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Exciting Times for Amateur Radio

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 11:02
The new ARRL President, Rick Roderick, K5UR, says 'I'm thrilled to be part of these exciting times for Amateur Radio'

Hammies Youth Newsletter available

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 11:02
The South African Radio League (SARL) have a website and Newsletter dedicated to Youth

Radio ham turns 107

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 11:02
The Tribune reports Morro Bay resident Harry K. Wolf W6NKT turned 107 on January 29, 2016. That kind of milestone calls for two birthday parties

ARISS contact planned for girls’ school in UK

Mon, 08/02/2016 - 10:40
On Thursday 11 February 2016, at approximately 18:11 UTC, an ARISS contact is planned for Royal Masonic School for Girls, Rickmansworth, United Kingdom

Parity in Missouri

Mon, 08/02/2016 - 10:40
In edition 241 of Ham Radio Now Gary Pearce KN4AQ talks to Larry Scantlan KEØKZ about legislation in Missouri to support amateur radio

VP8SGI South Georgia Islands DXpedition news

Mon, 08/02/2016 - 10:40
Last night they had a big storm and VP8SGI members went back to Braveheart for security reasons

New DX Marathon Plaques

Mon, 08/02/2016 - 10:40
CQ Magazine's annual DX Marathon contest is proud to announce the addition of two new Plaques

ICQPODCAST - Ham Radio author Don Keith N4KC released

Mon, 08/02/2016 - 10:40
In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG, Matthew Nassau M0NJX, Andy Mace 2E0IBF and Chris Howard M0TCH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. This episodes feature is an interview with Ham Radio Author Don Keith N4KC

Long queues for Canvey Rally

Mon, 08/02/2016 - 10:40
Essex Ham report the Canvey Rally was, as always, a very busy day, with early estimates indicating 500 people through the door, and long queues of eager amateurs waiting to get in when the doors opened at 10:30am

New 80 Metres Evening Contest

Mon, 08/02/2016 - 10:40
A reminder that the first IRTS 80 Metres Evening Counties Contest takes place this Tuesday, 9th February, from 20:00 to 21:00 UTC

Volunteering for the RSGB

Mon, 08/02/2016 - 10:40
The Radio Society of Great Britain is looking for volunteers to assist in ensuring the future of our hobby and provide services for other Members

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 08/02/2016 - 10:40
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 31st January, through Sunday, 7th February there were 222 countries active

Essex team plan balloon launch

Sun, 07/02/2016 - 10:27
The Essex Project Helium Tears hope to launch another 434 MHz High Altitude Balloon when there are better weather conditions

Earthquake in Taiwan

Sun, 07/02/2016 - 10:27
An earthquake measuring 6.4 has hit Taiwan, and caused buildings to collapse. HARTS (Hong Kong Amateur Radio Transmitting Society) has received a weak voice signal from the CTARL Taiwan (Chinese Taipei Amateur Radio League) that asks that the following frequencies be kept clear..

Antique Wireless Association's CW Activity Day

Sun, 07/02/2016 - 10:27
The aim of the Antique Wireless Association's CW Activity Day, which is on the air this afternoon from 13:00 to 15:00 UTC, is for participants to contact as many amateurs as possible on 14 000 to 14 060 kHz; 7 000 to 7 035 kHz and 3 500 to 3 560 kHz

VP8SGI South Georgia Islands DXpedition news

Sun, 07/02/2016 - 10:27
ATNO (all time new one) plans are going to change due propagation is shifting day to day. Today, February 7th, they will be asking for ATNO contacts time to time on any band so please, follow operator instructions and respect to those for whom VP8SGI is still an All Time New One

SARL and ICASA workshop

Sun, 07/02/2016 - 10:27
The South African Radio League and ICASA (South Africa's regulator) held a workshop hosted at the National Amateur Radio Centre last week

Essex radio ham still on-air at 100

Sun, 07/02/2016 - 10:27
The Brentwood Gazette reports on Essex radio amateur Fred Crockford G6YUY, who turned 100 on Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Trans Canada Pow Wow Club

Sat, 06/02/2016 - 10:32
Wandering around the shack at midnight (05:00 UTC), worked all the dx on the cluster, nothing to do? QSY to 3.750 and check into the Trans Canada POW WOW Club

Mini Night of Nights 2016

Sat, 06/02/2016 - 10:32
It's mid winter, atmospherics are low and you're snug in your radio room. What could be better than to hunt for MF signals? And HF too of course

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