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SSTV transmissions from the ISS today

3 hours 25 min ago
Slow Scan TV transmissions from the International Space Station are expected to take place on Thursday Dec 18 and Saturday Dec 20 on 145.800 MHz FM

Ofcom publishes data from co-existence tests with Digital Terrestrial Television services

3 hours 25 min ago
Ofcom has published data from tests examining co-existence between Digital Terrestrial Television services (DTT), such as Freeview, and White Space Devices (WSDs)

South Georgia Island and South Sandwich Island

3 hours 25 min ago
The Intrepid-DX Group, led by Paul Ewing-N6PSE and David Collingham-K3LP, is pleased to announce our next Dxpedition

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

3 hours 25 min ago
A fine week on Ten Metres with the contest producing 13,800 reported contacts on Saturday and 15,200 on Sunday. From memory this is largest number of contacts on any one day or total in a weekend.

EURAO Party - Autumn 2014: be digital, explore 30m

3 hours 25 min ago
The European Radio Amateurs' Organization, together with the 30 Meter Digital Group, announce a new party on the air, this time with the motto: 'be digital, explore 30m'

Consultation on amending the Wireless Telegraphy licence exemption criteria for Ultra Wideband devices

3 hours 25 min ago
Ofcom is consulting on a proposal to make regulations that would amend the existing Wireless Telegraphy licence exemption criteria for Ultra Wideband (UWB) devices

Nominations for the 2014 Intrepid Spirit Award

3 hours 25 min ago
The Intrepid-DX Group is seeking nominations for the individual or group that most displayed their 'Intrepid Spirit' this past year

The Icom IC-2730, a practical dual bander with optional Bluetooth headset!

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 09:22
Icom are pleased to announce details of the new IC-2730E dual band mobile transceiver which will be available in early 2015. This stunning new VHF/UHF dual band mobile transceiver provides VHF/VHF, UHF/UHF simultaneous receive capability as well as VHF/UHF receive

Ofcom Board appoints Sharon White as Chief Executive

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 09:22
The Ofcom Board has announced the appointment of Sharon White as Chief Executive. Sharon will join Ofcom in late March 2015 from HM Treasury, where she is Second Permanent Secretary

Draft amendments to SA radio regulations published

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 09:22
South Africa's regulator, ICASA, has published draft amendments to the radio regulations that were originally published on 31 March 2011. The amendments will influence Amateur Radio

Abstract from ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti's logbook

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 09:22
On Monday, December 15, I had my first HAM radio contact with school pupils

Italian DXpedition Team's Congo invitation

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 09:22
The 'Radioamateur Association of the Democratic Republic of Congo' (ARAC) has invited the 'Italian DXpedition Team' for a short stay in Kinshasa during March 2015

Two ham radio towers stolen

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 09:22
The Pocono Record notes that two amateur radio towers were stolen from a property in Effort, PA

India's youngest radio ham ?

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 09:22
The Hindustan Times reports on Saborni Nag Biswas VU3JFE, she is possibly the youngest radio amateur in India

OK1DFC and PE1ITR report DESPATCH beacon at 4.7 million km

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 10:25
Zdenek Samek OK1DFC and Rob Hardenberg PE1ITR reported receiving the amateur radio beacon from the ARTSAT2:DESPATCH spacecraft on December 14 at a distance of 4,700,000 km

Guantanamo Cuba emergency net has ended

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 10:25
Prof. Arnaldo Coro Antich CO2KK, Emergency Coordinator IARU Region II Area C, provides an update on the Guantanamo FRC emergency net

Carol McGee honored as 2014 Legacy Award Winner

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 10:25
Carol McGee of Reno, Nevada has been named the recipient of the 2014 Legacy Award, presented by the Sisterhood Of Amateur Radio (SOAR), a worldwide organization dedicated to the advancement of amateur radio among women

Two Metre Revival

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 10:25
Ireland's Fingal Radio Club, EI2FRC, and Dermot, EI2HD, are trying to get some life back into 2 metre transmissions

IRTS 80 Metres Counties Contest

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 10:25
The IRTS 80 metres Counties Contest takes place on New Year’s Day, Thursday 1st January 2015, from 14:00 to 17:00 UTC

Hamradio Africa 2015

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 10:25
The Radio Technology in Action will get a new name and new look in 2015 with more focus on practical application and presentations on operating activities. The proposed new name is Hamradio Africa 2015

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