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AmateurLogic 117: Sounds of the Studio

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
How would you describe a particular artifact in someone’s transmit audio so they understand what you are hearing? In Sounds of the Studio, we listen to some common audio problems and effects to see what everyone calls them

New CAMSAT amateur radio transponder satellites

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
CAMSAT has released details of three new amateur radio satellites, CAS-5A, CAS-5B and CAS-6, that are hoped to launch in September 2018

QSO Today - Alex Grimberg, PY1AHD

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
From his QTH in Rio De Janeiro, Alex Grimberg, PY1AHD, has mastered the art of the portable magnetic loop antennas for QRP use in the field

Low-latency shortwave link for trading?

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
Writing on Hackaday Jenny List G7CKF highlights a recent blog post by Bob Van Valzah KE9YQ speculating on use of shortwave to link Chicago Mercantile Exchange with the London financial center

Hamvention 2018 live stream

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
Streaming starts on Wednesday May 16 at around 13:00 UTC with our 550 mile drive to Dayton, which takes about 10 hours

Japanese Frequency Allocation Table

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
Japan's Frequency Allocation Tables, in English, can be downloaded from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications website

SOTA-LINK

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
SOTA-LINK is an experimental back-channel to support SOTA (Summits on the Air) activations, and facilitate group chats between SOTA enthusiasts all over the world

Bouvet Island DXpedition news

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
Following our previous announcement we have received a huge number of requests and suggestions to make our project better and more successful. We REALLY appreciate and consider them all

39th Annual KC DX Club CW Pileup Competition

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
Bill K0VBU, reminds everyone: Don't forget the 39th Consecutive Kansas City DX Club Annual Dayton CW Pileup Competition on *Saturday night* in Dayton!

DR@F respond to DGE consultation

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
The French amateur radio society DR@F has published its response to the Directorate General for Enterprise (DGE) consultation on interconnection

John Dorr, K1AR, named CQWW DX Contest Director

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
Former CQ magazine Contesting Editor, CQ Contest Hall of Famer and longtime CQ World Wide DX Contest Committee member John Dorr, K1AR, has been named Director of the CQ World Wide DX Contest, CQ magazine Publisher Dick Ross, K2MGA, announced today

Lost asteroid returns to Earth

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
Eight years ago, astronomers lost a near-Earth asteroid. They just found it. The space rock, named 2010 WC9, is approaching Earth for a close encounter on Tuesday, May 15th

Annual Dayton K9PG Hooters Party for Contesters

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
Paul, K9PG, states : Thursday, May 17th, 5pm (Hooters Happy Hour is from 4-6pm;(or maybe it's 3 to 6?)... I believe they have discounted pitchers of beer and appetizers, feel free to show up earlier and to warm yourself up

Hamvention 2018 Marathon webcast

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 09:20
We will be webcasting over 48 Hours of live video from Hamvention. We will also have many special guests plus prizes for our viewers all day on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Astronaut Douglas Wheelock, joins us again for the 5th year as a co-host

Essex Skills Night on May 21

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 09:20
Skills Night takes place at 7pm on Monday, May 21 in Danbury Village Hall, Essex, this free event is open to all

ICQPodcast - Good Set of Headphones

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 09:20
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. This episode’s feature is - A good set of Headphones

Prince Edward Island lighthouse on-air May 18-20

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 09:20
Members of the Maritime Lighthouse Amateur Radio Group will set up a number of radios and antennas at the Wood Islands lighthouse in Canada on May 18

Amateur satellite operation from Islay

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 09:20
The AMSAT News Service reports members of Camb-Hams operating GS3PYE/P will be active on the amateur radio satellites from Islay between May 13-18

ICASA new automatic licencing system soon

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 09:20
SARL President, Nico van Rensburg, ZS6QL and SARL Regulatory Affairs Manager, Hans van de Groenendaal, ZS6AKV met with the ICASA CEO Willington Ngwepe and some of his senior staff to discuss several long outstanding issues that could not be resolved by the liaison committee

Work the AMSAT Hamvention Demo Station!

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 09:20
As previously announced, AMSAT will have it's traditional presence at Hamvention this year, including a satellite demo station. The demo station will operate under the AMSAT club callsign W3ZM/8

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