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DX News – 15 May 2016

| May 13, 2016

A group of Australian operators will operate from Norfolk Island, OC-005, using the call sign VK9NT, from 20 to 31 May. They plan to be active on all bands from 10 to 160m using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL manager is VK2CA. Aaron, VA1AXC will remain on the air from Sable Island, NA-063, as CY0/VA1AXC. […]

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Special Events News – 15 May 2016

| May 13, 2016

Sunday, the 15th, Coventry ARS will operate GB8OMB from The Old Mill at Baginton near Coventry for Mills on the Air. Cambridge and District ARC will operate GB0CMW from 10.30am to 4pm today, the 15th, from Cattell’s Windmill, Mill Road, Willingham CB24 5UU. Cray Valley Radio Society will put GB6MW on the air from Meopham […]

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Contest News – 15 May 2016

| May 13, 2016

The first of this year’s VHF CW Championship events takes place Sunday, the 15th. The 70MHz CW contest runs from 0900 to 1200UTC. The exchange is signal report, serial number, locator and postcode. The Worked All Britain 7MHz Phone Contest takes place Sunday, the 15th of May, from 1000 to 1400UTC. The exchange is signal […]

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Propagation News – 15 May 2016

| May 13, 2016

The solar flux index hovered teasingly just below 90 this week, trying to make us believe that we are not heading towards the next sunspot minimum. There were no significant solar flares, but we did have geomagnetic disturbances, particularly at the beginning of the week. This was due to an ongoing high-speed solar wind stream […]

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Bernard Law, 2E0DDM, 2016

| May 13, 2016

It is with great sadness that the Wakefield & District Radio Society must announce the death of one of its long standing members, Bernard Law, 2E0DDM. Bernard was an avid PSK operator and will be sorely missed. The Committee and Members extend their sympathy to Bernard’s family.

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G0FUW appointed RSGB Chairman

| May 6, 2016

The RSGB is pleased to announce that Steve Hartley, G0FUW, has been appointed as Chairman of the Board for the coming year. Steve has been an active volunteer for over 25 years, predominantly in training, and has served on the Board for two and a half years. He has led the introduction of the Youth […]

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