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DXCC Country/Entity Report

Sat, 25/03/2017 - 09:47
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 17th March, through Friday, 24th March there were 233 countries active

AM and CW on ANZAC Day, 25th April 2017

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 10:02
The traditional AM and CW event organised by Mike 'Banjo' Patterson VK4MIK and the Tablelands Radio Group of Far North Queensland, will again take to the air for the 7th year

Kids Event at Glasgow Scottish Hamcon May 7th

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 10:02
The amateur group will be coordinating an electronics/computing event for young persons at the first Scottish Hamcom in Glasgow on May 7th

SteppIR founder Mike K7IR visits Essex

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 10:02
In April 2016 SteppIR founder Mike Mertel K7IR visited Waters and Stanton in Essex

EME on BBC Radio 4

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 10:02
Artist Katie Paterson and amateur radio 'Moonbouncer' Peter Blair G3LTF send Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata to the Moon and back on BBC 'Wireless Nights'

Compensation for landline and broadband customers when things go wrong

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 10:02
Landline and broadband customers who suffer slow repairs, or missed deadlines or appointments, would receive money back from their provider, without having to ask, under plans published by Ofcom today

Spain: Regulation on the use of the public radio domain

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 10:02
URE reports that on March 8, 2017 a Regulation on the use of the public radio domain was published in the BOE Royal Decree 123/2017

WIA financial audit continues

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 10:02
The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) had closed its office in Bayswater for a time last week to enable work to start on the 2016 financial audit

Radio hams provide hospital emergency comms

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 10:02
The Chicago Tribune reports amateur radio operators keep emergency communication lines open at area hospitals

California’s Cellphone Driving Ban 'Too Broad'

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 09:58
CBS TV News reports on the campaign to have two-way radio operation excluded from Californian 'Distract Driving' statute AB 1785

'Ham Radio Operator of the Year' honored

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 09:58
KTVZ News Channel reports Bill Johnson N7RGB was named as 'Ham Radio Operator of the Year' by the High Desert Amateur Radio Group

Amelia Earhart search vessel contacts ISS

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 09:58
Tom Vinson NY0V on the research vessel R/V Mermaid Vigilance made contact with astronaut Shane Kimbrough KE5HOD /NA1SS on the International Space Station

Raymond Hardman G3LGV SK

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 09:58
The Guardian has published the obituary of Oldham radio amateur Raymond Hardman G3LGV, who passed away aged 96

Map of Italian ham radio repeaters

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 09:58
Andrea IZ8WNH has made available an interactive map of amateur radio repeaters in Italy

Harvard scientists say aliens may be using giant radio beams to travel the cosmos

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 09:58
Two Harvard University scientists are suggesting that mysterious fast radio bursts, detected in faraway galaxies, may be evidence of aliens traveling through the cosmos

Unique Prefix

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 09:58
Once again, Tom and family will be operational as ZT1T commemorating their 6th Easter on dry land after being rescued mid-South Atlantic Ocean

RAC website and email service back online

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 09:58
Radio Amateurs of Canada are happy to report that the RAC website and the @rac email service are now back online

Tony's 10m Band Report

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 10:25
Not the greatest of weeks for quantities of DX but the quality was there and, as I understand it, the operating was good. I listened for TU7C (Ivory Coast) and 5U5R (Niger) and 9G5X (Ghana) amongst others, not a peep. Nor S21ZED (Bangladesh)!

ARRL seeking synergy with maker movement

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 10:25
ARRL is reaching out to members of the Maker Movement to explore avenues of cooperation and collaboration, and perhaps to recruit some new radio amateurs

Where are those new hams coming from?

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 10:25
The Tri-Lakes Monument Radio Association just completed another successful Technician license class resulting in 21 new Technicians plus one person that passed both the Technician and General exams