Archive for November, 2016

Contest News – 27 November 2016

| November 25, 2016

The CQWW DX CW Contest takes place for the entire 48 hours of this weekend, the 26th and 27th. It will undoubtedly keep the HF bands busy, although declining solar activity will probably mean patchy and short-lived propagation on 10m. Using the 1.8 to 28MHz bands the exchange is signal report and CQ Zone, which […]

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Propagation News – 27 November 2016

| November 25, 2016

This week NOAA, and us, got the HF propagation prediction wrong. The figures suggested that last weekend would be unsettled geomagnetically, but in fact conditions were actually much better. The K-index did eventually rise, but not until late Tuesday evening. The prediction for this weekend, as you either read or hear this report, remains uncertain […]

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VHF Contest Committee announcement

| November 25, 2016

VHF Contest Committee announcement After careful analysis, the VHF Contest Committee (VHFCC) has made a number of decisions on rule changes for VHF contests in 2017. The full details of each of these, including a trial change to the scoring system and the statistics from the VHFCC 2016 survey that underpinned the rule decisions can […]

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News for England Midlands – 27 November 2017

| November 25, 2016

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Worksop Amateur Radio Society is helping Bassetlaw Scouts with their Electronics Badge Day today. The Intermediate course continues this evening and next Sunday. On Tuesday there‚Äôs a club night plus the UKAC, and Thursday sees a technical night with construction, Morse training, radio operation and […]

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News for England North – 27 November 2016

| November 25, 2016

On Monday Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is on the air. Next Sunday sees the Bishop Auckland RAC rally. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036. On Monday Bolton Wireless Club is having a show-and-tell evening. For details, send an email to boltonwireless@gmail.com. On Monday Furness Amateur Radio Society is having a […]

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News for Northern Ireland – 27 November 2016

| November 25, 2016

On Thursday Bangor and District Amateur Radio Society is having a demo of satellite communications and PSK31. For more information contact Norman, GI3YMY, via email to norman.newell@yahoo.com.

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