These pages are meant to inform you on the VHF-UHF-SHF &
Microwaves DX activity in Belgium and Europe. You will find logs from ON stations,
planned DX-expeditions and their results. If you have information please send a mail to
vhf [at] uba [dot] be
Photos and sound files are also welcome.
73 and good luck
Chairman IARU-R1 C5 committee
The impact the satellite signals on narrowband MS users can be seen from this video from GM4JJJ.
Find hereby the text of AMSAT-NA, published in their weekly bulletin:
PCSAT Default Beacon Transmissions on 144.390 MHz
More info - like frequencies, sequences etc… - will be released later via respective ON4KST chat rooms.
With special thanks to the GARS for their support and interest in this Meteor Scatter activation.
73 and looking forward to cu in MS!
Full rules are here.
The first period is on April 25-26th.
Best 73’s Alex IV3KKW
Use will be permitted only via a Special Research Permit and further details of the application process will be published in due course.
- Access to this part of the spectrum will be authorised under a Notice of Variation, time-limited to 12 months and available to Full Licence holders only.
- Ofcom will retain the right to reallocate Amateur Radio spectrum at 70.5 – 71.5MHz should there be a demand for this part of the spectrum from Business Radio and/or other or new services. In the event of this happening, Ofcom will not consult on this decision. However, Ofcom will provide Amateur Radio users with 12 months’ notice before such reassignment and this notice period will be publicised on the Ofcom website.
- Amateur Radio use of this spectrum will be permitted on a non-protection, non-interference basis. Please note that if use is shown to cause interference, the spectrum will be removed with immediate effect
- Permission will be subject to a geographical restriction and only granted for use in England, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Northern Ireland and Wales. (There is legacy use of the spectrum by the Scottish Government which precludes licensing for Amateur Radio).
John - RSGB VHF Manager
3.6 m mesh dish
200 W at feed
In summer it is a good time to experience the joie of DX on VHF. There fore the UBA created the VHF DX summer cup. With this cup we want to promote VHF DXing. More info here.