ARRL Field Services and Radiosport Manager Norm Fusaro, W3IZ, reports that the current 4B4B DXpedition to Revillagigedo has been approved for DXCC credit.

ARRL Field Services and Radiosport Manager Norm Fusaro, W3IZ, reports that the current 
4B4B DXpedition to Revillagigedo has been approved for DXCC credit.

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The K7RA Solar Update

At 0631 UTC on April 20 the Australian Space Forecast Centre issued a Geomagnetic Disturbance Warning.

“Earth is currently under the influence of a high-speed stream from a negative polarity equatorial coronal hole. Geomagnetic activity at Quiet to Active levels is expected and at times may reach up to Minor Storm levels if there are notable southward Bz periods.

INCREASED GEOMAGNETIC ACTIVITY EX…

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RSGB 2018 Convention booking now

By rsgb Bookings for the RSGB 2018 Convention are now open. The event takes place from 12 to 14 October 2018 and there will be topics to cater for all tastes and at all levels across five lecture streams. The event also includes a buildathon, a construction competition and an opportunity to visit the National Radio Centre […]

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British Island Waterways on the Air

By rsgb British Island Waterways on the Air (BIWOTA) is on the weekend 25 to 27 August 2018. The event is open to all boaters, cyclists, walkers and other users of the canals, towpaths and riverbanks for work or recreation. It is also a good chance for WAB enthusiasts to get some rare WAB squares. If you […]

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Radio amateur interviewed on BBC

By rsgb James Patterson, M1DST—a member of Swindon and District ARC—was interviewed recently on BBC Wiltshire about amateur radio. He discussed whether it still has a place now we have modern technology and the internet. James produced an edited version of his interview which he posted on his website and gave a presentation M1N-the-Middle, A Flexible Hardware […]

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No regional news again this week

By rsgb Illness of a key RSGB staff member means that it has not been possible to prepare Regional News again this week, for which we apologise. Details of many club events can be found in the April edition of RadCom, supplemented by the listing at rsgb.org/events. Thank you to every one who sent event details for […]

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GB2RS News Script for 22 April 2018

By rsgb Please click the link below to download this week’s news script GB2RS News Script for 22 April 2018

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Rallies and Events News – 22 April 2018

By rsgb On Sunday, 22 April, The Cambridge Repeater Group Rally takes place today at Foxton Village Hall, Hardman Road, Foxton, Cambridge, CB22 6RN. There is free car parking and a talk-in station. Doors open at 9.30am, with traders gaining access from 7.30am. Entry is £2. In addition to trade stands there will be a bring-and-buy, plus […]

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DX News – 22 April 2018

By rsgb Brian, GW4DVB, should be active from Palm Island in the Grenadines as J88PI until 29 April. This is NA-025 for Islands on the Air (IOTA). Cezar, VE3LYC and Bernhard, DL2GAC plan to be active as H44R from Mbanika Island in the Solomon Islands from 22 to 25 April. This is OC-168 for IOTA. Cezar will […]

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Special Event News – 22 April 2018

By rsgb GB4AMT will be active using CW on the HF bands from 20 April to 17 May to remember HMS Amethyst—details on QRZ.com. GB4TDY will be active from Low Bentham, North Yorkshire on “as many bands as possible” between 27 and 30 April to celebrate the third Tour de Yorkshire cycle race. Details are on QRZ.com. […]

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