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13 Colonies Special Event

42 min 45 sec ago
Once again the annual '13 Colonies Special Event' will take place between 1300z, July 1st and 0400z July 7th

UKube-1 Transponder remains active

42 min 45 sec ago
The AMSAT News Service reports the UKube-1 CubeSat SSB/CW transponder continues to remain active

GippsTech conference for the VHF, UHF and microwave bands

42 min 45 sec ago
Learn about the latest techniques, equipment and discuss issues with many knowledgeable radio amateurs at GippsTech 2016, the premier technical event


42 min 45 sec ago
During the past week, GB3LV IRLP node 5600 and EchoLink node 155403 have both been withdrawn from service owing to strong and irregular electrostatic storms

ICQPODCAST – Calibration released

42 min 45 sec ago
In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB and Matthew Nassau M0NJX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode's feature is Calibration

IRTS Contest next weekend

42 min 45 sec ago
The IRTS VHF/UHF Field Day takes place over next weekend, 2nd and 3rd July. The contest is on 5 bands 50, 70, 144, 432 and 1296 MHz

DXCC Country/Entity Report

42 min 45 sec ago
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 19th June, through Sunday, 26th June there were 209 countries active

HF0F, the visit of Pope Francis to Poland

Sun, 26/06/2016 - 09:57
HF0F (QSL via SP9BRP) will operate from Kraków to mark the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to Poland on 25-31 July 2016. A number of special-event stations will accompany the celebrations

South African Type Approval Regulations

Sun, 26/06/2016 - 09:57
The SARL (South African Radio League) must seriously consider how it will present its case when ICASA is holding its public hearings on type approval and under what conditions equipment will be exempted from the current requirements

Fox-1Cliff and Fox-1D launch window update

Sun, 26/06/2016 - 09:57
AMSAT has been informed that the launch period for Fox-1Cliff and Fox-1D has been moved and is now commencing on September 1, 2016 and ending on November 30, 2016

AMSAT SA accelerating satellite development

Sun, 26/06/2016 - 09:57
AMSAT Southern Africa is accelerating the development of its Kletskous transponder by introducing a parallel development process

How much havoc is caused by unwanted radio signals? FCC tries to find out

Sun, 26/06/2016 - 09:57
The US Federal Communications Commission is trying to figure out exactly how much trouble is being caused by radio noise

FCC says 'No' to lifetime Amateur Radio licenses

Sat, 25/06/2016 - 09:45
The FCC has denied the petition of an Arizona radio amateur, who had petitioned for lifetime Amateur Radio licenses

Caroline North – Euroseige '85!

Sat, 25/06/2016 - 09:45
Our next Caroline North broadcast from the radio-ship Ross Revenge will be over the weekend 25th/26th June

NASA TV to air Russian cargo ship movement at Space Station

Sat, 25/06/2016 - 09:45
A Russian cargo ship currently docked to the International Space Station will undock for a short test flight on Friday, July 1

Ham radio lifeline

Sat, 25/06/2016 - 09:45
An earthquake response exercise on Vancouver Island proved the worth of amateur radio operators when the Big One strikes the West Coast

Barrett supplies equipment to Caribbean Amateur Radio group

Sat, 25/06/2016 - 09:45
Australia's Barrett Communications has signed a two-year contract with the Rainbow Radio League (RRL) in the Caribbean under which Barrett is supplying HF equipment, and RRL is installing, operating and maintaining the system

Ham radio family enjoys distant connections

Sat, 25/06/2016 - 09:45
Every Thursday night, Abbi KF5BEW and Kendra Wilson KF5FYS talk to friends who may be near Seattle or in the country of Belize. These teenage sisters make these faraway connections without a cell phone, text or email

TX Factor GB2RS News Podcast

Sat, 25/06/2016 - 09:45
All the very latest Amateur Radio news is now available via the TX Factor GB2RS weekly podcast

Radio Caroline ham radio station

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 09:57
The Essex-based Martello Tower Group will be operating special event station GB5RC from the MV Ross Revenge, home of Radio Caroline, to commemorate five decades of offshore radio broadcasting