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Revamp for University Amateur Radio Society

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 10:45
The State Press reports the Arizona State University Amateur Radio Society has revamped and uses radio in unconventional ways

Mathachan Ashan keeps ham radio buzzing

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 10:45
The New Indian Express asks when connectivity is no longer a barrier in this digital age, does using wireless telegraphy for communication make any rational sense? Apparently Yes!

ISWL Callsigns for May 2016

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 10:45
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of May 2016...

ARISS contact planned for Istituto Comprensivo Statale 'Diego Valeri', Campolongo Maggiore, Italy

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 10:21
An International Space Station radio contact has been planned for Tim Kopra KE5UDN with participants at Istituto Comprensivo Statale “Diego Valeri”, Campolongo Maggiore, Italy

SteppIR at Waters and Stanton - Europe's Ham Store

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 10:21
In this video, Justin Johnson, G0KSC, is joined by Mike Mertel, K7IR, creator of SteppIR Antennas and Don Field editor of Practical Wireless, G3XTT, to discuss SteppIR antennas, which has been installed at Europe's Ham Store

Ham radio is the answer in West Bengal

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 10:21
Ham radio is reported to be the only mode of communication for polling and security personnel during the ongoing assembly polls in some remote corners of West Bengal which have been left untouched even by mobile phone towers

RTTY Contest Dinner

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 10:21
Ed, W0YK, reports that the Dayton HamVention RTTY Dinner will be held on Thursday, May 19th, at 6 pm, at the Spaghetti Warehouse, 36 West 5th Street

DRM submission to FCC

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 10:21
The Digital Radio DRM consortium has submitted comments to the FCC in regards to AM Revitalization (MM Docket No. ET 13-249)

New ham at Mount Athos

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 10:21
For years Monk Apollo, SV2ASP/A, has been the only amateur radio operator from the Docheiariou Monastery

St Paul Island DXpedition August 19-29th

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 10:21
As was reported previously, we will have two separate sites...separated approximately 1.5 miles

ARISS contact planned for Derby High School, Bury, United Kingdom

Mon, 25/04/2016 - 10:08
An International Space Station radio contact has been planned for Timothy Peake KG5BVI with participants at Derby High School, Bury, United Kingdom

Caister Marconi radio station makes more than 200 contacts worldwide

Mon, 25/04/2016 - 10:08
Radio hams at the Caister Lifeboat Visitor Centre in Norfolk managed to contact 215 other radio amateurs in 36 different countries on Saturday 23rd April 2016 when they took part in the annual International Marconi Day to mark the inventor's birthday

50 watts for Australian Foundation ?

Mon, 25/04/2016 - 10:08
A submission by Australia's WIA to their regulator the ACMA suggests Foundation power level could be increased to 50 watts

HamRadioNow: 85 Watts and a Wire

Mon, 25/04/2016 - 10:08
Gary Pearce KN4AQ considers usurping the 100 Watts and a Wire show name because nobody on the show runs 100 watts and a wire anymore

WIA BPL/PLT Standards Submission to ACMA

Mon, 25/04/2016 - 10:08
In a submission on behalf of all radio amateurs, the Wireless Institute of Australia has urged several actions against in-home powerline telecommunications (PLT) devices, known also as 'in-house BPL', that do not comply with the CISPR 22 standard

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 25/04/2016 - 10:08
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 17th April, through Sunday, 24th April there were 223 countries active

Press coverage of Wellesley House Tim Peake contact

Sun, 24/04/2016 - 11:00
The ARISS contact between Wellesley House School GB1WHS in Broadstairs, Kent and Tim Peake GB1SS on the International Space Station took place on Saturday, April 23, 2016

SARL ZS4 Sprint

Sun, 24/04/2016 - 11:00
The ZS4 Sprint is on the air this afternoon from 14:00 to 15:00 UTC. This phone and CW contest is a fun activity to promote contacts between radio amateurs in the Free State and radio amateurs in Southern African countries

Global APRS Harmonization and Satellite Coordination

Sun, 24/04/2016 - 11:00
The IARU Region 1 Interim Meeting was held April 15-17, 2016 in Vienna. Minutes for the C5 VHF/UHF/Microwave committee are now available

RSGB Club of the Year

Sun, 24/04/2016 - 11:00
The regional winners of the RSGB Club of the Year Award, sponsored by Essex-based amateur radio dealer Waters and Stanton, were announced at the AGM held in Glasgow on April 23

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