Ireland (Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland)

IRTS VHF Manager’s Report

There was major tropospheric propagation which occurredon 2m and 70cm opening over May 5th and 6th betweenD4VHF (Cape Verde) and the Caribbean. On 5th of MayD4VHF worked 9Y4D (4,006km) & KP4EIT (4,393km)on 2m using FT8. D4VHF also worked 9Y4D (4,006km)and FG8OJ (3,867km) on 70cm using FT8.On 6th of MayD4VHF worked NP4BM (4,450km) & WP3DN (4,363km)on 2m using FT8. On 29th of April Tim EI4GRead More

Tom O’Brien EI5CA

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Tom O’Brien EI5CA, Radarc na Coille, Shannon, Co. Clare. Tom passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday 20th May. He was a much respected and valued member of the Limerick Clare Amateur Radio Club. One of life’s gentlemen, his enthusiasm and dedication to Amateur Radio was infectious. CW was his favourite mode of operation. Read More

Limerick and Clare Radio Club

The IRTS news continues to be read on Mondays at 20:00 local time on 70 cms o/p 433.125 MHz i/p 434.725 MHz, after which members continue to QSO. Members continue to keep contact throughout the week on 70cms through a net at 20:00. Members also participate in various nets on HF throughout the week. LCARC Chairman, Dermot EI2GT, has set up a Zello contact group. If you wish to join in coRead More

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