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| February 21, 2020

This weekend members of Girlguiding will have been participating in Thinking Day on the Air. This event is an opportunity for the youngest Rainbow to the oldest Trefoil Guild member to talk to other members of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts all over the world via amateur radio. A list of […]

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Three Blue Ham exercises now planned for 2020

| February 21, 2020

The Royal Air Force Air Cadets (RAFAC) are pleased to announce that due to popular demand for the Blue Ham Radio Communications Exercises they have been able to programme in three exercises for 2020. The first exercise will be during the weekend of 7 and 8 March 2020. The organisers hope that many radio amateurs […]

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Rallies and Events News – 23 February 2020

| February 21, 2020

This Sunday, the 23rd, the Rainham Radio Rally takes place at The Victory Academy, Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 5JB. Doors open from 10am to 4pm and admission is £3 with children attending free of charge. Talk-in will be on 145.550MHz using GB4RRR. Local and national traders will be in attendance. The BRATS Interactive […]

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DX News – 23 February 2020

| February 21, 2020

The W8S DXpedition to Swains Island in the Pacific, set to take place in mid-March, has been postponed until the Autumn as a result of travel restrictions imposed on individuals entering American Samoa, stemming from the recent coronavirus outbreak. The Department of Health allows non-residents to enter American Samoa only via Hawaii after a 14 […]

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Special Events News – 23 February 2020

| February 21, 2020

Many Greenland and Denmark radio amateur stations will be celebrating the 80th birthday of Her Majesty, The Queen of Denmark in these two DXCC entities. Look for special event stations OX80HM and OZ80HM to be active on all bands until 16 April. QSL via OZ1ACB OQRS. A special royal award will be available, see qrz.com […]

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Contest News – 23 February 2020

| February 21, 2020

The CQ 160m DX contest ends its 48 hour run at 2200UTC this Sunday, the 23rd. Using SSB only the exchange is signal report and CQ zone with American stations also sending their state and Canadians their province. The REF Contest is SSB only on the 3.5 to 28MHz bands and ends its 36 hour […]

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