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Summary Record of IARU Administrative Council Meeting

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 09:41
The IARU have released published a Summary Record of the 42nd meeting of the Administrative Council which note "...no agenda items for new or harmonized spectrum allocations should be sought at WRC-19"

Caution urged in using high duty cycle digital modes via satellite

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 09:41
As a result of on-the-air observation other satellite users planning to try FT8 or MSK144 modes via satellite are encouraged use caution using these modes and possibly avoid their use completely in light of problems

Radio ham's HAARP experiment

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 09:41
The IEEE Spectrum reports on the Slow Scan Television (SSTV) transmissions made from Alaska's HAARP facility by radio amateur Chris Fallen KL3WX

ICQPODCAST – G8BBC the official launch

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 09:41
In this special episode, Colin M6BOY, Chris M0TCH and Martin M0SGL visit Broadcasting House in London for the official launch of G8BBC

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 09:41
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 15th October, through Sunday, 22nd October there were 230 countries active

Bad weather prompts GB1BSW postponement

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 09:41
As you're probably aware, a large chunk of North Wales was subjected to the remnants of Hurricane Brian yesterday!

Aussie pico balloon series restarts

Sun, 22/10/2017 - 10:07
After an absence since March this year, a tiny high altitude balloon PS-72 launched from Melbourne was right on track to head north in Victoria before turning west into South Australia. Andy Nguyen VK3YT put up PS-72 on Sunday 15th, a solar powered party foil-like balloon measuring 90-cm across, filled with hydrogen

New venue for Cape Town SDR Workshop

Sun, 22/10/2017 - 10:07
Due to problems on the CPUT (Cape Peninsula University of Technology) campus, the venue for the SDR Workshop to be held in Cape Town on 4 November has been changed

International Space Station crew invites public along for photographic trip around world

Sun, 22/10/2017 - 10:07
NASA astronaut and Expedition 53 Commander Randy Bresnik will spend one full orbit photographing Earth from the International Space Station on Monday, Oct. 23, and he is inviting people around the globe to share images from their Earth-side vantage point on social media

The Terahertz spectrum

Sun, 22/10/2017 - 10:07
Most radio amateurs are only active on the bottom 30 MHz of the entire radio spectrum, which covers in total 300 000 MHz (300 GHz)

Weekend meteors from Halley's Comet

Sun, 22/10/2017 - 10:07
Earth is entering a stream of debris from Halley's Comet, source of the annual Orionid meteor shower

J-Codes

Sun, 22/10/2017 - 10:07
J-Codes are designed to enable very basic communication between Scouts that do not share a common language

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 22/10/2017 - 10:07
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels

Tony's 10m Band Report

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 10:33
A week on Fuerteventura for me and now we’re back. Best DX VK9XI (Xmas Is), S9YY (Sao Tome and Principe), XT2AW (Birkina Faso, SU/DM4DX (Egypt), PS300NSA (Brazil) and LZ105PBP (Bulgaria)

FCC scraps Telegraph regulations

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 10:33
The FCC, continuing its drive to remove outmoded regulations and reduce the regulatory burden, has scrapped Telegraph regulations

Emergency Communications Committee minutes released

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 10:33
A meeting of the RSGB Emergency Communications Committee meeting was held at the National Hamfest, Newark on September 29, 2017

Foundations of Amateur Radio #124

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 10:33
What to pack for a Contest? In the past I've talked about what kind of station I have, how I tend to operate and what kind of tools I use in my day-to-day running of an Amateur Radio station. This week I want to take a closer look at what I do when I participate in a contest

Beginners Guide to Ham Radio, Make Your Own

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 10:33
The Autodesk EAGLE PCB design software site has a great article promoting amateur radio

Getting Started with Satellites on Ham Talk Live

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 10:33
Episode 86 of Ham Talk Live, broadcast October 19, featured Sean Kutzko KX9X talking about how to get started on the amateur radio satellites

Portuguese JOTA station list 2017 available

Sat, 21/10/2017 - 10:33
A complete list of Portuguese stations that will be active during this weekend for the 60th Jamboree On The Air 2017 is now available

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