June. He will […]

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Special Event News – 14 May 2017

| May 12, 2017

Burton Amateur Radio Club will be taking part in Mills on the Air today, the 14th, from Claymills Pumping Station, operating as GB3NFC on 40m, 20m and 2m FM and SSB. South Essex Amateur Radio Society will operate from Rayleigh Windmill, Bellingham Lane, Rayleigh, Essex SS6 7ED today, the 14th, from 10am to 4pm. GB2SMP […]

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Contest News – 14 May 2017

| May 12, 2017

Today, the 14th the 70MHz CW contest runs from 0900 to 1200UTC. The exchange is signal report, serial number, locator and postcode. The Worked All Britain 40m phone contest takes place today, the 14th of May, from 1000 to 1400UTC. The exchange is signal report, serial number and WAB square. Entries need to be with […]

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Propagation News – 14 May 2017

| May 12, 2017

Last week the solar surface was pretty much bare, other than a tiny speck of a sunspot at mid latitude. This sent the solar flux index down below 70 – the first time it has been there for some time. Given that it never drops much below about 66, even at sunspot minimum, this gives […]

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William (Bill) Ardley, G0BOF, 13th April 2017

| May 12, 2017
William (Bill) Ardley, G0BOF, 13th April 2017

It is with great sadness that I announce the death of William (Bill) Ardley, G0BOF, aged 71, following a battle with COPD. Bill was an active member within the Secret Nuclear Bunker CG, and over the years has trained many local members. Bill was a kind and generous man who will be dearly missed. Tribute […]

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New D-Star software released

| May 5, 2017

The RS-RP3C gateway software or D-Star repeaters that is being rolled out across the globe is now available from Icom UK. The new software has significant improvements over its previous version. The software will be provided free of charge on CD to Repeater Keepers with Icom repeater hardware. For more information about D-Star, visit www.d-staruk.co.uk […]

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