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Tony's 10m Band Report

Thu, 18/07/2019 - 09:24
GB19 stations did well, I did another GB19LL slot. It was OK but I enjoyed the Spanish King’s competition more and the Spanish AM70URE also. There are still plenty of special events going on. I did manage to work OJ0Z (Market Reef) but on 20m. They were on 10m but not when I was on.

Dutch 2 meter propagation experiment on local television

Thu, 18/07/2019 - 09:24
On Friday July 19 the local television station Omroep Flevoland will pay attention to the 2 meter propagation experiment held on July 20. In a full hour broadcast, free to air and internet, Johan PA3JEM will explain why it is important that the 2 meter band must stay exclusive for the radio amateur services

Call for nominations for the RAC Amateur of the Year Award

Thu, 18/07/2019 - 09:24
To qualify for the title '“Amateur of the Year', an individual should have made an outstanding contribution to Amateur Radio in the past year, or have contributed consistently to the welfare of Amateur Radio over several years

Amateur Radio Kids Day in Elizabeth

Thu, 18/07/2019 - 09:24
Members of the Tri-County Radio Association and the Fair Lawn Amateur Radio Club will jointly conduct a special Ham Radio Day for Kids activity on Saturday, July 27, 2019

Manchester radio hams take up story of Peterloo Massacre

Thu, 18/07/2019 - 09:24
The Manchester Messenger reports the South Manchester Radio and Computer Club will be running a Special Event Station GB200PLM to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre

Radiation doubles around the Moon

Thu, 18/07/2019 - 09:24
A NASA radiation sensor in orbit around the Moon has detected a doubling of cosmic rays, making 2019 one of the worst years of the Space Age for astronauts to travel into deep space

MP uses Morse code to wish happy birthday to GCHQ

Thu, 18/07/2019 - 09:24
The Irish News report morse code sounded in the Commons as an MP wished happy birthday to a British intelligence agency. Conservative MP Alex Chalk held his phone up to a microphone in the chamber to allow the long and short beeps spelling out the message to be heard

Joanna Lumley to host 40th Anniversary event for Transglobe expedition - powered by HF radio

Thu, 18/07/2019 - 09:24
Conceived by the Lady Ginnie Fiennes, wife of Sir Ranulph Fiennes, this extraordinary surface travelling circumnavigation of the Globe via both poles started in 1979 and concluded successfully in 1982

26 Portuguese amateur radio clubs united against 144-146-MHz reallocation

Wed, 17/07/2019 - 09:36
A team representing over two dozen of Portuguese amateur radio clubs – including those affiliated with IARU and EURAO - met on Monday, the 15th, with the national telecommunications regulator ANACOM to deliver a message urging the rejection of the French proposal to reallocate the amateur 2 meter band to the Aeronautical service that, if not opposed soon, will be on the table at the WRC2023

New WSJT-X with FT4 released

Wed, 17/07/2019 - 09:36
The ARRL report a major new update of WSJT-X has been released. Version 2.1.0 supports the new FT4 mode in addition to the popular FT8

No consensus reached for FCC on 'Symbol Rate' issues

Wed, 17/07/2019 - 09:36
ARRL-initiated efforts for rival parties to reach consensus on some of the issues they raised in the so-called 'Symbol Rate' proceeding have ended

Apollo 11 Real-Time Radio Communication Audio

Wed, 17/07/2019 - 09:36
With a single click, a new website can take you back 50 years and place you directly into the real-time action of the first moon landing mission

VU2YSR VHF repeater

Wed, 17/07/2019 - 09:36
Dear OM, YL and SWL’s, It is with great pleasure that I write to invite you to the inaugural ceremony of the VU2YSR VHF repeater (145.225 MHz and 600 KHz negative shift) and the RASA website at Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday 20th of July 2019. The event will start at 2.30PM and is planned to end by 6.00PM

Basildon Mayor and MP try amateur radio

Wed, 17/07/2019 - 09:36
Members of Essex Ham demonstrated amateur radio at the Basildon Street Science Festival 2019 on Saturday, July 13

Navajo Code Talkers special event

Wed, 17/07/2019 - 09:36
Look for the special event station, N7C, from the Navajo Code Talkers Memorial Park located in Window Rock, Arizona, between August 14-18th

Tokelau Island DXpedition

Wed, 17/07/2019 - 09:36
Planning is on schedule for the ZK3A DXpedition to Tokelau Island IOTA OC-048. The DXpedition will run from October 1-11th, 2019. Tokelau Island ranks #40 most wanted in the world, and #26 most wanted in Europe according to ClubLog

IOTA news from the DARC

Wed, 17/07/2019 - 09:36
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

19-20 July AO50MOON on EME

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 09:59
As this Saturday July 20th marks the exact date of the Apollo XI moon landing 50 years ago, we are going to put that callsign on EME (Moonbounce) ...all of you who are EME ready, look for our signal from the moon

AmateurLogic 132: Field Day Down South

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 09:59
It’s been a few years since the weather allowed, but this year we made it back to do Field Day In The Woods. Join Tommy, George, and Wayne for a fun time in the wilderness. Emile and the W5SLA crew operate Field Day In The Clubhouse

Engineering students use ARDF to train for disasters

Tue, 16/07/2019 - 09:59
It is't a mobile game but engineering students are hooked to what is called a game of 'Foxhunt' (Amateur Radio Direction Finding)

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