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Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 68

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 11:45
How to make a propagation map with just your radio and your ears? Today I walk you through the process and you'll be amazed at how simple it is and why I started learning Morse Code

August RSGB Board Proceedings

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 11:45
The RSGB Board Proceedings for the August 20 meeting have been released, they mention Ofcom Licensing and note the RSGB Chair had written to the Chief Executive of Ofcom

Margaretsville Light activation

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 11:45
The Annapolis Valley Amateur Radio Club will activate the Margaretsville Light, ARLHS CAN-306, Nova Scotia, Canada on the afternoon of Sunday, 25 September

China space station to fall to Earth in 2017

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 11:45
China's first space station is expected to fall back to Earth in the second half of 2017, amid speculation authorities have lost control of it

Ham radio training in India

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 11:45
The Hindu reports an amateur radio training programme will take place Sunday September 25 in the seminar hall of SRR and CVR Government College in Machavaram

DiGIcon'16, Sat 24 Sept, Portadown Golf Club

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 11:45
Doors open at 10:30, conference starts at 11:00 sharp

Ham Radio on Fox TV

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 11:45
Fox TV News reports that amateur radio is gaining new support in the digital era

Amateur Reciprocal Qualifications Review

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 10:46
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has reset the qualification equivalency of the US Technician Licence for new applications to that of the entry level Australian Foundation Licence

RSGB IARU-R1 Conference Forums

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 10:46
The RSGB Forums for the consultation process leading up to the September 2017 IARU Region 1 General Conference are now available

Project AirGig - New BPL Technology

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 10:46
Richard Chirgwin writes in The Register about the new AirGig Broadband over Power Lines technology using Surface Wave transmissions in the Millimetric bands

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 10:46
Contacts, DX or otherwise, are pretty hard to find on 10m. I’ve not worked anything since last week. In fact I’ve only heard the odd station which I’d already work before

Ham Radio at Children's Museum

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 10:46
Children and teens from ages 6 to 16 tried their hand at Morse code recently with ham radio operators at the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge

Chelmsford Newsletter Archive

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 10:46
This year is the 80th anniversary of the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS) and the club's newsletter archive is now available for download

How to see the new Chinese space station

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 10:46
Amateur astronomers have spotted China's new Earth-orbiting space station, which was launched just last week

FCC updates notice on amateur radio operation in CEPT countries

Wed, 21/09/2016 - 09:45
The FCC has updated its Public Notice on Amateur Radio operation in European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT) countries that have adopted certain recommendations regarding the US. The updated notice, in English, German, and French, includes some additional countries where operation is permitted

RadFxSat (Fox-1B) prepped/packed for shock test

Wed, 21/09/2016 - 09:45
AMSAT VP of Engineering, Jerry Buxton N0JY, has posted a video of the final day of RadFxSat live testing, where the satellite gets one more time in the sun and on the air for data on power and temperatures

Plan ahead for New Year's AMSAT CW Activity Day on the Satellites

Wed, 21/09/2016 - 09:45
Thanks to all who participated in AMSAT's Straight Key Night 2016, held in memory of Ben Stevenson, W2BXA. For 25 years, AMSAT has sponsored SKN on OSCAR, and it's been my pleasure to conduct this event

31st Essex Skills Night

Wed, 21/09/2016 - 09:45
Monday, September 19 saw another successful Skills Night hosted by the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society Training Team at the Danbury Village Hall

2017 RST Special Event

Wed, 21/09/2016 - 09:45
Members of the North Country DX Association (NCDXA) will be active the entire month of March 2017 from several different locations in Alaska, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Greenland using all NCDXA "RST" fixed station callsigns KL7RST, VY1RST, VE8RST, VY0RST and OX7RST to further promote Amateur Radio in northern North America

JOTA in Ireland

Wed, 21/09/2016 - 09:45
The Scout Jamboree on the Air, JOTA, takes place next month on the weekend of 15th and 16th October

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