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Propagation News – 17 May 2015

| May 15, 2015

It looks like we got the HF forecast for last week about right. The Kp index stormed up to six on Wednesday 6th, remaining at four for the whole day. This was due to an enhanced solar wind stream above 700 km/s and a southward-facing Bz component of the interplanetary magnetic field. This negative Bz […]

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RSGB President meets Patron

| May 13, 2015
RSGB President meets Patron

At the Buckingham Palace Garden Party yesterday, Dr John Gould, G3WKL, President and Graham Coomber, G0NBI, General Manager, were delighted to represent the Society and have the opportunity of speaking with our patron HRH The Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, KG, KT .

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RSGB website maintenance

| May 8, 2015

Owing to essential maintenance some users may experience intermittent connectivity to the RSGB Shop and the Radioclubs.net websites between 19.00 and 22.00 on 8 May 2015. We apologize in advance for any issues arising from this work, which is replacement of essential hardware.

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BATC digital ATV special edition

| May 8, 2015

The British Amateur Television Club has just published a special edition of CQ-TV devoted to reduced bandwidth digital amateur television. A lot has been happening, particularly on the new 1MHz allocations at 70 and 146MHz. The CQ-TV RB-TV Special contains a round-up of recent on-air tests, a new award and exciting details of DigiThin, a […]

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Episode 8 TX Factor now online

| May 8, 2015

Episode 8 of TX Factor is now available for download. It features interviews with Don, G3XTT, the editor of PW magazine and Dave Stockley, G4ELP, who runs Icom UK. There‚Äôs a trip round Broadcasting House with help from Jim, G4AEH and Jonathan, M5AEO and also a chance to win a FUNcube Dongle Pro+ courtesy of […]

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Greek high-altitude balloon launch

| May 8, 2015

AEOLUS team, a group of Greek radio amateurs, will make a second attempt to send a payload carrying amateur radio equipment to the stratosphere. The special callsign granted for this is J43VHF and the flight name is AEOLUS-2WAY. The balloon launch is scheduled for 10 May at 0800UTC. Radio amateurs will be able to communicate […]

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