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Ham Radio for Dummies books given to schools and libraries

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 09:29
With the explosive growth in amateur or ham radio, the Cedar Creek Amateur Radio Club decided to spread the word about the over 100-year-old hobby

Cadet Radio Exercise BLUE HAM 2

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 09:29
The above radio exercise on 5MHz (using the RSGB Band plan channels) is planned in for the following dates 18-19th March and 25-26th March

ITU: Characteristics of Amateur Services

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 09:29
IARU Secretary David Sumner K1ZZ has announced the availability of ITU-R M.1732-2 describing the characteristics of Amateur and Amateur-Satellite Services

Linc Smart Walkie Talkie MotoMod

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 09:29
Our project is called Linc Smart Walkie Talkie. Linc mounts to any Moto Z smartphone using on-board phone magnetic connectors

Campus ham radio clubs encouraged to innovate

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 09:29
The ARRL report that college and university amateur radio clubs have been urged to boost vitality through innovation

The unauthorized history of HAARP

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 09:29
There has been considerable interest in the possibility the mysterious 0.9 Hz ULF signal observed by the ELFrad group is a result of HAARP broadcasts

Deputy Director – Atlantic Region

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 09:29
Radio Amateurs of Canada would like to welcome Frank Davis, VO1HP, as the Deputy Director for the Atlantic Region. RAC Atlantic Director, Dave Goodwin, VE9CB, appointed Frank as Deputy Director on February 8, 2017

Great STEM lesson idea

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 09:29
Dave Ryan, EI4HT/M0GIW, has posted an excellent video of a project he devised with his daught Erin

Nayif-1 launched

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:52
The Indian Space Agency ISRO successfully launched the amateur radio satellite Nayif-1 along with 103 other satellites, a record for a single launch

Darwin residents no warning of WWII bombing raids

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:52
When the strategically placed Darwin in Australia’s north was hit by enemy bombers 75 years ago, two radio warning messages were dismissed resulting in a real element of surprise

International Ham Stores Group (IHSG) announce the award of Acom Amplifier agency

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:52
IHSG one of Europe’s largest importers, distributors and retailers of ham and hobby radio products, announces the imminent availability of Acom amplifiers having been awarded a supply and service Agency by the Bulgarian HF amplifier manufacturer

HAARP request reports from radio hams

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:52
Alaskan HAARP experiments: radio amateurs and SWLs asked to record the events they hear and post reports to social media

CQ to introduce MF/LF column

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:52
As ham radio operators in the United States await final FCC action to open new amateur bands at 630 meters (472-479 kHz) and 2200 meters (135.7 kHz - 137.8 kHz), CQ magazine is getting a head-start by introducing a column that will help interested hams get ready to "hit the ground running" once the FCC issues its final rules

Entire family works ARRL HQ station W1AW

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:52
After 8-year-old Grace Lea KM4TXT/AG replied to a CQ call from ARRL HQ station W1AW the rest of her family joined in

Launch of next space station resupply mission

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:52
NASA provider SpaceX is scheduled to launch its 10th Commercial Resupply Services mission to the International Space Station no earlier than 10:01 a.m. EST Saturday, Feb. 18. Live coverage of the launch will begin at 8:30 a.m. on NASA Television and the agency’s website

Niger DXpedition

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:52
Members of the Tifariti Gang/DX Friends will be active as 5U5R in a multi-national DXpedition between March 9-21st

Turks and Caicos Islands

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:52
Members of the Minnesota Wireless Association (MWA) will be active as VP5K from Jody's, VP5JM QTH on Providenciales Island (NA-002), during the ARRL International DX CW Contest

Contest University Dayton 2017 - classes posted

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:52
Tim, K3LR, reports: The CTU 2017 Dayton Class Outline has been posted

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Wed, 15/02/2017 - 09:29
Firstly let me apologise for not including a report last week from M0HLT, Andy, who said, “Hi Tony. I've not posted for some time, but just to say,I didn't hear a thing over the weekend with the 10-10 contest .Only 1 beacon from Norway. 5/5 signal for a few minutes on Sunday. Called and called CQ on 28;500 but not a sausage!!”

Oroville Dam: ARES volunteers support evacuation

Wed, 15/02/2017 - 09:29
The ARRL reports on the involvement of radio amateurs in the Oroville Dam evacuation

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