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Special Events News – 19 March 2017

| March 17, 2017

GB0WM will be on the air from Woolsthorpe Manor, the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton for British Science Week today, the 19 March. Operated by South Kesteven ARS. GB8EGT will be on the air from RAF Eglington in Londonderry from 25 March to 9 April, 9am-5pm. The station will be on air holiday style. Contact […]

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Contest News – 19 March 2017

| March 17, 2017

The BARTG HF RTTY Contest ends its run at 0200UTC on Sunday the 19th. Using the 3.5 to 28MHz bands the exchange is signal report, serial number and time. The Russian DX contest ends its 24 hour run at 1200UTC on Sunday, the 19th. Using CW and SSB only on the 1.8 to 28MHz bands, the […]

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Propagation News – 19 March 2017

| March 17, 2017

Despite zero sunspots and a solar flux index of only 70, there was good DX to be had last week. This was helped by more settled geomagnetic conditions over a period of days, thanks to a lack of coronal hole activity. The RSGB Commonwealth Contest saw UK amateurs making contacts into all parts of the […]

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New video blog uploaded

| March 10, 2017

The RSGB has just launched its first video blog, or vlog, to share what is happening behind the scenes in preparation for YOTA 2017, the amateur radio youth event planned for the summer. It features the Youth Committee Chair, Mike Jones, 2E0MLJ. Look out for more vlogs in the coming weeks, where you will hear […]

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Talk to Cadets in Exercise Blue Ham

| March 10, 2017

The Cadet signals exercise known as Exercise Blue Ham is due to take place on 5MHz on 18 and 19 March, then again on the 25th and 26th. Not only will they be speaking to other cadet groups, they welcome calls from amateurs too – but only make contact on amateur licensed frequencies. Full details […]

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Latest news on RSGB AGM

| March 10, 2017

The 90th RSGB AGM will be held at the Angel Hotel, Castle St, Cardiff CF10 1SZ on Saturday, 22 April 2017, commencing at 12 noon. Arrangements have been made for Members who are unable to attend the AGM to cast their votes by proxy—details of this are now on the AGM web pages at rsgb.org/AGM2017. […]

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