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Las Palmas hams plan for the year

Mon, 21/04/2014 - 09:50
Members of the Amateur Radio Union of Las Palmas (EA8URL) on Gran Canaria Island are planning a number of activities during the Spring/Summer of this year

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 21/04/2014 - 09:50
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 13th-April, through Sunday, 20th-April there were 224 countries active

Ham radio operators play important role

Mon, 21/04/2014 - 09:50
WKBN TV News reports that radio amateurs showcased their skills during World Amateur Radio Day on April 18

History This Week

Mon, 21/04/2014 - 09:50
A look back at events that made history this week - compiled by the Summerland Amateur Radio Club of Lismore, NSW

Urgent SHF Contest changes

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 09:54
As a result of the Ofcom review of amateur access to the 2.3 GHz and 3.4 GHz bands the RSGB Contest committee has issued a rule change for the SHF UKAC on April 22

630m DX down under

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 09:54
It seems perseverance has paid off for long-time 630m operator Murray ZL1BPU, who uses the special-purpose call sign ZL1EE

Guglielmo Marconi was a hacker victim

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 09:54
As we mark the birth of an Italian inventor on International Marconi Day, April the 26th, comes the story that one of his early exploits was hacked and caused him much embarrassment

Radio ham's PongSat fund raiser

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 09:54
Radio amateur John Powell W6JPA is trying to raise $11,000 on Kickstarter to send 2000 student projects to the edge of space

Incoming storm clouds

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 09:54
Three or four CMEs that left the sun earlier this week will arrive in quick succession this weekend

Ham Radio in British Pathé video release

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 09:54
Among the 81,651 historic newsreels released on YouTube by British Pathé there are a number featuring amateur radio

Portable Amateur Radio Satellite Antenna

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 09:54
In this video Dave Tadlock KG0ZZ describes a home-made, small, hand-held, portable amateur radio dual band 145 / 435 MHz satellite antenna

Hamnet provides crucial communications for Two Oceans

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 09:54
This weekend, for the sixteenth consecutive year, Hamnet Western Cape managed the communications in the sweep vehicles during the 2 Oceans Marathon run yesterday

Ham radio on SNN TV News

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 09:54
A TV news report from SNN says amateur radio may be our only means of communication in an emergency, but for some it's a hobby

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 20/04/2014 - 09:54
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the expected solar activity will be at moderate levels

GB0CMS in Caister, Norfolk to take part in IMD again

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 09:45
Norfolk's radio hams will once again be trying to contact other amateurs around the world from Caister on Saturday 26 April 2014 as part of the International Marconi Day celebrations. The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club (NARC) will be running an all-day special event station with the callsign GB0CMS

Long duration balloon launched from Silverstone

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 09:45
A long duration foil balloon transmitting on 434.500 MHz USB was launched on Friday, April 18 from Silverstone by radio amateur Leo Bodnar M0XER

Successful launch of KickSat carrying 104 Sprite satellites

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 09:45
Five CubeSats including KicksSat which carries 104 Sprite satellites on 437 MHz, were successfully launched on the SpaceX CRS-3 mission on Friday, April 18 at 19:25:22 UT

RAYNET and Direction Finding at Skills Workshop

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 09:45
This month's free amateur radio Skills Workshop takes place in Danbury, Essex on Monday, April 21 at 7pm

Ham Radio club provides critical communication for marathon

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 09:45
CBS reports on amateur radio involvement in the Boston Marathon which takes place Monday, April 21

A weekend with Marconi

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 09:45
In his Youth Spark! blog Jordan Cummins EI4HLB reports on the upcoming activation of Mizen Head for IMD next weekend

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