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24th IARU Region 1 General Conference opens

9 hours 37 min ago
The First Plenary of the 24th IARU Region 1 General Conference was opened at 10:30 on Sunday 21 September 2014 in the Grand Hall of the Flamingo Grand Hotel, Albena, Bulgaria

Free FISTS CW Club membership at National Hamfest

9 hours 37 min ago
FISTS CW Club is offering a year and a half's free membership to anyone who passes an RSGB Morse Test at 12 wpm or higher at the National Hamfest (26/27 September 2014) and who is not currently a member

Ofcom WRC-15 Consultation responses

9 hours 37 min ago
The RSGB reports responses to the Ofcom consultation on WRC-15 prepared by RSGB and affiliated groups including AMSAT-UK are now available in the WRC-15 Special Focus section

WIA beacon grants

9 hours 37 min ago
Grants are available to upgrade VK beacons on the bands 2m and up by implementing GPS locking of their frequency

Radar-gunlike device to detect texting ?

9 hours 37 min ago
A Virginia company ComSonics claims to be developing a Radar-gunlike device that can tell if a driver is texting. Alexander Watters KV4PW explains why this may be bad for radio hams

PB50REM - special event station

9 hours 37 min ago
To celebrate the 50th anniversary on the construction of the North Sea Platform [REM-eiland], special event station PB50REM will be activated in the 'Houthavens', Amsterdam

'Antique' radio draws enthusiast to Canberra

9 hours 37 min ago
The Canberra Times tells the story of Robert McGregor who bid $2600 for a 1925 original condition AWA Radiola Model 4

Tromelin DXpedition update

9 hours 37 min ago
In just a month, we'll leave Europe for Tromelin. Except for a major event, this communication should be the last before departure

SARL 80 metre QSO Party

9 hours 37 min ago
The October leg of the South African Radio League 80 metre QSO Party will be held on Thursday evening 2 October from 17:00 to 20:00 UTC with activity between 3 603 and 3 650 kHz and 3 700 to 3 800 kHz

Lord Howe Island DXpedition

9 hours 37 min ago
In less than four weeks VK9DLX will be QRV. All systems are still on go and the team can't wait any longer to start

Frequencies of Es'hail 2 Ham Radio Transponders

Mon, 22/09/2014 - 10:24
The Qatar Amateur Radio Society released a leaflet about the geostationary amateur radio transponders at the IARU Region 1 Conference taking place September 20-27 in Varna-Albena, Bulgaria

UK ISS school contacts postponed

Mon, 22/09/2014 - 10:24
The planned contacts between astronaut Alexander Gerst KF5ONO on the ISS and pupils at Winter Gardens Primary School, Canvey Island, Essex and Pilton Bluecoat School, Barnstaple, Devon on Tuesday have been postponed

Interview with ARRL PR Manager

Mon, 22/09/2014 - 10:24
Trib Live's Eric Heyl interviews Sean Kutzko KX9X media and public relations manager for the American Radio Relay League

New crew set to launch to space station

Mon, 22/09/2014 - 10:24
NASA Television will provide extensive coverage of the Sept. 25 launch from Kazakhstan of three crew members of Expedition 41/42, as they begin their planned six-hour journey to the International Space Station. NASA Television coverage will start at 3:30 p.m. EDT and will include video of the pre-launch activities leading up to spacecraft boarding

EI1100WD celebrating Ireland's oldest city

Mon, 22/09/2014 - 10:24
Ireland’s oldest city, Waterford is this year celebrating its 1100th birthday. In line with the many festivities and events that will be run to celebrate the anniversary, the South Eastern Amateur Radio Group are currently activating the special event call-sign EI1100WD until the end of the year

80m Contest on Wednesday

Mon, 22/09/2014 - 10:24
Next Wednesday 24th September, the first of a series of monthly 1-hour 80m contests takes place from 2000-2100 GMT - that's 9 - 10pm local time. These contests are organized by the UK and Ireland Contest Club, UKEICC

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 22/09/2014 - 10:24
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 14th September, through Sunday, 21st September there were 225 countries active

Amateur Radio courses at Brecon

Mon, 22/09/2014 - 10:24
David, MW0UAA, and Owen, MW0GMH are now running Amateur Radio Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced courses and exams at Brecon

ICQPodcast -Leixen VV-898 review has been released

Mon, 22/09/2014 - 10:24
Series Seven Episode Nineteen of the ICQ Amateur / Ham Radio Podcast -Leixen VV-898 review has been released

Foundation course in Omagh

Mon, 22/09/2014 - 10:24
The venue for next Foundation course will be in the Technology Centre, Spillers Place, Omagh

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