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VI0ANZAC faced weather and propagation

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 10:24
Despite adverse winter Antarctic weather conditions the VI0ANZAC event in the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) ANZAC 100 program made it to air last weekend, with poor propagation enabling a total of 56 contacts to be logged

Radio hams launch to ISS Wednesday

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 10:24
Denmark's first astronaut Andreas Mogensen KG5GCZ is expected to blast-off to the ISS from Baikonur in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, September 2

Update of ICNIRPcalc - now Version 1.3

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 10:24
IARU Region 1 EMC Coordinator Thilo Kootz DL9KCE reports a new version of ICNIRPcalc RF-Exposure software is now available

'Hamming it up' for 90 years!

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 10:24
Today, the Quarter Century Wireless Association, Inc. (QCWA) - an international organization of amateur ('ham') radio operators - presented a 90 Year Licensed Certificate Award (Serial #1) to Charles 'Charlie' Hellman W2RP

Workshop on WRC-15 Preparation in Geneva

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 10:24
The 3rd ITU Inter-regional Workshop on WRC-15 Preparation is taking place in Geneva on September 1-3, 2015

Ham Radio exam held

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 10:24
The National Institute of Amateur Radio (NIAR) report on an amateur radio exam held at a College for Women in Hyderabad

Chelmsford Table Top Sale

Mon, 31/08/2015 - 12:09
The Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS) are holding a Table Top Sale for radio and electronics equipment at Oaklands Museum CM2 9AQ on Tuesday, September 1 at 7:30pm

TX Factor 'Essex Special' due this week

Mon, 31/08/2015 - 10:45
The next episode of TX Factor, the online TV show that highlights the best of amateur radio, is due for release on the 2nd of September. This is the ninth in the series, and focuses on amateur radio in Essex

Special ham radio stations for Papal visit

Mon, 31/08/2015 - 10:45
CBS Phily TV News reports on plans to celebrate the Papal visit to the USA with special event amateur radio stations

LAPAN-A2 launch

Mon, 31/08/2015 - 10:45
An Indonesian satellite LAPAN-A2/ORARI carrying an FM transponder and an APRS digipeater is planned to launch September 28 on India's PSLV-C30 rocket

Vietnam DXpedition

Mon, 31/08/2015 - 10:45
Great news from the Mediterraneo International Dx Club Team. During their already announced Da Nang City, Vietnam, DXpedition with the callsign: 3W3MD between October 31st and November 10th, the international team will also be able to be active for some days from Cham Island IOTA AS-162 (claimed only by 17% of IOTA chasers)

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 31/08/2015 - 10:45
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 23rd August, through Sunday, 30th August there were 196 countries active

Cavan Repeater Group's technical service to newcomers

Mon, 31/08/2015 - 10:45
Ireland's Cavan Repeater Group propose to provide a technical service to newcomers and listeners in its coverage area

Palmyra DXpedition

Mon, 31/08/2015 - 10:45
Lou N2TU and Craig K9CT previously announced a DXpedition to Palmyra Atoll at the International DX Convention in Visalia, California. Palmyra (KH5) ranks #9 on the Most Wanted List and #2 in Europe.

ISWL callsigns for September

Mon, 31/08/2015 - 10:45
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of September

FCC considering proposal to lock down computing devices (routers, PCs, phones, SDRs) to prevent modification

Sun, 30/08/2015 - 10:22
Right now, the FCC is considering a proposal to require manufacturers to lock down computing devices (routers, PCs, phones) to prevent modification if they have a "modular wireless radio" or a device with an "electronic label"

Tropical storm Erika in Caribbean

Sun, 30/08/2015 - 10:22
Greg Mossop G0DUB reports Radio Amateurs have been active in responding to the consequences of tropical storm Erika as it progressed through the Caribbean

6,800 km journey of UK student's 434 MHz balloon

Sun, 30/08/2015 - 10:22
The UBSEDS9 balloon, launched on July 25, was developed by students at the University of Bristol and carried a 434 MHz RTTY and an APRS transmitter

ARISS contact for school in Ulvila, Finland

Sun, 30/08/2015 - 10:22
An International Space Station contact is planned for Ulvila Upper Secondary School, Finland. This will be a direct radio contact between OR4ISS and OH1F. The signals from space will be audible in adjacent areas on 145.800MHz FM

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 30/08/2015 - 10:22
Sunspot AR2403 has a complex magnetic configuration and may produce M- or X- class solar flares