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IOTA news from the DARC

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 09:46
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

FCC Enforcement Advisory on two-way VHF/UHF radios

Wed, 26/09/2018 - 10:07
On September 24, 2108 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued Enforcement Advisory No. 2018-03 aimed at sales of two-way VHF/UHF radios that do not comply with the FCC’s rules

Hurricane Season readiness

Wed, 26/09/2018 - 10:07
Cuban radio amateurs started the 2018 Hurricane Season readiness back in May, with the Meteoro 2018 training drill

Smartphone performance compared

Wed, 26/09/2018 - 10:07
The Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg) has released a report showing the performance (Data) of 71 mobile handsets

G3SMT works Cape Verde Islands to set new 144 MHz Tropo record

Wed, 26/09/2018 - 10:07
On Tuesday the 25th of September 2018, Peter Torry G3SMT set a new IARU Region 1 tropo record on 144 MHz when he worked D4Z in the Cape Islands Island off the coast of Africa

Radio hams responded to typhoon Mangkhut

Wed, 26/09/2018 - 10:07
The ARRL report the Philippine Amateur Radio Association (PARA) activated HERO for Typhoon Mangkhut

LCFE Course HL050

Wed, 26/09/2018 - 10:07
Despite members of LRC manning a stand at the information evening and providing equipment, insufficient numbers showed interest in attending the Limerick College of Further Education ‘taster’ course HL050 on Introduction to Amateur Radio Technology/Transmitters. Sadly this course has now been cancelled

New Ofcom rules to better protect consumers come into force on 1 October

Wed, 26/09/2018 - 10:07
Consumers will be better protected against nuisance calls, and vulnerable customers treated more fairly, when new strengthened rules are introduced on Monday 1 October 2018

Swedish amateur radio regulation changes

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 09:52
Sweden's SSA has published an update on the changes to amateur radio exemption regulations that come into effect on November 1, 2018, this includes an 80% reduction in power level

Home-construction is alive and kicking in the Netherlands

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 09:52
The Dutch national society VERON promotes the active involvement of radio amateurs in innovation, home-construction and experimentation

ExseedSat ham radio FM transponder satellite

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 09:52
The Hindu interviews radio amateur Gurudatta Panda VU3GDP about the ExseedSat CubeSat built by an eight-person team at Hyderabad-based Exseed Space Private Limited co-founded by Ashhar Farhan VU2ESE

Help ARISS raise funds for critical ISS radio upgrades

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 09:52
AMSAT and ARISS are currently supporting a FundRazr campaign to raise $150,000 for critical radio infrastructure upgrades on ISS. The upgrades are necessary to enable students to continue to talk to astronauts in space via Amateur Radio

VP6D Ducie Island 6m EME DXpedition

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 09:52
Hello 6m DXers! As you have undoubtedly heard, VP6D is planning to be QRV on 6m EME starting next month

RAC Affiliated Club Insurance Program

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 09:52
Radio Amateurs of Canada is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications from Amateur Radio clubs across the country for our Liability Insurance Program for 2019

Madagascar trip looking for ops!

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 09:52
Alex, K2BB, announced this past week that he and his friend Paul, UU0JR, will be active as 5R8R (TBD) from Nosy Be Island (IOTA AF-057), Madagascar, between November 19-29th

Enigma Reloaded

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
The main goal of the enigma event is to promote as much amateur radio activity as possible all over the world, celebrating the history of the Enigma cipher machine and its crucial role in the outcome of World War II, and spreading the knowledge of those key people who contributed to its decryption

Irish National DMR net

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
Steve, EI5DD of the IECRO radio club in Mullingar in Ireland, is planning to hold a National DMR net tonight, Monday the 24th of September at 8:30 pm sharp on the Ireland Calling Channel TG 2722

Importance of Amateur Radio

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
During a natural disaster when the power is out and the phone towers are down, how can first responders communicate? By using ham radios!

Vi Barrett W6CBA - 70 years a radio ham

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
One of the FBI’s first female dispatchers continues to bust stereotypes from her Fullerton living room

AMSAT President upcoming Ham Nation interview on Sept 26th

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
AMSAT President Joe Spier, K6WAO will be featured on Ham Nation's September 26th episode #369