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AmateurLogic 100: Episode 100

Mon, 16/01/2017 - 09:53
It’s the 100th episode of AmateurLogic.TV

Successful SAQ Grimeton Christmas Transmission

Mon, 16/01/2017 - 09:53
On Christmas morning December 24, 2016 the traditional transmission with the old Alexanderson alternator SAQ at World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station, Sweden took place at 08:00 UTC on 17,2 kHz CW

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 16/01/2017 - 09:53
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 8th January, through Sunday, 15th January there were 219 countries active

Live streaming of ISS CubeSat deployment

Sun, 15/01/2017 - 11:08
Radio amateur Masahiro Arai JN1GKZ reports that six CubeSats will deploy from the International Space Station on Monday, January 16

ARRL asks FCC to allocate new 5 MHz Band, retain channels and current power limit

Sun, 15/01/2017 - 10:02
ARRL has asked the FCC to allocate a new, secondary contiguous band at 5 MHz to the Amateur Service, while also retaining four of the current five 60-meter channels and current operating rules, including the 100 W PEP effective radiated power (ERP) limit. The federal government is the primary user of the 5 MHz spectrum

Essex Skills Night Monday

Sun, 15/01/2017 - 10:02
The first Skills Night of 2017 takes place Monday, January 16 at the Danbury Village Hall in Essex. Skills Night is a free event, open to all, hosted by the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society Training Team.

German regulator acts on radio interference

Sun, 15/01/2017 - 10:02
In 2016 the German communications regulator Bundesnetzagentur (BNetzA) took decisive action against 6,000 devices causing radio interference

Satellite logging updates requested for ARRL LoTW

Sun, 15/01/2017 - 10:02
AMSAT has requested that BY70-1 be added as 'BY70-1' in the next configuration file for the ARRL Logbook of the World (LoTW)

VE100VIMY/VY2 activation

Sun, 15/01/2017 - 10:02
From Alberton to Summerside to Kensington and Clinton, Prince Edward Island (VY2) Radio Amateurs took to the airwaves to tell the world of Canada’s World War I victory at the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Essex ARDF event planned

Sun, 15/01/2017 - 10:02
The Thurrock Gazette reports on the preparations for an Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) event to be held by Thurrock Acorns Amateur Radio Club

The WIA Fact Sheets

Sun, 15/01/2017 - 10:02
Some WIA members, noting accusations and criticisms on social media and elsewhere, have sought a response from the WIA Board to those claims

Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 84

Sun, 15/01/2017 - 10:02
Antennas are Ugly or how to add value to your neighbourhood by being a radio amateur with a boat or a flagpole on your property

ARISS contact planned for school in Le Creusot, France

Sat, 14/01/2017 - 10:45
An International Space Station radio contact has been planned for astronaut Thomas Pesquet KG5FYG/FX0ISS with High School 'Léon Blum', Le Creusot, France The event is scheduled Monday January 16, 2017 at approximately 11:53 UTC

2017 AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium

Sat, 14/01/2017 - 10:45
AMSAT-UK is very happy to announce that the dates of the next AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium will be October 14-15, 2017

Minimal change in latest Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan

Sat, 14/01/2017 - 10:45
The latest Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan – ARSP 2017 – was published on the Australian Communications and Media Authority’s (ACMA) website on 3 January 2017

Codec-2 Digital Voice update

Sat, 14/01/2017 - 10:45
David Rowe VK5DGR reports on his latest developments with Codec-2 HF digital voice - speech using just 700 bits per second

Dutch regulator removes broadcaster's antenna

Sat, 14/01/2017 - 10:45
The Dutch Radiocommunications Agency have dismantled the antenna of a legally operating broadcast station

VK6WIA - NewsWest for Sunday, January 15, 2017

Sat, 14/01/2017 - 10:45
In this week’s edition of NewsWest we bring you our traditional segments of Foundations of Amateur Radio and Roy’s helpline

Radio hams assist the National Park Service

Sat, 14/01/2017 - 10:45
The National Park Service has been celebrating its Centennial throughout 2016. Amateur Radio operators have been involved with this celebration throughout the year

WCA HBD 2017 operators!

Sat, 14/01/2017 - 10:45
Aleksandar YU1SS will be active on the 15th of January and participate in WCA-HBD form Odaje fortification in Jablanica, WCA: YU-00090, CSA: YT-023