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| February 3, 2023

Edition No. 32 of RadCom Basics is now available. The edition contains articles on antenna performance comparison and basic fault finding, among others. You can read and download RadCom Basics at rsgb.org/radcom-basics. On 26 January 2023, some students from the University of Glasgow met and formed the Glasgow University Wireless Society. The Glasgow University Wireless […]

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Rallies and Events News – 5 February 2023

| February 3, 2023

The Canvey Rally takes place today, Sunday 5 February, at Cornelius Vermuyden School, Dinant Avenue, Canvey, Essex, SS8 9QS. The Rally is expected to be the usual hive of activity with plenty of traders and an indoor boot sale. Hot food and drinks will be available. Contact sears.enquiries@gmail.com for further information. The Mid Cheshire Amateur […]

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Special Events News – 5 February 2023

| February 3, 2023

Special event station GB0CFG will be active from 16 February. The station will be operated by Itchen Valley Amateur Radio Club to mark World Thinking Day on the air. The event provides an opportunity for local Girl Guides to talk to other members of the World Association of Girl Guides and Scouts all over the […]

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DX News – 5 February 2023

| February 3, 2023

Emmanuel, F5LIT plans to be active as HS0ZPU from Thailand until Monday 6 February. QSL via Logbook of the World of directly to his home call. Jeff, VA3QSL will be active as P4/VA3QSL from Aruba, SA-036, until 8 February. He will be operating SSB, CW and digital modes on the 40 to 6m bands. QSL […]

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Contest News – 5 February 2023

| February 3, 2023

Today, Sunday 5 February, the 432MHz Affiliated Societies Contest runs from 0900 to 1300UTC. Using all modes, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. On Monday 6 February, the 80m Club Championship runs from 1900 to 2030UTC. Using SSB, the exchange is signal report and serial number. On Saturday 11 February, the First […]

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Propagation News – 5 February 2023

| February 3, 2023

Well, what a difference a few weeks make. On the 15 January, the solar flux index was at 234 and the Sun was peppered with spots. This week, on Thursday, the SFI was at 134 and the solar surface looked like it was at sunspot minimum again. The Sun has also been mainly geomagnetically quiet, […]

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