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DX News – 2 August 2020

| July 31, 2020

Tony, OH1TD is active again from his summer QTH on Korpo Island, IOTA reference EU-096, until September. QSL via his home call sign, either direct or via the bureau. Mike, XW2DX is currently active as XW2DX from Vientiane and will be staying in Laos for the next few years. He is allowed to operate on […]

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Contest News – 2 August 2020

| July 31, 2020

Please remember to check before the events for new rules due to lockdown and social distancing, which may differ around the world. The RSGB strongly advises obeying your own government’s advice first and foremost. This Sunday, the 2nd, the 432MHz Low Power Contest is single operator only from 0800 to 1200UTC. Using all modes, the […]

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Propagation News – 2 August 2020

| July 31, 2020

The Sun showed signs of coming back to life this week with not one, but two, sunspot groups. The sunspot number climbed to 22, representing two spots in two separate groups, and the solar flux index rose to 73. This wasn’t really enough to make much of a difference to HF propagation though, but it […]

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Over 400 remote invigilation Intermediate exams booked

| July 24, 2020

Since bookings opened on 13 July 2020, the RSGB is delighted that over 400 people have booked a remote invigilation Intermediate exam, with over 250 registering on the first day! These exams take place from 12 August 2020, and we wish the candidates well with their studying and the exam.

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July’s RadCom Basics is free to all

| July 24, 2020

With more than 1,000 remote invigilation Foundation licence students having passed, the RSGB is making the July 2020 edition of RadCom Basics a special free-to-everyone edition. With many radio amateurs world-wide still affected by national lockdown restrictions, RadCom Basics is an opportunity to introduce elements of the hobby to newcomers in bite-sized pieces. To read […]

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Tokyo Ham Fair cancelled

| July 24, 2020

JARL, the Japanese national society, has announced the Tokyo Ham Fair—due to be held on 31 October 2020 and 1 November 2020—has been cancelled due to coronavirus. In 2019, 42,000 people are reported to have visited the event that usually takes place in August, it was moved to later in 2020 because of the expected […]

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