Archive for March, 2017

DX News – 2 April 2017

| March 31, 2017

IOTA enthusiasts and prefix collectors should look out for PF38T on Texel Island, IOTA reference EU-038, operated by Hans, PA7HPH until 9 April. A special QSL card will be issued via PA7HPH. Tim, NL8F will reactivate his T2TT call sign from Tuvalu in the Pacific, OC-015, until 13 April. He will be on SSB and […]

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Special Events News – 2 April 2017

| March 31, 2017

GB8EGT will be on the air from RAF Eglington in Londonderry and GB8BKY will be on the air from RAF Ballykelly in Limavady, both until 9 April, operating holiday-style. Contact Paul Lewis, MI1AIB by email to paul.m1aib@gmail.com. A Canadian-led DXpedition-style event will activate the 100 hectare WWI battle site, Vimy Ridge, as it is the […]

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Contest News – 2 April 2017

| March 31, 2017

This weekend is a busy one. The SP DX contest ends its 24 hour run at 1500UTC today, the 2nd. Using 160 to 10m, the exchange is signal report and serial number. SP stations send their province code too. On Sunday the 2nd, running from 0900 to 1200UTC, the First 70MHz contest takes place. Using […]

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Propagation News – 2 April 2017

| March 31, 2017

Last week was a mixed bag. As predicted we had geomagnetic storming, thanks to the effects of a large coronal hole and its associated high speed solar wind stream, but we also had some good HF conditions at times. With the solar flux in the low 80s, propagation was dominated by the impact of solar […]

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News for England Midlands – 2 April 2017

| March 31, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Burton Amateur Radio Club has its net today and next Sunday from 10am around 145.575MHz. On Wednesday there‚Äôs a club night, and Thursday sees a club net from 8pm around 145.575MHz. Contact Mike Lewis, 2E0EZG, via email to info@Burton-ARC.co.uk. South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society is […]

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News for England North – 2 April 2017

| March 31, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club has a talk on Monday by Carolyn Crook on the progression of data encoding in analogue and digital signalling. Next Sunday the club is at the NARSA rally in Blackpool. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036. […]

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