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This weekend for lighthouses

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 10:59
The 20th annual International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend has so far attracted 430 registrations from throughout the world and a few more may be received

International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend 2017

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 10:59
The upcoming weekend sees this year's edition of the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend (ILLW), with close to 400 activations already registered

International lighthouse on the air - GB2SL Spurn Lighthouse

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 10:59
This year the Humber Fortress DX ARC have been invited by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, to put on a station during International Lighthouse on the air weekend

Portuguese lighthouses 'On The Air' for ILLW 2017

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 10:59
Look for the following Portuguese Lighthouses to be on the air for the upcoming International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend (August, 19-20th)

Russian Cosmonauts deploy satellites

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 10:59
On Thursday, July 17, ISS Expedition 52 Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin, RN3FI and Flight Engineer Sergey Ryazanskiy manually deployed 5 satellites during a spacewalk

Ham radio operators to monitor roadways

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 10:59
Forty amateur radio operators will be providing three days of volunteer service beginning Saturday morning and concluding whenever Monday’s outbound traffic rush subsides following the Great American Solar Eclipse

Australia - Senate slams ABC cut to shortwave radio

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 10:59
The ABC has been slammed by all sides of politics over its 'foolish' decision to cut the transmission of shortwave radio to remote Australia and the Pacific Islands

Icom Inc. announce dates for D-STAR QSO Party 2017

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 10:59
We are pleased to inform you that Icom Inc. will be holding once again a D-STAR (Digital Amateur Radio) QSO party this year

AmateurLogic 12th Anniversary Sweepstakes

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 10:59
It’s just about time to celebrate another birthday at ALTV. We’ve teamed up with Icom and MFJ for another great giveaway

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 10:02
Not a good week at all with Thursday being particularly poor

New owner for Practical Wireless and RadioUser magazines

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 10:02
Practical Wireless and RadioUser magazines have been bought by Warners Group Publications, a Lincolnshire-based multi-million-pound turnover publishing company that specialises in producing magazines, websites and events for niche hobbies

Three ELaNa CubeSats delivered to Space Station

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 10:02
NanoRacks reports on a delivery of payloads to the ISS including three CubeSats which are part of NASA's Educational Launch of Nanosatellites (ELaNa) mission

New predictions for the solar eclipse

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 10:02
Next Monday, Aug. 21st, the Moon will pass directly in front of the sun producing an historic solar eclipse over the USA

Ofcom licensing issue - short call signs

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 10:02
The RSGB reports that Ofcom has issued in error, a small number of two-letter suffix call signs

Blackburn stops Radio Rovers after 23 years

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 10:02
The UK’s longest running annual RSL at Blackburn Rovers Football Club has ceased broadcasting this season

UK Amateur Radio Scout Active Support Unit

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 09:50
The UK Scouts website reports they are recruiting for a Manager for the new Amateur Radio Scout Active Support Unit

WIA responds to future plans for use of 3.6 GHz band

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 09:50
The WIA has lodged a submission responding to the ACMA's Options paper on the 'Future approach to the 3.6 GHz band', published in June, which would see another 25 MHz carved out of the 9 cm amateur band if plans proceed

Important update on election for RAC Director Ontario South Region

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 09:50
The deadline for the return of ballots has been extended until Friday, September 29. Note: the following post includes a revised biographical sketch for Philip A. McBride, VA3QR/VA3KPJ

Solar Eclipse QSO Party sign-up has attracted more than 250 eclipse enthusiasts so far

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 09:50
The ARRL report the Solar Eclipse QSO Party (SEQP) now is just under a week away - Monday, August 21 - and more than 250 radio amateurs in the US and elsewhere already have signed up to take part

SARL HF Digital Contest next Sunday

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 09:50
The second of the three SARL HF Contests, the HF Digital Contest, is on the air next Sunday afternoon, 20 August, from 13:00 to 16:30 UTC with PSK and RTTY activity on 20, 40 and 80 metres

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