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G2D: 2m Trophy Contest – September 2022 by Carl (M0ICR)

The Drowned Rats were out in the field for the 2m Trophy contest last weekend from JO01JA in Kent. Good weather, a first class station and fun with friends, throw in a hot-tub and a few cold beers for good measure and what more can you ask for! Radio: Anan-100 Transverter: Khune DB6NT (14MHz IF)… Continue reading G2D: 2m Trophy Contest – September 2022 by Carl (M0ICR)

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Update on HF Propagation Resources

www.rsgb.org/propquest – FoF2 critical frequency and extrapolated MUFs www.rsgb.org/predtest – ITURHFPROP-powered predictions (G4FKH) www.rsgb.org/proppy – ITURHFPROP-powered predictions (HZ1JW) www.rsgb.org/voacap – VOACAP-powered predictions (OH6BG) www.rsgb.org/g0kya – At-a-glance hourly VOACAP predictions (G0KYA)   www.predtest.uk – Predtest ITURHFPROP predictions soundbytes.asia/proppy/ – Proppy ITURHFPROP predictions www.voacap.com – VOACAP Online

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Propagation Resources

G3RAT displays a propagation widget in its sidebar from https://www.hamqsl.com/solar.html which show some useful propagation data in a minimal format. For more in depth data and analysis of solar data you may find these sites to be of interest: https://www.solarham.net/ https://www.swpc.noaa.gov/products/aurora-30-minute-forecast http://www.geomag.bgs.ac.uk/education/current_activity.html https://www.swpc.noaa.gov/products/planetary-k-index  http://www.solen.info/solar/  https://www.spaceweather.gc.ca/forecast-prevision/short-court/sfst-2-en.php For specific hf propagation between two sites here are some… Continue reading Propagation Resources