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ARISS ham radio contact with SK Putrajaya Presint 9, Putrajaya, Malaysia

5 hours 49 min ago
An Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact has been planned with participants at SK Putrajaya Presint 9, Putrajaya, Malaysia on 01 November

Bandplan released for 146 MHz

5 hours 49 min ago
Friday, October 31 is the formal start of the 146-147 MHz 'experiment' for Full licence holders with NoV's, the RSGB has released a bandplan

The November issue of CQ-DATV magazine is now available for free download

5 hours 49 min ago
The November issue of CQ-DATV magazine is now available for free download, no charge, no registration, no junk mail, no strings, just choose your format and download the best ATV magazine on the internet

RSGB Online Survey

5 hours 49 min ago
The RSGB are holding an online survey which is open to non-members as well as members

Navassa Island DXpedition 2015

5 hours 49 min ago
We are pleased to announce that the new Navassa 2015 DXpedition website is up and running. Also, it is official...our call sign will be K1N

Nikola Tesla Slept Here

5 hours 49 min ago
Joseph Kinney, who was a radio amateur in his teens, is interviewed in an IEEE article about Nikola Tesla and the hotel in Manhattan were he lived

9M2SE Pangkor Island IOTA DXpedition update

5 hours 49 min ago
This is an update on 9M2SE IOTA AS-072 activation

Press coverage of ham radio lunar payload

5 hours 49 min ago
The successful amateur radio lunar payload 4M launched on October 23 has generated a number of articles, the latest is in The Daily Beast

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 09:45
Well a brilliant week culminating in the CQWW SSB contest. There were about 10,550 reported contacts on Saturday and over 13,500 on Sunday. VK9XSP (Christmas Is) and VK9DLX (Lord Howe Is.) were the most popular in the week except 5R8M (Madagascar) snuck in on Friday

Arduino for Ham Radio

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 09:45
Please join us for a special webcast featuring our special guest, Glen Popiel, KW5GP, author of the newly released ARRL publication, Arduino for Ham Radio. This event will be webcast from W5KUB’s personal ham shack on Thursday, October 30th at 8:00 PM CT (0100 UTC)

Essex DF Hunt November 9

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 09:45
Roy G4JAC will be arranging additional transmitters for the Essex Top Band Multi-Tx amateur radio direction finding (ARDF) event on Sunday, November 9

Ham radio operators ready for 'Nilofar'

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 09:45
Amateur radio operators from West Bengal and Hyderabad are on alert and ready to roll their services to establish radio communication in case their help is sought in the wake of cyclone 'Nilofar' scheduled to hit Gujarat Friday

IY, Italian special prefix

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 09:45
Look for special event station IY1EY to be active between November 1st and December 31st, from Loano to commemorate the experiments conducted by Gugliemo Marconi from his yacht 'Elettra' in the Ligurian Sea between 1919 and 1936

Small scale DAB trial consultation

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 09:45
Ofcom has today published a public consultation seeking views on the approach to issuing new short-term licences to support small-scale digital radio trials being run by Ofcom next year

DXCC News

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 09:45
The DXCC desk is now accepting ZS8A QSLs for DXCC

Switching landline and broadband providers on the KCOM copper network

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 09:45
Ofcom is today consulting on its proposal to introduce a single switching process led by the gaining provider to improve the experience for consumers switching landline and broadband services on the copper network provided by KCOM

146-147 MHz Usage and Band Planning FAQ

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:29
The new 146-147 MHz allocation is available to UK Full licence holders from October 31, 2014. The RSGB have issued a FAQ document which answers some of the common questions about the new allocation

Ham radio CubeSats lost

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:29
Two amateur radio CubeSats RACE and GOMX-2 were destroyed when an Antares launcher exploded

NASA statement regarding Oct. 28 Orbital Sciences launch mishap

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:29
The mishap occurred at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia during the attempted launch of Orbital Sciences Corp’s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft at 6:22 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28

TC2M Broadband HF Antenna

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:29
Martin Ehrenfried G8JNJ has developed an omni-directional antenna with a claimed bandwidth of 2-30 MHz at less than 2.5:1 SWR

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