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Special Events News – 22 March 2015

| March 20, 2015

Mid-Ulster Amateur Radio Club will be activating Slieve Gallion in the Sperrin Mountains on Sunday 22 March. This field day type event, using the callsign MN0VFW, will allow members the opportunity to work stroke portable from the view point car park. Those more willing and able will make the short trek to the top at […]

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DX News – 22 March 2015

| March 20, 2015

Joe, LA5UF will operate from Easter Island, SA-001, as CE0Y/LA5UF until the 31 March. He hopes to be on the 10 to 40m bands using CW. QSLs should go directly to his home address. Guy, F5MNW, returns to Reunion Island, AF-016, as FR/F5MNW until 14 April. QSL via his home callsign either direct or via […]

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Contest News – 22 March 2015

| March 20, 2015

The BARTG HF RTTY Contest ends its 48 hour run at 0200UTC on Monday 23rd. It is on the 3.5 to 28MHz bands. Exchange a signal report, serial number and the time. The Russian DX Contest runs for 24 hours ending at 1200UTC on today, the 22nd. There are lots of entry categories, mostly for […]

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Propagation News – 22 March 2015

| March 20, 2015

Last week we warned you of more potential solar flares and coronal mass ejections hitting the Earth and it looks like we were right. On Tuesday 17th a major geomagnetic storm took place, pushing the Kp index to eight. The immediate reaction was an increase in signal levels on 10m with many Swedish, Finnish and […]

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Eclipse experiment – results

| March 20, 2015

Steve Nichols, G0KYA, reports that early results of the Medium Wave experiment are coming in and are positive.  See RSGB Forums for more information.

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RadCom April 2015, Vol. 91, No. 4

| March 19, 2015
RadCom April 2015, Vol. 91, No. 4

News and Reports 6 RSGB Matters Calling Notice for the 2015 AGM, Club of the Year winners, Board and regional election results, volunteer vacancies, RSGB response to Ofcom UHF consultation, spotlight on the Planning Advisory Committee and the DRM for Suffolk, Train the Trainers news, new joiners, rejoiners and congratulations 12 News All the amateur […]

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