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Tonight@8 Intro to meteor scatter

| September 3, 2021

On Monday 6 September the RSGB starts its autumn Tonight @ 8 webinar series. Gavin Nesbitt, MM1BXF will give an introduction to meteor scatter communications. These free webinars are livestreamed on the RSGB YouTube channel and you can ask questions during the presentations via live chat. For more information about this and other webinars in […]

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Rallies and Events News – 5 September 2021

| September 3, 2021

Before travelling to any rally or event, please check the event’s website as there may be alterations or cancellations due to the pandemic. The annual Telford HamFest takes place today, the 5th of September, at the Harper Adams University campus near Telford, Shropshire. The event opens at 10.15am, with talk-in via GB4THF. Details can be […]

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DX News – 5 September 2021

| September 3, 2021

Tina, HB0/DL5YL and Fred, HB0/DL5YM will be active from Liechtenstein from the 5th to the 28th of September. Usually they operate CW, RTTY and some SSB on the 160 to 6m bands. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. Claudio, HB9OAU will be active holiday style as SV5/HB9OAU from the Greek island of Karpathos, IOTA […]

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Special Events News – 5 September 2021

| September 3, 2021

GB2SCC will be activated at St Cynllo’s Church in Coed Y Bryn as part of CHOTA this year. They expect to be active mostly on 80m and 40m SSB between 10am and 4pm from IO72TB, with perhaps some 20m, 17m and 15m SSB excursions if conditions permit. QSL will be via the bureau. Thurrock Acorns […]

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Contest News – 5 September 2021

| September 3, 2021

When operating in contests, please keep yourself and fellow amateurs safe by following any government recommendations during the pandemic.  This weekend is a busy one for contests. The SSB Field Day ends its 24 hour run at 1300UTC today, the 5th. Using the 3.5 to 28MHz contest bands, the exchange is signal report and serial […]

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Propagation News – 5 September 2021

| September 3, 2021

Well, NOAA got the solar flux index prediction wrong last week. The SFI actually ended up higher than the prediction, thanks to active region 2860, which grew as the week went on. NOAA also issued a G1, or Minor, and G2, or Moderate, geomagnetic storm watch for the 1st and 2nd of September, just days […]

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