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Booking is open for the 2018 AMSAT Space Symposium in Huntsville

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 10:54
AMSAT's 2018 36th Annual AMSAT Space Symposium and Annual General Meeting will be held Friday through Sunday, November 2, 3, and 4, 2018 in Huntsville, Alabama. The location will be at the US Space and Rocket Center, One Tranquility Base, Huntsville, Alabama

October SA RAE registration closing date extended

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 10:54
South Africa's October examination is only a few weeks away, to be written on 13 October 2018

Two 40-meter broadcast inruders gone

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 10:54
The IARU Region 1 Monitoring System (IARUMS) reports that two long-time broadcast intruders on 40 metres are gone

Ofcom issues M5 prefix calls again

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 09:29
The Twitter feed of the RSGB Youth Committee reports its Chair Mike Jones has now got the Full licence callsign M5PMJ

ICQPodcast - Antennas for Portable Amateur / Ham Radio Operation

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 09:29
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie G0CIB, Edmund M0MNG, Matthew M0NJX and Bill N3JIX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature is - Antenna for Portable Amateur / Ham Radio Operation by Ed Durrant DD5LP

The IBA Archive channel

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 09:29
Liam Mustapha has made available a collection of TV Engineering Announcements broadcast on ITV and Channel 4 in the 1970's and 80's

QSO Today - Mike Bryce - WB8VGE

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 09:29
Mike Bryce, WB8VGE, collects and restores the old Heathkit and Drake rigs that we remember from the 60s and 70s, works QRP on his favorite Ten-Tec transceivers, and has enough solar electric power to run power his whole house and his rigs

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 09:29
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 9th/September, through Sunday, 16th/September there were 201 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 09:29
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

US Hurricane Watch Net stands-down

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 08:34
The ARRL reports the Hurricane Watch Net has stood down after nearly 40 hours of operation

United Nations grants EURAO special consultative status

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 08:34
Last May, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations recommended special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations to EURAO

FoI request to Ofcom on high power CB amplifiers

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 08:34
When Peter Sampson asked Ofcom if they'd do anything about CB users running 34 times permit power level Ofcom replied "it is not considered to be a proportionate use of resources"

HamRadioNow: N2RJ for Hudson Division!

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 08:34
David Goldenberg W0DHG talks with Ria Jairam N2RJ‏ about her run for ARRL Hudson Division Director

How many UK radio amateurs are there?

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 08:34
Following a Freedom of Information request Ofcom has now issued what is believed to be the correct figure for the number of individual radio amateurs in the UK

Equinox cracks are opening in Earth's magnetic field

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 08:34
The northern autumnal equinox is less than a week away. As a result #equinox cracks' are opening in Earth's magnetic field, allowing solar wind to penetrate our planet's magnetosphere

Foundations of Amateur Radio #171

Sat, 15/09/2018 - 10:04
The term NVIS, or Near Vertical Incidence Skywave is in my short experience as an amateur heaped with scorn and ridicule. Terms like cloud-warmer come to mind when people discuss the principles associated with NVIS, but that does happen in the context of where I live, that is, one of the most isolated cities on the planet, Perth in Western Australia

The first SSTV radio party in Portugal - 'SSTV 4080'

Sat, 15/09/2018 - 10:04
'SSTV 4080' will be the first SSTV radio party in Portugal. This event is part of a wider package of happenings called "2018 Anno Digitalae", organized by ARLA - Asssociação de Radioamadores do Litoral Alentejano for the 2018's calendar of activities

VK6WIA NewsWest

Sat, 15/09/2018 - 10:04
In this broadcast - we have news and reminders for the amateur radio community - starting with results from the manager of the 2018 Remembrance Day Contest, and Bob celebrates the result for one of our F-calls

Murrow transmitting station plans to broadcast through Florence

Sat, 15/09/2018 - 10:04
Personnel at the Edward R. Murrow Transmitting Station outside Greenville, N.C., are battening down the hatches ahead of Hurricane Florence’s expected Thursday night impact

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 15/09/2018 - 10:04
We observed a return of sunspot activity during the past reporting week (September 6-12), with spots on four days, but not consecutive. Sunspots were visible on September 8-9 and 11-12. Average daily sunspot numbers increased to 7.6, compared to zero over the previous seven days

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