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ACMA reviews Licence Equivalency Table

10 hours 43 min ago
Visiting Amateurs, and overseas Amateurs who are residents in Australia, are granted an Australian licence based on their overseas qualification in accordance with the 'Table of Equivalent Qualifications and Licences', which is published on the ACMA website

IHSG announce NevadaMast available from stock!

10 hours 43 min ago
International Hamstores Group, located in Portsmouth Hampshire UK, announce today the first of the new NevadaMast commercial grade trailer towers and fixed position tilt and wind up towers

Gilnahirk Listening Station - special event

10 hours 43 min ago
Saturday 6th of May the Mid Ulster Amateur Radio Club along with Antrim District Amateur Radio Society will be jointly activating a Special Event Station celebrating the work of the Gilnahirk Listening Station in Belfast using the call GB0GLS from the site of the listening station as well as the antenna farm

CQ-DATV 47 Magazine available for free download

10 hours 43 min ago
The May edition of our free ATV magazine, CQ-DATV, is now available for download

Community radio: future licensing and technical policy

10 hours 43 min ago
Ofcom has published a statement following its review of community radio: future licensing and technical policy

Fixed Wireless pushed to the limit

10 hours 43 min ago
Regional Australians may eventually get a taste of gigabit broadband as NBN pushes Fixed Wireless to the limit

Smart meters - friend or foe?

10 hours 43 min ago
Your smart meter could be hacked, your energy held to ransom, its usage monitored to determine the best time to rob your house, or even used by advertisers to determine your favourite TV show

IOTA news from the DARC

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 19:57
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

Armed Forces Day Crossband Military/Amateur Radio Communications Test is May 13

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 09:49
The US Army, Air Force, Navy, and Coast Guard will sponsor the traditional military/amateur radio communication tests on Saturday, May 13 to mark the 66th annual Armed Forces Day (AFD). Armed Forces Day is May 20, but the AFD Crossband Military-Amateur Radio event will take place a week earlier in order to avoid schedule conflicts with those attending Hamvention

Hams operate from Ganges River accident scene in Kolkata

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 09:49
The holy river Ganga flows through the state of West Bengal covering a few districts like North 24 Parganas, Hooghly, Howrah and few more. On Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 something really unfortunate had happened in this route ferrying passengers from one side of the river to the other

March RSGB Board Proceedings

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 09:49
The RSGB Board Proceedings for March 17, 2017 have been released. They note the level of revenue involved in on-line exams might require charging of VAT

ISWL Callsigns for May

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 09:49
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of May 2017

Man fined $500 for crime of writing 'I Am An Engineer' in an email to the Government

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 09:49
An electronics engineer says he found a flaw in traffic lights. The Oregon engineering board fined him for it

How to become an amateur radio operator in the USA

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 09:49
Becoming an Amateur radio operator is not too difficult. Anyone can join the community of amateur radio. But, if we talk about the US, then it is prominent that you must have "amateur radio technician license" which you will get from FCC

Malta latest to arrive on 5 MHz

Thu, 27/04/2017 - 10:03
The Malta Communications Authority – the island’s telecomms regulator, published its new National Frequency Plan (NFP) in April 2017

HamRadioNow: Look! Up in the Sky!

Thu, 27/04/2017 - 10:03
The bulk of this episode is an on-location interview with two Raleigh NC area hams who gave a couple of live demonstrations of operating through satellites at the Raleigh Hamfest in April 2017. There's some banter between hosts David Goldenberg W0DHG and Gary Pearce KN4AQ back in the studio. And toward the end Gary announces a Viewer Challenge that we'll detail down below

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 27/04/2017 - 10:03
A very poor week but Saturday and especially Sunday were pretty good

WIA quiet on AGM Motions on Notice

Thu, 27/04/2017 - 10:03
The Wireless Institute of Australia will hold the Annual General Meeting in May at Hahndorf in South Australia. The meeting will be the single venue where the WIA membership can obtain detailed and direct information from the outgoing board, which in an emphatic vote by the membership sees six new faces take office at the conclusion of the meeting

Money raised for eye surgery

Thu, 27/04/2017 - 10:03
The Daily Record reports that the Raleigh Amateur Radio Society (RARS) have been helping to raise funds for "BJ" Jenkins NC4BJ to have surgery on his eyes

IARU Emergency Telecommunications Guide - Translations

Thu, 27/04/2017 - 10:03
The IARU emergency telecommunications guide was developed to provide materials suitable for training Radio Amateurs to participate in emergency events and guidance to the individual amateur radio operator who wants to improve their ability to participate in such events or to simply have a better understanding of the process