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Arduino for Ham Radio

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 09:45
Please join us for a special webcast featuring our special guest, Glen Popiel, KW5GP, author of the newly released ARRL publication, Arduino for Ham Radio. This event will be webcast from W5KUB’s personal ham shack on Thursday, October 30th at 8:00 PM CT (0100 UTC)

Essex DF Hunt November 9

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 09:45
Roy G4JAC will be arranging additional transmitters for the Essex Top Band Multi-Tx amateur radio direction finding (ARDF) event on Sunday, November 9

Ham radio operators ready for 'Nilofar'

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 09:45
Amateur radio operators from West Bengal and Hyderabad are on alert and ready to roll their services to establish radio communication in case their help is sought in the wake of cyclone 'Nilofar' scheduled to hit Gujarat Friday

IY, Italian special prefix

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 09:45
Look for special event station IY1EY to be active between November 1st and December 31st, from Loano to commemorate the experiments conducted by Gugliemo Marconi from his yacht 'Elettra' in the Ligurian Sea between 1919 and 1936

Small scale DAB trial consultation

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 09:45
Ofcom has today published a public consultation seeking views on the approach to issuing new short-term licences to support small-scale digital radio trials being run by Ofcom next year

DXCC News

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 09:45
The DXCC desk is now accepting ZS8A QSLs for DXCC

Switching landline and broadband providers on the KCOM copper network

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 09:45
Ofcom is today consulting on its proposal to introduce a single switching process led by the gaining provider to improve the experience for consumers switching landline and broadband services on the copper network provided by KCOM

146-147 MHz Usage and Band Planning FAQ

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:29
The new 146-147 MHz allocation is available to UK Full licence holders from October 31, 2014. The RSGB have issued a FAQ document which answers some of the common questions about the new allocation

Ham radio CubeSats lost

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:29
Two amateur radio CubeSats RACE and GOMX-2 were destroyed when an Antares launcher exploded

NASA statement regarding Oct. 28 Orbital Sciences launch mishap

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:29
The mishap occurred at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia during the attempted launch of Orbital Sciences Corp’s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft at 6:22 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28

TC2M Broadband HF Antenna

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:29
Martin Ehrenfried G8JNJ has developed an omni-directional antenna with a claimed bandwidth of 2-30 MHz at less than 2.5:1 SWR

Ofcom confirms plans to ensure continued access to spectrum for video PMSE users

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:29
Ofcom has just published its strategy to ensure users of wireless cameras and video links in the programme making and special events (PMSE) sector continue to have access to sufficient spectrum to support their activities

QSO Today - Ep 14 Steve Johnston, WD8DAS

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:29
You can still build a beautiful tuna can transmitter, especially if it uses vacuum tubes instead of solid state components

Morse classes on-the-air

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:29
Brendan EI0CZ has been running CW classes on the Limerick Radio Club 2M repeater over the last month or so on Monday and Thursday nights

QRP by the Bay

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:29
If you’re into QRP, homebrewing and HF antennas don’t miss Melbourne’s QRP by the Bay

VK3 Homebrew Construction group

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:29
The group meets on Saturday November the 1st. Guest speaker is David Smith VK3HZ presenting a discussion on microwaves

Victorian National Parks period has record activations

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:29
Plenty of support from VK2 and VK5 has seen next month's Keith Roget Memorial National Parks Award reach a record of 31 activated parks and more than 40 portable stations

The Shadow Mask Tube

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:29
The British Vintage Wireless Society have released the first of five lectures prepared by Rank Bush Murphy Limited for training television service engineers in the 1960's for then new colour television receivers

Ofcom: Packet radio systems and beacons

Tue, 28/10/2014 - 10:11
In past years, a number of variations were issued to individual Amateur Radio licensees via the Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB). The letters that the RSGB sent suggested that it was the RSGB who was authorising the use of radio apparatus

Radio ham helps Science Museum

Tue, 28/10/2014 - 10:11
RSGB RadCom Editor Elaine Richards G4LFM has helped produce a video for the Science Museum which tells the story of how the British Broadcasting Company began, powered by the UK’s biggest radio transmitter 2LO

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