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GB1JSS June Summer Solstice

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 09:41
Today is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, so a group of Essex Hams will be using this opportunity to operate outdoors for as long as possible on the "June Summer Solstice"

Skills Night June 2017

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 09:41
Despite being the hottest day of the year so far, more people that expected braved the hot and humid weather to come along to this June’s Essex Skills Night

Mayor proclaims Amateur Radio Week

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 09:41
The City of Goose Creek (South Carolina) has again tipped its hat to amateur radio operators in the Lowcountry

Ofcom reports to Government on proposed Fox/Sky merger

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 09:41
Ofcom has today submitted a public interest report to the Government on the proposed acquisition of Sky by 21st Century Fox

Danish Anniversary Award

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 09:41
The 'Experimenterende Danske Radioamatoerer' (EDR for short) was founded on the August 15th, 1927, and will therefore be celebrated in 2017 with different activities

FM broadcasting stations as VHF beacons

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 09:41
In the USA, they have often observed strong signals from distant FM broadcasting stations during Sporadic-E openings

ID-4100E Dualband D-Star Digital Mobile debuts in the UK

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 10:15
The Icom ID-4100E is a new D-STAR mobile radio which will allow you to make digital voice (DV) and data calls through the worldwide D-STAR network

'Last Man Standing' talks at CMT break down

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 10:15
Hollywood Reporter says talks to save the Last Man Standing show, in which Tim Allen plays radio amateur Mike Baxter KA0XTT, have broken down

Asteroid named after Radio Ham

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 10:15
The International Astronomical Union, April 13, rewarded the space physicist and radio amateur Asta Pellinen-Wannberg SM3UHV by designating a celestial body in her name, Asteroid 11807 Wannberg

InnovAntennas 'Big Gun' arrays

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 10:15
Ray Higgins, W2RE purchased 4 x 6el LFA Yagis (9.5m booms) for 50MHz last year stacking them vertically on a 100’ fully rotating tower

RSGB Convention 2017

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 10:15
You can now book online for the 2017 RSGB Convention which takes place in Milton Keynes Oct 13-15. This year the convention incorporates the AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium

Advanced Distance Learning Course filling up

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 09:26
Steve G0FUW reports that the Advanced Distance Learning Course due to start in July is already 75% full - book now before it's too late

Cuban Special Event

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 09:26
Members of the Federación de Radioaficionados de Cuba (FRC), in Las Tunas Province, will be active using their callsign CO9KAA to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 'Jornada Cucalambeana' starting June 28th until July 3rd

Renewal of your Amateur Station Licence

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 09:26
All Irish Amateur Station Licences, with the exception of temporary assignments, are issued for the lifetime of the Licensee

VHF/UHF Contest

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 09:26
An early reminder that the IRTS VHF/UHF Field Day takes place over the weekend of 1st/2nd July. The contest is on 5 bands 50, 70, 144, 432 and 1296 MHz

WIA Contest Champion Results 2016

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 09:26
Avid contester Alan Shannon VK4SN had the best combined effort in three out of seven Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) sponsored contests for 2016, and was declared the WIA Contest Champion

SARCfest - with a difference

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 09:26
In the age of the Internet and on-line shopping, a HamFest is a lot of work for not much fund-raising. The really important part of a HamFest is that it's a great social occasion

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 09:26
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Networkfor for the week of Monday, 12th June, through Monday, 19th June there were 190 countries active

Don't miss Skills Night Monday

Sun, 18/06/2017 - 09:25
This Monday, June 19 is the next Essex Skills Night. This will be the last Skills Night before the Summer break

SARL fund for disaster victims

Sun, 18/06/2017 - 09:25
SARL President Nico, ZS6QL, said in a news flash dated 14 June 2017: I am pleased to announce that Council has decided, on short notice, to establish an independent General Disaster Trust Fund to assist fellow radio amateurs who have suffered because of natural disasters

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