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CQ Hou Koers

12 hours 52 min ago
CQ Hou Koers is the amateur radio communications day of the Voortrekkers in South Africa and Namibia

IARU seeks to rein in electromagnetic interference

12 hours 52 min ago
The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Administrative Council (AC) has called upon ITU signatory nations to take steps to ensure that the operation of 'electrical apparatus or installations of any kind, including power and telecommunication distribution networks,' does not cause harmful interference to Amateur Radio operations

Scouts participate in ON8RT ON4EM EmComm exercise and Red-Cross community preparedness demonstration

12 hours 52 min ago
Scouts from 1st.Brussels (British) Scouts voluntarily participated at a youth-oriented EmComm Exercise and Red-Cross Community Preparedness Demonstration on Sunday the 19th. of October 2014 during 2014 JOTA-JOTI

Nosy Be Island DXpedition

12 hours 52 min ago
In less than few days, 5R8M, Nosy Be Island (AF-057) the DXpedition organized by the Mediterraneo DX Club, in Madagascar from October 21st to November 4th, will be on air

NASA TV coverage of U.S. cargo ship's departure from the ISS

12 hours 52 min ago
After delivering almost 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments to the International Space Station during a month-long stay, the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to leave the orbital laboratory on Saturday, Oct. 25

New HF network planned

12 hours 52 min ago highlights a plan by the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish an HF radio network to link up medical facilities in case of an emergency that knocks out other communications

Ham radio operators link on global airwaves

12 hours 52 min ago
Some amateur radio JOTA groups invited the local press to attend last weekend's event and the stories are now appearing in print

ARISS-US accepting proposals to host scheduled ISS contacts in 2015

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 09:45
You are encouraged to share the following 'Message to US Educators' with teachers, administrators and leaders at your local schools, museums, science centers and scouting organizations

Essex Scout's 434 MHz balloons

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 09:45
Scouts at Kingston Ridge Campsite in Essex had something special at their Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) - High altitude balloon launches

High altitude balloon keeps going

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 09:45
The record breaking 434 MHz balloon B-64 launched by radio amateur Leo Bodnar M0XER on July 12, features in Hack-A-Day

UKSA announces CubeSat payload opportunity

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 09:45
The UK Space Agency (UKSA) has announced an opportunity to fly payloads on the 3U CubeSat AlSat-1N

UKEICC 80m SSB Contest

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 09:45
The first SSB contest organised by the UK and Ireland Contest Club takes place on Wednesday 22nd October

RTA roadshow on its way to Cape Town

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 09:45
The Cape Town Radio Technology in Action symposium will be held on Saturday, 1st of November

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 09:45
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 12th October, through Sunday, 19th October there were 224 countries active

1st. Brussels (British) Scouts at ON8RT EmComm Field Station during 2014 JOTA-JOTI

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 09:45
The true spirit of scouting was on display at 1st.Brussels (British) Scouts

ICQPODCAST - Schematic and PCB Programs reviewed

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 09:45
Series Seven Episode Twenty-One of the ICQ Amateur/Ham Radio Podcast- Schematic and PCB Programs has been released

History This Week

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 09:45
A look back at events that made history this week - compiled by the Summerland Amateur Radio Club of Lismore, NSW

146 MHz NoV's now available

Sun, 19/10/2014 - 10:45
UK Full licence holders can now apply for their NoV to use 146 MHz

Ham Radio on BBC Radio 4

Sun, 19/10/2014 - 10:45
October 18 the BBC Radio 4 show Today featured the 90th anniversary of the first radio contact between radio amateurs in the UK and New Zealand

NZ press report on historic anniversary

Sun, 19/10/2014 - 10:45
The Otago Daily Times reports that New Zealand radio amateurs have marked the 90th anniversary of the first radio contact with the UK