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ISS Slow Scan TV June 5-6

10 hours 59 min ago
A Russian MAI-SSTV event is planned from the International Space Station for Wednesday, June 5 from 12:00-16:00 GMT and June 6 from 11:30-15:30 GMT

New book on the Icom IC-7300

10 hours 59 min ago
I am pleased to announce that my new book, 'The Radio Today guide to the IC-7300' is now available from Amazon, Kindle, and the RSGB bookshop. In Amazon just search for ‘IC-7300 book’. Before you buy a copy, check out the reviews on Amazon

VK6WIA NewsWest

10 hours 59 min ago
In this Contesting edition of NewsWest, we have information on the Trans-Tasman, the IARU HF, the Winter VHF/UHF field day, the VK Shires, Remembrance Day and the International Lighthouse lightship weekend, a full bag

The taurid meteoroid swarm is approaching Earth

10 hours 59 min ago
Earth is about to have a close encounter with a meteoroid swarm

ESEO satellite update

10 hours 59 min ago
AMSAT-UK reports their amateur radio payload on the ESEO satellite has been activated

Springtime Section Manager election results announced

Fri, 24/05/2019 - 11:33
In the only contested Section Manager election this spring, ARRL members in Utah have re-elected Mel Parkes, NM7P, as Section Manager for a new 2-year term of office that starts on July 1

Opera Beacon/QSO mode over Es'hail-2 / QO-100 Geostationary Satellite

Fri, 24/05/2019 - 11:33
The first Opera contact, via QO-100, reported by EA5DOM. Probably, the first Opera transmission on this bird, Works like a charm

Radio interference from solar panels

Fri, 24/05/2019 - 11:33
VERON reports the Netherland's communications regulator Agentschap Telecom has given tips on preventing interference from solar panels

Radio amateurs supported North West 200

Fri, 24/05/2019 - 11:33
The BBC reports that at the North West 200 event there were more than 150 medical and amateur radio personnel on the ground

Eric Megaw 6MU / GI6MU and 1920s Amateur Wireless Transmissions

Fri, 24/05/2019 - 11:33
The IET Archives tell the story of Belfast's Eric C.S. Megaw 6MU / GI6MU in the field of amateur radio during the 1920s

Radio News magazine

Fri, 24/05/2019 - 11:33 reports Radio News was an American monthly technology magazine published from 1919 to 1971

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 24/05/2019 - 11:33
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Tony's 10m Band Report

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 09:14
Not a bad week at all. Still the Spanish AM70 stations are dominating things. I’m up to 65 th in the UK, still needing AM70L and AM70P on ten metres (on FT8 of course). A couple of weeks to go yet. Just got my Gold certificate, some way to go for the Platinum!

Moonraker becomes MFJ distributor

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 09:14
Moonraker is pleased to announce that it has secured an agreement with MFJ Enterprises to distribute its products in the UK and Europe

Rothammel’s Antenna Book available in English

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 09:14
At the 2019 Hamvention, DARC announced the availability of the wonderful Rothammel’s Antenna Book into English

Polar Mesospheric Summer Echoes

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 09:14
Around the Arctic Circle, VHF radio signals are starting to echo from Earth's upper atmosphere--a phenomenon called 'Polar Mesospheric Summer Echoes.'

Ham radio emergency communications in Odisha

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 09:14
The Hindu reports members of Amateur Radio Society of Odisha (ARSO) want the state government to promote amateur radio

ARISS school contact with Costa Rica web streamed

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 09:14
The contact will be a telebridge between OR4ISS and IK1SLD, located in northern Italy. The contact will be audible in Europe on 145.800 MHz. Moreover, the event will be web streamed by the telebridge station

175th Anniversary of Morse Code

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 09:14
Newsweek reports Morse Code is 175 years old and still as useful as ever

ARISS school contact planned for Northern Territories, Canada

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 11:04
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for David St-Jacques KG5FYI with participants at Mildred Hall School, Yellowknife, NT, Canada on Monday 27 May, 2019