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The ILLW reaches a milestone

Wed, 16/04/2014 - 09:38
The 200th registration for the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend, held on the third weekend of August, is the 152-year old Cabo Silleiro light station in Spain

The spooky world of the 'numbers stations'

Wed, 16/04/2014 - 09:38
This is the era of hyper-tech espionage, encrypted emails and mindboggling cryptography. But you can hear a very old-fashioned form of espionage on shortwave radio

UK school pupils to use ham radio to track balloon

Wed, 16/04/2014 - 09:38
Students at Bolton School will track the flight of their high altitude balloon with amateur radio equipment

KickSat launch postponed until Friday

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 10:13
The SpaceX CRS-3 Dragon launch of five CubeSats and 104 Sprite satellites has been postponed until Friday

Video of ISS HamTV

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 10:13
The final configuration of the International Space Station HamVideo Digital TV system took place on Sunday, April 13. ISS commander Koichi Wakata KC5ZTA operated using the call sign OR4ISS

Tony Hancock 90th Birthday GB9TH

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 10:13
Like him or loath him for 'sending up' amateur radio, he was a comic genius

Amateur Radio Skills Workshop Danbury

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 10:13
The Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society will be holding a Skills Workshop on Monday, April 21 at Danbury in Essex. Newcomers are most welcome

Tromelin DXpedition update

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 10:13
The FT4TA DXpedition team to Tromelin Island, which takes place between October 30th and November 10th, have announced their pilot stations

NCDXF election results

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 10:13
The following officers were elected at the annual board meeting of the Northern California DX Foundation (NCDXF) in Visalia, California, on April 5, 2014

Telford Radio Society operating GB8MD for Marconi Day

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 10:13
On Saturday April 26th, Telford and District Radio Society will be running a memorial radio station on the Welsh coast at Tywyn, Gwynedd, for International Marconi Day

Ham radio a 'fascinating hobby,' enthusiasts say

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 10:13
Georgian Bay Amateur Radio Club members attended their local Community Club Fair and were interviewed about the hobby by the Owen Sound Sun Times

DXpedition to Isle of Canna

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 10:13
Kilmarnock and Loudoun Amateur Radio Club members will again be operating from the Isle of Canna EU008

Amateur Radio World Castles Award

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 10:13
Andrew RN1CW has news of several more castle activations taking place in the next few days

Tuning in to the amateur airwaves

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 10:13
Australia's ABC interviews David Nebe VK4HAX of the Bundaberg Amateur Radio Club in Queensland

KickSat Sprites - Radio Competition

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 09:38
The KickSat CubeSat will carry 104 tiny Sprite satellites into a 325×315 km 51.5 degree inclination orbit

Tropical Cyclone Ita in Queensland Australia

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 09:38
After causing damage and resulting in at least 23 deaths in the Solomon Islands on April 5, the category 5 Tropical Cyclone Ita came ashore in Queensland in Australia's northeast

Panama Canal Special Event

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 09:38
This year, Panama is celebrating its 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal. A special event station will be operating as HO100CANAL between April 19th and August 15th

EI5IMD on Brow Head for Marconi Day on 26 April

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 09:38
Marconi’s wireless station on Brow Head near Crookhaven in West Cork operated from 1901 to 1914, handling message traffic between ship owners and ships arriving from North America

Ham radio workshop for WARD 2014 on Friday

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 09:38
An instructional workshop for aspiring radio operators is one of the many activities taking place on April 18, World Amateur Radio Day

J43VHF callign for Greek balloon

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 09:38
The special callsign J43VHF will be used by the Greek balloon AEOLOS on May 11, 2014, carrying to the stratosphere a payload of APRS, 2m CW QRP and 10m CW QRP transmitters

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