Tag: Contest

FT8 in UK and EU contests

Recently, the RSGB Contest Committee has seen some FT8 QSOs being claimed within contest logs. At present it is difficult to complete a full contest exchange using FT8, although an EU contest compatible version is under development. A machine generated modes, or MGM-specific contest ran in April this year, with a set of rules structured […]

Contest News – 26 August 2018

Today, the 26th, the UK Microwave Group contest runs from 0600 to 1800UTC on the 5.7 and 10GHz bands. The exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. On the 28th, the SHF UK Activity contest runs from 1830 to 2230UTC using all modes on the 2.3 to 10GHz bands. The exchange is signal report, […]

Share your VHF NFD experiences

RSGB VHF National Field Day weekend took place on 7 and 8 July 2018, and a feature is planned in the next edition of RadCom. If your club participated in the event then it’s still not too late to send your contribution for the article. It’s a great way to promote your club’s activity. Please […]

Contest News – 15 July 2018

The IARU HF Championship concludes today at 1200UTC. Using CW and SSB on all the contest bands from 1.8 to 28MHz, the exchange is signal report and ITU Zone, which is 27 for the UK. The official RSGB team is using the callsign GR2HQ, and there are several stations dotted around the country. You get […]

IARU HF Championship

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Next weekend (July 14th-15th) there will be the IARU HF Championship.

A good occasion to contact as many other amateurs, especially HQ stations from the IARU Societies, as possible around the world using all the HF amateur bands (except WARC) on SSB and CW.

There will be also some special multipliers for Administrative Council (AC) and Regional Executive Committee stations (R1-R2-R3).

Detailed rules are on http://www.arrl.org/iaru-hf-championship