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RAC Report August 2018 now available

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 09:42
Canada's RAC reports there are 69,498 names authorized to operate in the Amateur Radio Service in Canada

Antenna sales are rising

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 09:42
Twenty percent of homes in the U.S. use a digital antenna to access live TV, up from 16 percent just two years ago, according to Parks Associates market research in Texas

Kletskous plagued by battery failure

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 09:42
Kletskous on BACAR 6 worked perfectly on the ground while being assembled in the train of BACARSats to prepare for launch on a high-altitude balloon and for a short period while ascending on the balloon. Then suddenly the transponder switched off

YOTA South Africa 2018, a start of something bigger

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:26
Can you imagine? 23 teams, from all over Africa, Europe and USA travelled to South-Africa to take part in the annual Youngsters On The Air event

Venezuela earthquake: Ham Radio activation

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:26
On August 21, 2018, at 21:31:40 UTC, an earthquake of 6.9 Richter, on the coasts of Venezuela was reported

Radio interference from consumer devices raised in Bundestag

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:26
German magazine Radioszene reports the issue of electromagnetic interference from consumer devices, e.g. switched-mode PSU's and LED lighting, is being raised in the Bundestag (Federal Parliament)

Kerala Flooding: Radio amateurs assist rescue operations

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:26
The Hindu reports ham radio services help trace people in flood-hit Kerala

US Coast Guard warns of LED lighting safety hazard

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:26
The ARRL reports on US Coast Guard warning of LED lighting interference to Marine Radios and AIS Reception

Harbin Institute of Technology lunar satellites receive OSCAR numbers

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:26
On May 20th, 2018, a pair of microsatellites, DSLWP-A and DSLWP-B, were successfully launched into a lunar transfer orbit aboard a Chinese CZ-4C launch vehicle. Telemetry signals were soon received from both satellites, although DSLWP-A was lost the following day

National Radio Centre volunteers needed

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:26
With significantly increased visitor numbers, the RSGB National Radio Centre (NRC), Bletchley Park, is once again seeking to recruit volunteers, specifically to assist at weekends

Maintain funding for NIST stations WWV and WWVH

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:26
A petition has been set up, however it needs 96,344 signatures by September 15, 2018 to get a response from the White House

Memories of a mis-spent youth: Learnabout Simple Electronics

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:26
Writing on Hackaday, Jenny List G7CKF takes a look at a book that, for many of us, started our adventures in the world of electronics

IOTA news from the DARC

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:26
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

ARISS contact planned for school in Australia

Tue, 21/08/2018 - 09:56
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Serena Aunon-Chancellor KG5TMT with Glenden State School, Glenden, Queensland, Australia

Radio antenna mismatching: VSWR explained

Tue, 21/08/2018 - 09:56
If you have ever operated any sort of transmitting equipment, you’ve probably heard about matching an antenna to the transmitter and using the right co-ax cable

HamRadioNow: Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network

Tue, 21/08/2018 - 09:56
Randy Smith WU2S joins David Goldenberg W0DHG and Darren La Groe AJ6BL to talk about Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network (ARDN)

New 2m/4m dual band yagis from InnovAntennas

Tue, 21/08/2018 - 09:56
This is the InnovAntennas 18el 2m/4m dualbander prototype on test at G8FJG. This antenna has 7 elements on 4m and 11 elements on 2m on a 4.5m boom

Exempt Amateur Radio aerials from requiring planning permission

Tue, 21/08/2018 - 09:56
M0PLT, a member of UKQRM and EURAO, started a Petition on the UK Government and Parliament website asking to amend the law to exempt all licensed Radio Amateurs (and C.B. radio users) from requiring planning permission for their aerials

Former amateur radio shop could become apartments

Tue, 21/08/2018 - 09:56
The former Waters and Stanton amateur radio shop in Main Road, Hockley, Essex could be turned into flats

Zello amateur radio Foundation licence support

Tue, 21/08/2018 - 09:56
Ian G3ZHI reports there is a Foundation licence support net on Zello on the 'network radios ev' channel

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