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DKARS Magazine November 2016

Mon, 05/12/2016 - 09:45
The DKARS (Dutch Kingdom Amateur Radio Society) issues its own free PDF Magazine once every month

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 05/12/2016 - 09:45
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 27th November, through Sunday, 4th December there were 239 countries active

ARISS contact planned for school in Saint Malo, France

Sun, 04/12/2016 - 10:25
An International Space Station radio contact has been planned for astronaut Thomas Pesquet KG5FYG with Collège Jean Charcot, Saint Malo, France The downlink signals will be audible in parts of Europe on 437.525 MHz

Vintage Radio Weekend on the air on 17-18 December

Sun, 04/12/2016 - 10:25
The Vintage Radio Group will be 'sponsoring' a Vintage Radio Weekend on the air on 17-18 December. This event is open to everyone with vintage gear to participate on-air, on any band, any mode, any time over the weekend

SARL and ICASA sign Memorandum of Understanding

Sun, 04/12/2016 - 10:25
Tuesday 29 November 2016 was a historic day for the South African Radio League

HamRadioNow: A Ham's Night Before Christmas

Sun, 04/12/2016 - 10:25
"T'was the night before Christmas, and all through two-meters, not a signal was keying up any repeaters."

Equipment Type Approval exemption

Sun, 04/12/2016 - 10:25
SARL News reports on the recent submission to the ICASA to request exemption from type approval for both commercial and home constructed amateur radio equipment

Raspberry Pi 2m FM Repeater

Sun, 04/12/2016 - 10:25
Anton Janovsky ZR6AIC describes how to create a 145 MHz FM Repeater with a Raspberry Pi (B) and RTL dongle

What is the 'Da Vinci Glow'?

Sun, 04/12/2016 - 10:25
Five hundred years ago, Leonardo da Vinci proposed an outlandish theory explaining why the Moon's surface glows during the lunar night. Turns out, his idea was correct

Beacon PY4MAB celebrates 6 years on the air

Sun, 04/12/2016 - 10:25
It all started with a simple idea in 2006 when I got to know the 10 meter range more deeply and noticed that there were several modal allocations

Large coronal hole turning toward Earth

Sun, 04/12/2016 - 10:25
A large hole in the sun's atmosphere has formed and it is turning toward Earth

VK6WIA, NewsWest for Sunday 4 December 2016

Sat, 03/12/2016 - 10:09
In the news this week, we take a close look at the dysfunction that is paralysing the Wireless Institute of Australia. We report on what appears to be financial mis-management, lack of procedure, substantial financial losses and give you an overview how this all came to be

Middle school students’ Tancredo-1 TubeSat scheduled for launch

Sat, 03/12/2016 - 10:09
The Tancredo-1 satellite, a small TubeSat built by middle school students in Brazil, is scheduled to be sent to the International Space Station on December 9, 2016

Receive pictures from space – ISS SSTV Dec 8-9

Sat, 03/12/2016 - 10:09
Slow-scan television (SSTV) transmissions are planned from the International Space Station (ISS) on December 8-9, 2016

Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 78

Sat, 03/12/2016 - 10:09
The folly of throwing away cruft from my desk last week caused concern for my mental health. Fortunately the bearing lives

WSPRLite first impressions

Sat, 03/12/2016 - 10:09
Edmund M0MNG gives a 'first impressions' unscripted review of a new product. The WSPRlite is available from SOTAbeams and is proving very popular

A comprehensive review of the Elecraft KX2 QRP transceiver

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:17
In August, I took the plunge and ordered an Elecraft KX2. Perhaps it was a leap of faith…or a momentary lapse of judgement that led me down temptation lane at Elecraft's Hamvention booth

Russian resupply ship experiences anomaly; International Space Station crew is fine

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:17
The Russian space agency Roscosmos has confirmed a Progress cargo resupply spacecraft bound for the International Space Station has been lost

SKYWARN Recognition Day 2016

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:17
Tampa Bay NWS Warning Coordination Meteorologist Dan Noah WX4DAN joins Dan and Gary to talk about SKYWARN Recognition Day

ARRL issues urgent last call to press for Senate passage of Amateur Radio Parity Act

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:17
It's now down to the wire: ARRL has issued a last call for members to urge their US Senators to support the Amateur Radio Parity Act (H.R. 1301) when it comes up during the "lame duck" session of Congress that adjourns in a couple of weeks

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