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Book now for the next SARL and AMSAT SA workshop

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 09:38
SARL and AMSAT SA will be joining forces and present a workshop on monitoring of the RF noise floor and the impact it has on Amateur Radio

Ham radio operators tune in

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 09:38
The Hindu reports radio amateurs have been asked to set up an emergency communications link in preparation for Cyclone Gaja

This weekend: The Leonid meteor shower

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 09:38
Earth is entering a stream of debris from Comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle, source of the annual Leonid meteor shower

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 09:38
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:16
A very odd week with all the real action being at the weekend, unsurprising some would say. LU9DCE (Argentina) is to be congratulated for being top DX for quite a few days and top spotter too! Other DX, YL100s (Latvia specials) 9X9PJ (Rwanda) and others,

Ham radio geostationary satellite transponders launch today

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:16
Florida Today reports the SpaceX launch from Kennedy Space Center will achieve 'dream' of amateur radio enthusiasts

FT8: New Beta version of WSJT-X is now available

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:16
A new WSJT-X “release candidate,” version 2.0.0-rc4, now is available but the software may not work 'out of the box' when upgrading from previous versions

HB9Q with LFA Yagis make EME possible to small antenna stations

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:16
Are you that guy that tells everyone 'you work the World on a wire and don't need a Yagi' ? In most cases, it is the Yagi belonging to the guy at the other end of the QSO that is doing all the work, pushing and pulling on your behalf otherwise, that QSO might not happen

Radio hams assist vessel with ill crew member

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:16
ARRL reports Amateur Radio operators associated with the Maritime Mobile Service Network (MMSN) played a significant part in summoning medical assistance on November 9

SpaceChain Foundation advances Blockchain-based satellite network

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:16
SpaceChain Foundation (Singapore), a non-profit organization combining space and blockchain technologies to build the world's first open-source blockchain-based satellite network, has announced the successful launch of its second-generation blockchain node nanosatellite

NASA brings Mars landing, first in six years, to viewers everywhere Nov. 26

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:16
NASA's InSight lander is scheduled to touch down on the Red Planet at approximately 3 p.m. EST Nov. 26, and viewers everywhere can watch coverage of the event live on NASA Television, the agency's website and social media platforms

Dxpedition team heading for Chad

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:16
The Italian Dxpedition Team is pleased to announce their next operation will be from Chad, in March 2019

French Special Event

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:16
Members of the 'Radio Club of Nice' will be active as TM8AB from Nice (south France) between November 24th and December 12th

Fox-1Cliff launch – your help is needed!

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 08:50
Following the successful launch and deployment of Fox-1Cliff, all amateur radio satellite enthusiasts can play an important part in the commissioning of the new satellite

Sylvie Delassus, F1PSH, declared persona non grata

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 08:50
Unanimously, the EURAO Board of Directors declared last month Mrs. Sylvie Delassus, F1PSH, persona non grata

Top 10 DX of the Year contest

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 08:50
Top DX Radio Club's annual contest is from 1 December 2018 (Saturday) 00:00 UTC to 31 December 2018 (Monday) 24:00 UTC

This is the Golden Age of Ham Radio

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 08:50
Rex Vokey KE6MT writes that we are now in the modern golden age of amateur radio

Suction clamps for attaching antennas to motorhomes, caravans and RVs

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 08:50
Campsites can give the perfect opportunity for some portable radio operating but using a mast within the constraints of a typical site pitch can be difficult

'Grand Tour Across All Continents' dx contest

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 08:50
The Czechoslovak DX Club's 'Grand Tour Across All Continents' dx contest is to be held from Friday, 30 November 2018, 0000 UTC, to Sunday, 9 December 2018, 2400 UTC. It is open to all shortwave listeners regardless to their membership in any DX club

Amateur Radio Today podcast

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 08:50
Amateur Radio Today is a weekly news podcast by Hans van de Groenendaal ZS6AKV

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