Archive for May, 2015

Rallies and Events News – 31 May 2015

| May 29, 2015

Sunday, the 31st, the first Black Country Radio Rally takes place at Portway Lifestyle Centre, Newbury Lane, Oldbury, West Midlands B69 1HE. There is talk-in and car parking, and the opening time is 9.30am. There will be trade stands, a Bring and Buy, special interest groups, catering, disabled facilities and an RSGB book stall. For […]

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Special Events News – 31 May 2015

| May 29, 2015

Over the weekend of the 6th and 7th of June, the Italian Amateur Radio Association Fidenza group will operate a radio station located close to the yacht Elettra, which is kept at the museum using the callsign II4MB. Elettra was the moving laboratory of Marconi and he conducted many experiments onboard. The Royal Naval Amateur […]

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DX News – 31 May 2015

| May 29, 2015

The 9M2SE Malaysian Special Expedition team will be on Tioman Island, AS-046, from 0400 on the 5th June to 0000 on the 7th. The 10-strong team plan to operate on the 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10m bands. M0NPT will be operating from Crete, EU-015, as SV9/M0NPT/P until the 12th of June. He will be […]

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Contest News – 31 May 2015

| May 29, 2015

This weekend sees the CQWW WPX CW 48 hour contest end at 2359UTC today, the 31st. Using all of the HF contest bands, CW only, RST and serial number form the exchange. Today, the 31st, also sees the UK Microwave Group contest take place from 0600 to 1800UTC. Using the 5.7 to 10GHz bands, the […]

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Propagation News – 31 May 2015

| May 29, 2015

As predicted, the sun was a little more settled this week, with the solar flux index being below 100. There were no X-class solar flares to black out HF either. Geomagnetic conditions were also settled with the Ap index at middle latitudes remaining in single figures. The Kp index, which is a better indicator of […]

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News for England Midlands – 31 May 2015

| May 29, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Central Radio Amateur Circle is at the Black Country Radio Rally today. Tuesday sees participation in the UKAC 2m Contest at Barr Beacon from 7pm. On Thursday there‚Äôs a group meeting. Details from Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07948 027 994. South Birmingham Radio […]

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