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ANZAC 100, and a message from the Communications Minister

Sun, 02/08/2015 - 11:16
The Waverley Amateur Radio Society, through the VK100ANZAC callsign, is now commemorating the landing of the 2nd Australian Division Signals Company at the Dardanelles in August 1915

Winter expedition to the Bogong High Plains

Sun, 02/08/2015 - 11:16
The 2015 Winter expedition to the Bogong High Plains will run from the 11th to the 14th August

Vietnam Veterans Day

Sun, 02/08/2015 - 11:16
VI4ANZAC will be on air transmitting from Atherton on Vietnams Veterans day, 18 August and will be operated by Dale VK4DMC, a Vietnam Veteran

Despite computers, there's still interest in ham radio

Sun, 02/08/2015 - 11:16
The Rolla Daily News reports on the reasons for the resurgence in amateur radio in the USA

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 02/08/2015 - 11:16
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at very low levels

DKARS Magazine August 2015 is now ready for download

Sun, 02/08/2015 - 11:16
The DKARS (Dutch Kingdom Amateur Radio Society) issues its own free PDF Magazine once every month. It contains articles written in English and Dutch

Upcoming ARISS contact with ESA Space Camp, Külsheim, Germany

Sat, 01/08/2015 - 12:10
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at ESA Space Camp, Külsheim, Germany on 03 August

Updated RAC 0-30 MHz Band Plan released

Sat, 01/08/2015 - 12:10
The Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) Band Planning Committee has released an updated band plan for all LF and HF (0-30 MHz) amateur allocations. This includes the new LF bands at 2200m and 600m, the 60m USB channels, and changes to reflect current best practice on other bands

This $1,000 device lets hackers hijack satellite communications

Sat, 01/08/2015 - 12:10
A satellite tracking technology can be easily hacked with the help of a $1,000 device made of off the shelf components, according to a security researcher who found a flaw in the technology

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 01/08/2015 - 12:10
At 0132 UTC on July 30 the Australian Space Forecast Center issued a geomagnetic disturbance warning, saying a high speed solar wind from a recurring coronal hole is expected to raise geomagnetic activity levels to minor storms on July 31 and August 1

PW70FEB

Sat, 01/08/2015 - 12:10
8th Special Event Station ( Brazil ) to celebrate 70 years end of WW II, and a tribute to Brazilian Expeditionary Force - FEB, in Italian Campaign

RFinder - The World Wide Repeater Directory now supports Twitter!

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 09:46
RFinder has been the 'Social Repeater Directory' for a while now with its support of repeater check-in postings to APRS and your Facebook timeline. Now we have added Twitter

Amateur Radio vanity call sign fee to disappear in September

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 09:46
The Amateur Radio vanity call sign regulatory fee is set to disappear in the next few weeks. According to the best-available information from FCC sources, the first day that applicants will be able to file a vanity application without having to pay a fee is Thursday, September 3

Lightship registers a fun-event milestone

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 09:46
A former important marine navigation aid, the Lightship Finngrundet in Sweden, is the prestigious 400th registration in the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend, August 15-16

MacDoppler Version 2.18 released

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 09:46
Dog Park Software is pleased to announce that MacDoppler Version 2.18, the satellite tracking software for Mac, has been released and can now be downloaded

HF Active Loop Antenna

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 09:46
Cross Country Wireless have released a HF Active Loop Antenna with a frequency range of 200 kHz to 70 MHz with extended coverage up to 148 MHz

Ottawa announces funding for Prince Edward Island lighthouses

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 09:46
Some of the P.E.I. lighthouses will be getting repairs thanks to funding from the Federal Government of Canada announced July 30, 2015

CQ-DATV 26 Magazine

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 09:46
CQ-DATV 26 free magazine is now available for download

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 09:44
A terrible week, even for the IOTA contest, except for Sunday which really made up for it. There was, never-the-less, a variety of DX on the air: HZ1SK (Saudi Arabia), XE2O (Mexico), VP8LP, EA6/OO4O (Belgium DXpedition in Spain), KP4NS (Puerto Rico) and LZ0I (Bulgaria HQ)

FUNcube Certificate of Achievement and QSL Card

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 09:44
As announced at the AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium 2015, a 'Certificate of Achievement' and/or an amateur radio style 'QSL' card are now available online

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