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 […]