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Sat 23rd Nov
2 hours ago
RSGB Big news for 6m band
The World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) has concluded in Egypt. The 3,300 delegates considered many aspects of radio including several that will affect our hobby. Perhaps the biggest news is that the conference has approved an allocation in the 50MHz band for amateurs in Region 1. The Amateur Service now has a baseline Secondary allocation […]
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Sat 23rd Nov
2 hours ago
RSGB RSGB Board responsibilities change
Recent appointments to the Board have given the RSGB an opportunity to redistribute responsibilities and activities. These are now grouped across four teams, assisted by a support team. Each team comprises several Committees, Honorary Officers and other groups with a related purpose. For further information about the teams see the RSGB Board web page.
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Sat 23rd Nov
2 hours ago
RSGB Five Train the Trainers courses next year
The RSGB would like to thank all the clubs that have offered to host a Train the Trainers course in their area during 2020. Five courses have now been confirmed. These are Telford on 21 March, Cardiff on 18 April, Stockport on 30 May, Abergele on 20 June and Margate on 11 July. If you […]
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Sat 23rd Nov
2 hours ago
RSGB GB2RS News Script for 24 November 2019
Tap or click the link below to download this week’s GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 24 November 2019 (11-page/159KB Microsoft Word document) Problems downloading the GB2RS news script? Try this alternative link.
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Sat 23rd Nov
2 hours ago
RSGB Also in GB2RS this week…
We have released two more videos from the RSGB 2019 Convention to Members. In the first, Sam Jewell, G4DDK explores the Icom IC-9700 in Icom IC9700: How Does It Measure-up as a VHF DX Transceiver? In the second video Neil Smith, G4DBN looks at the ins and outs of digimodes in I Can Hear It, […]
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Sat 23rd Nov
3 hours ago
ARRL The K7RA Solar Update

We have not seen any sunspots since November 2, and at that time they were only visible for two days, and prior to that no sunspots since October 2.

According to Spaceweather.com, that recent sunspot, though very short lived, was a new Cycle 25 spot: https://bit.ly/2KJ7cyy

The average daily solar flux this week dipped slightly from 70.3 to 69.9. Geomagnetic conditions were quiet, with average dai...

Sat 23rd Nov
3 hours ago
RSGB Contest News – 24 November 2019
The CQWW DX CW ends its 48 hours run at 2359 this Sunday, the 24th. This CW-only event uses all the contest bands from 1.8 to 28MHz. The exchange is signal report and zone, which is 14 for the UK. On Tuesday the SHF UK Activity Contest runs from 1930 to 2230UTC. Using all modes […]
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Sat 23rd Nov
3 hours ago
RSGB Propagation News – 24 November 2019
The predicted poor geomagnetic conditions forecast for late on the 16th didn’t amount to much. In the event, the Kp index rose to three before settling back down again quite quickly. The Sun remained spotless all week again as we get close to the minimum. As such, HF propagation was relatively poor all week. Daytime […]
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Sat 23rd Nov
3 hours ago
RSGB News for England Midlands – 24 November 2019
We start with clubs that have more than one event this week. Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has its net this Sunday from 8.30am on 50.220MHz SSB. Tuesday sees slow Morse around 3540kHz from 8 to 9pm. Contact Derek, G3NKS, via email to secretary@g5bk.uk. Wythall Radio Club has its net this Sunday and next Sunday from […]
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Sat 23rd Nov
3 hours ago
RSGB News for England North – 24 November 2019
We start with clubs that have more than one event this week. Bury Radio Club has a net this Sunday and next Sunday from 6pm on 144.550MHz. Tuesday sees a club HF station night. For details, see buryradiosociety.org.uk. Central Lancs Amateur Radio Club has its net thjs Sunday and next Sunday from 11am on 1.940MHz […]
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Sat 23rd Nov
3 hours ago
RSGB News for Northern Ireland – 24 November 2019
No news items have been received for Northern Ireland this week.
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Sat 23rd Nov
4 hours ago
RSGB Propagation Studies Committee minutes 19th October 2019
PSC Minutes 19 October 2019 FINAL
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Sat 23rd Nov
4 hours ago
RSGB WRC-19 Day-20: And Finally!
Friday 22nd November saw WRC-19 conclude its month long biggest ever conference. Many of the 3300 delegates had started to travel home even before the release of the ‘Provisional Final Acts’ and closing ceremony. The ITU website has released the provisional acts as a huge 567 page pdf document – a tribute to the the […]
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Fri 22nd Nov
9 hours ago
DX News FY5FY French Guiana. From DXNews.com
Didier, FY5FY will be active from French Guiana in CQ WW DX CW Contest, 23 - 24 November 2019, as FY5FY.
Fri 22nd Nov
21 hours ago
ARRL ARRL Self-Guided Emergency Communication Course EC-001-S is Now Available On Demand

ARRL’s EC-001-S online “Introduction to Emergency Communication” course is now available to students in an on-demand format, allowing students to register for the course and begin work at any time. This course is designed to provide basic knowledge and tools for any emergency communications volunteer.

In response to the great course demand and to expand access to EC-001, ARRL developed a self-g...

Fri 22nd Nov
21 hours ago
ARRL ARRL Legislative Advocacy Committee Drafting New Bill Addressing Antenna Restrictions

The ARRL Board of Directors Legislative Advocacy Committee is in the process of drafting a new bill to address the issue of private land-use restrictions on amateur radio antennas. The proposed legislation would be the successor to the Amateur Radio Parity Act. The Legislative Advocacy Committee, chaired by Pacific Division Director Jim Tiemstra, K6JAT, will report to the Board soon, once plans...

Fri 22nd Nov
23 hours ago
DX News KL7RA Alaska. From DXNews.com
KL7RA Team will be active from Alaska in CQ WW DX CW Contest, 23 - 24 November 2019.
Fri 22nd Nov
23 hours ago
AmateurRadio.com CW Part 3
I thought I would post another in my series about learning CW. You can go back and find my previous two posts if you would like to catch up. I wrote in July this year that I had made a … Continue reading
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Fri 22nd Nov
23 hours ago
DX News ZM4T New Zealand. From DXNews.com
ZM4T Team will be active from New Zealand in CQ WW DX CW Contest, 23 - 24 November 2019.
Fri 22nd Nov
1 day ago
DX News V31CQ Belize. From DXNews.com
V31CQ Team will be active from Belize in CQ WW DX CW Contest, 23 - 24 November 2019.
Fri 22nd Nov
1 day ago
DX News P3F Cyprus. From DXNews.com
Jamie, M0SDV will be active from Pafos, Cyprus, IOTA AS - 004 in CQ WW DX CW Contest, 23 - 24 November 2019.
Fri 22nd Nov
1 day ago
DX News 9K2K Kuwait. From DXNews.com
Abdallah, 9K2GS will be active as 9K2K from Kuwait in CQ WW DX SSB Contest, 23 - 24 November 2019.
Fri 22nd Nov
1 day ago
DX News 8P2K Barbados. From DXNews.com
Dean, 8P6SH will be activea as 8P2K from Barbados,IOTA NA - 021 in CQ WW DX CW Contest, 23 - 24 November 2019.
Fri 22nd Nov
1 day ago
DX News 8R1/AG6UT Guyana. From DXNews.com
Heye, DJ9RR will be active again as 8R1/AG6UT from Guyana, starting 20 November 2019.
Fri 22nd Nov
1 day ago
DX News VP2MFD Montserrat Island. From DXNews.com
Wayne, N4FP will be active as VP2MFD from Montserrat Island, IOTA NA - 103.