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IET article on Limor Fried AC2SN

Fri, 22/12/2017 - 10:34
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has published an article about Radio Amateur, Hacker, and DIY enthusiast, Limor 'ladyada' Fried AC2SN founder of Adafruit Industries

RSGB YOTA video released

Fri, 22/12/2017 - 10:34
The RSGB has released a video on YouTube about the successful YOTA 2017 event at Gilwell Park

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 22/12/2017 - 10:34
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

IOTA news from the DARC

Fri, 22/12/2017 - 10:34
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 21/12/2017 - 10:49
A desperately poor week with Thursday having no DX with 3 or more reported contacts. The weekend did not make up for it as it has done before. Best of the lonely ones were V5/DK1CE (Namibia), VK5PAS (Australia), ZL3TEN (New Zealand), VP8LP (Falkland Is). But generally it was, and still is, dismal

Ofcom FoI on ham radio station inspections

Thu, 21/12/2017 - 10:49
A Freedom of Information request has revealed how few amateur radio station inspections Ofcom has carried out in recent years

Ulrich Bihlmayer DJ9KR SK

Thu, 21/12/2017 - 10:49
IARU Region 1 reports the death of Ulrich Bihlmayer, DJ9KR, who passed away on December 16, 2017 after a long illness

Australian broadcaster 4KZ now on shortwave

Thu, 21/12/2017 - 10:49
4KZ - a regional radio broadcaster based in Innisfail, Australia - started broadcasting on shortwave December 20, 2017

FCC penalizes marketer of Ham-band drone audio-visual transmitters

Wed, 20/12/2017 - 10:34
The FCC has imposed a $180,000 civil penalty on a Sarasota, Florida, company that had been marketing noncompliant audio-visual transmitters intended for use on drones in violation of the Commission’s Amateur Service and marketing rules

Radio hams propose better warning during calamities

Wed, 20/12/2017 - 10:34
The Millennium Post reports on a proposal to improve emergency communications sent by West Bengal radio amateurs to the state Disaster Management department

Switch mobile provider with a free text

Wed, 20/12/2017 - 10:34
Mobile customers will be able to switch provider by simply sending a free text message, under major reforms announced by Ofcom today

Commercial radio formats to be scrapped

Wed, 20/12/2017 - 10:34
Radio Today reports on UK Government plans to bring in new rules on commercial radio formats as soon as possible – meaning stations will be free to change their music format without Ofcom approval

RAC Canada 150 Award update

Wed, 20/12/2017 - 10:34
The RAC Canada 150 Award is a celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday since Confederation in 1867. RAC Stations Schedule (as of December 19, 2017)

Codebreakers' Wall at Bletchley Park

Wed, 20/12/2017 - 10:34
The Codebreakers' Wall is a specially reserved area in the grounds of Bletchley Park for veterans, their families and supporters of Bletchley Park to have their names engraved into a brick to share with loved ones for many years to come

Romania - Santa Claus special event

Wed, 20/12/2017 - 10:34
Look for the following special event Santa Claus stations to be active during December

37th Chelmsford Amateur Radio Foundation Course

Wed, 20/12/2017 - 10:34
The Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS) will be holding their 37th Foundation training course starting Thursday, January 18 - Book Now

Illegal radio operator to know fate in February

Tue, 19/12/2017 - 09:43
Trinadad and Tobago Court of Appeal judges are to decide on the punishment of a ham radio operator who operated a radio transmitting equipment without a licence in 2007

German Class E get 2.3 and 5 GHz bands

Tue, 19/12/2017 - 09:43
DARC reports that German Class E licence holders (CEPT Novice) are now permitted to use the 2320–2450 MHz and 5650–5850 MHz bands

New French National Frequency Table released

Tue, 19/12/2017 - 09:43
The French National Frequency Agency (ANFR) has announced the publication of a new National Frequency Table that takes into account the changes made by the World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15)

Radio Caroline AM service to open

Tue, 19/12/2017 - 09:43
Weather and technology permitting, our programmes on 648Khz will commence originating from the Ross Revenge at 7.00am on Friday 22nd December

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