GB2RS News Script for 29 January 2023

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RSGB Construction Competition

Have you been busy making something recently? Don’t forget that you have just five weeks left to enter the RSGB Construction Competition. The four categories are: Beginners; Construction excellence; Innovation; and Software. The judges will give special recognition to entries submitted by radio amateurs under the age of 24 and also to those who have just […]

RSGB elections

If you are interested in helping to see amateur radio, and the RSGB, continue to thrive over the coming years, this is a final reminder that the closing date for RSGB President, Elected Director and Regional Representative roles is this Tuesday, 31 January 2023. Candidate packs, forms and further details can be found on our […]

Also in GB2RS this week…

This Sunday, 29 January 2023, from approximately 1200UTC, James, M0GQC, Fraser, MM0EFI, David, EI5IMB and Chris, M0RSF will be activating four separate worldwide flora and fauna areas on 20 and 40m SSB. They will post their working frequencies on the Worldwide Flora and Fauna website. All calls are welcome.

Rallies and Events News – 29 January 2023

The Lincoln Shortwave Club Winter Radio Rally will be held today, Sunday 29 January, at The Festival Hall, Caistor Road, Market Rasen, LN8 3HT. Doors open at 9.30am and entry is £2. Refreshments are available on site and talk-in is available on 145.375MHz. For more information email Graham via contact@m1dhv.co.uk The Canvey Rally will be […]

Special Events News – 29 January 2023

Throughout the month of January, Weston-super-Mare Radio Society has been operating special callsign GB4WSM in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Society’s formation on 3 January 1923. There are still a few days left, before the end of the month, to work the station if you don’t already have it in your logbook. Special […]

DX News – 29 January 2023

Jeff, VA3QSL will be active as P4/VA3QSL from Aruba, SA-036, until 8 February. He will be operating SSB, CW and digital modes on the 40 to 6m bands. QSL via Logbook of the World, the bureau or his home call. Andre, ON7YK will be active from Bijilo, Gambia until 24 February. He will be operating […]

Contest News – 29 January 2023

The UK Six Metre Group Winter Marathon began on Thursday 1 December last year. The contest will run until 31 January 2023. Using all modes on the 6m band, the exchange is signal report and locator. The CQ Worldwide 160m DX Contest ends its 48-hour run today, Sunday 29 January, at 2200UTC. Using CW only, […]

Propagation News – 29 January 2023

As of Thursday, we had a strange situation whereby all the current visible sunspots were in one hemisphere of the Sun. But this isn’t that unusual, as the two hemispheres usually peak at different times in the cycle. In a couple of years, we may well have the reverse situation. Nevertheless, the solar flux index […]

News for England Midlands – 29 January 2023

The Online Radio Club has a virtual radio club night at 7.30pm every Thursday via Zoom. It is suitable for all radio enthusiasts regardless of individual skill level. Go to the website for the meeting link. Ham Radio Network has a talk on the theme of An Evening with… on Monday. See the website for […]

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