GB2RS(Snips) – 5th May

An introduction to QOscar 100

Noel Matthews, G8GTZ, Dave Crump, G8GKQ and Phil Crump, M0DMY gave a presentation at AGM 2019 on Qatar Oscar 100

RSGB ARDF Championships

This Bank Holiday weekend sees the annual three day RSGB ARDF Championships taking place in the Thames Valley

NRC visitor figures rising

There were 9,092 visitors to the RSGB National Radio Centre in April 2019

Pubs and Clubs on the Air is taking place between the 10th and the 12th of May. More details can be found at

Windmill Amateur Radio DX Group will take part in Mills on the Air on the 11th and 12th of May from Wilton Windmill, Wilton near Marlborough Wiltshire, using the callsign GB1WW

The UK Six Metre Group Summer Marathon runs until the 4th of August. Using all modes on the 50MHz band, the exchange is just your four-character locator.

Today, the 5th of May, sees the UK Microwave Groups contest runs from 0800 to 1400UTC. Using all modes on the 1.3 to 3.4GHz bands, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

On Tuesday the 144MHz Machine Generated Modes Activity Contest runs from 1800 to 1855UTC with the exchange of signal report, serial number and four-character locator. It takes place at the same time as the 144MHz FM Activity Contest.

Cockenzie & Port Seton Amateur Radio Club has activity days until next Saturday. On Friday it’s the first 144MHz DF Hunt, meeting in the Old Pool car park, 6.30pm for 7. More information from Bob, GM4UYZ, on 01875 811 723.

On Tuesday Dundee Amateur Radio Club is having a club night and taking part in the VHF contest. Next Saturday and Sunday sees activities for Mills on the Air. Contact Martin, 2M0KAU, on 0776 370 8933 .

Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society is preparing for Mills on the Air on Thursday, and participating in the event at Bellabeg next Saturday and Sunday. Contact Fred Gordon, GM3ALZ, on 01975 651 365

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