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Upcoming ARISS contact with 2 Italian schools

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 11:16
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at G. Salvemini - G. La Pira, Montemurlo, Italy, and 'Dante Alighieri' 1st Grade Secondary (Middle) School, Casale Monferrato, Italy on 07 Mar

Nauryz DX Contest 2015

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 11:16
The first and the only Central Asian DX contest on HF will take place on March 14 starting at 0800z and finishing at 1359z on the same day

First analog/digital DMR repeater in Portugal

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 11:16
With the call sign CQ0UCSC, installed by the ARLC - Associação de Radioamadores da Linha de Cascais, is the first analog/digital DMR - Digital Mobile Radio repeater in Portugal, in ham band of UHF

Foundation Course

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 11:16
Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Amateur Radio Society are holding their next Foundation Course from 11th April, for a total of three Saturdays

Ham radio used to call for help

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 11:16
Amateur radio - and a 'guardian angel' - were the stars of a road-crash rescue Saturday morning on Arkansas Highway 201 just south of the Missouri line

Ham radio vital to emergency communications

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 11:16
The Herald-Citizen reports it is a vital component when it comes to communication during disasters

Spectrum release of 3.5 GHz online map

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 11:16
Ofcom has published an interactive map showing pre-cleared access for 4G mobile to part of the 3.5 GHz band

Radio hams will be at BBC Solar Eclipse event

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:51
Two radio amateurs, Dave Akerman M0RPI and Paolo Nespoli IZ0JPA, will be at the BBC Stargazing Live solar eclipse event at Leicester on March 20

Africa All Mode International DX Contest

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:51
Over the weekend of 14 and 15 March, you can participate in the Africa All Mode International DX Contest which will be on the air from 12:00 UTC on the Saturday to 12:00 UTC on the Sunday with CW, phone and RTTY activity on 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 metres

Essex Intermediate Ham Radio Course

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:51
An Intermediate course run by volunteers from the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS) will start in April

Changes to frequencies available for radio microphones in NZ

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:51
From 11 March 2015, radio microphones (and other wireless audio devices such as in-earpieces), will no longer be permitted to operate in the 698-806 MHz frequency range in New Zealand

20-year-old military weather satellite apparently explodes in orbit

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:51
SpaceNews reports that a 20-year-old military weather satellite apparently exploded in orbit February 3 following what the U.S. Air Force described as a sudden temperature spike

A photo tour of the National Capital Radio and Television Museum

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:51
On the afternoon of Tuesday, Feb 24, I made a pilgrimage the to the National Capital Radio and Television Museum in Bowie, Maryland, USA

NZ National System Award 2015

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:51
This year, the theme of the award is the ANZAC Centenary

Pat Hawker G3VA archive auction

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 10:40
The papers of a telecommunications legend, Pat Hawker G3VA are being auctioned

DXpedition to Wales

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 10:40
A reminder from James Monahan 2E0JPM that the RSGB is looking for 10 young people to go on a DXpedition to the Brecon Beacons in July

Central States VHF Society Call for Papers

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 10:40
The Central States VHF Society is calling for the submission of papers, presentations and posters for the upcoming 49th Annual Central States VHF Society Conference slated for July 23rd through the 26th in Denver, Colorado

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 10:40
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 22nd February, through Sunday, 1st March there were 228 countries active

History This Week

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 10:40
A look back at events that made history this week - compiled by the Summerland Amateur Radio Club of Lismore, NSW

Digital voice unit in production

Sun, 01/03/2015 - 11:45
Codec2 digital voice developer, David Rowe VK5DGR, has announced that the first batch of 100 SM1000s are being built in China right now and shipping may start in late March

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