Also in GB2RS this week…

| September 14, 2018

The IARU Region 1 Monitoring System reports that two long-time broadcast intruders on the 40m band are gone. Radio Hargeisa in the Republic of Somaliland on 7.120MHz, and Radio Ethiopia on 7.140MHz, departed the band during the last week of August.

The RSGB has placed the video of the 2017 Convention lecture ZL7G DXpedition: Planning, Logistics, Operating and Beer by Chris Duckling, G3SVL in the Members Services area of the RSGB website. Go to

Icom Inc will be holding a D-Star QSO party between 0000UTC on the 22 September 2018 to 2359UTC on the 24th. The format of the party will be the same as in previous years with the goal of encouraging D-Star operators to communicate with as many other operators across the world via D-Star repeaters. The prizes on offer this year have not been announced yet, so keep an eye out for the latest updates on the D-Star QSO Party 2018 website at

The International Amateur Radio Union has announced that the theme for World Amateur Radio Day—which takes place on 18 April 2018—Celebrating Amateur Radio’s Contribution to Society.

A Buildathon is taking place at the National Hamfest in Newark on 28 and 29 September 2018 at the George Stephenson Pavilion, Newark and Nottingham Showground, Lincoln Road, Winthorpe, Newark NG24 2NY. A place costs only £5, which is refunded as an RSGB book voucher if you complete the project on the day. Details and tickets from

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