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Amateur satellites launch from India

Sun, 25/09/2016 - 09:41
AlSat-1N and Pratham, both with amateur radio payloads, are launching on the Indian PSLV-C35 mission planned for 0342 GMT on Monday, September 26, 2016, reports are requested

WIA seeks 200 watts for Standard (Novice) holders

Sun, 25/09/2016 - 09:41
In WIA News, Director Roger Harrison VK2ZRH sets out the Wireless Institue of Australia's thinking on the future direction of the Standard, formerly known as Novice, and Advanced licenses

What makes a good portable CW paddle?

Sun, 25/09/2016 - 09:41
Richard G3CWI of SOTABEAMS has released a 3 minute video looking at the differences between a paddle designed for portable use and a fixed-station paddle

The Geomagnetic Blitz of September 1941

Sun, 25/09/2016 - 09:41
Seventy-five years ago, on 18–19 September 1941, the Earth experienced a great magnetic storm, one of the most intense ever recorded

SolderSmoke Podcast

Sun, 25/09/2016 - 09:41
Episode 190 of the amateur radio podcast SolderSmoke is now available

WIA members to decide on organisation review

Sun, 25/09/2016 - 09:41
The IARU member society, the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) has flagged a general meeting of its members to decide whether a review of the organisation is needed

Falcon 9 static fire anomaly update

Sun, 25/09/2016 - 09:41
Three weeks ago, SpaceX experienced an anomaly at our Launch Complex 40 (LC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. This resulted in the loss of one of our Falcon 9 rockets and its payload

Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan Review

Sun, 25/09/2016 - 09:41
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has opened consultation on its proposed update of the Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan. The ACMA announced it on its website on 22 September 2016

Spring QRP Contest

Sun, 25/09/2016 - 09:41
On Saturday 1 October, you can participate in the South African Radio League's Spring QRP Contest

Live streaming of CAT16 talks

Sat, 24/09/2016 - 09:14
CAT 16, the British Amateur Television Club (BATC) Convention at Cosford in Shropshire, is taking place this weekend Sept 24-25 and the talks will be streamed live

HamRadioNow: Even MORE On the Road

Sat, 24/09/2016 - 09:14
By popular demand (and Kickstarter stretch goal), the Q-Mobile rides again. Gary KN4AQ's on the way to St. Petersburg FL to the ARRL/TAPR Digital Communications Conference

15 years of Ham Radio Training

Sat, 24/09/2016 - 09:14
January 2017 sees the 15th anniversary of the first Foundation training course run by volunteers from the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS)

Terminated inverted U low noise antenna

Sat, 24/09/2016 - 09:14
I've spent some time working on a low noise antenna that can also be used on transmit

Fair Lawn Amateur Radio Club Special Event

Sat, 24/09/2016 - 09:14
As part of its 60th Anniversary, the Fair Lawn Amateur Radio Club (FLARC) in Northern New Jersey, will hold a community open house to commemorate its long history and association with the borough

Missing VK aircraft

Sat, 24/09/2016 - 09:14
Channel 7 Australia viewers caught a glimpse of amateur radio operators and WICEN NSW members assisting at a search and rescue exercise in the Barrington Tops area on 16-18 September 2016

Bouvet Island DXpedition 2018

Sat, 24/09/2016 - 09:14
The 20-member Bouvet Island DXpedition team is happy to report that our longstanding landing permit (2007) has been updated and revised to conform to current environmental protection regulations, planned landing and helicopter operations, base camp set-up, dates of operation, and operating plans

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Sat, 24/09/2016 - 09:14
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 16th September, through Friday, 23rd September there were 233 countries active

Ham radio in education

Sat, 24/09/2016 - 09:14
Daiji World reports establishing amateur radio clubs in Indian educational institutions could boost emergency communications

Satellite activation of Bodie Island Lighthouse

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 11:45
John Brier KG4AKV has released a video of his SO-50 satellite activation of Bodie Island Lighthouse for National Parks On The Air #NPOTA

Advanced ham radio exam preparation class

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 11:45
Book now for the Advanced preparation/revision classes run by the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS)

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