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Essex Heights Primary School ISS contact

28 min 8 sec ago
Former WIA Director Robert Broomhead VK3DN reports on the contact between the ISS and students at the Essex Heights Primary School in Melbourne

Foundations of Amateur Radio #163

28 min 8 sec ago
If you've been part of the amateur community for a while and have heard me talk on matters of contesting, you'll know that I'm an avid contester and that for me, it's better than sliced bread. Of course, I'm me and you're not

More ARRL contest award certificates now available for download

28 min 8 sec ago
The ARRL Contest Branch has announced that more contest award certificates are now available for download from the ARRL website in PDF and JPEG formats. Just enter the call sign used

Spiders and space weather

28 min 8 sec ago
Did you know that spiders can fly? New research shows that arachnids can launch themselves into the air using electric fields as a form of propulsion

France to slash public broadcasting budgets by €190m

28 min 8 sec ago
The French government said Thursday that it would demand 190 million euros of spending cuts

Norfolk Island operation

28 min 8 sec ago
Operators Takao JO7GVC and Hirokazu JK7LXU will be active as VK9/homecall from Norfolk Island (OC-005) between October 9-14th

Mayotte DXpedition

28 min 8 sec ago
Members of the Czech DXpedition team (CDXP) will be active as TO6OK from Mayotte (AF-027) between September 20th and October 6th

Propagation de K7RA

28 min 8 sec ago
Over three weeks of blank sun! reported 22 consecutive days with no sunspots as of Thursday, and there is nothing to indicate when sunspots will return

VERON: WiFi interference allegations are Fake News

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
VERON report the help desk of the Netherlands cable operator Ziggo inferred a radio amateur could be the cause of WiFi interference. VERON describe this as Fake News

New HAMKit VMAC PiHat v2 ATV/DATV Controller

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
Following in the success of the original HAMKit VMAC PiHat, coupled with the developer interest in the new v2, the design has been finalised and the production VMAC PiHat v2.4 PCB is in fabrication

Amateur radio innovation is alive and well

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
The RSGB announces "Amateur research and innovation is far from over; indeed, we may well be at the dawn of its greatest era"

National VOA Museum of Broadcasting to host 'Rock the Radio' fundraising gala

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
Event to be held on 74th anniversary of VOA-Bethany Station dedication. Whether you engaged in dance parties in the 50s, sock-hopped through the 60s, or grooved to music of the 70s, chances are that radio provided the music of the moment

May/June AMSAT-NA Journal PDF available

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
Because a number of copies of the May/June AMSAT Journal were misprinted AMSAT-NA have made the PDF freely available for download

NASA launches channel for Roku

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
There’s a new way for people to learn about NASA’s exciting missions and thought-provoking discoveries: The agency now has a channel for Roku digital media streaming devices

RSGB Examination Standards Committee report released

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
he ESC report on amateur radio exams held during 2017 show that the number doing Foundation has fallen to its lowest ever level

Debutante lighthouses for ILLW

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
The 2018 International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend has brought with it quite a few “Debutante” Lighthouses or those that have never been in the event previously

Ham radio club prepares for disaster

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
The Effingham Daily News reports the Clay County Area Amateur Radio Club are prepared for emergency communications

Grassy Island Range Lights

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
Members of the 'Green Bay Mike and Key Club' will be activating Lighthouses #334 and #339, in Green Bay, WI, otherwise known as the Grassy Island Range Lights on August 4th, between 1400-1800z

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Google Maps pricing changes threaten APRS site

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 09:55
The popular amateur radio APRS tracking site run by Heikki Hannikainen OH7LZB is threatened by changes to the Google Maps pricing model