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Flotta Island

Sun, 24/05/2015 - 10:45
Just to inform you further on our activity to Flotta Island OR13 in EU009,a group of around 7 or 8 ops will be active from 40m-6m all modes with 2 maybe 3 stations

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 24/05/2015 - 10:45
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the expected solar activity will be at low levels

ID-5100E Firmware Update Release E3 and CS-5100 Cloning Software Update Ver. 1.20

Sat, 23/05/2015 - 11:42
Icom have published a significant firmware upgrade for the ID-5100 Dual band D-STAR transceiver and cloning/programming software upgrade for the CS-5100

PSK31 and APRS CubeSat status update

Sat, 23/05/2015 - 11:42
On May 22 Bob Bruninga WB4APR posted an update on the PSK31 and APRS CubeSats which were launched on Wednesday, May 20

Nepal now has a second repeater in operation

Sat, 23/05/2015 - 11:42
The ARRL report a VHF repeater that had been held up in customs in Nepal during the response to the April 25 magnitude 7.8 earthquake now has been installed at Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 23/05/2015 - 11:42
Sunspot numbers drifted below 100 over the past week (May 14 to 20), and so the average daily sunspot number declined from 146.9 over the previous seven days to 92.1 in the recent period. Average daily solar flux dropped from 156.3 to 123.3

Electric-blue clouds spotted over the Arctic circle

Sat, 23/05/2015 - 11:42
NASA's AIM spacecraft has spotted a luminous patch of electric-blue drifting across the Arctic Circle

Mass 434 MHz balloon launch Sunday

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 10:45
There are many 434 MHz balloon launches planned for Sunday, May 24 from Elsworth, Cambridge, wind and weather permitting

GB125SL

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 10:45
During June 2015, Furness Amateur Radio Society will be operating GB125SL to celebrate what would have been Stan Laurel's (of Laurel and Hardy fame) 125th birthday

Balloons galore attract trackers

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 10:45
The launching of the solar powered party-type balloons from Melbourne Australia is continuing. At least one, by Andy Nguyen VK3YT, is flying with a payload of a 25mW transmitter to give position, speed, altitude, temperature and battery condition

GB8CMC

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 10:45
2015 is the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, one of the most important documents in the world

Antenna made from liquid metal

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 10:45
The Register reports a liquid metal antenna can tune over a range of at least two times greater than systems using electronic switches

Getting into DMR

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 10:45
A radio amateur got in touch with Nick 2E0DVX asking for advice on the new digital voice mode DMR. He has now published a short article in reply

WFF and IOTA activity

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 10:45
Members from radio club 'Karlovac'( 9A1C) and radio club 'Duga Resa' (9A1D) will get on the air from the Nature Park Lastovo (9AFF-011) and IOTA EU-016 on May 26/30. QRV mainly on 7144, 14244, (but also on top bands), SSB

Lidl sells DSP short wave radio for £6.99

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 10:45
Inside my local Lidl I found a Silvercrest SWED 100A "digital multi band radio" and could not resist it at £6.99

LightSail-1 and PSK31 CubeSats launched

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 10:28
At 1504 UT on Wednesday, May 20 the first of The Planetary Society’s two LightSail spacecraft blasted off into space aboard an Atlas V rocket with the X-37B space shuttle. Deployment of LightSail took place at 1705 UT

ANZAC 100 logs milestone

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 10:28
The QSOs generated by the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) ANZAC 100 program and now uploaded as digital files has already exceeded 5,000 - but will soon nudge 10,000 contacts

AmateurLogic 78: Live from Dayton Hamvention 2015

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 10:28
Join George, Tommy, Ray and a host of special guests at Dayton Hamvention 2015. Shot in front of a live audience at the Icom booth

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 10:28
Not a bad week except for Wednesday. There were quite a few AO150 (Spain) stations about, along with ZD7FT, 7Q7EME, PW0F and more!

ARRLx - Celebrations of the 67th Anniversary of the Fonte Luminosa

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 10:28
The ARRLx, Associação de Radioamadores da Região de Lisboa (Amateur Radio Association of the Lisbon Region) will be celebrating the 67th Anniversary of the Fonte Luminosa, located on the capital city of Portugal, Lisbon

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