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The Great Eastern Fly-In

Sat, 22/12/2018 - 10:11
The Great Eastern Fly-In is a unique Australian aviation event. Pilots, their families and friends, Fly-In from all over Australia, to enjoy a great summer holiday with a difference at Evans Head

VK6WIA NewsWest

Sat, 22/12/2018 - 10:11
Welcome to the NewsWest Contesting edition for 23rd December. I’m Bob VK6POP, the news producer for this week. The team is Andrew, Roy, Dan and Neil. We’re taking a look at contesting and contests today with a line up of contests coming up in the new year

Christmas at prisons

Sat, 22/12/2018 - 10:11
A special Christmas Day radio program to the Catalan Political Prisoners will be broadcasted on December 25th. The program has been recorded by a team of volunteers who work at FM radio stations

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 22/12/2018 - 10:11
On Wednesday, December 19 Spaceweather.com displayed this headline: "Solar minimum conditions are in effect," followed by "The Sun has been without sunspots for 209 days in 2018--that is, 59% of the time. To find a similar stretch of blank Suns, you have to go back to 2009 when the Sun was experiencing the deepest solar minimum in a century."

Dramatic power reduction on 23cm for Belgium radio hams

Fri, 21/12/2018 - 10:21
The Belgium regulator BIPT has proposed cutting to just 20 watts the permitted power levels for the Amateur and Amateur-Satellite allocations in 1260-1300 MHz which is used by Galileo GPS

UWE-4 satellite ready to launch

Fri, 21/12/2018 - 10:21
Last week our Team returned from the Vostochny Launch Site (Russia) where we performed the last check out tests of UWE-4 before launch on December 27

Foundations of Amateur Radio #185

Fri, 21/12/2018 - 10:21
Often we forget the things we've done or achieved and every now and then it seems like a solid use of time to reflect a little on what went before and what that did

Australian Jamboree - AJ2019

Fri, 21/12/2018 - 10:21
In January approximately 8000 scouts will be converging on Tailem Bend in South Australia to participate in the 25th Australian Jamboree, AJ2019

Update on investigations into the RT news channel

Fri, 21/12/2018 - 10:21
Ofcom has today found that the RT news channel broke broadcasting rules by failing to preserve due impartiality in 7 news and current affairs programmes over a 6-week period

Yuletide Thoughts

Fri, 21/12/2018 - 10:21
The Yuletide message has well and truly been played and the tired feet and weary faces show the pleasure of the preparations for the Christmas feast

RAOTC takes a Christmas break

Fri, 21/12/2018 - 10:21
Hello everyone, this is Clive VK6CSW on behalf of the Radio Amateurs Old Timers Club of Australia. May I remind listeners that there is no RAOTC bulletin in January. The first bulletin for 2019 will be on Monday February 4th

Guadeloupe op

Fri, 21/12/2018 - 10:21
Jean-Pierre, F6ITD, will once again be active as FG/F6ITD from Guadeloupe and one of its islands between January 14th and March 13th (2019). This is his 10th trip

EURAO Party - Winter Special 2018-2019: hunting beacons

Fri, 21/12/2018 - 10:21
The European Radio Amateurs' Organization announces a new party on the air, this time with the motto: 'hunting beacons'

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 21/12/2018 - 10:21
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Tony's 10m Band Report

Thu, 20/12/2018 - 08:45
Dreadful conditions this past week. Not much to say really. WSJT-X 2.00 is working out fine but mainly on 17m.

Call for application: Youngsters On The Air Bulgaria 2019

Thu, 20/12/2018 - 08:45
The 9th Youngsters On The Air will be held in Bulgaria, close to the capital city Sofia. BFRA (Bulgarian Federation of Radioamateurs) will be hosting the event, which will take place in the summer of 2019

Germany on 70 MHz in 2019

Thu, 20/12/2018 - 08:45
German radio amateurs may operate from their home with all modes in the frequency segment 70.150 to 70.200 MHz from now (19 december) until the end of 2019

New ISS ham radio packet equipment awaiting unpacking

Thu, 20/12/2018 - 08:45
The ARRL reports new Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) packet equipment awaits unpacking and installation on board the station after arriving in November as part of the cargo transported via a Russian 71P Progress resupply vehicle

EU Directive on car radios

Thu, 20/12/2018 - 08:45
A new EU Directive requires all new car radios sold in the European Union to be capable of receiving digital terrestrial radio

Ofcom fines Radio Ikhlas £10,000

Thu, 20/12/2018 - 08:45
Ofcom has imposed a £10,000 financial penalty on Radio Ikhlas Limited, after material broadcast on its community radio station broke our rules

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