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Project AETHER, 2nd high altitude balloon launch

9 hours 58 min ago
We are a student team launching our 2nd high altitude balloon flight on the 27th of this month, with the launch being timed for between 1100 and 1500 and the flight lasting between 2 and 3 hours

The Marconi legacy

9 hours 58 min ago
Known as the ‘father’ of radio is Guglielmo Marconi. He died in July, 80 years ago. In the late 19th century Marconi was among a few keen people experimenting with waves that had been shown by German physicist Heinrich Rudolf Hertz

Join New Zealand’s most exciting ham project

9 hours 58 min ago
Yes, we’re going into space and you can be part of it! AMSAT_ZL has reached a staging point in the development of their satellite project, KiwiSAT. We’re ready to go, ready to get up there!

WIA trial exams a big hit

9 hours 58 min ago
In May, the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) began its trial of theory and regulation assessments on-line that have proved to be very popular with about 230 people accessing them

IARU Region 1 Depleting Reserves

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 09:23
A paper by IARU Region 1 President, Don Beattie G3BJ, for the Landshut Conference in September notes "The longer term financial outlook for Region 1 is poor"

YOTA 2017 teams asked for ISS contact questions

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 09:23
The RSGB reports YOTA teams across the world have been invited to submit questions for the planned contact with the International Space Station during YOTA 2017

Sacramento Valley Section Official Observer Coordinator Norm Lucas, WB6RVR (SK)

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 09:23
ARRL Sacramento Valley Section Official Observer Coordinator (OOC) Norm Lucas, WB6RVR, died on June 19, after suffering an apparent heart attack. He was 67. Lucas had been an OO since 1989 and OOC since 2003

Automotive industry embraces DAB+ radio

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 09:23
At the 2017 WorldDAB Automotive event in Munich, speakers from automotive manufacturers, regulators and the broadcast industry gathered to discuss the growing adoption of DAB radio in the car

NASA prepares for total solar eclipse

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 09:23
For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will occur across the entire continental United States, and NASA is preparing to share this experience of a lifetime on Aug. 21

Norwegian national FM networks continue shutdowns

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 09:23
On June 16, P4 and Radio Norway shut down FM transmitters in Telemark, Buskerud, Hedmark and Oppland. Public broadcaster NRK had already done so, on April 26

Radio hams aim to hone skills

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 09:23
Faribault Daily News reports an amateur radio club hopes to hone skills and inspire hobbyists in annual field day

First cubesat from Chile

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 09:23
June 22, the first Chilean cubesat launched from India

Jellyfish-shaped 'space lightning' sighted over Europe

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 09:23
We all know what comes out of the bottom of a thunderstorm: lightning. But do you know what comes out of the top?

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 09:49
Yet another good week but there are strong signs that the bubble has burst, only 30 spots in the last 12 hours

ARISS SSTV Commemorative Activity mid-July

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 09:49
Special Slow Scan Television (SSTV) transmissions are expected to be made from the International Space Station on 145.800 MHz FM around the weekend of July 15

Rosemary C. Harold to lead FCC Enforcement Bureau

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 09:49
FCC Chair Ajit Pai has announced that he intends to appoint Rosemary C. Harold to serve as chief of the Enforcement Bureau

Amateur Radio needs young people

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 09:49
The West Chester Amateur Radio Association (WCARA) is making a concerted effort to engage local youth

Ham Club PR with Scott Westerman W9WSW

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 09:49
ARRL Public Relations Committee Chair Scott Westerman, W9WSW, talks with ARRL Media and Public Relations Manager Sean Kutzko, KX9X, at Hamvention 2017

Field Day demonstrates Science, Skill and Service

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 09:49
The El Paso Herald-Post reports members of the Sun City Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 24-25

2017 General Conference - Additional Papers

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 09:49
Additional Papers for IARU Region 1 Committee 3, Committee 4 and Committee 5 have been uploaded to the Landshut Conference page

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