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NRC Net to close

| July 23, 2021

As life returns, we hope, to a degree of normality, the regular weekday National Radio Centre net will cease. Instead, at 10.30am on 3.737MHz an informal gathering will take place for those that want to call in and have a QSO. The RSGB would like to thank Nigel, G4RWI, who ran the NRC 80m net […]

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DARC reports survey results

| July 23, 2021

The German national society (DARC) has published the results of the amateur radio survey they conducted for the IARU. They had 550 respondents. The results are available via the DARC website, in German. There are some similarities with the RSGB’s survey, as well as opinions on FT8 and licensing.

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Also in GB2RS this week…

| July 23, 2021

On the third weekends of April and May, the IARU Region 1 organised the first 50MHz and 70MHz Machine Generated Modes-only contests. The official results are now published here. Congratulations to G4PLZ, who achieved top placing in both contests in the six hour section. His best DX on 50MHz was in excess of 1,700km, and […]

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Rallies and Events News – 25 July 2021

| July 23, 2021

Before travelling to any rally or event, please check the event’s website as there may be alterations or cancellations due to the current restrictions. Finningley ARS Car Boot will be outdoor only on the 25th of July, with doors opening at 10am. It is located near M18 junction 2, Doncaster. Admission is £3. The Wiltshire […]

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DX News – 25 July 2021

| July 23, 2021

Brian, GW4DVB will once again be active as J88PI from Palm Island in the St Vincent and the Grenadines Island group, IOTA reference NA-025, until the 1st of August. Activity will be holiday style on the 40 to 6m bands using CW, SSB, SSTV and FT8. He will use a Yaesu FT-991A into a 10m […]

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Special Events News – 25 July 2021

| July 23, 2021

Coventry ARS is running two special event stations until May 2022 to celebrate Coventry being the City of Culture. GB1COC & GB8CCC will be running most days, with GB8CCC passing between members of the club. Dates and times will vary.

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